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We're located in the heart of the Palliser Triangle located in south-eastern Alberta, Canada. With 1.5 million acres of land and 7,524 people, we are a thriving municipality.

Key Industries

The Region of Newell (which includes all the municipalities in the region) is home to some different industries.   According to the 2011 Canadian Federal Census, the top five industry employers were:

Industry Category

Number of Employees

Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 1985
Manufacturing 1860
Educational Services 1075
Agriculture 1025
Retail Trade  995

The Region of Newell top five industry wealth generators in 2011 are:

Industry Category

Estimated Wealth Generation

Industry % of Newell

Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction $2,002,577,650 29.3%
Manufacturing $1,172,733,329 17.2%
Wholesale Trade $987,749,265 14.4%
Utilities $854,694,614 12.5%
Construction $286,664,662 4.2%