Business Environment

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Why Red Deer?

Top reasons why to locate and operate your business in one of Canada’s top entrepreneurial cities.

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Business Climate

Reviewing and understanding the local business climate provides valuable insights about the economy, costs, risks, and incentives that may impact the success of your business.

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Key Industries

Red Deer's growing economy is built on historically traditional industries and emerging sectors.

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Workforce

Learn more about the size and skill sets of the local population and how it relates to the employment qualifications that your business requires.

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Transportation

Learn more about access, existing transportation infrastructure and traffic within The City of Red Deer.

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Local Opportunities

Identify where new development is occurring or planned to occur in Red Deer; how fast the City is growing and where opportunities may exist for your business.

News & Notices

Mayor Veer responds to 2020/2021 IIHF...

September 17, 2020

Today, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and Hockey Canada announced the status of the 2020/2021 World Junior Hockey Championship, which was scheduled to take place in Red Deer and Edmonton this year.

Lane closures on Ross Street

September 17, 2020

Red Deer drivers can expect traffic disruptions downtown on Ross Street and 48 Avenue between September 21 and 25 due to construction in the area.

Transit full service starts

September 16, 2020

October 4 is the day: the new transit system will shift to full service capacity. On August 23, Red Deer Transit launched its new routes and schedules at a reduced level of service in response to COVID-19.