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Phone: 780.835.4903
Fax: 780.835.3131


The Municipal District of Fairview No. 136 was incorporated in 1914.

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.  


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News Release July 28, 2021: 

Declaration of Agricultural Disaster in MD 

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The MD is Hiring!

Click here to see our Employment Opportunities page.

June 25, 2021 - Fire Restriction in Effect

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MD Safe Burning Practices

Read this before you burn!



Updated July 27 2021 at 3:23 p.m.

  • There are currently no municipal road closures. 



Realagriculture Western Canada: Weekend Insight 

Click here to read their article on the 2021 growing season, buying out grain contracts and more. 


 Resources for Producers during Dry Conditions

Clarification from Reeve Johnson on Social Media Discussion 

In light of recent discussion on social media; please see the following statement from Reeve Peggy Johnson:


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Council has cancelled their regularly scheduled meetings in July and August, and has set July 20, 2021 and August 17, 2021 as their regular meeting dates.

 The UFA Rural Communities Foundation Continues $100,000
Community Grant Program 

Calgary – Tuesday June 1, 2021: Does your rural community have a project that needs a financial jab?

For the third year, the UFA Rural Communities Foundation (RCF) is offering a $100,000 grant to ensure rural Alberta remains strong. 

Application forms are available on-line now from our website www.rcfufa.com. The application can be submitted until August 31, 2021. Winners will be announced in October, during Co-operative week.



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FCSS July 2021 Kindness Challenge

 2021 RMA Post-Secondary Scholarship

The 2021 application term is now open and closes August 31, 2021.

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GPRC Fairview Community Advisory Council

The Municipal District of Fairview No. 136 is looking forward to participating in the newly formed GPRC Fairview Community Advisory Council. 

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 Whitelaw Springs Truck Load Station - Utility Rate Change


Please note that effective June 1, 2021, there is a charge of $2.00 per cubic meter for the non-potable water from this truck fill station.


Usage is electronically recorded, and your monthly invoice will be mailed to the address you provided when you signed your truck fill agreement. Please call 780.835.4903 or email mdinfo@mdfairview.ab.ca to update your mailing address if necessary to ensure you receive your invoices.


As per your agreement, invoices must be paid 30 days from the invoice date or your account will be inactivated.


Thank you.




The Municipal District of Fairview No. 136

(Province of Alberta)


Property owners within the Municipal District of Fairview No. 136, take notice that property assessment notices were mailed on March 23, 2021. The Notice of Assessment Date is March 31, 2021. 2021 Property Tax Notices will be mailed out in late June 2021.


Please note that notices were mailed to property owners as registered at Alberta Land Titles Office as of March 15, 2021.  If you became an owner after that date, it is your responsibility to obtain a copy of the Assessment Notice by contacting the municipal office at 780.835.4903.  

If you have concerns about the assessment of your property, you are encouraged to contact the municipal office, who will then direct your inquiry to our Assessor. Please provide accurate and current contact information to municipal staff. If you still feel your assessment does not reflect the property's value at July 1 of the previous year, you may file a complaint with the Assessment Review Board. Complaints along with the appropriate fee must be filed no later than 60 days after the notice of assessment date. The government of Alberta Assessment Review Board Complaint Form can be obtained at the Municipal Office or from the Alberta Municipal Affairs website

An Assessment Review Board may only hear complaints about specific assessment matters referred to in Section 460 of the Municipal Government Act. An Assessment Review Board does not hear complaints related to taxation. 


The MD is hiring for 2021 seasonal positions!

Check out our Employment Opportunities page

Canada-Alberta Job Grant - Expanded Eligibility until February 28, 2022

The Alberta government is temporarily expanding eligibility to the Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG) to help businesses access the training they need. The expansion is effective until February 28, 2022.

Learn more about the program and apply online at alberta.ca/CAJG

2021 Municipal Election Nomination Period Open


The 2021 Municipal Election Day is Monday, October 18, 2021.

Amendments to the Alberta Local Authorities Election Act in September 2020 has made changes to the process which include a change to the nomination period.


**NEW** for the 2021 election, the Nomination Period for receipt of Nomination Papers commences January 1, 2021 and closes at 12:00 noon on September 20, 2021 (Nomination Day). The Candidate Information Form must also be filed at the same time as the Nomination Paper is filed.


Detailed Information and Nomination Packages are available at the M.D. of Fairview #136 office at 10957 – 91 Ave Fairview and at the following link:


Calling All Producers 

Help identify key factors limiting CWRS yield potential


Take part in a prairie‐wide project to generate baseline producer data on current CWRS wheat management practices in irrigated and dryland production systems. This project aims to identify the key factors that prevent CWRS wheat producers from obtaining potential yields achievable on individual farms.
Simply provide us with yield and other agronomic data specific to your CWRS wheat production fields. Leave the in‐depth data analysis of on‐farm factors contributing to a Yield Gap in prairie CWRS wheat production to us. Specifically, we need grain yield and agronomic data for at least two dryland or irrigated CWRS fields from both 2019 and 2020.
To participate, contact Jamie Puchinger  (office 403-317-0022).  All data submissions are strictly confidential.
Our project objective is to WORK FOR YOU. Our goal is to use YOUR data to help YOU realize higher wheat yields on YOUR farm fields. 
Once you know what production factors hold back YOUR current wheat yields, you can aim for your field’s highest yield potential.
This project is a collaboration with colleagues at the Global Yield Gap Atlas, Kansas State University, and provincial experts from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Alberta Wheat and Barley Commission, Alberta Innovates BioSolutions, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, and Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association fund this project.



for more information, CLICK HERE



January 15, 2021


Reeve Peggy Johnson and Mayor Gord MacLeod made the following joint Public Announcement:


Re: Regional Governance Study Final Report Available


The Town of Fairview and MD of Fairview #136 are pleased to announce the completion and publication of the Regional Governance Study Report.  The Final Report from Transitional Solutions Inc. dated January 11, 2021 has been accepted as information by motion of each council.

Reeve Johnson and Mayor MacLeod thank all stakeholders for their participation in providing valuable input and information in the compilation of the Final Report. This report will form the basis of ongoing discussion and collaboration by our local elected officials.


The Final Report can be viewed below: 

Further information regarding follow-up actions will be released as it becomes available.


MD of Fairview #136 Council


 Census Jobs

2021 is Census Year and Statistics Canada is currently hiring census staff. 

To learn more and submit an application, click here.


Small & Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant

The SME Relaunch Grant offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that were ordered to close or curtail operations, and that experienced a revenue reduction of at least 30%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program offers 2 payments to eligible applicants, with up to $20,000 in available funding per eligible application.


Please see the Video below to determine eligibility and guide you through the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant  Application Process


Video: https://youtu.be/vdX_aUOItbo



The AWOS Weather Reporting System at the Fairview Municipal Airport is recording current weather conditions, but is not broadcasting on the dedicated phone line. Repairs are ongoing.


 Get Prepared: 60 Second Emergency Tips!


Being prepared for an emergency is about more than having a 72 hour Emergency Kit. Having supplies gathered is one step we can all take to being more prepared. As a bonus, having supplies ready not only helps to manage serious threats but can also take the inconvenience out of unexpected situations.

Check out the newest video and information sources:

Why you should have an emergency kit:
What goes into an emergency kit:






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May 13, 2020


Reeve Peggy Johnson and Mayor Gord MacLeod made the following joint Public Announcement:


The Town of Fairview and MD of Fairview #136 are fortunate to have a positive co-operative relationship. The two Municipalities are endeavoring to further improve that relationship in order to provide services in a more efficient & effective manner. The two municipalities are currently seeking a consultant to facilitate the development of a Regional Governance Study in collaboration with our stakeholders and residents, funded by the Provincial Government. Further information on this process will be released as it becomes available. 


We look forward to working with the consultant once the study begins and encourage all residents, community groups and other stakeholders to participate in the public engagement opportunities when they are announced.


M.D of Fairview Council






  • Statutory Right to Divert Water
  • Allocation of Water
  • What is the Priority Sequence?
  • Making Changes to Water on Your Land 

Please click HERE for information on these Water Act Essentials.



Explore Northern Alberta with the History Check App

The Municipal District of Fairview N0. 136 is a sponsor to Friends of Historical Northern Alberta Society (FHNAS) for the History Check App. A new way to explore Northern Alberta! 

For more information or to download please click HERE.



 Excavating Near Pipelines/Fence Post Placements

As rural Albertans gear up for another season of farming, Inter Pipeline joins the rest of the nation in observing Agricultural Safety Week and would like to take this opportunity to remind Albertans of the importance of clicking or calling before you dig.

Inter Pipeline is committed to making the safety of its pipeline system top priority. If you are planning to dig or excavate, even if it is just putting in a fence post within 30 metres, or 100 feet, of a pipeline, please take the time to know what’s below before you begin, and call or Click Before You Dig. This free service locates buried utilities and pipelines on your property, so you can work safely.

For more information please click HERE.



M.D. of Fairview Information and Summary of Facts Booklet

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RCMP MD of Fairview
Crime Map


Crossroads Resource Centre
Mighty Peace
Fairview Restorative Justice
Fairview Chamber
Town of Fairview
Peace River School Div.
G.P. Catholic School Div.
Fairview Ski Hill
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Dunvegan Fish & Game