The Digital Economy Program (DEP)

"Helping small business take their business online"


The Digital Economy Program (DEP) is designed to help small businesses take their businesses online. This program, a partnership between Business Link and Digital Main Street, will help small businesses in Alberta undergo digital transformations and adopt eCommerce practices. The program can help your business:

  • Reach new customers online

  • Develop a social media strategy

  • Search Engine Optimization support

  • Create & configure your website or online store

  • Streamline business processes with digital tools

  • Increase Sales

Eligibility Requirements For Both Programs

  • You own a business registered in Alberta

  • Your business is either a commercial business, service business or home-based

  • You have 0 to 49 employees (Includes self-employed owners with no employees)

  • Non-profits, charitable trusts, and franchises are NOT eligible for this program


This program consists of 2 amazing FREE services for business owners described below.




Digital Service Squad


Learn To Reach More Customers Through Digital Marketing


The Digital Service Squad is focused on providing 1-on-1 FREE local assistance for digital services to small businesses in any region of Alberta. This program can help you improve your ability to reach customers, increase sales, and elevate your business's eCommerce presence.





ShopHERE Powered By Google


Helping you create and customize your online store


The ShopHere program is focused on helping you create and customize your online store. Once your store's website is online, an eCommerce coordinator will train you on how to manage and market your online store to make your online shop successful. ​






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Have Questions?


If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to our Office Manager Divine by phone or email listed below:


Phone: 1-780-849-3232

E-mail: adminLSL@albertacf.com