Category: Tourism

Meeting Notice – TED Committee

Due to social distancing and physical gathering requirements during the pandemic, the Thursday, June 4, 2020, Tourism & Economic Development Committee Meeting will be held remotely. VIEW AGENDA DETAILS OF REMOTE MEETING Members of the public are welcome to watch a live stream of the meeting via the internet. The live stream will begin shortly…

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Meeting Notice – TED Committee

Due to social distancing and physical gathering requirements set forth by the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Wednesday, April 29 Tourism & Economic Development Committee Meeting will be held remotely. Members of the public are welcome to watch a live stream of the meeting via the internet. VIEW AGENDA DETAILS OF REMOTE MEETING The…

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Office Closure Notice

Please be advised the Athabasca County Admin Office, Public Works, and FCSS/Parent Link building are closed to public access until further notice. This measure is being taken to protect our residents, staff, and communities, as we work to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. For those who need to make payments, electronic options are…

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Big Vision Slogan Contest Winner

Congratulations to our winner Shirley Zelman! PHOTO (L to R):  Kim Lewis, Monica Rosborough, Tamara Yurchak – members of PRAAC; Shirley Zelman – Contest Winner; Warren Griffin – Chair of the TED Committee; Rachael Dragun – Tourism and Economic Development Officer.    December 13, 2019 – Athabasca, AB – Shirley’s Zelman’s slogan  Athabasca Region. Growing. Naturally.  was…

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Council Holds 2019 Organizational Meeting

Members of Athabasca County Council met in Council Chambers for the County’s Organizational Meeting. The meeting is held annually to elect a Reeve and Deputy Reeve, as well as make a number of appointments to boards, committees and commissions. It also offers a chance for Councillors to express interest in new positions, or keep the…

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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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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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