Welcome to Alberta Southwest

Regional collaboration among 16 vibrant rural communities strives to support local business and attract new enterprise to the region. This “AlbertaSW in 4 Minutes” video will give you a glimpse of the region.

Please tour our website for more photos, videos, community information, and information on investing here.

AlbertaSW in 4 Minutes
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16 vibrant communities
Sunny Days
Warm Chinook Breezes
Breathtaking Vistas
Our Projects

A Sample of Current Projects at Alberta SouthWest

Southern Alberta Alternative Energy Partnership
An Alberta SouthWest Project that has been operating for over 10 years, the Southern Alberta Alternative Energy Partnership is designed to nurture and facilitate our region's growth as an alternative energy provider.
Regional Business License Program
The Regional Business License Program has been our longest continuous project and has helped many qualifying businesses save money each year while offering their services in neighbouring communities within the Alberta SouthWest Region.
EV Charging Network
A collaboration of 5 southern Alberta organizations to create a robust regional electric vehicle charging network.
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Live, Work, and Invest Here

You can visit and play here. You can live, work and invest here. Click here to view our Invest Here section where you will find statistics and information about investing in our communities and a Regional Profile and overview.  And, please plan to visit in person! 

Waterton National Park

Waterton National Park. The Perfect place to view spectacular scenery, wildlife and enjoy outstanding recreational opportunities. Discover nature at its best... Year Round!... A rare gem tucked into the southwestern corner of the province of Alberta, Canada. In the September 2017 Waterton experienced the Kenow Wildfire which burned over 19,000 hectares in the Park and caused some infrastructure damage. Two notable closures within the Park for 2018 are the Akamina Parkway (16 kms) to Cameron Lake and the Crandell Mountain Campground. For a complete update on the status of trails and roadways in the Park, please visit the Parks Canada website here for updates. The Waterton Townsite is entirely open with a full selection of hotels and restaurants and ice cream shoppes open for the summer season.  Boat trips and watersport rentals are operating from the Townsite.

Enjoy the process of renewal on the landscape after a wildfire - the regrowth this Spring has been impressive to date!