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Virden Boost Committee

On October 24th, 2017, the Town of Virden hosted consultants from National Trust for a Main Street Boost Community Consultation. The National Trust Consultants engaged the community for two days generating ideas not only for the boost of the main street but in economic development, tourism and community development. 

The final report of this consultation can be found here: Main Street Boost Report

This report has been instrumental in moving forward with the creation of the Virden Boost Committee

Current Virden Boost Committee Members include:

  • Tiffany Cameron
  • Christa Milne
  • Clayton Murray
  • Bea Norton
  • Amanda Hagan
  • Councillor Grant Gardiner
  • April Peers
  • Jillian Irvine
  • EDM Town of Virden

Virden Boost Committee would like to acknowledge past committee members Jeff McConnell, Merv Jebb, Paula Brazil, and Lance McLean for their hard work and contributions to the committee! We are always looking for new committee members! If you are interested please contact EDM Park at

Virden Boost Projects to date include:

  • Refocused job description of Economic Development Manager
  • Community Expo
  • Photo Contest
  • Replaced Business map sign on King Street
  • Community Tourism Workshop and Tourism Strategic Planning
  • Created Terms of Reference and implementation of joint Tourism Board between the Town & RM of Wallace-Woodworth
  • Wrote an RFP to hire consultants for a Development and Concept Design Revitalization Plan - HTFC was hired in January 2020 - the project will evolve during 2020/2021
  • Placemaking and brainstorming ideas for "hole" in downtown

Virden Boost Committee Facebook Group