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What is the Digital Economy Program?

The Digital Economy Program is a free service designed to help your small business expand online. This program will help your small business undergo digital transformations and adopt eCommerce practices.

The program can help your business:
• Improve your ability to reach customers
• Increase sales
• Elevate your business’ eCommerce presence

Participating small businesses will receive access to a digital service squad to help you increase your online presence utilizing tools and best practices that are essential to success in today’s business environment.

The Digital Economy Program is delivered by Business Link in collaboration with Digital Main Street. It is funded by the Government of Alberta and Prairies Economic Development Canada.  This program is open to home-based or commercial small businesses registered in Alberta with less than 50 employees. 

The program consists of Digital Service Squads guiding businesses through digital transformation. Apply to this free program now!


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Are You Eligible?

  • You have a business registered in Alberta.  (Indigenous-owned businesses that are not registered in Alberta may still be eligible.  Please contact the DEP Program Coordinator directly.)
  • You have 0-49 employees
  • You are not a non-profit, charitable trust, or franchise business

If you answered YES to all of the above, Hooray!  You are eligible to apply for the Digital Economy Program.

Digital Economy Program

Digital Service Squad

 The DSS is focused on providing 1-on-1 FREE local assistance for digital services to small businesses in Alberta. It will include training and advisory support towards digital strategy development, Google My Business assistance, social media posts, taking awesome pictures for your businesses, and more.

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Contact Us

221 Pembina Ave.
Hinton, AB  T7V 2B3
P: 780-865-1224


Communities Served

Bickerdike, Big Eddy, Brule, Bryan Spur, Cadomin, Carrot Creek, Coal Valley, Dalehurst, Diss, Edson, Eirth, Embarras, Entrance, Evansburg, Galloway, Grande Cache, Grey, Hanlon, Hargwen, Hinton, Holloway East, Holloway West, Hornbeck, Jasper, Leadman, Leyland, Luscar, MacKay, Marlboro, Medicine Lodge, Mercoal, Mountain Park, Niton Junction, Nojack, Pedley, Peers, Pocahontas, Robb, Shaw Fidler, Solomon, Steeper, Sterco, Swan Landing, Thordarson, Wild Hay, Wildwood, Winniandy North, Winniandy South, Wolf Creek, and Yates