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Tri-Municipal Industrial Park Profiled at Growing The North
The Tri-Municipal Industrial Park initiative involving the City of Grande Prairie, the Municipal District of Greenview and the County of Grande Prairie was highlighted at the Growing the North Conference Wednesday.
Posted Date: 2/22/2017 4:15 PM
City Council Highlights
Council amends Downtown Incentive Program to add a clause enabling a grant matching 50% of costs up to $50,000 to demolish an existing structure. This would contribute to increasing density in the downtown core.
Posted Date: 2/21/2017 10:30 PM
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
Welcoming A New School
Deputy Mayor Jackie Clayton participated in the official opening of St. Catherine School on Feb. 10.
Posted Date: 2/14/2017 3:45 PM
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
City Council Highlights
City set to submit proposal to Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission by Wednesday's deadline, requesting one fully urban MLA and one covering a 25 km radius of the City.
Posted Date: 2/6/2017 10:45 PM
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
2017 Property Assessment Notice Mail Out
Today, the 2017 Property Assessment Notices have been mailed to all City of Grande Prairie property owners.
Posted Date: 2/1/2017 4:00 PM
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
History Book Price Reduced
The City of Grande Prairie has reduced the price of its Centennial History Book.
Posted Date: 1/25/2017 11:45 AM
Council Highlights - January 23, 2017
Council officially appoints Bob Nicolay as new City Manager, replacing Greg Scerbak, who retired on Dec. 31 after eight years in the position and more than 20 at the municipality overall.
Posted Date: 1/23/2017 9:45 PM
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
Grande Prairie and Region Receive Federal Funding
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for Grande Prairie and other Peace Region communities while in the City Thursday.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017 7:15 PM
Transit Department Profiles Funded Initiatives
Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet Sohi toured Grande Prairie Transit facilities Thursday to see how announced funding will be put to use.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017 6:45 PM
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
Grande Prairie RCMP is advising that there are extremely icy road conditions
Posted Date: 1/19/2017
On Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at approximately 10:30 p.m., members of the Grande Prairie Crime Reduction Unit observed a male known to be on curfew conditions operating a vehicle on 90B Street
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
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