Reports & Publications

Reports & Publications

Grande Prairie Guide

Thinking about moving, or are a new resident to Grande Prairie and wondering what we're all about? The 2023 Grande Prairie Guide is a great place to learn more about the community.

This magazine also has invaluable information for businesses - you'll quickly see why this is an excellent place to live, work, play and do business.

Download in English  |  Read Online in French

Advertise in the 2024 Grande Prairie Guide 

Advertising space is now available in the 2024 edition of the Grande Prairie Guide.

Download the 2024 Grande Prairie Guide Advertising Contract here.


2023 Commercial Opportunities Booklet 

Looking for opportunities in Grande Prairie? Check out the 2023 Commercial Opportunities Guide.

2023 Economic Profile

Within the Economic Profile, you will find information on Location and Distance to Markets, Demographics, Labour, Force and Housing, Education, Innovation & Opportunity, Business Costs, Taxation and Incentives, Development, Transportation, Utilities, Information on Shopping, Parks, Culture and Health Care, Sector profiles on Agriculture, Forestry, Oil & Gas, Retail and Tourism.

Contact the Economic Development department to request hard copies.


Richmond Industrial Strategy

In partnership with local stakeholders, the City of Grande Prairie has developed a Revitalization Strategy for the Richmond Industrial Area (RIA). The strategy identifies key issues, opportunities, and potential steps to revitalize this important industrial area in the city’s west side. The following summarizes the strategic actions, timelines and funding suggested to achieve property and business owners’ vision for the Richmond Industrial Area.


2023 Retail Market Analysis 

Conducted to get a better understanding of the current  opportunities available to Grande Prairie business owners and investors, the 2023 Retail Market Analysis provides valuable information on Retail Trade Area Demographics & Income, Retail Inventory Supply & Performance, Retail Outflow vs. Inflow, Consumer Survey Results, Consumer Survey Cross-Tabulations – Residence, Age & Income


FCSS Funding Framework 2023-2026

The City of Grande Prairie has partnered with the Government of Alberta to deliver FCSS since 1966–67. FCSS is an 80/20 funding partnership between the Government of Alberta and participating municipalities or Métis Settlements to develop locally driven prevention based social initiatives that enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.

Download the FCSS Funding Framework 2023-2026 Report here.


Food Access & Affordability Survey 2023 Results

With the rising cost of food and essentials, The City of Grande Prairie, in collaboration with F.A.S.T, conducted a city-wide survey of all its residents to understand Grande Prairie’s perspective on food insecurity, its root causes, and possible solutions and to identify whether residents are aware of the community resources that are available to them during times of need.

Download the Food Access & Affordability Survey 2023 Results.

Find out more about the Food Security Committee.


Industrial Attraction Strategy

The Industrial Attraction Strategy was born out of Council’s 2015 - 2018 Strategic Plan. The plan seeks to create a competitive advantage with respect to infrastructure, service levels and costs for commercial and industrial development.


Hospital Economic Impact & Gap Analysis

The Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Economic Impact & Gap Analysis was completed in October 2016 to measure the economic impact of the $730 million facility and to assess Grande Prairie’s capacity for supporting the increase in demand arising from the requirements of the new regional hospital.


Hotel & Event Facilities Guide 

Grande Prairie is a community of choice to host a wide variety of proceedings from conferences, trade-shows and meetings to high-calibre sport and recreation events. 

From the boardroom to 115,000 square feet of event space, you’ll find the perfect place to host your next meeting or event in this guide. Take a peek at what Grande Prairie has to offer in the Hotel & Event Facilities Guide