Category: Economic Development

Development Permit Approvals

For the week of December 4, 2019 .   Permitted Use:   D19-126 1277 sq ft Residence (22’ high), 26’x38’ (22’ high) Detached Garage and 25’x30’ (20’ high) Stable NW 1-66-21-W4 (Division 5) Decision Date: November 27, 2019   D19-130 30’ x 50’ (14’ high) Detached Garage NW 3-66-20-W4 (Division 5) Decision Date: November 28,…

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Project Open House – Athabasca Minerals Inc.

All interested parties are invited to learn about the details of the proposed project. 9 am to 1 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Athabasca Agriplex Proposed Project The proposed project includes a pit (mining of sand) connected by a slurry line to a sand washing, sorting, drying, and storage facility to produce proppant for oil…

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Tourism marketing campaign receives national award

TED Committee receives national marketing award as part of municipal coalition The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about a national marketing award recently presented to the Tourism & Economic Development…

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County Conversation – September 25, 2019

2019 Board and Committee Opportunities                 The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about current opportunities to become involved in an Athabasca County Board or…

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Committee Member Opportunities

Athabasca County is seeking Members At Large to serve on the following committees: Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (One) Member – 3 Year Term One County resident to serve as Members at Large on the Subdivision & Development Appeal Board for a 3 year term ending December 31, 2022. The purpose of the Board is…

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Athabasca County Conversation – Business Events

Upcoming events focus on tourism business, networking and finding funding The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about three upcoming events of interest to entrepreneurs and the business community: Sept 5…

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Stat Holiday Office Closure – Labour Day

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day stat holiday. The After-Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will remain in operation over the long weekend for emergencies connected with municipal services. If you encounter an emergency that requires Fire, Police or Ambulance please dial 9-1-1.  

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Tourism Entrepreneurship Seminar – Athabasca

The Tourism Entrepreneurship Start-up Seminar (TESS) is a one-day free seminar taking place in various municipalities across Alberta. In Athabasca the event is being hosted by the Tourism & Economic Development Committee. TESS is designed to assist start-up tourism entrepreneurs and businesses (from concept to about two years in business) access information and resources to help increase the likelihood of a…

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Business Event: Funding Landscape Luncheon

The Athabasca County Tourism and Economic Development Committee and Business Link bring you – Funding Landscape: Grants, Government Programs and other Options for Your Business Looking for financing for your startup or growing business? Curious about what options are out there? Join us for this session on everything financing for small business! Learn about the…

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Business Event – Nibbles & Networking

The Tourism and Economic Development Committee invites you to a night of networking for regional businesses and industry of all types. Come out and learn about “The Art of Networking” with Patricia Stride from Business Networking International, and then put your new networking skills to the test. Light snacks provided. Refreshments available for purchase. Visit…

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