Economic Base

Turner Valley reflects small-town values while balancing economic opportunity and healthy lifestyle. Outdoor recreation and cultural events are popular visitor attractions and the Town of Turner Valley is eager to support the expansion of tourism and leisure opportunities in the region alongside professional services and renewable energy operators.

Young families make up the majority demographic of the town and residents are largely employed in agriculture, oil and gas, tourism and commercial service. Artrepreneurs make art their business and represent a significant segment of home-based business in town.

Employment base
Home-based businesses, tele-commuting, agriculture, oil and gas, tourism, commercial and professional services, value-added.

Target growth sectors
Professional services, commercial services, very light industry (regional markets, hobby craft), home-based business and tele-commuting, tourism and recreational services, farm-to-table, value-added products.

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Monique LeBlanc
Community Services and Business Development Manager