The Provost Region

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Visit East Central Alberta

The Provost Economic Development Committee partnered with several other organizations from the Wainwright area to produce this website in 2010.

Tourism Brochure

Tourism Brochure published in 2008

Community Survey 2011

In March of 2011, a number of local businesses conducted a community survey in the Provost Region. The region included the Town of Provost, Villages of Amisk, Czar and Hughenden, the MD of Provost which includes the Hamlets of Bodo, Hayter, Cadogan and Metiskow. A questionnaire was circulated in the Provost News and at many local businesses. 165 completed surveys were received and the results were compiled into a report that was released to the participating businesses on Monday, May 16th, 2011.

The purpose of the survey was to better understand the habits and desires of people who are shopping in the Provost Region. The survey also asked questions relating to the level of customer service, and the perception of value and competitiveness when shopping in the Provost region and other nearby areas. Several short answer questions were asked relating to what consumers would like to see, what businesses could do to encourage more local shopping and what goods are purchased when people shop away from the region.

A customer appreciation draw was conducted from the entries received on the completed survey forms. 42 winners of a $20 gift certificate were selected. Winners were contacted and received their certificate.

Below is a summary of the survey results.

Community Survey Results (PowerPoint)
Community Survey Results (Acrobat)

By working together to conduct the community survey your local business community has shown its willingness to listen to customer feedback. Local business owners will now begin the task of incorporating this information into their businesses.


Alberta is Energy

Two Provost residents have been selected to be part of the “Alberta is Energy” campaign.