Message from the Executive Director…

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website. It is but one component of a new ‘Communications Program’ our business association is currently engaged in to enhance our communication with our business members and the public at large. We wanted to get the website up as soon as possible, but please bear with us as we continue to populate the various pages over the next couple of months.

In concert with our new website partner, we will also be enhancing our social media channels, mail chimp communications, quarterly newsletters and ‘Quick News’ memorandums. In addition, our board of directors is currently in the process of a developing a new strategic plan for our business improvement area (BIA).

The Alberta Avenue Business Revitalization Zone is represented by 200+ business from NAIT to Northlands along 118th Avenue. These consist of long time businesses such as Myhers Music, Coliseum Steak & Pizza, ABC Weddings & Rentals, Plaza Bowl, Polar Bear Health & Water, Absolutely Edibles, Allied Insurance, Polish Food & Gift Center, Northland Denture Clinic to name a few.

There are also many multicultural businesses on Alberta Avenue including Kasoa Food Market, Paraiso Tropical, Mareeg Café & Restaurant, Lan’s Asian Grill, Stan’s Barber Shop, El Rancho Spanish Restaurant, Handy Bakery, Mama Afro Beauty, Billan Financial, Downtown Auto, and the Carrot Community Coffee House, to name a few.

In addition, we also have well known ‘anchor businesses’ including Canada Safeway, Shoppers Drug Mart, Scotiabank, CIBC and ATB, Dollarama, Value Village.

For a full listing of our businesses please click on the ‘Director’ tab.

We are very proud of all our businesses on the avenue whose owners and employees work very hard each day in offering their products and services to shoppers. Please helps support our businesses particularly in these challenging economic times. I know they will greatly appreciate it.

We hope you like our new website and welcome any suggestions, likes or dislikes by emailing me personally at

Thank you.                                                                

Joachim Holtz, P.Mgr   Executive Director