Category: Economic Development

Big Vision Tagline Contest

The Tourism and Economic Development Committee (TED) is looking for a tagline or catch phrase that speaks about our region’s economic development. The tagline may be used with future economic development branding purposes. Winning Slogan – $1,000 prize value • $500 gift card to a local business of your choice or credit towards tuition at…

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Athabasca County Newsletter – April 2019

The Athabasca County Connection Newsletter is out for April 2019 and includes a variety of stories including information about the 2019 County Budget and priorities for work to take place this year, an update on the Regional Aquatic and Fitness Centre, the Business Visitation Program, and a feature story about the Pioneer and Modern Farm…

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Old Brick School Survey

As a follow-up to recent Open House held to gather ideas for future uses of the Athabasca Old Brick School a survey is now available for all those who didn’t attend the meetings. Online Survey To complete the online survey click on the link below and you will be redirected to an external website to…

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Request for Proposal – Social Media & Website Content

The Athabasca Region Tourism & Economic Development Committee is requesting proposals for Social Media and Website Management Services. The Closing Date for proposals is 2 pm, April 4, 2019 MST. All procedural inquiries and the proposals are to be directed to: Rachael Dragun Tourism & Economic Development Officer Athabasca County 3602- 48 Avenue, Athabasca, AB …

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Office Closure – Friday, March 1

The Athabasca County Administration Office, Public Works and Family & Community Support Services will be closed on Friday, March 1, 2019 to allow our staff to undertake professional development training. If you have a municipal service emergency that requires our help please call 780-689-9000.

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Tourism & Economic Development Strategic Plan

A new Tourism and Economic Development (TED) Strategic Plan has been adopted by County Council following a recommendation by the TED Committee. The plan is the result of a strategic planning session held in Athabasca on August 28 to 30, 2018. Tourism Main Goals • Develop and implement a marketing and advertising strategy promoting regional…

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Invitation: MDP-LUB Update and Planning Workshops

Following a comprehensive review of the County’s existing planning documents, draft versions of the Athabasca County’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Land Use Bylaw (LUB) were prepared in 2017. Based on feedback we’ve received from County residents, Athabasca County would like to explore four focus areas with you in greater detail to help us fine tune…

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Member At Large – Old Brick School Steering Committee

Athabasca County is welcoming applications from interested community members to serve as a ‘Member at Large’ on the Old Brick School Project Steering Committee. The Committee will assist in formulating the proposed use recommendations to the Tourism and Economic and Development Committee and the Joint Councils – Town of Athabasca and Athabasca County. Committee members…

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County Conversation – The Change Conference

Building customer service, tourism and business capacity in the region Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. The segment airs every second Wednesday around 9:25 am. If you missed hearing it over the radio, you…

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The Change Conference

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