Rural Entrepreneur Stream

The Rural Entrepreneur Stream is an opportunity for Whitecourt to offer permanent residency to entrepreneurs who want to start a new business or invest in an existing business within the Town of Whitecourt. The program will provide an opportunity to help expand the local economy and support succession planning for our local business community.


Entrepreneurs and investors looking to start a business or buy an existing business in Whitecourt can submit an Expression of Interest to the Rural Entrepreneur Stream.  To confirm your eligibility to the Rural Entrepreneur Stream click here or use the self-assessment tool to find out if you meet the basic requirements. Begin Self-Assessment