Over 1,900 businesses currently operate in this region.
Over 36,000 residents, living in 16 vibrant communities, call southwest Alberta home. The six major centres in the region are Cardston, Claresholm, Crowsnest Pass, Fort Macleod, Nanton and Pincher Creek ranging in population from 2,100 to 5,500 residents.
Southwest Alberta boasts one of the highest quality of life standards in the world, with natural settings, strong community values and an average household income of over $100,000 (2011). With clean, fresh water, more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in Canada, clear starry nights and a bounty of natural resources, Southwest Alberta proves an idyllic setting for living and a great location for commerce.
Invest Southwest Alberta is your resource for exploring this region, accessing resources, learning more about the communities, the region, and the established and growing industry sectors which fuel the economy.