Economic Development and Tourism

Government Help?

Mountain View County's Economic Development Department strives to connect you with the resources your business needs to succeed. Below is a listing of many resources that can help your business to start, grow and prosper and we encourage you to draw on their expertise. If you can't find what you are looking for, don't hesitate to contact us and we'll do our very best to assist you.

Provides loans to producers, agri-businesses and other small businesses.
Phone: 1-877-899-2732
https://www.afsc.ca/

Services for businesses in the primary production and value added areas of agriculture including feasibility studies, market analysis and financial analysis.
Phone: 403-310-3276
http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/app21/rtw/index.jsp

community driven, community owned directory tool to help Alberta's innovators and entrepreneurs quickly identify the most suitable service provider to meet their business needs.
Phone: 403-270-2431
http://www.albertain.com/

Business advice and skills development; financing and networking opportunities
Phone: 1-800-713-3558
https://www.awebusiness.com/

Entrepreneur-focused branches of ATB financial located in Calgary and Edmonton. These unique branches surround entrepreneurs with specialized experts, and offer holistic personal and business banking services. They also provide business advice, workshops, and events.
https://atbentrepreneurcentre.com/locations/

BDC

Financing, capital and consulting services to help create and grow small and medium-sized enterprises.
Phone: 1-888-463-6232
https://www.bdc.ca/en/pages/home.aspx

Information and learning opportunities for those starting or expanding a business including How To guides, an Interactive Business Planner, Ask an Expert program, resource library, webinars and more.
Phone: 1-800-272-9675
http://businesslink.ca/

The Canadian Business Network provides a comprehensive list of government and private sector sources of financing.
https://canadabusiness.ca/starting/financing-your-new-business/?it=eng/p...

Business counseling and training. Business loans (start-up or expansion capital). Services for youth and entrepreneurs with disabilities.
Phone: 1-888-343-2055
http://central.albertacf.com/

A free service that helps users connect with Alberta's ever-expanding research and innovation network. It is the perfect place to find programs, services, facilities or events.
https://www.connectica.ca/i3/