Fire Restriction in Effect (May 9)

A FIRE RESTRICTION is issued for Lamont County effective May 9, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. This restriction is due to continued dry conditions, lack of precipitation, and increased wind speeds.

Workforce - Competitive Advantage

Lamont County is in close proximity to Edmonton, the sixth largest metropolitan area of Canada with a population of over 1 million people.

Industries settling here have a major advantage of drawing on the large, highly educated and skilled Greater Edmonton area workforce. A number of benefits to industry and business come from our location in Alberta and our proximity to Edmonton:

  • Competitive Costs
  • No Provincial Sales Tax
  • Provincial Minimum Wage of $15.00 per hour
  • Skilled and semi-skilled labour force available
  • Close proximity to the University of Alberta, Grand McEwan University, NAIT Technological Institute and 5 Colleges

Regional Labour Profile (2019)

Lamont County Statistics Profiles (2021 Census)

*All statistics taken from Statistics Canada 2021 Census Reports

**All statistics taken from Statistics Canada 2016 Census Reports