Alberta Community and Social Services: Self-Employment Program

If you are unemployed, you could get self-employment training, continue to receive benefits, and get additional assistance for training and living expenses for up to 26 weeks. To qualify, you should: Have an idea for starting a business or for taking over an existing business; Demonstrate personal commitment toward the business; Be able to develop and implement a business plan. You could get: Instruction in business plan development; Business counselling; Coaching, guidance and follow-up services.

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