Sector Support

The Alberta Economic Development Council (ADEA) promotes the development and promotion of Alberta’s French-speaking entrepreneurs working in the tourism sector in a number of ways.

The CDÉA produces a French tour guide for Alberta every year. With the continuing support of and the various social communication channels, the Alberta tourism guide is the ideal tool for visitors from Quebec, France and any Francophone cultures. There is more than 30,000 traveling enthusiasts who consults the tour guide written entirely in French and that is just the print copies!

The integrity of the French guide is to display the unique opportunity and variety of services offered in the Alberta community and to show the strength of its Francophone members and the Francophiles. This province provides an authentic touristic destination, which is highlighted by its magnificent landscapes, gastronomy, culture, distinctive experiences and warmth.


  • For the incomparable beauty of the Canadian Rockies
  • For Calgary’s unique energy and community spirit
  • For the “Yeggers” lifestyle in Edmonton and its famous Whyte Avenue
  • For its gastronomic cuisine and urban art
  • For the warm welcome of the people
  • To pay only 5% tax on all your purchases
  • For the excellent ski conditions (for 6 months)
  • And more!


Here is the list of tools developed to date:

Site Web
Dedicated to visitors to better inform them of the francophone tourism offer.

Official Tourism Guide Alberta Tourism

Published in more than 30,000 copies and distributed in Canada and in the French-speaking world.

French Tourism Services in Western Canada

For tourists wishing to explore the provinces of Western Canada (accommodation, catering, sightseeing tours, points of interest, etc.). More than 700 points of interest to discover!

Official Resources for Western Canada

Also discover Le Corridor, a collection of selected heritage, cultural and tourism products from Canada’s Francophone communities that offer visitors French-language services.