Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District | Who We Are
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Who We Are

The Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District (PADBID) Statutory Board of the City of Prince Albert established in March of 2004. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, appointed by City Council, it is made up of property and business persons from within the designated Business Improvement District.

Our neighbourhood is home to nearly 300 businesses, one third of all in Prince albert, which include the following: civic, provincial and federal government offices, financial, institutions, 4 major medias companies, professional firms such as: investment, accounting and legal, quality retail, dinning, 5 art galleries, Historical Museum, E.A. Rawlinson Centre for the Arts, Art classes, visitor accommodation and convention facilities, beauty and personal care, pharmacies, doctors offices and a variety of residential including a number of senior citizen housing complexes, affordable housing options, as well as executive suites.


Our Purpose:

The purpose or mandate of the business improvement district is to encourage the development of a vibrant and prosperous downtown business district by improving the area’s appearance and image, promoting and marketing the area, and undertaking initiatives and projects that facilitate the ongoing rejuvenation and redevelopment of the area.




Santa Clause is coming to Downtown!

You'd better watch out, you'd better not cry, the Santa Claus parade is coming back to Prince Albert. After a roughly six year hiatus, there will be a parade in the city this fall. PADBID Vice-Chair Evert Botha said the idea for the event came from the Prince Albert Downtown Business...

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Seeking Youth Art Submissions!

Beginning October 4, 2016, the Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District (PADBID)  launched the “Find Your Place Downtown” crowdfunding project, to direct people to and identify with the historic, cultural, and social centre of our city and the region. This initiative will provide a...

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Prince Albert Downtown - This place matters!

#ThisPlaceMatters Prince Albert Downtown

Prince Albert Downtown is the ONLY Community in Saskatchewan in this year's #ThisPlaceMatters Competition. Our fundraiser is for wayfinders and signage along our main roads into Prince Albert, Saskatchewan that will draw more visitors to Prince Albert Downtown. You can vote once a day, and...

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Prince Albert Downtown - This place matters!

This place matters!

The Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District has entered an on-line competition, with hopes of winning $40,000 to create new wayfinding signs for the City with a project entitled “Find Your Place Downtown.” The National Trust This Place Matters Crowdfunding campaign began today online...

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Prince Albert Food Bank Drive

Don't forget, you can drop any non-perishable food items at participating businesses on Central Avenue this week! The Prince Albert Downtown Food Bank drive will wrap up on Wednesday, but the Prince Albert Food Bank will always be in need of our continued support. You...

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