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Positioned for Growth

Sturgeon County, Alberta is named after the Sturgeon River, a major tributary of the North Saskatchewan River. Our County is the northern extension of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region, the second fastest growing region in Canada.

Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada


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Sturgeon County Information

  • 2,100 Square Kilometres, the Northern portion of the Edmonton Metro Region
  • 21,000 residents (2018), with Population Growth of 4.7% from 2011-2016
  • Major Development Areas: Sturgeon Valley, Sturgeon Industrial  Park (SIP), Villeneuve Airport (ZVL), Alberta's Industrial Heartland
  • Key Memberships: Alberta's Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA), Edmonton Global

Business & Industry Information

  • 2,535 Sturgeon County Businesses (2016)
  • Competitive Industrial Tax (Mill) Rate of 10.49%
  • Competitive, Low Off-Site Levies in Pre-Zoned Industrial Areas
  • Major Industries: Petrochemicals, Agriculture, Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation and Logistics 

The Edmonton Metro Region

  • Regional population of 1.3 Million people with Annual GDP of $105 Billion
  • The Second Fastest Growing Region in Canada with a Highly-Skilled, Mobile Labour Force of 837,000 people
  • Robust Innovation Ecosystem with strengths in Artifical Intelligence, Machine Learning and Nanotechnology
  • Alberta post secondary institutions are the fourth largest supplier of STEM graduates in the country

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Sturgeon County Centre
9613 - 100 Street
Morinville, AB, T8R 1L9

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Phone: 780.939.8367
Toll Free: 1.866.939.9303

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