Stony Plain has a labour pool of nearly 15,000 people. Not only is our labour force committed to the community, they bring unparalleled passion with their grit and education.

Top-Performing Sectors

The most recent Economic Modelling Specialists Inc. (EMSI) data indicates the top-preforming sectors in Stony Plain between 2016 and 2022, in terms of growth percentage, were:

  • Healthcare and social assistance (20.4% share)
  • Retail trade (18.14% share)
  • Manufacturing (18.02% share)
  • Information and cultural industries (15.78%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15.5% share)
  • Wholesale trade (14.08% trade)
Sectors Leading Job Growth
SectorNumber of jobs
Healthcare and social assistance 1,374

Retail trade



*Sourced from EMSI.

Labour Force by Occupation
Total Labour Force for Occupation 8,180
Accommodation and food services  460
Administrative support, waste management and remediation services 450
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting  105
Arts, entertainment, and recreation  120
Construction 1,245
Educational services 500
Finance and insurance 200
Healthcare and social assistance  1,075
Information and cultural industries 45
Management of companies and enterprises 10
Manufacturing  425
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction  465
Other services (except public administration) 535
Professional, scientific, and technical services  455
Public administration  450
Real estate, rental, and leasing  200
Retail trade 950
Transporation and warehousing  355
Utilities  165
Wholesale trade 420

*Sourced from Statistics Canada, which also indicates Stony Plain's total labour force as 13,975.


We’ve gathered a list of incentives that cover a wide array of topics. Whether you’re training employees or hiring new staff, you can access these incentives through provincial and federal government programs.

Canada-Alberta Job Grant
The Canada-Alberta Job Grant is a training program where an employer applies on behalf of their present or future employees for eligible training costs. Employers decide who gets training and what type of training may be needed for their employees.

Canada Summer Jobs
The program 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.

Innovation Employee Grant
The Innovation Employment Grant encourages economic growth by supporting small and medium-sized businesses that invest in research and development (R&D) with a grant worth up to 20% of qualifying expenditures.

Book a meeting with us to learn more about the talent that gives Stony Plain an edge.