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City of Grande Prairie Job Board
The City's Job Board is temporarily down due to a vendor server issue. We expect it to be back up shortly.
Posted Date: 9/1/2015
Public Art Installation Unveiled in Downtown Core
A new public art installation by local sculptor Grant Berg is gracing downtown Grande Prairie just in time for Wednesday’s Stage 1 of the Tour of Alberta.
Posted Date: 9/1/2015
Tour of Alberta Ideal Viewing Tips
There are several ideal viewing locations for the Tour of Alberta when racing action hits the pavement Wednesday.
Posted Date: 9/1/2015
68 Avenue Twinning & Eastbound Bridge Project Open House
Engineering Services is hosting an open house on Tuesday September 8, to discuss the planned 68 Ave. twinning between 108 St. and Poplar Dr. including the new eastbound bridge.
Posted Date: 8/27/2015 6:30 PM
Free Transit for Tour of Alberta
The Tour of Alberta Stage 1 cycling race Wednesday means free transit and a temporary restructuring of routes.
Posted Date: 8/27/2015
Community Connections Event Thursday
Residents interested in fall programming need to go no further than Thursday’s Community Connections Event. This tradeshow bring together local exhibitors to highlight fall programming in Grande Prairie. Interactive displays will pack the Teresa Sargent Hall at the Montrose Cultural Centre, Thurs. Aug. 27 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Posted Date: 8/26/2015
City Council Highlights August 24, 2015
Council will meet to discuss how to direct Administration after receiving a letter from ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd requesting that it reconsider a motion to not accept cash-in-lieu of municipal reserve (MR) in the draft Westgreen Outline Plan.
Posted Date: 8/25/2015
Police are asking for the public's assistance to identify a male that is a person of interest in a recent assault on a police officer
Posted Date: 8/25/2015
Tour of Alberta Brings Free Festivals
The Tour of Alberta’s arrival on Sept. 2 and 3 in the City and County of Grande Prairie means adrenaline packed cycling action along with free festivals both days for the public to attend.
Posted Date: 8/25/2015
Swimming lessons, Fitness classes, Kids' programs and More!
Posted Date: 8/21/2015
Tour of Alberta Road Closures
The Tour of Alberta cycling race will mean traffic disruptions throughout the city on Sept 2.
Posted Date: 8/18/2015
Montrose Cultural Centre Customer Appreciation Night Thursday
Montrose Cultural Centre and its partners come together to present Community Appreciation Night on Thursday, August 20.
Posted Date: 8/17/2015
Transit Improves Service
Transit’s new route and revised schedule begins Monday, August 17. Adjustments have been made to Routes 1, 2, and 5 to improve efficiency and to accommodate new service areas. An entirely new Route 7 is being introduced.
Posted Date: 8/14/2015
Grande Prairie Population Continues To Soar
We keep growing and growing and growing! There are now 68,556 Grande Prairie residents, according to 2015 Municipal Census statistics released today. (See Backgrounder for more in-depth details)
Posted Date: 8/13/2015 11:00 AM
100 Street Road Closure - August 15 - 16
Transportation Services and CN will be replacing the railway crossing on 100 Street between 97 and 98 Avenue.
Posted Date: 8/12/2015
City Council Highlights – August 10
Public Hearings 1. Land Use Bylaw Amendment (C-1260-42) - Community Outreach Facility Council approved the proposed Land Use Bylaw Amendment to permit establishment of a Community Outreach Facility as a discretionary use in the CA - Arterial Commercial District. The amendment is applicable on all lots in the City designated CA.
Posted Date: 8/11/2015
Committee Revisits Aquatics Facilities Priorities
The Community Living Committee today voted to recommend to City Council that it refocus investments in aquatics facilities.
Posted Date: 8/11/2015
Aquatics Maintenance Slated to Begin Early September
Significant upgrades and routine maintenance in the Eastlink Centre Aquatics area will result in a series of closures beginning Sept. 8.
Posted Date: 8/10/2015
Montrose Cultural Centre Presents Thank You Event
Cinderella is coming to town! Montrose Cultural Centre and its partners are hosting an Aug. 20 Community Appreciation Night and a movie will be shown on an outdoor screen, weather permitting, as part of the festivities.
Posted Date: 8/6/2015
Government of Canada Invests $100,000 for upgrades to the Grande Prairie Curling Centre
Today, Chris Warkentin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Member of Parliament for Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support of $100,000 for upgrades to the Grande Prairie Curling Centre under the Government of Canada’s Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
Posted Date: 7/31/2015
RCMP Announces New Commander for Detachment
Chief Superintendent Brenda Lucki, District Commander for the Western Alberta District of the RCMP, announced today that the Grande Prairie-Beaverlodge RCMP detachment has a new Officer in Charge – Superintendent John Ferguson.
Posted Date: 7/30/2015
Eastlink Centre Running Track Closure
The Eastlink Centre running track will be receiving some upgrades this weekend
Posted Date: 7/30/2015
Grande Prairie Shelters Call for Community to Donate Water
The City of Grande Prairie Homeless Initiatives is asking the community to donate water to local shelters over the summer.
Posted Date: 7/29/2015
Regional Animal Pound Closed from August 1 to 3 for Maintenance
The Regional Animal Pound will be closed over the long weekend for its scheduled annual maintenance.
Posted Date: 7/29/2015
Secondary Suites Change Underway
The implementation of changes to secondary suites regulations has begun.
Posted Date: 7/27/2015
Shania Twain Tickets On Sale
The Shania Twain on sale for the general public is set for Friday, July 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Posted Date: 7/23/2015
Tour of Alberta Volunteers Needed
The 2015 Tour of Alberta presented by ATB Financial is rapidly approaching and the local organizing committee is looking for help from the community to make this international event a success.
Posted Date: 7/21/2015 10:30 AM
International Superstar Shania Twain Coming to Grande Prairie
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Revolution Place Doors at 6:30 pm / Show at 7:30 pm Tickets: $251.00 – P1 Reserved $200.00 – P2 Reserved $151.00 – P3 Reserved A $1.00 donation from each ticket purchased will go to the Shania Kids Can Foundation.
Posted Date: 7/16/2015
City Council Highlights - July 13, 2015
RCMP Strategic Plan - Superintendent Ray Noble Retiring RCMP Superintendent Ray Noble Reviewed progress of the Grande Prairie and Beaverlodge RCMP Strategic Plan, adopted by Council in September 2014.
Posted Date: 7/14/2015
Satisfaction Remains High In Grande Prairie
Results of the 2015 Citizen Satisfaction Survey and a response action plan were reviewed today by the Community Growth Committee.
Posted Date: 7/14/2015
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