"CODE OF THE WEST"
When entering the MD for the first time you will descend into the beautiful Peace River Valley and then cross over the unique and breathtaking Dunvegan Bridge, the longest gravity-anchored suspension bridge in Alberta.
Council has adopted the "Code of the West" as a philosophical guideline for our Municipality. To view a copy of the "Code of the West" please click here.
News & Updates
Notice of Road Closure
Township Road 823 north on Range Road 44 is OPEN. However, crews will be working on the bridge. Caution is advised.
If you have any questions please contact our office at 780-835-4903.
ALBERTA BEEF PRODUCERS INFORMATION SESSION
REMINDER TO BLUESKY AND WHITELAW HAMLET RESIDENTS
Dog and Cat Licenses are now $20.00 per dog and cat. All dogs and cats at-large are subject to capture and impound by the M.D.'s Animal Control Officer. Any animals captured or impounded are also subject to fees.
All dog and cat licenses expire on December 31 of every year.
Alberta's crop commissions urge farmers, ranchers, and farm workers to participate in online survey to garner Bill 6 feedback!
The survey results will provide an important knowledge base for members of the Crop Sector Working Group (CSWG) as our industry progresses toward the government consultations expected to begin as early as February 2016.
Interim survey results will be compiled in preparation for an industry meeting on January 22nd hosted by the Crop Sector Working Group (CSWG) and the Intensive Livestock Sector Working Group (ILSWG). The survey will remain open until February 13, 2016 to ensure sufficient feedback has been collected as our industry considers our participation in the government consultations.
Farmers and ranchers can fill out the survey at http://albertacanola.com/bill6survey
You are invited to participate in the nomination process for the 2016 Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame Award. This year's deadline for submissions is April 30, 2016 and up to three individuals may be inducted later this fall at the 2016 Induction Ceremony.
Since its inception in 1951, the Hall of Fame has recognized individuals who have made significant contributions to the agriculture and food industry, and to the development and sustainability of rural life in Alberta.
Forms and further information is also available at www.agriculture.alberta.ca/halloffame If you have any questions regarding the award or nomination process, please contact Colin Gosselin by calling toll-free 310-0000 then 780-968-3518 or email email@example.com
Tourism Entrepreneurship Newsletter
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THE ROBERT E. WALTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For anyone from the North Peace and Mackenzie regions taking post secondary programs who plan to utilize their education in a career based in the North Peace or Mackenzie regions of northern Alberta.
You can get the application at the M.D. Office or the application is also posted on the Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency website as a PDF at www.mmsa.ca
Application Deadline is March 31, 2016
Calling all farm direct producers and small scale processors!
You are invited to attend the Social Media Bootcamp and Getting Into Farmers' Markets events in Grande Prairie and Peace River.
Click on the links below for more information!
The Winter 2015 Newsletter
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2016 Alberta Pond Hockey Championships
The Alberta Pond Hockey Association is excited to host the 8th Alberta Pond Hockey Championships at Lac Cardinal on March 4, 5 and 6, 2016!
The Championships will retain the same level of competition you have come to know over the years. And to better balance out the different skill levels of teams they are now utilizing 4 divisions: Competitive, Recreational, Women's, and Junior divisions. The event also remains a qualifier to the World Pond Hockey Champions, which take place in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick.
Early Bird Registration is now open until January 15, 2016. The fee for early bird registration is $400.00 and will be eligible to the first 24 teams registered. After January 15, 2016, the registration fee will increase to $500.00 per team and will remain open until February 15, 2016.
Watch the website at www.albertapondhockey.com for more details!
Have you got an Evacuation Plan for your family?
As part of ongoing Emergency Preparedness, the RCMP have provided a link to helpful information regarding emergency evacuations. Please follow the link to become fully informed of this vital aspect of safety and emergency awareness for you, your family and your pets.