Aerospace, Defence & Security

Canada’s newest and most exciting destination for Aerospace, Defence and Security industries investment. Meet and exceed Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) obligations and lower your investment cost by accessing a large and growing pool of regional suppliers, skilled labour and partners.

Locate in the gateway to northern Canada and the Arctic, Sturgeon County is less than a one-day drive time to three army and two Royal Canadian Air Force bases.

We are a leading manufacturing and engineering region, situated in the heart of Albertan and western Canadian Armed Forces assets. Secure your procurement sustainment needs locally and take advantage of our multi-modal transportation and infrastructure systems.




  • Alberta offers the lowest provincial corporate tax rate in Canada, at 8 per cent.
  • Alberta also has no provincial sales tax and a small business tax of 2 per cent.
  • Sturgeon Industrial Park (SIP) offers the second lowest off-site development levies in Alberta, significantly lower than other municipalities in the region and province, including Edmonton and Calgary.
  • Alberta’s Innovation Employment Grant provides companies with a grant of up to 20% toward qualifying research and development expenditures.
  • Sturgeon County is evaluating the use of municipal incentives to attract aerospace and defence investment.

Let's Connect

Join Canada’s most exciting area for Aerospace & Defence industry investment. Connect with one of our team members to see how Sturgeon County can meet your business needs.

Karim Khamisa
Investment Attraction Officer
Economic Innovation and Growth
Phone:(780) 265-0505

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