Drayton Valley
Rural Renewal Stream

Immigration Employment Program

Connecting newcomers with employment opportunities.

Connecting businesses with workers.

The Town of

Drayton Valley

is proud to welcome newcomers

The Town of Drayton Valley is a designated community under the Rural Renewal Stream program with the province of Alberta! The program aims to attract and retain newcomers to Drayton Valley and support local employers to fill job vacancies. This will support workforce development by helping employers meet labour demands, expand our skilled workforce and support community growth and economic diversification.



  • Step 1

    Review program requirements on the Government of Alberta website
  • Step 2

    Explore job postings and apply to jobs
  • Step 3

    Complete hiring process and receive job offer
  • Step 4

    Receive endorsement letter from The Town of Drayton Valley’s Economic Development team
  • Step 5

    Apply for immigration through the Alberta Advantage Immigration Portal
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What is the Rural Renewal Stream?

The Rural Renewal Stream offers eligible workers the opportunity to immigrate to Alberta with the formal support of the Town of Drayton Valley. Part of the Drayton Valley Town Council’s commitment to economic development, the program is designed to attract and retain qualified workers and support employers to fill vacancies in their labour force.

Supporting economic development

The Town of Drayton Valley is proud to be a designated community under the Rural Renewal Stream of the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP). Under this program, the Town will support economic development by attracting qualified candidates to fill vacant, full-time, permanent labour gaps in our community, as well as attracting entrepreneurs, new investment, and new business.

Learn more about applying for the Rural Renewal Stream in Drayton Valley