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Spray Parks Open Ahead of Schedule
The early arrival of summer conditions means two popular attractions to beat the heat are now open.
Posted Date: 5/25/2016
Online Needs Assessment Survey
Citizens are invited to participate in an online survey to assess the feasibility of a Regional Performing and Media Arts Centre
Posted Date: 5/24/2016 3:30 PM
Municipal Government Day Art Contest Recognizes Downtown
Grande Prairie students can win great prizes by using various forms of art to depict this year’s Municipal Government Day theme – Celebrating Our Downtown.
Posted Date: 5/24/2016
Fire Ban Lifted
Effective May 19, 2016 the City of Grande Prairie has lifted the fire ban.
Posted Date: 5/20/2016
111 Ave Road Closure at 92 Street
Knelsen Sand and Gravel Ltd. is scheduled to close the west leg of the intersection of 111 Ave and 92 Street starting May 24. The closure is needed to safely dig out and rebuild the road.
Posted Date: 5/20/2016
Traffic Delays Expected at the Intersection of 68 Ave & 100 St.
Knelsen Sand and Gravel Ltd. is scheduled to do a major construction work at the intersection of 100 St. at 68 Ave from May 25 through May 31. Motorists should expect delays as lanes will be reduced and traffic re-routed at the intersection.
Posted Date: 5/20/2016
GPREP & GP Sunrise Rotary Host Evacuees
On Tuesday evening Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) hosted a picnic for Fort McMurray area residents who are staying in the Grande Prairie area. The picnic was sponsored by GP Sunrise Rotary and 65 Fort McMurray area residents joined GPREP in Muskoseepi Park.
Posted Date: 5/18/2016 10:30 AM
98 Street Road Closure
Knelsen Sand and Gravel Ltd. is scheduled to close 98 Street at 101 Avenue through the May long weekend. This closure will effect all lanes of traffic and the truck route.
Posted Date: 5/18/2016
Walking the Talk
Councillors Kevin O'Toole, left, and Rory Tarant participated in Friday's Walk A Mile in Her Shoes – The International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, and Gender Violence.
Posted Date: 5/17/2016 1:00 PM
City Council Highlights - May 16, 2016
Council approved the tender for the South Montrose Concourse for $1,216,746.71 to Wapiti Gravel Suppliers. Construction on the project is scheduled to begin shortly.
Posted Date: 5/17/2016
Grande Prairie Celebrates Summer Games
Alberta Sport Connection (ASC), the City of Grande Prairie, and the County of Grande Prairie, held a special event to celebrate being awarded the 2018 Alberta Summer Games.
Posted Date: 5/16/2016
GPREP Municipalities Provide Evacuee Services
Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) municipalities are providing some free services to evacuees from Fort McMurray/Wood Buffalo who are staying in the area.
Posted Date: 5/13/2016 4:30 PM
YMCA’s Bridging the Gap program
Mayor Bill Given was visited by students from the YMCA’s Bridging the Gap program. This initiative is a 16-week employment readiness program with eight weeks work readiness experience for young adults, aged 15 to 30 years.
Posted Date: 5/13/2016
Grande Prairie’s 1st Annual Homeless Memorial
The City of Grande Prairie’s Community Homeless Action Team has organized the First Annual Homeless Memorial.
Posted Date: 5/12/2016
GPREP Opens Evacuee Information Centre
The Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) will open an information centre for evacuees from the Fort McMurray area wildfires on Thursday.
Posted Date: 5/11/2016 3:15 PM
Municipal Fire Bans Remain in Effect
Fire bans continue in the City of Grande Prairie and across Alberta. No new open burning permits will be issued in the City of Grande Prairie until conditions improve in the local forested areas.
Posted Date: 5/11/2016
Work Continues on 101 Ave
Knelsen Sand & Gravel Ltd. will continue work on the 101 Ave. extension project on Monday, May 16.
Posted Date: 5/11/2016
68 Avenue Twinning Underway
Knelsen Sand and Gravel Ltd. has started working on the 68 Avenue Twinning Project.
Posted Date: 5/11/2016
International Museum Day 2016
International Museum Day 2016 (IMD2016) is held every year on May 18 and will be observed in Grande Prairie from May 15 to May 21.
Posted Date: 5/11/2016
GPREP Active In Provincial Fire Responses
The Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) is monitoring the fire in Clear Hills County north of Grande Prairie while supporting firefighting and emergency social services activity in Fort McMurray and High Level.
Posted Date: 5/8/2016
GPREP Response to Provincial Fire Situation (update)
The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) remains active to support the Province Emergency Operations Centres (POC) and the ongoing provincial state of emergency.
Posted Date: 5/6/2016 4:45 PM
92 Street – Changing Traffic Pattern
Knelsen Sand & Gravel Ltd. will be closing the west most lanes on 92 Street from 100 Ave to 116 Ave to rehabilitate the existing road.
Posted Date: 5/6/2016 1:00 PM
Chandelier Park Maintenance
On Monday May 9th the Facility Maintenance Department will be fencing off access to Chandelier Park for approximately 2 weeks.
Posted Date: 5/6/2016
Assessors Conducting Door-To-Door Re-Inspections
Assessors and student assessors are conducting door-to-door re-inspections as of today.
Posted Date: 5/5/2016 4:15 PM
GPREP Increases Support
Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) has activated the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to support the Province Emergency Operations Centres (POC) and the ongoing provincial state of emergency.
Posted Date: 5/5/2016 3:00 PM
Fire Ban in Effect
City of Grande Prairie has a Fire Ban in place
Posted Date: 5/5/2016 9:30 AM
Neighbourhood Associations Gear up for City Scrub Weekend
Eight Neighbourhood Associations are joining forces to help Grande Prairie look its best this summer.
Posted Date: 5/5/2016
Mid-Sized Mayors Stand Behind Fort McMurray and Area
Mayor Bill Given joined his colleagues, the Mayors of Alberta’s Mid-Sized Cities caucus, in expressing solidarity today with the people of Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
Posted Date: 5/4/2016 6:45 PM
Grande Prairie Region Provides Resources
In response to the fires in Fort McMurray, the Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) has dispatched trained resources as requested by the Provincial Operations Centre.
Posted Date: 5/4/2016 4:45 PM
Grande Prairie support for Fort McMurray Fire
In response to the fires in Fort McMurray, the Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) is in contact with the Provincial Operations Centre and is prepared to respond as requested by the Province.
Posted Date: 5/4/2016 1:45 PM
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