In Wetaskiwin, it’s easier to connect with policy makers who are open to ideas that enhance our city, and who are motivated to support your growth. Be assured our resilient economy ensures we are open for and to business.
The City of Wetaskiwin is strategically located 35 minutes from the Edmonton International Airport and 10 minutes east of the Canamex Trade Corridor, the transportation backbone of the Alberta economy. Overall, Wetaskiwin has the benefit of being close to multiple modes of transportation, whether it is air, rail or highway – making it easy for products to get to market.
Compared to our neighbors, Wetaskiwin has the lowest median home price making an attractive place to call home. On a business side, leases and land pricing are extremely competitive, there are no machinery and equipment taxes and there is a 3-year Industrial Tax Incentive for new development.
The City of Wetaskiwin draws from a labour pool of over 300,000 people within a reasonable commuting distance. We have a talented workforce at competitive wages.