Strathcona County is a thriving community for business and industry. As one of the largest municipalities in Alberta, our region offers a robust and supportive environment for business.

What we do

You can in Strathcona County

  • No business licenses, no registration fees
  • Home to over 10,000 businesses ranging from large corporations to home-based businesses
  • Access to a market area of 1.16 million¬†
  • The Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce has over 1,000 members, and is the third-largest business chamber in Alberta
  • A founding member of Alberta's Industrial Heartland, and Canada's largest hydrocarbon processing region


  • Less than 30 minutes from the Edmonton International Airport and only 20 minutes from downtown Edmonton
  • Connected by Trans-Canada Yellowhead Highway (Highway 16) and Anthony Henday Drive (Highway 216) and other major highways
  • Rail service by both CN and Canadian Pacific
  • Transit services for local and commuter trips

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Last updated: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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