About GROWTH Alberta

The Grizzly Regional Economic Alliance Society (GROWTH Alberta) is an alliance of eleven communities, two school boards, and four supporting agencies in North Central Alberta. GROWTH Alberta was established in 2001 and incorporated as a not for profit society in September of 2002 to provide economic development support and promotion for its member communities.

The members of GROWTH Alberta will work collectively, as a region, to achieve economic, social, and political environments in which sustainable, diversified, and regional growth is realized.

With this mission statement as a guide, GROWTH Alberta undertakes various projects - in partnership with a variety of stakeholders - to support the prosperity of the GROWTH Alberta region.

What we're currently focused on...

  • Regional Cooperation and Sustainability
    Major projects for 2015-2016: Business Awards and Youth Retention
  • Business Retention and Economic Diversification
    Major projects for 2015-2016: Business Awards and WILD Alberta Tourism Development


WILD Alberta Tourism


Upcoming Events

  • GROWTH Alberta Board Meeting
    February 27, 2017 (10:30 am - 12:30 - pm)
    Regular board meeting of the Grizzly Regional Economic Development Society, hosted by the Town of Westlock. Meetings are open to the public, so please feel free to attend one in your area.   Lunch is provided. Please RSVP and/or contact our office for...
  • Wood Waste Recycling Expo
    March 01, 2017 (8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
    The 2017 Drayton Valley Wood Waste Recycling,Bio Economy Utilization Workshop & Expo.  Hosted at the Clean Energy Centre.
  • Hemp Seed to Sale Information Session
    March 02, 2017 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
    What are the opportunities for hemp from seed to sale.  Listen to experts discuss hemp seed and fibre markets and aopportunities.  Hosted by Barrhead County at Glenreagh Hall.