Partners

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Lamont County has partnered with industry and tourism organizations in order to be a part of the cutting edge development of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, and the promotion of Lamont County to the world.

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

Alberta_s_Industrial_Heartland Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) is a non-profit cooperative group of four municipalities dedicated toward sustainable eco-industrial development. AIHA was created in 1998 by the municipalities within the geographic area of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland (AIH), including Strathcona County, Lamont County, Sturgeon County, and the City of Fort Saskatchewan. Together, these partners take a proactive and cooperative approach to planning and development in AIH. For more information on the AIHA visit the Alberta’s Industrial Heartland website.
Life_in_the_Heartland Addressing the interests of residents in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland and ensuring the appropriate communication between stakeholders has long been a priority in the region. A formal partnership between five local organizations created Life in the Heartland in 2007. Life in the Heartland is dedicated to providing valuable information on industry, development, and operations in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. For more information on LITH, visit the Life in the Heartland website.
Alberta_Hub The Northeast Alberta Information HUB also known as “Alberta HUB”, is the Regional Economic Development Alliance (REDA) of Northeast Alberta consisting of Communities, Business/Industry and Post-Secondary Education Institutions. Established in 2000 and incorporated as a not-for-profit society, Alberta HUB provides economic development support to its members and increases the awareness of our region as the place to invest, grow and live. For more information about Alberta HUB, visit the North East Alberta Information HUB website.

TOURISM PARTNERS

Lamont County’s tourism attractions include Elk Island National Park, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage village, and 42 Orthodox Churches, making it known as the “Church Capital of North America”. With the addition of the Babas and Borshch Ukrainian Festival in 2013, the county is well suited as an attraction to a world-wide audience. To that end, we have partnered with the following Tourism groups:

Edmonton_Regional_Tourism_Group The Edmonton Regional Tourism Group (ERTG) was originally formed in 1999 involving 26 municipalities surrounding Greater Edmonton. The purpose is to promote and develop attractions, events, festivals and unique products to visitors and residents, through a variety of partnerships and marketing tools. For more information visit the the ERTG website.
Travel_Alberta All of Alberta’s tourism framework programs and services are designed to assist Alberta’s tourism industry to market and sell their products in Canada, the United States and Overseas. Travel Alberta works in partnership with industry, many represented by Destination Marketing Organizations and/or other regional/provincial associations and marketing groups. For more information visit the Travel Alberta Industry website.
TransCanada_Yellowhead_Hwy The Trans Canada Yellowhead Highway Association is a four (4) province, non profit association established in 1947 to promote the development, maintenance and use of the Yellowhead Corridor as vital to Canada’s national transportation system and national unity. For more information visit the Trans Canada Yellowhead Highway Association website.
Go_East_of_Edmonton Please visit the Go East of Edmonton website to view the latest travel guide.