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There are many reasons why the Palliser region is such a great place to invest, grow a career or business, and/or raise a family. This section outlines key economic indicators that prove the strength of the Palliser region as a thriving place for Canadian and International investors.

Provincial Indicators

For provincial economic indicators, visit these useful online resources:

Highlights of the Alberta Economy
Alberta Inventory of Major Projects
Alberta Municipal Profiles and Statistics Canada Census Profiles

Regional Indicators

Major Projects:

The Palliser region is characterized by high growth and development, with increased commercial and industrial building activity. The region has activity in all sectors, as is evident by the substantial number of major projects that have either been recently completed, are under construction or are proposed to start construction.

List and Value of Major Projects over $5M
Total Value of Regional Building Permits – $2.16 Million (2015)

Other Indicators:

Visit Alberta’s Regional Dashboard* for Palliser region data on:

  • Demographics & Population
  • Construction
  • Labour
  • Municipal Finances
  • Business Activity
  • Housing & Real Estate
  • And much more…

* Data collected by the province of Alberta on behalf of the Palliser region is based mainly on municipal and federal census data.

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