The Digital Economy Program (DEP)

"Helping small business take their business online"


The Digital Economy Program (DEP) is designed to help small businesses in Alberta undergo digital transformations and adopt eCommerce practices. DEP is delivered by Business Link in collaboration with Digital Main Street, funded by the Government of Alberta and Prairies Economic Development Canada. The program can help your business:

  • Reach new customers online

  • Develop a social media strategy

  • Search Engine Optimization support

  • Streamline business processes with digital tools

  • Increase Sales

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Home-based or commercial business that is registered in Alberta.

  • Alberta-based Indigenous businesses that are not registered may still be eligible.

  • Businesses with 0-49 employees.

  • This includes self-employed business owners

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


Small businesses can sign up to participate free of charge. Learn more today!


This program consists of an amazing FREE service 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.




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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