The Town of Morinville has demonstrated that it is truly open for business. Our leadership team and Council have proven their support of the business community providing existing businesses and future investors the certainty and confidence required to invest in Morinville. Our ideal geographical location within the Capital Region, competitive tax rates and family friendly community has resulted in a 16% population increase in five years. More details regarding the latest census can be found here. Our diversified and vibrant business community includes over 300 businesses with a broad sector representation from manufacturing, light industrial, commercial and retail.

Morinville is proud of its award winning multi-national corporations, distinguished boutique shops and dedicated home-based entrepreneurs. Our extraordinary amenities, world class festivals and events, and small town charm inspire an educated and skilled workforce to call Morinville home.


Over the past several years, the Town of Morinville has spent considerable time and effort preparing a solid, responsive and strategic planning foundation for advancing the community and growing the economy. Several key planning documents including the Municipal Sustainability PlanCoeur de Morinville Plan, and the Hwy 642 Functional Plan  provide a clear indication of Morinville’s future goals and have generate new development activity within the community.

Economic Development

Morinville's Planning & Economic Development office is here to provide information and services in order to support and grow the existing business community while promoting economic development by attracting and recruiting desirable new businesses. Together with our professional, award-winning staff and sound planning, certainty and confidence flourishes for both businesses and residents.

Let us be your first point of contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for business and investment in Morinville!

Tools to use to provide economic insight:

Retail Market Demand Analysis
Municipal Sustainability Plan
Coeur de Morinville Plan
Hotel Feasibility Study

More opportunities

  • 183,000 sq. ft. of commercial space available for immediate investment opportunity
  • Potential resident retail development sales capture $262 million annually
  • Total annual retail expenditure: $600+ million
  • Current retail/commercial market capture: $70+ million

More amenities

  • Current population: 9,893
  • Morinville has seen a 16% population growth in the last 5 years
  • New recreation facility - construction to be completed Spring 2019
  • Currently 6 schools/learning centers with two new schools under construction

More advantages

  • Morinville boasts the lowest non-residential tax rate in the Capital Region (6.59%)
  • Average household income: $114,512 with a median household income $14,000 higher than the provincial average
  • Young and family-oriented demographic; average age is 32.8 years

Congratulations to Schaun Goodeve!

EDO Award Mar 23 2017

 Town of Morinville Interim Director of Planning & Economic Development, Schaun Goodeve was named the 2017 Economic Developer of the Year by Economic Developers Alberta!

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