About Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin’s Business Advantage

Business Advantage

Welcome to Wetaskiwin, the center of opportunity where families and businesses thrive.  We are a City of more than 13,000 residents, with the big-city amenities of Edmonton only 40 minutes away!  

In Wetaskiwin, it’s easier to connect with policy makers who are open to ideas that enhance our city, and who are motivated to support your growth. Be assured our resilient economy ensures we are open for and to business.


The City of Wetaskiwin is strategically located 35 minutes from the Edmonton International Airport and 10 minutes east of the Canamex Trade Corridor, the transportation backbone of the Alberta economy. Overall, Wetaskiwin has the benefit of being close to multiple modes of transportation, whether it is air, rail or highway – making it easy for products to get to market.


Compared to our neighbors, Wetaskiwin has the lowest median home price making an attractive place to call home.  On a business side, leases and land pricing are extremely competitive, there are no machinery and equipment taxes and there is a 3-year Industrial Tax Incentive for new development. 

Access to Talent

The City of Wetaskiwin draws from a labour pool of over 300,000 people within a reasonable commuting distance. We have a talented workforce at competitive wages.


Contact Us

  1. Economic Development

    Wetaskiwin City Hall
    4705 50 Avenue
    Wetaskiwin, AB


    Monday to Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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    Vern May
    Economic Development Manager
    780.361.4450 |
    Email Vern