Economic Development Newsletter 
June 2021
Our new monthly business newsletter keeps you up-to-date on timely and relevant economic development information. Stay connected with news, events, updates and opportunities that will help our Devon business community.
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Meet Tanner Routh

Tanner is Devon's new Economic Development Officer. He graduated from the University of Alberta in 2016 with a Bachelor of Commerce in Cooperative Education with a major in Natural Resources and a minor in Business Law.

Since then, he's been working primarily in business and economic development in the energy sectors, and across all 3 levels of government. Most recently, he was with the National Research Council of Canada working on business development in nanotechnology. 

Real Estate 
The Town of Devon has set up a page of commercial and industrial land for sale. Please share the link below if you know of anyone looking for a new location. If you have a commercial or industrial property in Devon that is for lease or for sale and you would like it added to this page, please forward the details by email.

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New Air Products Complex Announcement
Air Products announced a net-zero hydrogen energy complex to be built in Edmonton. This 1.3 billion dollar facility is set for operation in 2024 and will create 2,500 jobs in the Edmonton region. 

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Edmonton Global Webinar

"Towards Canada's New Hydrogen Economy: A Base Case for the Edmonton Region Hydrogen HUB."

The Edmonton Region's Hydrogen HUB is holding a webinar on June 14, 2021, at 11 a.m. MST. Register through the attached link to learn more about building out a hydrogen economy in the Edmonton region

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Edmonton Global Webinar
"Alberta Life Sciences Showcase"

Alberta’s life science companies are looking to partner with the world! Join BioAlberta for an afternoon of live pitches and virtual networking showcasing the best of what Alberta companies have to offer.
Date: June 15 at 3 p.m.

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Edmonton Global Webinar
"HLF Connect Briefing"

The High-Level Forum is holding an online roundtable discussion on June 29, 2021. Join to hear Edmonton Global’s Brent Jensen and Brent Lakeman discuss how the Edmonton Metropolitan Region is adding to technology innovation and ecosystem resilience.

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Business Link

Business Link hosts webinars several times a month that entrepreneurs and business owners can enjoy at no charge. Take this the opportunity to learn, network, share ideas, and meet other like-minded entrepreneurs. See below for more details on how to register and what webinars are available this month!

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COVID-19 Update: Alberta is Re-Opening

The province has announced a new "open for summer" plan that includes easing restrictions in three stages. This plan relies on vaccination and compliance with the remaining restrictions.
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There are numerous resources for small businesses to stimulate regrowth and for crisis recovery. Federal & Provincial Government Supports include loans, bursaries, financing and other aids for small businesses who have struggled throughout the pandemic.
Business Link is a nonprofit that helps entrepreneurs navigate the steps toward starting, running and growing their own businesses.
They have many COVID-19 business supports such as crisis recovery, emergency preparedness aids, and more. 

Learn More 


The Government of Alberta Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant offers financial assistance to Alberta organizations (businesses, cooperatives and non-profits) that were ordered to close or curtail operations, and that experienced a revenue reduction of at least 30%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Applications close on June 30, 2021.

The Federal Government of Canada has many financial COVID support programs for small businesses as well as resources such as EI forms. 

Learn More
The Business Development Bank of Canada has many free resources such as webinars, podcasts, and financial tools. 

Learn More


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