Economic Development

Local businesses improve our quality of life by providing employment opportunities and access to daily needs. Independent businesses within the community are essential for creating authentic places and help build our community identity, especially within the downtown. The Economic Development department strives to ensure the local economy is robust and diverse by supporting existing businesses and engaging with future investors. 

Visit our Economic Development website Invest Fort Sask for all your economic development needs.

Our team is ready to help with the following services:

Site Selection

We help new and existing businesses find the right real estate for their next investment project.

Business Support Programs

We deliver grants and incentives programs to help business overcome investment challenges.

Economic Research

We conduct economic research to provide a solid platform for new and existing investors so they can make informed decisions.

Business Licences

We administer business licences ensuring that all businesses operating within the City maintain safe, healthy, and responsible practices.

Business Attraction and Growth

We focus on attracting new investment while supporting expansion of existing businesses.

Community Visibility

We raise the profile of Fort Saskatchewan as a key place to do business.