Welcome to the Tilley Community Profile

Economic Facts

Businesses:

There are many businesses within the community of Tilley. This is just a cross-section of what you will find.

  • ALTA GAS Ltd.
  • Alberta Treasury Branch Agency
  • Astro Boiler
  • Bantry Seed Cleaning Ltd.
  • Burton Custom Applicators Ltd
  • Darago’s Custom Grading Ltd. 
  • Entire Tree Care
  • Fabian Seed Farms
  • Flatla Auto Wrecking
  • Fresh Breath Safety Services Ltd.
  • Grasslands Express Deliveries
  • Gray Graphics
  • Iron A Welding
  • Kee-Lyn Homes
  • Rick’s Carpentry
  • S & T Car Wash
  • Shadow Oilfield Service Ltd.
  • Sickels Fresh Meats
  • Sterns Trucking
  • Stroke Engine and Compresssor Ltd.
  • Tilley Corner Store 
  • Wester’s Garage
  • TI-Alta
  • Tilley Hotel
  • Tilley Restaurant
  • Tirol Gas Co-op Limited

Financial Institutions:

    Located in Tilley:
    • Alberta Treasury Branch (ATB) Agency – 403-377-2275

          Located in Brooks:

    • Bank of Nova Scotia – 403-362-3375 
    • Bank of Montreal – 403-362-3375
    • Brooks Savings and Credit Union 403-362-4233
    • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) 403-362-5511
    • Chinook Credit Union – Brooks Savings 403-362-4233
    • Scotiabank – 403-362-3491
    • Toronto Dominion Bank – 403-362-6333
    • Treasury Branch Agency – 403-641-3041
    • RBC Royal Bank – 1-800-ROYAL11

Market
Alberta’s economy is thriving. Businesses are growing and there is increasing focus on all sectors. Southeast Alberta in particular has a flourishing energy sector, agri-food (including value-added agriculture), research and development in the area of defence, engineering and construction, metal fabrication and machinery, non-metallic minerals, and tourism (Source: Palliser Economic Partnership).

Workforce
The workforce is drawn from the County of Newell, which, as of the last census, has a population of over 7,000 and the Palliser Region which has a population of more than 111,000. Homes in Tilley are very affordable, with some residential lots still available.

Natural Resources/Research
Extensive agriculture research is conducted at the Crop Diversification Centre South where their mandate is “To promote the development and growth of crop diversification in Alberta through applied research and technology transfer.”

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Suffield is a military research centre where focus is directed on military engineering, mobility systems, weapons systems evaluation and on scientific activities surrounding the defence of chemical and biological warfare. DRDC Suffield is 45 km (28 miles) from the Village of Tilley.

 
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