Category: Featured

Farm Women’s Conference – Tickets Now on Sale

Thursday, February 6, 2020 Colinton Community Centre   A great line-up of speakers, door prizes, great food are all part of the event. Witness the awards ceremony which sees an award presented to the Modern Farm Woman and a Pioneer Farm Woman of the Year. Keynote Speaker Jacquie Fenske will be talking about empowerment and…

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Nominate a Farm Woman of the Year

Nominate a recipient for Modern and Pioneer Farm Woman of the Year The Farm Woman of the Year Award is one way Athabasca County recognizes the dedication and hard work of rural women in our municipality. Each year nominations are reviewed by the Farm Women’s Award Committee to choose one recipient of the Pioneer Farm…

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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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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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Athabasca County Conversation – August 14, 2019

Ag Services Inspecting for Club Root and Gathering Grasshopper Data 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 work underway by the Ag Services Department to inspect for Club Root and…

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Public Hearings – Bylaws 014, 015, 017, 018 – 2019

Concurrent Public Hearings have been scheduled for August 13, 2019 starting at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the County Office. They are being held to allow the public input of draft amendments to the Municipal Development Plan 5-2002 and the Land Use Bylaw 6-2002. Bylaws 014-2019 & 015-2019 Bylaw 014-2019 proposes to amend…

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Public Hearing – LUB & MDP (1st Reading)

Athabasca County will be holding a Public Hearing to receive feedback on the revised versions of the proposed Land Use Bylaw (LUB) and Municipal Development Plan (MDP). The meeting takes place beginning at 9:30 am on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in Athabasca County Council Chambers 3602 – 48th Avenue, Athabasca, AB   T9S 1M8 If you are…

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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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