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Do you have questions regarding business in the Newell Region? Scroll through the list and hopefully you will find your answer! 

If you can't find the response you are looking for please contact one of the following:

Karen Vogelaar
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Brooks and District Chamber of Commerce
403-362-7641
manager@brookschamber.ab.ca
 
What is the Chamber of Commerce?

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The Chamber of Commerce is present across Canada, its an association designed to protect and promote the interests of businesses within a particular area. To learn more about the Brooks & District Chamber of Commerce and the Bassano & District Chamber of Commerce please click on the "More...
 
 
Do I have to join the Chamber of Commerce?

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It is not mandatory to join the Chamber of Commerce, however joining the Chamber could prove to be very beneficial for yourself, your business, and other businesses through the community! To learn more about opportunities and responsibilities for joining either the Brooks & District Chamber of...
 
 
Does it cost money to join the Chamber of Commerce?

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There is a cost associated with joining a Chamber of Commerce, the costs vary per Chamber. To learn more about the costs associated with the local Chambers please click on the "More Information" button and navigate to the Chamber of your interest.
 
 
Where am I allowed to physically open a business?

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Are you wondering where you can open a business? There are land-use bylaws in each municipality and within the County that dictate where commercial, industrial, and residential areas are permitted. To learn about the land-use bylaws within the Newell Region and the municipalities within, please click...
 
 
How often do I have to renew my business license?

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Each municipality within the Newell Region has different regulations regarding business license renewals, to learn about these differences please click on the "More Information" button.
 
 
How long does it take to get a business license?

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Are you wondering how long you can expect to wit to recieve your business license? Each municipality varies regarding the speed of their transactions and process, please click on the "More Information" button to learn more about the waiting period for each area. 
 
 
What kind of permit do I need to expand my business?

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Are you looking into expanding your business? Not sure what kind of permit you need or if you need a permit at all? Click on the :More Information" button to learn about additional permits.
 
 
How do I go about getting a business permit?

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Are you wondering about how to obtain a business permit? Click on the "More Information" button to learn how.
 
 
How much does it cost to get a business license?

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The cost of business licenses vary depending on the location of your establishment. To learn about the pricing of business licenses within the County of Newell please click on the "More Information" button and navigate to which municipality you are planning on operating in.
 
 
What is the "Alberta Advantage"?

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The "Alberta Advantage" refers to the attractive economy, cost advantages, modern infrastructure, and high quality of life that the province boasts. To learn more about the "Alberta Advantage" please click on the "More Information" button. 
 
 
What is Economic Development?

Economic Development can be defined as actions taken by individuals, policy makers, communities, etc. that promote both the standard of living the the economic conditions and health of a specific region. 




 
 
What is the Ports to Plains Alliance?

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The Ports to Plains Alliance is is a non-profit, non-partisan, community-driven advocacy group led by mayors, councilpersons, economic development officials, business and other opinion leaders from a nine-state, 2300-plus mile economic development corridor between Texas, and Alberta, Canada....
 
 
What is the Palliser Economic Partnership?

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The Palliser Economic Partnership is a regional alliance between communities and various agencies in Southeastern Alberta. These communities and agencies work together to enhance the area's economic environment and well being. To learn more about the Palliser Economic Partnership and what they...
 
 
What is BizPal?

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BizPal is an online service that aids entrepreneurs in Canada in identifying needed permits and licenses and offers information on how to obtain them. To learn more about the services offered by BizPal please click on the "More Information" button. 
 
 
What are the taxes in the County of Newell?

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Curious about what the taxes are in the County of Newell? Click on the "More Information" button to discover tax rates through out the Newell Region.
 
 
What are the business opportunities in the County of Newell?

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Are you wondering what the opportunities are for business within the Newell Region? Click on the "More Information" button to learn about the possibilities!
 
 
What is the NAICS Classification System?

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In simple terms the NAICS Classification System is a process of breaking industry down into sections by numbers. The higher the number the more specific your industry will be. Initially the system breaks industry into 20 sections and from there the process can become more specific. To learn greater...
 
 
What is the Publication List?

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The Publication List contains reports regarding Oil & Gas, Agriculture, Manufacturing and other various industries within the Newell Region and Southern Alberta. These reports can be very useful and knowledgeable to those interested in conducting business within the area, to view these reports...
 
 
What are the demographics of the County of Newell?

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Are you wondering about what demographics compose the Newell Region. Information is available regarding population by age, private dwellings, average building age, labour break down, and much more! All these statistics and more are available by clicking on the "More Information" button. 
 
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