RADF Investment: $5 million
Other Investment: $1,719,988
Total Investment: $6,719,988
Project Period: August 2009–October 2012
Support from the Rural Alberta Development Fund will help create a virtual Tourism Development Centre that will serve as a portal for business and workforce training, policy tools, and other resources focused on expanding regional tourism in southeastern Alberta. Seventeen short, intermediate, and long-term tourism programs are being created and delivered, eight tourism hubs are being established, and access to tourism destinations is being enhanced. Canadian Badlands Ltd. is partnering with 56 southeastern Alberta communities on this initiative.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: