Establishing a company

There are many factors to consider when establishing a company in a foreign market. This information is provided as an overview. It is a good idea to seek professional advice to ensure your business needs are appropriately addressed.

To establish a company to operate and conduct business within Alberta, you will need to:

Choose a business structure

An investor can choose from a variety of business structures when looking to operate in Canada or Alberta.

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Register your business

Requirements to register a business depend on the type and structure of the business. There are specific processes, forms and fees associated with different business types.

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Choose a location

Choosing a location for your Alberta operations is an important part of establishing a new business in Alberta.

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Canada has a federal structure. The ability to make laws is divided between the federal and provincial governments. Seek professional advice on the legal considerations for your new business in Alberta.