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Nominations Open For “Women of Influence” Awards
The City of Grande Prairie is seeking to recognize local women who have made a positive social difference in the community.
Posted Date: 12/14/2017
New Traffic Lights on 116 Avenue (Highway 43) and 105 Street to be Activated
The public is advised the newly installed traffic lights at the intersection of 116 Avenue and 105 Street are to be activated on the afternoon of Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
Posted Date: 12/14/2017
Dave Barr hosts FREE Ugly Sweater Party on Ice
Dave Barr Community Centre invites you to grab your skates and bring the family down for an afternoon skate with your ugly Christmas sweaters to start the weekend festivities off right on Saturday, December 23rd from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Posted Date: 12/13/2017 9:00 AM
Swanavon Thrill Hill - Temporary Closure
Due to the unseasonably warm weather the parks department has temporarily closed Swanavon Thrill Hill to the public for safety concerns.
Posted Date: 12/12/2017
108 Avenue Closed to Westbound Traffic between 101 Street and 102 Street
Beginning December 13, 108 Avenue between 101 Street and 102 Street will be closed to westbound traffic only.
Posted Date: 12/12/2017
Sponsored FREE Holiday Public Skates
The City of Grande Prairie is excited to announce that for the month of December we have seven FREE Sponsored Holiday Public Skates events. Free ice skating, holiday music, food and beverage and more. Five of these will be hosted at the Coca-Cola Centre and the other two will be hosted at the Revolution Place.
Posted Date: 12/11/2017 9:15 AM
Parking Bans on our Permanent Snow Routes have been lifted as of Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
Posted Date: 12/11/2017
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 during unpredictable weather conditions.
Posted Date: 12/11/2017
Residential crews will be working in Northridge, Scenic Ridge, Crystal Ridge and Crystal Lake Estates.
Posted Date: 12/7/2017
31st Annual Fiddler's Jamboree Tickets On Sale Now
Tickets are on sale now at the Grande Prairie Museum for the 31st Annual Fiddlers' Jamboree.
Posted Date: 12/6/2017
Residential Crews will be working in Westpointe.
Posted Date: 12/6/2017
City Council Highlights
Council refers discussion on Cairn on the Boulevard Development Permit to a Council Committee of the Whole meeting in early 2018.
Posted Date: 12/4/2017 10:45 PM
Mayor Launches Opioid Response Task Force
Mayor Bill Given launches Opioid Task Force in partnership with community agencies in city.
Posted Date: 12/4/2017 9:45 PM
Community Consultation for Proposed Permanent Pickleball Facility
The Grande Prairie Pickleball Association has proposed upgrading the old tennis courts near the Dave Barr Community Centre for use as a permanent Pickleball facility. The City will be hosting a community consultation on Tuesday, December 5th at 6:30pm in the KMSC Law Room in the Coca-Cola Centre to receive input on this potential project.
Posted Date: 12/4/2017 8:30 AM
Arts Development Funding Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2018
Arts Development Festival Funding and Major Project Funding deadline is Jan.2, 2018. The Arts Development Fund offers $70,000 in annual funding from the City of Grande Prairie’s Culture and Heritage Department to non-profit groups and societies hosting community events.
Posted Date: 12/4/2017
Toys For Tickets Launches Today
Residents receiving a City of Grande Prairie Parking Ticket between Dec. 1 and 14 can choose to donate a toy or gift card instead of paying the ticket.
Posted Date: 12/1/2017 4:00 PM
City Crews will clear all windrows previously left across driveway entrances during residential snow plowing service.
Posted Date: 12/1/2017
Residential crews will be working in Mountview, VLA/Montrose, Hillside, Crystal Heights, Ivy Lake, and Crystal Landing.
Posted Date: 12/1/2017
Downtown Rehabilitation Project Phases 1 and 2 Construction Complete
Construction on phases 1 and 2 of the Downtown Rehabilitation and Streetscapes Project is now complete.
Posted Date: 11/30/2017
Residential Snow Plowing Continues Dec 1
Residential crews will be working in Westgate, Arbour Hills, Royal Oaks, Northridge, Scenic Ridge, Crystal Ridge, Lakeland, Crystal Lake Estates and Copperwood.
Posted Date: 11/30/2017
December STEP and BEEP Initiatives
Winter Driving related offences will be the Selected Traffic Enforcement Program focus for December. The arrival of winter has brought with it plenty of snow this year and too many motor vehicle collisions.
Posted Date: 11/28/2017
Bear Creek North Area Structure Plan
The City of Grande Prairie and ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd. are initiating work on the preparation of an Area Structure Plan (ASP) for lands lying north of the Grande Prairie Airport and west of 116 Street.
Posted Date: 11/27/2017
101 Avenue to Open This Week
101 Avenue between 100 Street and 102 Street is scheduled to re-open to traffic by Thursday, November 30, 2017.
Posted Date: 11/27/2017
Transit Expands Sunday Service
Transit service in Grande Prairie will be extended by two hours on Sundays, starting on Dec. 4.
Posted Date: 11/24/2017 12:15 PM
Mayor Given Elected to AUMA Board of Directors
Mayor Given Joins Alberta Urban Municipalities Association Board of Directors.
Posted Date: 11/24/2017 11:45 AM
Residential Snow Plowing Continues
Crews will be in Riverstone, Cobblestone, Smith, Highland Park, Swanavon, College Park,Avondale and VLA/Montrose.
Posted Date: 11/21/2017
City Council Highlights
City Council awards matching grants to five neighbourhood associations for a variety of projects.
Posted Date: 11/20/2017 11:00 PM
Residential Snow Plowing Continues
The City’s Residential Snow Clearing Program continues Tuesday, Nov. 21.
Posted Date: 11/20/2017
2018 Budget Deliberations - Day 3
Residents can view proceedings live via webcast starting at 9 a.m.
Posted Date: 11/17/2017 8:30 AM
101 Street to Re-open on Saturday, November 18
101 Street between 100 Avenue and 103 Avenue is scheduled to re-open to vehicle traffic on Saturday, November 18.
Posted Date: 11/16/2017
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