Town Council

Mayor’s Welcome

Welcome to Vermilion, a town like none other! Our dynamic, friendly community offers a unique blend of strong economic development, dedicated community partnerships and vibrant recreation, arts and culture scene.  We are home to Lakeland College, which features various student managed enterprises and one of Canada’s most distinguished fire schools. Our Ag Society annually hosts the Vermilion Fair which boasts over 24,000 visitors and is the 3rd largest country fair in Alberta.

Come experience our indoor and outdoor leisure venues including the Vermilion Provincial Park, adjacent to our town boundaries. Here you can try camping, rowing on the Vermilion River or cross country skiing on 10 km of groomed trails.

Our energetic arts and culture scene including our Good Life Institute will ensure there is always something happening in town! Our picturesque community boasts murals, unique gardens, and an outdoor community oven all part of our award winning brand “New Ideas for Living”.

Interested in working in a dynamic and prosperous economic community?  Vermilion has a broad vision for a thriving and sustainable future and is deeply invested in supporting businesses that share that vision. Industrial, Commercial and Residential investment opportunities are all immediately available.  If you are considering establishing or expanding a business opportunity, I invite you to contact the Town Economic Development department to discuss your opportunities.

Undoubtedly one of our Town’s best features is the people who call Vermilion home. Whether you’re a long-term resident or a visitor discovering our community for the first time, you will be greeted with warmth and smiles.

Tempted to learn more about our great community.  Download our ExploreVermilion App to stay in tuned with us. So come and discover one of Alberta’s best kept secrets….come for a day, a week or a lifetime. Vermilion – New Ideas For Living!

Caroline McAuley,
Mayor, Town of Vermilion