Key Industries

Turner Valley’s contemporary industry is diverse. Although, the community was the birthplace of Alberta’s oil and gas industry, businesses now draw free-spirits to explore.  The town’s location within the greater Calgary Region – one of Canada’s most dynamic economies – provides an excellent backdrop for entrepreneurial pursuits.

Our Back to Nature inspired community on the doorstep to Kananaskis, aligns with opportunities that include ‘Artrepreneurs,’ light industry, home-based business, telecommuting, and tourism and recreational services.

Target Economic Sectors

Turner Valley’s target economic sectors include:

  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Creative industries
  • Tourism (infrastructure/outdoor recreation-based attractions)

Key Target Labour Force

The region supports a target labour force of:

  • Self-employed (light industry servicing regional markets, hobby craft,  fabrication, automotive services)
  • Telecommuters
  • Professionals
  • Creative industry entrepreneurs
  • Hospitality, tourism, agritourism and eco-tourism operators.