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Discover the beautiful Battle River region. Our diverse and growing economy, especially in Alberta’s burgeoning agricultural sector, offers big opportunities for local investment and community enrichment.

Explore Battle River Stay connected

Lower housing costs, a thriving job market, and a close-knit, supportive community are just a few advantages of this amazing area we call home.

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Grow your investment

The Battle River region provides affordable industrial land, excellent transportation logistics, and a highly skilled workforce to help your business grow and flourish.

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A place you can thrive

Our region has excellent education opportunities for you and your family, affordably priced healthcare, and a picturesque landscape that promotes an active lifestyle.

By the numbers


lower housing prices than the province’s average

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of the area’s population lead active lifestyles


corporate tax rate for small businesses


of the region’s 42,000 person workforce holds a trades diploma


acres of high-quality farmland, cultivated by 3,452 farms


corporate tax rate for general businesses

Discover our region

The Battle River region has over 20 communities, connected by a network of roadways including two major north-south highway corridors. Each area offers its own unique features and highlights.

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Fostering innovation and connection

The Battle River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) strives to link new investors and businesses with local communities in the Battle River region. Our goal is to help communities and companies progress and prosper in our area.

By assisting businesses in the planning, start-up, and growth stages, we’re helping our region grow stronger together.

Latest events

  • 2023
  • Feb 16, 2023
    Feb 16, 2023

    Energy Industry Forum

    Join us for an evening with author and policy advisor, David Yager as we explore Alberta’s oil and gas future.

  • Mar 17, 2023
    Mar 17, 2023

    Board of Directors Meeting

    Our guest will be Minister Nate Horner, Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation. Dinner served at 5:30, meeting to start at 6:00.

  • Jun 22, 2023
    Jun 22, 2023

    BRAED Annual General Meeting

    Join us and our guest, Michele Evans, ADM, Alberta Region PrariesCan, at the Tofield Golden Club. Dinner at 5:30pm — meeting at 6:00pm.

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    Please check back later to see what events we have coming up.

BRAED in the news


BRAED and Invest Alberta deliver leading edge investor attraction project

Invest Alberta – BRAED Investor Attraction Pilot Project


Invest Alberta and the Battle River Alliance for Economic Development Launch Pilot Project for Community Investor Attraction

This is the first program of its kind developed in the province.


Business expanding internationally can apply to CanExport SMEs

This funding program is designed to promote and enhance Canada’s trade …

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