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City Supports Upcoming Children’s Festival
The City of Grande Prairie supports the First Annual Grande Prairie Children’s Festival happening on May 25 and 26 downtown.
Posted Date: 4/20/2017
Election Candidate Packages Now Available
Election Candidate packages for October’s Municipal and School Board elections are now available for pick up.
Posted Date: 4/19/2017 1:15 PM
Bear Creek Pool Renovation Recommendations
The Community Living Committee has recommended that the renovations for the Bear Creek Pool be awarded to Monteith Building Group Ltd. The renovation recommendations will go to Council for final approval on May 1st.
Posted Date: 4/19/2017 8:45 AM
Crews Working on Gravel Road Conditions
City Crews are working on grading gravel roads throughout the city as recent mild weather followed by a weekend of snow are resulting in less than ideal conditions.
Posted Date: 4/19/2017
Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day April 22nd with a family event at the Montrose Cultural Centre A day of fun filled activities is scheduled for Earth Day, Saturday April 22nd, at the Montrose Cultural Centre. Bring the whole family down to enjoy this fun, informative and free event.
Posted Date: 4/18/2017
City Council Highlights
Council transfers $200,000 from public reserve for the design and construction of a bicycle skills park.
Posted Date: 4/17/2017 11:15 PM
Affordable Home Ownership Assistance Grants Available
Home ownership will be made possible for five families through the City of Grande Prairie’s Affordable Home Ownership Assistance Program.
Posted Date: 4/17/2017
Montrose Concourse to Receive Name
City Administration to recommend Mamowepiyah ota as the name for the public concourse located at the Montrose Cultural Centre. Pronounced mah-moo-we-pih-yah o-tah, the Cree word means Gathering Place.
Posted Date: 4/17/2017
Eastlink Centre Pool Maintenance Shutdown
The aquatic area at the Eastlink Centre will be closed to the public from April 21st to May 7th.
Posted Date: 4/13/2017
Transit Easter Hours
Easter Transit Hours During the Easter weekend, there will be changes to the regular transit schedule. Please plan your trips accordingly.
Posted Date: 4/12/2017
Celebrate Easter in the City of Grande Prairie
Looking for Easter fun? The City of Grande Prairie is celebrating Easter all weekend with family activities at many of its facilities.
Posted Date: 4/12/2017
Annual Tree Pruning Program Begins This Week
Residents are asked to use caution as the Parks department begins its annual Spring and Summer Tree Pruning Program this month.
Posted Date: 4/11/2017
Recognition of Diversity Award
The City of Grande Prairie is the Diversity Magazine 2017 Peace and Friendship Diversity Award winner.
Posted Date: 4/10/2017
Hillside Area Redevelopment Plan Workshop
The City of Grande Prairie is holding a public workshop for Hillside residents in the ANAVETS building from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday April 12.
Posted Date: 4/5/2017
City Council Highlights
City Council passes Large Scale Tourism Events Policy and adds $200,000 to the 2017 budget to support its operation.
Posted Date: 4/3/2017 9:45 PM
Community Knowledge Campus West Synthetic Turf Sports Field
Please be advised that the CKC West Synthetic Turf Field on Knowledge Way has been closed to the public until it can be groomed of the debris that has accumulated over the winter.
Posted Date: 3/31/2017
City, Sexsmith Successful On Partnership Grant
The City of Grande Prairie and Town of Sexsmith have been successful on their grant application through the Alberta Community Partnership program to hire a consultant to do pre-work on an Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework.
Posted Date: 3/30/2017 12:30 PM
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 Council Highlights
City Council hears presentation from Grande Prairie Urban Hens delegation, directs Administration to provide follow up report.
Posted Date: 3/20/2017 10:45 PM
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
Road Bans Declared As Of Friday March 17, 2017
The City of Grande Prairie, in conjunction with the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 will declare road bans on gravel roads, beginning Friday, March 17th, 2017.
Posted Date: 3/16/2017
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
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