Victoria District Economic Development Strategy

Following extensive public participation and input, as well as a Public Hearing held at the June 26, 2020 Joint Meeting of the Town of Smoky Lake and Smoky Lake County, the Victoria District Economic Development Strategy was adopted as a long term vision. The Strategy proposes to move forward as a concept to support and develop tourism in the Smoky Lake region, focused on the key pieces of: Experiential Education + Heritage + Nature + Agriculture + Culture + Food & Drink.

Click Here to view 
the Strategy Document 
Click Here to view the Strategy
'What we Heard' Report 

Since June 2020, the Town and County have been developing a Business Plan which will be shared shortly, and available for further public input ahead of a Public Hearing to be held at the end of November. 

View the August 2020 report prepared for Travel Alberta: Travel Impact Scenarios and Spending Segmentation for Alberta.


Letters of Support 

For more information, visit: 

Métis Crossing

Ukrainian Culture 
McDougall Gravesite
Victoria Settlement 
St. Elias Church by Steve Ricketts 
Tourism Minister Fir 
Visit to Smoky Lake, 
August 20, 2020

County, Town, Metis Crossing Board
Tri-Council Meeting, 
August 17, 2020