Provincial COVID-19 Measures
Effective February 9: The Government of Alberta lifted the Restrictions Exemption Program (REP). Proof of vaccination, medical exemption or negative COVID-19 result is no longer required for guests visiting recreation facilities, Gallery@501, Strathcona County Museum and Archives and Festival Place.
Masking is still mandatory in all indoor spaces, workplaces and public vehicles for everyone 13+. Strathcona County has amended the face covering bylaw to align with the Provincial mandatory mask requirements.
Please remain respectful if children and youth are wearing masks, and follow mask requirements in all indoor places.
Outdoor, private social gatherings are limited to 20 people with a minimum of two metres physical distancing between households.
Isolation is mandatory if you have COVID-19 or core COVID-19 symptoms.
Why choose Strathcona County?
Strathcona County is the perfect place for you and your business to start, grow and succeed. From lower taxes to a location that can’t be topped, there are endless possibilities for industries to grow and find success.
Our local business community is celebrated and supported by our residents with an emphasis on shopping local. Find out more about the entrepreneurs who continue to find success in Strathcona County and find your place among them. You can in Strathcona County.
Benefits of doing business in Strathcona County
Strathcona County businesses are supported by this municipality and by each other, and is very business friendly. There are many reasons why business choose to open, expand and succeed here:
- Lower tax rates
- Location (proximity to provincial capital, road, rail, and petrochemical hub)
- Educational opportunities and webinars
- Valuable research and statistics
- Knowledgable and efficient planning and development services
- Diverse retail market and property options
- Personalized service
- Supportive municipality and community
- Business directory listing
There are also several business opportunities with Strathcona County.
Video: watch local businesses share about their success in Strathcona County.
Testimonials of what local businesses are saying
“A great place to do business. The staff at Strathcona County are excellent to work with, and they go the extra mile.” Inter Pipeline
“Strathcona County goes “all-in” with things they can rally around, and do a really good job with just looking after everyone here.” Roasti Coffee Co.
“When choosing where to have our business, choosing Strathcona County meant lower taxes and better access to business programming, and better supports for our business throughout.” Rivet Management