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Business in High River, Alberta!

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High River has ranked fifth in the 2nd annual list of Canada’s Best Places for Business by Canadian Business and PROFIT.

If you are looking to start a business in High River or are currently operating a business in High River – this page will provide you with some tools, resources and information that will help you find success!


Why is High River a good place for your business?

View the fast facts, statistics and advantages of doing business in High River

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Click here to view a dashboard of even more statistical data for High River & surrounding area

For more, please visit www.choosehighriver.ca 


Where can you locate your business? 

The below is an interactive map that illustrates where all of the different business types can be located throughout the Town of High River based on land use.

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What permits do you need to operate your business? 

Click here to access Bizpal to get a guideline of what you may need at the provincial level for starting your business.

Click the links below to learn what is specifically required to set up your business in the Town of High River:



Apply for your Business License 



Business support

The Town of High River’s Economic Development office is the first point of contact for all local business investment, retention, expansion and attraction inquiries.  The Economic Development team provides free, confidential assistance to businesses by connecting them to the most appropriate departments or services to meet their needs. They can be reached by phone at 403.652.8622 or by email at business@highriver.ca


Proundly supporting Business in High River

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Town Office

309B MacLeod Trail SW
High River, AB   T1V 1Z5

Phone: 403.652.2110
Fax: 403.652.2396

Bob Snodgrass
Recreation Complex

24hr Info: 403.652.4041
Inquiries: 403.652.4042 

Phone: 403.652.8620
Parent Link Centre

Phone: 403.652.8633

Economic Development

Phone: 403.652.4657
Operations Emergency Numbers
Roads: 403.601.1258
Water & Sewer: 403.652.6353


Bylaw Services
Phone: 403.888.0267
Fire Department
Phone: 403.652.3774
Phone: 403.652.2357
Emergencies: 403.652.2356
Emergency Management
Phone: 403.652.6960