Okotoks community profile
The Town of Okotoks experienced a 43 per cent increase in population from 2006 to 2011, and today is home to more than 30,000 residents. The area features several successful agri-tourism ventures, sports teams and a unique solar community that promotes energy efficiency. Priorities for Okotoks’ future include managing growth and infrastructure, promoting economic vitality, maintaining a healthy and safe community and environmental stewardship. An internationally award-winning commitment to sustainable development practices are at the heart of the community.
Agriculture, education, construction, transportation & logistics, trade, professional services, retail, home-based business, municipal government.
Target growth sectors
Professional and commercial retail/services, local and regional industrial growth (high tech, ‘green’, warehousing, transportation, manufacturing), home-based businesses, tele-commuters, Calgary commuters, seniors/retirees, relocations motivated by lifestyle choice.