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Full, Fun, Festive: Family Day Weekend
Family Day weekend was jam-packed here in Grande Prairie! Across the City, across the long weekend, there was tons to do, see and enjoy. Check it out
Posted Date: 2/21/2017 6:30 PM
Emergency Gas Leak Along 128 Ave.
ATCO Gas is working to repair an emergency gas leak on 128 Ave. between 99 and 100 St.
Posted Date: 2/17/2017 1:00 PM
Road Bans Declared as of 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 20th
The City of Grande Prairie, in conjunction with the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 will declare road bans on gravel roads, beginning Monday, February 20, 2017.
Posted Date: 2/17/2017
City Of Grande Prairie Celebrates Family Day
Family day is a time to celebrate with your family and loved ones. The City of Grande Prairie encourages you to get out and enjoy the city’s events with your family.
Posted Date: 2/15/2017
Outstanding Service Recognized During 11th Annual Passionate Heart Awards Luncheon
A total of nine awards were distributed in four category areas during the annual Passionate Heart Awards luncheon today in Grande Prairie
Posted Date: 2/14/2017
The intersections of 116 Ave. and 100 St., and 116 Ave. and 99 St. are expecting lane closures intermittently throughout February due to construction.
Posted Date: 2/13/2017
Arts Development Funding Available
Arts Development Scholarships and Arts Development Individual Project Funding deadline is Mar. 1.
Posted Date: 2/10/2017
Statistics Canada Shows 13.5% City Population Growth
The first set of numbers released by Statistics Canada on the 2016 federal census shows 63,166 people living in Grande Prairie, a 13.5% increase from the last federal census in 2011.
Posted Date: 2/8/2017
GPREP Activated in Response to Farm Tap Unit Fire
The Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) has been activated in response to a farm tap unit on fire on Highway 670 and Range Road 52.
Posted Date: 2/6/2017
Areas Affected by Natural Gas Outage
ATCO continues to work at mobilizing compressed natural gas trailers in order to supply natural gas to customers during the outage.
Posted Date: 2/6/2017
Traffic Delays Expected on 132 Ave. & 108 St.
Knelsen Sand & Gravel Ltd. will be performing earthwork and dirt trucking activities on 132 Ave. between 116 St. and 108 St. from February 6 to 17.
Posted Date: 2/3/2017
30th Annual Fiddlers' Jamboree
Tickets are now available to the 30th Annual Fiddlers' Jamboree On Sunday April 2 at the Douglas J Cardinal Performing Arts Centre. Spectators of all ages can enjoy an afternoon of traditional and modern fiddling music and dance, from novice to senior professional.
Posted Date: 2/2/2017
City of Grande Prairie Introduces Traffic Signal Pre-emption
Traffic signal pre-emption (also called traffic signal prioritization) is a type of system that allows the normal operation of traffic lights to be pre-empted.
Posted Date: 1/31/2017
City Urges Residents Not to Use Storm Ponds For Recreation
The City of Grande Prairie would like to remind residents of the significant safety risks associated with using the City’s Storm Ponds for recreational usage, especially at this time of the year.
Posted Date: 1/30/2017
The City of Grande Prairie launched a new website that makes it more convenient to access some frequently used services.
Posted Date: 1/23/2017
Hughes Lake Area Structure Plan Open House
On January 1, 2016, the City annexed 97 quarter-sections of land from the County of Grande Prairie. One of the purposes of annexing this land base was for the City to be able to attract more industrial and commercial development to help build a strong, viable tax base.
Posted Date: 1/20/2017 12:45 PM
Ice Control Continues on Priority 1 and 2 Routes
In response to the recent freezing rain, crews continue today sanding priority 1 and 2 routes through the City. Crews will sand residential areas as time and equipment allows.
Posted Date: 1/20/2017
Snow Clearing Continues in Residential Areas
Morning and afternoon crews will continue pulling snow piles in the Pinnacle, O’Brien and Countryside North areas.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017
Transit Operations Update
The City of Grande Prairie transit operations are up and running, after service was suspended this morning due to extremely icy road conditions. City Transportation crews are sanding all routes.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017
Grande Prairie Fire Area Roads are in Dangerous Condition
The Grande Prairie Fire Department is responding to numerous call for motor vehicle collisions and falls due the freezing rain this morning.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017
Horses, Wagons and Cowboys: The Chuckwagon Story
he Heritage Discovery Centre prepares for Horses, Wagons, and Cowboys: The Chuckwagon Story.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017
Schedule Finalized for 2017 Growing the North Conference
The 2017 Growing the North Conference is set for February 22 and 23 at the ENTREC Centre at Evergreen Park. As the largest economic conference in Northwestern Alberta and Northeastern BC, this event attracts hundreds of business and community leaders from across Western Canada.
Posted Date: 1/17/2017
Residential Windrow Removal
Crews are in south Swanavon area pulling snow from double sidewalk roads and hauling it out.
Posted Date: 1/17/2017
Residential Snow Clearing Continues
Crews will be picking up windrows in Avondale today Monday, January 16 and will continue working on all Priority 1, 2 and 3 roads as necessary.
Posted Date: 1/16/2017
Parking Bans Lifted
Parking Bans on our Permanent Snow Routes have been lifted as of Thursday, January 12, 2017.
Posted Date: 1/11/2017
Residential Snow Plowing Service Begins
Residential Snow Plowing Service begins Monday at 8:00 a.m.
Posted Date: 1/7/2017
Snow Crews in Full Force
City crews are out in full force clearing the first major snowfall of the season.
Posted Date: 1/5/2017
Parking Bans Declared for Wednesday, January 4
Due to recent snow accumulation and snow in the forecast, the City is declaring Parking Bans on all Permanent Snow Routes, effective between 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM on weekdays starting Wednesday January 4.
Posted Date: 1/3/2017
City, Sexsmith Pursuing Collaboration Grant
The City of Grande Prairie and the Town of Sexsmith are partnering on a funding application to get assistance to do pre-work on an Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework
Posted Date: 12/15/2016 3:45 PM
2016 Arterial Traffic Noise Study
The City of Grande Prairie retained GHD Limited to complete a Traffic Noise Survey earlier this fall. The survey encompasses 16 residential neighbourhoods and the results can be found on the City’s website at
Posted Date: 12/13/2016
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