Labour Market

A Young, Highly Skilled Labour Market

With a population over 20,000, Red Deer County covers an area of 4,042 square kilometers. (1,575 square miles). Within the boundaries of Red Deer County are over 120,000 highly skilled residents, whom live in urban areas encompassed by Red Deer County.

We are one of the fastest growing regions in Canada with:

  • Exceptional training centers such as Red Deer Polytechnic - with over 80 programs
  • One of the youngest and most educated workforces in Canada
  • Organizations like the Chamber of Commerce that can assist you with your labour needs

Red Deer County Labour Market Snapshot

Helping You Succeed

Raising Central Alberta’s profile as a great place to do business, Red Deer County’s Economic Development Department is a one-stop shop to potential supply chains, partnership, and market expansion opportunities. Stop in to discuss labour, warehousing and distribution, or to learn more about the County’s top industries including manufacturing, agriculture, and transportation.

Check out this video from Central Alberta Economic Partnership.

Committed to Regional Cooperation

Red Deer County is involved in several major partnerships focused on economic development. We regularly partner with the City of Red Deer, Red Deer College, and the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce to promote the Red Deer region and ensure local business stays strong.

Discover More

  • Central Alberta Access Prosperity: Your one-stop networking and information resource about business in Central Alberta.
  • Central Alberta Economic Partnership: Recognized as both an innovative way to facilitate rural economic development and serves as a vital partner in the continued diversification of Central Alberta’s economy. Featuring strategies that build on the region’s existing efforts and successes, and provides a solid direction for future growth on the global market.