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When businesses locate or start up within Leduc County they can be confident they have access to a large, skilled workforce. We have a robust labour force across many sectors. 

Workforce advantages

Workforce support

We are committed to supporting our local employers in their workforce development efforts.

Finding qualified candidates is a priority for many businesses, and targeted initiatives in Alberta and across Canada can assist in recruiting and retaining a productive workforce.

If you’re a County business and are having labour challenges, let us know.


Resources to assist small businesses to start and thrive.

Learn more about Business Link.

A non-profit organization that brings together industry, schools, government and communities to guide youth into successful career paths. CAREERS works with Alberta schools to connect students to employers for paid internships. The Youth Internship Incentive Program provides qualified employers with up to $3600 per intern.

Learn more about CAREERS.

A grant program to support unemployed Albertans pursuing careers in the trucking industry.

Learn more about the Alberta Driving Back to Work Grant Program.

Rules, regulations and compliance measures for employers and employees in Alberta workplaces.

Learn more about Alberta Employment Standards.

Provide funding to community organizations to support labour market adjustment strategies and workforce development, including initiatives to attract and retain workers through partnerships. Contact your local WFC to discuss further.

Learn more about Alberta Labour Market Partnership Grants.

A monthly e-newsletter with the latest Occupational Health and Safety news and events.

Learn more about Alberta Health and Safety eNews.

Read the current edition of eNews.

Information about apprentice services, certification, trades in Alberta, regulations and resources.

Learn more about Trade Secrets.

Matching workers with employers to fill agriculture and agri-food jobs.

Learn more about the Agriculture Job Connector.

An easy-to-use tool that lets public and private sector users manage, advertise, distribute and download public purchasing opportunities for goods, services, and construction in Alberta. With APC, purchasers advertise opportunities for tender and vendors find opportunities to sell their products or services.

Learn more about Alberta Purchasing Connection.


Offers business loans, resources, mentoring, guidance and support for rural small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Learn more about Community Futures Alberta.

Advertise your job for free to thousands of job seekers across Canada. Job Bank’s free tools and resources can help you find, hire, and retain the right workers, learn about diversity and inclusion in the workplace, explore the job market and stay informed about employment standards.

Jobs for Ukraine provides information on how to promote jobs to Ukrainians coming to Canada to escape the crisis in their country.

Learn more about Job Bank.

The federal department that supports economic growth across the Canadian Prairies by helping people navigate federal economic programs and services.

Learn more about PrairiesCan.

Information to help you hire the right employees for your business.

Learn more about Canada wage subsidies and other assistance programs.

Careers in Energy employer resources are free and available to all energy industry employers from small, to mid-size and large companies. These resources are designed to help organizations’ hiring and retention practices evolve and shift with the changing skills and knowledge demands of the energy sector.

Learn more about Careers in Energy.

Provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years.

Learn more about the Canada Summer Jobs Wage Subsidy.

Has launched a new survey to inform a compensation study for the Canadian tourism and hospitality sector. The aim is to get a comprehensive picture of how tourism business operators think about compensation within the context of COVID-19 recovery and the ongoing labour crunch affecting the sector.

Learn more about Tourism HR Canada.

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