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As a community resource, the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce provides timely information for businesses, residents, visitors and those considering relocating to Edmonton. Here you'll find links to a wide variety of resources regarding business, the economy and much more. If there is business related information you can't find, please contact us. Our researchers will do their best to find what you're looking for or point you in the right direction.

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Business Data
Economic Reports
Media Links
Starting a Business

Government Resources
Intellectual Property
International Trade
Local resources

Business Data


Canada Toll Free - Database of toll free numbers
City of Edmonton Demographic Information - Age, household, education, residence, population stats
Edmonton City Sector Profiles - Includes household, age, housing stock, education and income
Move to Edmonton
Invest in Edmonton Globe and Mail Top 1000 Publicly Traded Companies



Asian Sources - Asian suppliers/products
Canadian Business Magazine - Top 500 Performing Canadian Companies
Canadian Business Directory
Canadian Companies - Internet Business Directory.
Tripod - Online Business Tools
Corporations Canada - Searchable corporations database
Europages - 1,500,000 company addresses from 25 European countries.
Hoover's Online - Predominantly US companies.
Kompass - International Company Directory
Sedar - Database providing information on public companies and mutual fund groups.
Thomas Register - US Manufacturers

Economic Reports


City of Edmonton Forecasts and Trends
Alberta Weekly / Monthly Economic Reviews

Media Links


CBC Edmonton
CITY TV Edmonton
CTV Edmonton
Global TV Edmonton

Alberta Venture Magazine
Commerce News
Edmonton Examiner
Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Real Estate Weekly
Edmonton Sun
Epoch Times
See Magazine

CBC Edmonton
CFBR-FM (The Bear)
CFRN-AM (The Team Sports Radio)
CFWE-FM (Aboriginal Multi-Media)
CHFA CBC Radio-AM (French)
CIRK-FM (K-97)
CJCA-AM (930 The Light)
CJSR-FM (University of Alberta)
World FM Ethnic Radio Edmonton
CKRA- FM (96.3 Capital FM)



EEDC Business Statistics - Growth by sector, major head offices, largest employers, etc.
GD Sourcing - Assess your market potential, competition and industry performance
Performance Plus - Performance benchmarks for the financial planning of small business startups
Statistical Profile of Canadian Communities
Statistics Canada - Canadian Federal statistical department
Strategis - Industry Canada’s business and consumer website

United States
Business Researcher's Interest (BRINT)  - eBusiness, technology & knowledge management.
International Business Resource Desk - International business education, research sesource
Stat-USA - US Federal resource for business, economic, and trade information

Starting a Business


City of Edmonton Business Resources
E-Business Info-Guide
Critical Steps to Writing a Business Plan
Interactive Business Planner Starting a Small Business
Prepare for International Markets
Business Registration Services in Alberta
Business Startup Assistant Alberta
Business Development Centre Canada



Canadian Company Capabilities - Free, online database that profiles thousands of Canadian companies.
Canada Business Exporting - Online resource for export information from federal departments
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada - Federal international trade resources
Strategis - Industry Canada’s business and consumer website
Prepare for International Markets
Virtual Trade Commissioner



Alberta Capital Market Foundation - Projects to educate entrepreneurs about investing and capital
Alberta Foundation for the Arts - Guide to grants
Small Business Loans Alberta - Alternative business financing
Alberta Treasury Branch
Bank of Montreal
Business Development Bank of Canada
Canadian Venture Capital Association
Industry Canada
RBC Royal Bank
The Bank of Canada
The Canadian Bankers Association
TD Bank Financial Group
Sources of Financing - Strategis

Asia Development Bank
Inter-American Development Bank - Latin American And Caribbean Development Bank
World Bank

Government Resources


City of Edmonton
City of Edmonton Business Licenses and Permits
City of Edmonton Home Based Business Licenses and Permits
Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Province of Alberta
Advanced Education and Technology
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
Alberta - Canada.Com
Alberta First - Government and industry partnership promoting economic development in Alberta.
Service Alberta - Registries site includes consumer tips and Business License Search.
Alberta Municipal Affairs
County of Strathcona
Workers Compensation Board Alberta

Canada Business Services for Entrepreneurs
The Canada Council for the Arts
Canada Revenue Agency
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA)
Canadian Heritage
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
Canadian Technology Network
Canadian Tourism Commission
Government of Canada Buying & Selling - a comprehensive resource for federal government purchasing.
Department of Finance Canada
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Government of Canada
Human Resources and Social Development Canada
Canadian Intellectural Property Office
Library and Archives Canada
National Research Council Canada
Office of Consumer Affairs - Industry Canada consumer data
Western Economic Diversification Canada

Intellectual Property


Canadian Innovation Centre - dedicated to assisting innovative companies
Canadian Intellectual Property Office

United States

MicroPatent - Internet delivered patent and trademark information
Copyright Office
Government Law on Intellectual Property
Legal Resources and Tools for Surviving Bad Patents
United States Patent and Trademark Office - Home
United States Patent and Trademark Office - Database - Searchable Database

European Patent Office

International Trade


Agri-food Trade Service
Canada Revenue Agency Import-Export Account
Canada Border Services Agency
Centre for Intercultural Learning - A one-stop information research environment
CIA World Factbook
Canada Trade Negotiations and Agreements
Kwintessential Cross Cultural Solutions - Marketing Blunders & Mistakes
Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade - Canada and the World
Ottawa Embassies & Commissions
Canada Business Services for Entrepreneurs - Exporting 
Export Development Canada
Mexico Watch - An Intelligence Service on Business, Politics and Economy
NAFTA Offices of Mexico in Canada
Northstar Trade Finance Inc. - Canadian Export Finance Company

United States
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
US Department of State
US Embassy in Canada
US Food and Drug Administration
US State and Local Government on the Net
US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Asian Sources On-Line - Leading B2B marketplace for import/export trade.
Asia Trade
Japan Export Trade Organization
World Chambers of Commerce Network
Trade with Latin America

Local Resources


With numerous services for the Edmonton business community including meeting space, promotions/advertising services, business referrals and more, the Edmonton Chamber is your first stop for current and comprehensive business resources:

Edmonton Chamber of Commerce
# 700 - 9990 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5J 1P7
Tel: (780) 426- 4620
Fax: (780) 424-7946
E-mail: (General Information):

Economic Development Edmonton
9990 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 1P7
Tel: (780) 424-9191
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6965

City of Edmonton
City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 2R7
Tel: (780) 496-8200

The Business Link
10160 103 Street, Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 0X6
(Accessible entrance at 10158 103 Street, just south of main entrance)
Tel: (780) 422-7722
Toll Free: 1-800-272-9675
Fax: (780) 422-0055

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600-9990 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 1P7
Phone: (780) 426-4620 | Fax: (780) 424-7946 |