Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation

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Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation is a ministry of the Executive Council of Alberta. Its duties involve managing Alberta's provincial parks and protected areas, tourism, sport and recreation.

On March 12, 2008 the ministry was renamed from Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture to Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation. The current Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation is Dr. Richard Starke.

Ministry structure[edit]

The ministry currently (2014) includes Travel Alberta, the tourism marketing agency of the ministry,[1] and the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, also known as Alberta Sport Connection, as a non-profit Crown corporation.[2]

Tourism regions of Travel Alberta[edit]

Travel Alberta divided the province into five tourism regions:[3]

  • Canadian Badlands,
  • Canadian Rockies,
  • Central Alberta,
  • Northern Alberta,
  • Southern Alberta.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tpr.alberta.ca/about/default.aspx
  2. ^ http://www.albertasport.ca/about-us/.aspx
  3. ^ http://travelalberta.com/Places%20to%20Go/Regions.aspx

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