The SSRPhas been a long time in the making. Over three phases of consultation we heard from 7,500 Albertans and received 2,000 online workbooks and written submissions.
The views and ideas we heard were diverse to say the least (you can check out all the summaries of the consultation sessions here). But there were also some concerns and ideas that we heard in almost every community we visited. We’ve made changes based on those comments.
Food is always best when it’s fresh, and it doesn’t come fresher than off the farm. There’s no better time to explore Alberta-grown cuisine than during Alberta Open Farm Days, August 23-24.
Reward your taste buds with something fresh and fantastic, and discover some great hidden gems in our province. Family-based agri-businesses want to bring something new, something better, or even a lost culinary tradition to your table. Continue reading →
My camping tour of northeast Alberta is coming to an end in the next few days.
Today we left our camping spot at Gregoire Lake Provincial Park to meet with tourism partners in Fort McMurray at the Oil Sands Discovery Centre. I was joined by representatives from Fort McMurray Tourism, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the Fort McMurray Hotel Group, Alberta TrailNet, the Fort McMurray International Airport and Travel Alberta. We shared information, discussed the current status of tourism, as well as challenges and opportunities. It was an energetic and helpful exchange of ideas.