Economic Development

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The County works with industry, business, investors, educational institutions and other levels of government to promote economic growth and attract new residents and businesses to the area. This effort is led by an Economic Development Authority, formed by the County in 2012 to help the municipality become the primary economic service centre for industrial activity in northeastern Alberta, and the municipality of choice for commercial, retail, housing and lifestyle investment in the region.  

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Economic Development Authority’s Strategic Plan for Economic Development outlines economic development goals for the County and how they will be achieved. Early, tangible results of this work include: