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Hospitality: Business Resources: Legal

A guide for HBVR 355, MKTG 326, and Culinary Entrepreneurship students creating business and marketing plans

Business Licensing in Calgary

Registering a Business in Alberta

The Province of Alberta provides a lot of online support for new businesses. You can access the following information

  • Establishing a Company page includes information on choosing a business structure.
  • The Service Alberta site has a page about licensing, registering a business name, as well as incorporation.
  • Alberta Small Business is another site which has information about regulations.
  • BizPal is an interactive tool from the Government of Alberta to help you determine what permits and licenses you need for your business.

Tax and Legal Information

The Canada Revenue Agency has the following resources available:

The Province of Alberta has tax information available online as well:

Business Regulations

What legal and tax information is necessary for your business?

What municpial or provincal licensing or regulatory mandates apply?

You can find answers to these questions using these resources.

Canadian Government Resource Site

Canada Business Network - This Canadian Government site is a great clearinghouse for the information you need to plan, finance, and manage all aspects of a new business.

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