Self-Employment Program (Alberta)

Ministry of Community and Social Services, Government of Ontario • Applies only to: Alberta

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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