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New Exhibit Celebrates Freemasonry
The Grande Prairie Museum prepares for its latest exhibit, Freemasonry: A History Hidden in Plain Sight, opening April 30.
Posted Date: 3/28/2017
Downtown Incentives Program Recognized At Awards
The City of Grande Prairie’s Economic Development, Land and Communications Manager, and the municipality’s Downtown Incentives Program have received provincial recognition through the Economic Developers Alberta 2017 Awards of Excellence.
Posted Date: 3/27/2017
City Resumes Construction on 68 Avenue Bridge
Eiffage Innovative Canada Inc. resumes construction work on the 68 Avenue eastbound bridge on Monday March 27, 2017.
Posted Date: 3/24/2017
24/7 Road Bans Declared
The City of Grande Prairie, in conjunction with the County of Grande Prairie No. 1, will declare 50% road bans 24/7 on gravel roads, beginning 10:00 A.M. Friday, March 24, 2017.
Posted Date: 3/23/2017
Snow Removal Operations Wrap Up for the Season
Milder weather is in the forecast for the City of Grande Prairie, which means snow removal season is coming to an end.
Posted Date: 3/22/2017
City Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Inclusion Alberta
The City of Grande Prairie and Inclusion Alberta signed a memorandum of understanding today, to create paid meaningful employment opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities.
Posted Date: 3/21/2017
City Marks International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 21 is a day designated by the United Nations as “The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination”. The City of Grande Prairie will observe this Day with a free cultural showcase open to the community.
Posted Date: 3/20/2017
Changes to Transit Service: Routes 5 and 7 March 27, 2017
Grande Prairie Transit will begin a 6 month pilot project that will see enhanced service for the Avondale area.
Posted Date: 3/20/2017
Hughes Lake Area Structure Plan
In the fall of 2016, the City of Grande Prairie and ISL Engineering and Land Services began work in preparation of an Area Structure Plan (ASP) for lands lying west and north of the Grande Prairie Airport, shown in the attached map.
Posted Date: 3/17/2017
2017 Downtown Rehabilitation Project Info Session
A public information session is being held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 for Phase 1 and 2 construction on the Downtown Rehabilitation and Streetscapes Project.
Posted Date: 3/16/2017
Melt Away Those Winter Blues!
Melt away those winter blues and enjoy the last day on the Dave Barr Community Centre ice before we welcome spring! Bring your family and friends and join us for a FREE afternoon of fun at Dave Barr Community Centre.
Posted Date: 3/14/2017 10:00 AM
City Prepares to Resume Construction on 68 Avenue Bridge
Eiffage Innovative Canada Inc. is preparing to resume construction work on 68 Avenue eastbound bridge.
Posted Date: 3/7/2017
Grande Prairie Fire Department Awards
The Grande Prairie Fire Department (GPFD) held its Annual Awards & Medal Presentations today at City Hall.
Posted Date: 3/6/2017
Parking Bans Declared on Permanent Snow Routes
Due to snow accumulations this past weekend, the City is declaring parking bans on all permanent snow routes effective Tuesday February 28, between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. on weekdays.
Posted Date: 2/27/2017
Nitehawk Making It Snow at Thrill Hill in Swanavon
Once again, Nitehawk Year Round Adventure Park has come to our rescue. Nitehawk’s snow making crew will be setting up their snow cannon and operate their hill-grooming machine in Swanavon for the second year in a row. The Nitehawk has offered once again to make it snow and they will be working on the popular Thrill Hill.
Posted Date: 2/24/2017
Let's Talk About Potholes
Tis the time in our City when potholes can rear their irritating heads. They no doubt create driving challenges, and are generally an irritant and eyesore.
Posted Date: 2/24/2017
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 3:30 PM
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
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