Economic Development & Community Profile

Welcome to Cardston

The Economic Development and Tourism Board welcomes you to Cardston! Whether you are an existing business or looking to relocate to Cardston, let us assist you in your business endeavours. Our role is to influence town policy to improve the standard of living and increase economic activity in our area. If you have an idea relating to economic development in Cardston, we would love to hear from you. Call 403-653-3366 to find out when our next Board meeting is scheduled for. 

We have also partnered with many other organizations to promote economic development and tourism in Cardston. Please click on the following links to discover their role in promoting tourism and economic development in our region.

Cardston Economic Development Profile

The Town of Cardston, a picturesque town located in the province of Alberta, Canada, is a vibrant and thriving community known for its unique blend of natural beauty, rich history, and economic opportunities. With a growing population, Cardston offers a welcoming atmosphere that fosters entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable growth.

Cardston is a town of opportunity, where economic growth is seamlessly intertwined with a deep respect for its history, culture, and environment. With its diverse economic sectors, commitment to innovation, and welcoming community, Cardston is poised to continue flourishing as a dynamic and thriving economic center in the heart of Alberta.

For more information on economic development, investment opportunities, and community initiatives, please follow the link below:


Town of Cardston Economic Development Profile

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Cardston Calling: Your Remote Work Oasis

Are you a remote worker seeking a change of scenery? Look no further than the picturesque town of Cardston! Nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of Alberta, Cardston offers a unique blend of tranquility, community, and modern amenities that make it an ideal destination for remote professionals.

Cardston has a lot to offer for remote workers who want to enjoy a high quality of life while staying connected to their work. Here are some of the benefits of working remotely in Cardston:

  • Natural beauty: Cardston is surrounded by the rolling foothills of southwest Alberta and is just 30 minutes away from the majestic Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, where you can enjoy hiking, biking, camping, and more. You can also explore the nearby Rocky Mountains, the Waterton Lakes, and the Blood Reserve, which is home to the Kainai Nation.
  • Cultural diversity: Cardston is a Town that celebrates its cultural heritage and diversity. You can learn about the history and beliefs of the LDS Church at the Cardston Alberta Temple, which is the first and the oldest LDS temple built outside of the United States. You can also visit the Remington Carriage Museum, which houses the largest collection of horse-drawn vehicles in North America. You can also experience the culture and traditions of the Kainai Nation at their annual powwow and mini-powwow demonstrations around the Town.
  • Friendly community: Cardston is a Town that prides itself on its friendly and welcoming community. You can meet and mingle with locals and other remote workers at various events and activities, such as farmers' markets, festivals, sports, the arts, and more. You can also join one of the many clubs and organizations that cater to different interests and hobbies. You will feel at home in Cardston in no time.
  • Affordable living: Cardston is a Town that offers a low cost of living while providing you with all the amenities and services you need. You can find affordable housing options that suit your budget and preferences. You can also enjoy low taxes, cheap utilities, and free parking. You can also access high-speed internet and other services that keep you connected to your work and the world.
  • Flexible lifestyle: Cardston is a Town that allows you to work remotely at your own pace and schedule. You can choose from various workspaces, such as co-working spaces, the local library, or the comfort of your home. You can also balance your work and personal lives by taking advantage of the recreational opportunities and leisure activities that Cardston has to offer. You can set your own hours, take breaks when you need them, and enjoy the freedom and flexibility of working remotely.

Cardston offers an unparalleled opportunity to combine work and lifestyle in a truly remarkable setting. Whether you're seeking inspiration, tranquility, or a strong sense of community, Cardston has it all. Come experience the charm of our town and let Cardston become your new remote work oasis. If you are interested in working remotely in Cardston, you can contact the town office at 403-653-3366 for any questions or inquiries.