Following is a list of organizations that will be of use to business entrepreneurs.
The Business Development Bank of Canada is available to provide financing for small- and medium-sized enterprises. They have three locations in Saskatchewan, with one being in Prince Albert.
This external website provides a list of support available through associations, peers and different government agencies that encourage and provide financial and mentoring assistance to new entrepreneurs interested in starting a business.
The Canada-Saskatchewan Business Service Centre provides a single, seamless gateway to information for businesses that includes one-on-one consulting for general business planning, information service and import/export services. It also provides public access terminals with access to business information and assistance with business research as well as introductory business information seminars.
The Ministry of First Nations and Métis Relations works to improve the social and economic outcomes of First Nations and Métis people and northerners.
The Ministry of Justice and Attorney General is responsible for registering and/or licensing all corporations and entities that conduct business in the province.
The Prince Albert & District Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the business community with a role to enhance the economic and social environments of Prince Albert and the surrounding area. They provide services such as luncheons, networking meetings and forums and provide advocacy on behalf of the business community.
The Prince Albert & District Community Futures Development Corporation is a non-profit community-based organization that provides small business loans to new start-up businesses. Additionally, they provide training programs and information on a range of topics including marketing leadership and sales.
The Prince Albert Downtown Improvement District Association is committed to downtown and main street revitalization. They plan on addressing this through the four-pillar approach of Heritage/Design, Economic Restructuring, Promotion and Community Organizations. This group also provides grants for the restoration of buildings and the hosting of events such as the annual street fair.
Prince Albert Tourism/Destination Marketing Fund is responsible for the promotion of the City and bringing events to the City. Some of the events they were responsible for include the 2014 Saskatchewan Winter Games, the Centennial of Flight Air Show and the 2013 First Nation Summer Games.
The Saskatchewan Development Fund Corporation administers the Saskatchewan Development Fund, a low risk investment fund designed to provide both income and long-term investment growth to residents of the province.
A division of the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA), Square One is a one-stop shop providing information to Saskatchewan entrepreneurs and small-business owners interested in starting or expanding their business.
Economic Development Division
City of Prince Albert
1084 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, SK