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Phone: 780.835.4903
Fax: 780.835.3131





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.  




NOTICE - Road Closure

Please be advised that Township Road 812 across Little Burnt, between Range Road 21 and Range Road 21A will be CLOSED from March 27th to March 29th from 8am to 6pm for each of these days. Please use alternate routes.

Sorry for any inconvenience. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 780-835-4903.



 Please be advised, starting March 1st 2017 the Bluesky Truck Loading Station water rates will be increased to $5.75/cubic meter.



BASIC BOOKKEEPING COURSE offered at GPRC Fairview Campus. 


To view more information about the Basic Bookkeeping Course on March 21-April 20, 2017 please click HERE.











Thursday, March 30 2017

Everyone is invited to attend this FREE event at Bonanza Hall.


The intent of International Women's Day (actually held on March 8th) provides an opportunity to take stock of our progress towards gender equality and to honour the contributions women have made and are making — both in Canada and around the world.


For more information about this event please click HERE




The Robert E. Walter Memorial Scholarship 

 Application Deadline: March 31 2017

For Scholarship Application Package Please Click HERE  



Clear Hills County 23rd Annual Agricultural Trade Show

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Dave Shaw Memorial Complex

Hines Creek, Alberta 

For more information please click HERE




Farm Credit Canada AgriSpirit Fund
Funding possible to all registered charities and non-profit organizations from FCC AgriSpirit Fund is available now. If your organization is raising money for a capital project, (hospitals, medical centres, childcare facilities etc), and the city or town has less than 150,00 people, it may qualify for a donation between $5000.00 and $25,000.00. Please see the link below for more information.
   Applications are open from March 13 to April 17.

Public Input Sought on Alberta’s Workplace Laws

Albertans are invited to participate in a review of the province’s labour legislation to ensure fair and family-friendly workplaces that support a strong economy. The review focuses on the Employment Standards Code and the Labour Relations Code. These laws cover topics such as hours of work, overtime, general holidays, special leaves and collective bargaining rules.

The public is invited to provide their views and input on Alberta’s workplace laws until April 18, 2017.

Albertans can find more information about how to get involved by visiting www.work.alberta.ca/leg-review




National Canadian Film Day 150 

National Canadian Film Day 150 on Wednesday, April 19th, is being recognized with a touching and family friendly documentary at the GPRC Fairview Campus Theatre. "The Whale" has a run time of 85 minutes, and starts at 7:00pm with FREE admission! For more details please click HERE


 Highway to a Better Business Conference 2017

The Fairview & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to be hosting the largest business development conference in the northwestern region with guest speakers and a 2 hour workshop to end the day!

Full day - lunch & breaks included

$125 + GST ($131.25)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Dunvegan Inn & Suites.

For more information or to pay with credit card, please call the Fairview & District Chamber of Commerce: 780-835-5999





A letter from your local MLA, Hon. Margaret McCuaig-Boyd
Dear Constituents,
In May 2016, six technical working groups began developing recommendations on how employment standards, labour relations, and occupational health and safety requirements could be applied to meet the unique needs of the agriculture industry.
The technical working groups that were reviewing employment standards and labour relations have completed their work. Their recommendations are now posted online and Albertans will have until April 3rd, 2017, to provide feedback to government.
Both working groups were chaired by an independent and impartial individuals with mediation, consensus and board governance experience. The groups included members from the agricultural sector, labour groups and technical experts.
With Agriculture being a major cornerstone of our constituency I strongly encourage anyone connected to the Ag Industry to review this information and provide feedback to the Government. Of course, please share this message with any and all who may find it useful. The more voices that are heard, the more we can shape Alberta into what we want it to be.
Thank you,
Hon. Margaret McCuaig-Boyd
MLA, Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley


Fairview Office

Box 9
10410 – 110 Street
Fairview, Alberta T0H 1L0
Phone:  780-835-7211
Toll Free: 1-866-835-4988
Fax:  780-835-7212

Falher Office
Box 388
035 - 1st Avenue SW
Falher, AB
Canada T0H 1M0
Phone: 780-837-3846
Fax:  780-837-3849







Community Initiatives Program

 The Community Initiatives Program's (CIP) ALBERTA CANADA 150 stream will provide $2 million to support projects that align with the four themes for the federal Canada 150 approach:

-Diversity and inclusion, and the building of common interests and relationships;

-Supporting efforts toward reconciliation of indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians;

-Engaging and inspiring youth to carry forward the legacy of Canada 150; and

-Connecting Canadians with nature and raising environmental stewardship to the level of national consciousness.


To view eligibility requirements please click HERE 




A Little Something Sweet, at GPRC Bookstore! 







Outdoor recreational enthusiast be aware there are still plenty of crops either standing or swathed on private land, leased land, and grazing lands.  

Hunters, snowmobilers and others who access those lands must have permission from landowners and leaseholders before entering or they could be charged under the Wildlife Act and Petty Trespassing Act. 

"No Snowmobiling Allowed" signs are available free of charge at the M.D. of Fairview Office.

Please be aware that the OUTSIDE TAPS at the Bluesky

 and Whitelaw fill stations have been SHUT OFF FOR THE

 WINTER. For filling of buckets, small containers etc... you

 are still able to use the culvert or fill station at the Whitelaw




 AFSC Benefit Eligibility for Unharvested


For more information about the Unharvested Acreage Benefit, call the client contact centre at 1-877-899-2372, email info@afsc.ca or visit your local Branch Office.


The Fall 2016 Newsletter

In this issue:

-Development Permits Requirements

-Fairview Rural Water Projects

-New Staff

-Gravel Pit Hours

-Dog and Cat Licences Renewal Date much more! 

To view the District Dialogue click here.


 Amisk Hydroelectric Project

The proposed location is targeted for the Alberta Peace, about 15 kilometers upstream from Dunvegan putting it north of Spirit River and southwest of Fairview.
For more information on the project click here.

 Ironstone Resources

 Ironstone Resources has updated their Clear Hills Iron & Vanadium Project. They are ready to move into the commercialization stage and hope to have a demonstration and innovation centre built in the Clear Hills area in the next 12 to 24 months.
 For more information click here. The snow has begun to melt away, exposing the dry grasses from last fall. These dry grasses are very easy to ignite and wildfires will spread very quickly in these conditions. Please exercise caution when spending time in the forest this time of year.
For more information please click here!



Tourism Entrepreneurship Newsletter

To view the Newsletter please click here  




Crossroads Resource Centre
Fairview Restorative Justice
Fairview Chamber
Town of Fairview
Peace River School Div.
G.P. Catholic School Div.
Fairview Ski Hill
Alberta Health Services