Strategic Advantages

Sturgeon County has many key advantages that allow companies and residents to locate, grow and prosper in our community. From successful regional alliances like membership in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA), to pre-zoned industrial areas that accelerate development and future investment, the County provides many benefits that will help your business succeed.

  Alberta's Industrial Heartland

Sturgeon County is a proud and founding member of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, a region that has attracted over $40 billion of investment and developed into Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region.

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  Economic Advisory Board

The Sturgeon County Economic Development Advisory Board is comprised of sophisticated business professionals from diverse backgrounds. Board members are nominated and chosen by Council, and work closely with Sturgeon County Economic Development on many key initiatives.

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  Education & Healthcare

Sturgeon County is served by two school divisions which provide educational opportunities to about 6,000 students while residents looking to attend post-secondary institutions have access to top-ranked polytechnic, collegiate and university options in the region. Healthcare facilities are in Morinville, Redwater and St. Albert. The Sturgeon Community Hospital provides a wide variety of health services to the community of St. Albert and surrounding area.

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  Industrial Parks

Sturgeon County has several industrial areas to accommodate any type of business venture. Our industrial parks each have unique zoning (land use bylaws), servicing and locational advantages; providing developers and investors with an array of site selection options.

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Sturgeon County is an integral part of the Edmonton Metro Region, connected to the rest of the region - and the world – by high quality road, rail, aerospace and pipeline infrastructure. Modern transportation and logistics assets ensure local businesses and residents can access global markets while enjoying the benefits that come with living in the second fastest growing region in Canada.

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Whether you’re looking for a place to do business or raise a family, Sturgeon County has much to offer. Sturgeon County embraces rural lifestyles while providing nearby urban amenities. We are a diverse municipality with vibrant communities, modern amenities, major events and tourist attractions.

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Business ideas are encouraged and pursued, to help you Start in Sturgeon.

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Morinville, AB, T8R 1L9

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