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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

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.

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.

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

32.75%

lower housing prices than the province’s average

73%

of the area’s population lead active lifestyles

12%

corporate tax rate for small businesses

15.8%

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

5.2M

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

27%

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.

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

  • 2022
  • Sep 29, 2022
    Past
    Sep 29, 2022

    Board of Directors Meeting

    To be held in Camrose, this is our September Board of Directors meeting.

  • Nov 24, 2022
    Past
    Nov 24, 2022

    Agriculture Industry Roundtable

    If you’re an agriculture producer or someone who’s interested in the agriculture industry, you won’t want to miss this roundtable.

  • Dec 14, 2022
    Past
    Dec 14, 2022

    Board of Directors Meeting

    BRAED’s December Board of Director’s Meeting

  • Now
  • Feb 16, 2023
    Upcoming
    Feb 16, 2023
    6:00 – 9:00 pm

    Energy Industry Forum

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

BRAED in the news

On

BRAED and Invest Alberta deliver leading edge investor attraction project

Invest Alberta – BRAED Investor Attraction Pilot Project

On

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.

On

Business expanding internationally can apply to CanExport SMEs

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

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