June 30, 2015
The Athabasca Advocate is an award-winning weekly newspaper in a vibrant, fast-growing community located just over an hour north of Edmonton.
A three-person newsroom provides extensive coverage of local news and sports, dedicated to keeping the community informed about local events and providing thought-provoking editorials.
The Advocate has a verified circulation of over 2,950, with 90 per cent of adults reading the Advocate at least every four weeks (ComBase 2008).
A second section, Town & Country, runs in the Athabasca Advocate, Barrhead Leader, Westlock News and Lac La Biche Post and reaches over 12,500 households.
The Advocate published its first issue in 1982.
The Advocate is owned by Great West Newspapers, LP. Great West Newspapers is committed to producing quality newspapers in advertising markets throughout Alberta. Other Great West publications include: Airdrie City View, Barrhead Leader, Bonnyville Nouvelle, Carstairs Courier, Didsbury Review, Elk Point Review, FFWD Weekly (Calgary), Innisfail Province, Lac La Biche Post, Mountain View Gazette, Okotoks Western Wheel, Olds Albertan, Rocky Mountain Outlook, Rocky View Weekly, St. Albert Gazette, St. Paul Journal, Sundre Round Up, Town & Country, Westlock News, Wheel & Deal (Alberta edition) and Wheel & Deal (Prairie edition).