Financial Incentives – Invest Medicine Hat

Financial Incentives

If you are looking to start or expand your business in Medicine Hat, there are a number of resources available to you, helping you to achieve your goal.

If you are looking to start or expand your business in Medicine Hat, there are a number of resources available to you, helping you to achieve your goal. Invest Medicine Hat is here to help your business succeed. Contact us and let us help you.

Municipal

Federal

  • Canada-Alberta Job Grant
    • The Canada-Alberta Job Grant is an employer-driven training program. The Canada-Alberta Job Grant will help employers develop workers to suit their needs and provide people with the jobs they need to succeed.
  • Western Innovation Initiative
    • WINN is a $100 million five-year federal initiative that offers repayable contributions for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with operations in Western Canada. Funding is provided to move new and innovative technologies from the later stages of research and development to the marketplace.
  • Scientific Research and Experimental Development
    • The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program is a federal tax incentive program, administered by the Canada Revenue Agency, that encourages Canadian businesses of all sizes, and in all sectors to conduct research and development (R&D) in Canada. It is the largest single source of federal government support for industrial R&D.
  • Startup Visa
    • Canada’s Start-up Visa Program targets immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build innovative businesses in Canada that can create jobs for Canadians and compete on a global scale.

Provincial

  • Alberta Small Business Resources
    • Alberta Small Business Resources is a directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs. It is a Government of Alberta program. It can connect you to grants, loans, and credits (full list here)
  • AlbertaCanada.com
    • AlbertaCanada.com is your place to find information and resources about doing business in Alberta and moving to Alberta.
  • Connectica
    • A web portal connecting innovators to funding, programs, services and more. It is an easy-to-use resource with plenty of R&D, interprovincial and sector-specific opportunities.
  • Growing Forward 2
    • Growing Forward 2 provides programs and services to achieve a profitable, sustainable, competitive and innovative agriculture, agri-food and agri-products industry in Alberta.
  • Alberta Innovates Tech Futures
    • Tech Futures is part of Alberta’s research and innovation system and is helping build healthy, sustainable businesses in the province. Through a suite of programs and services directed towards entrepreneurs, companies, researchers and investors, Tech Futures is preparing Alberta for a next generation economy.