Northern HEAT Returns After Two-Year Hiatus Posted May 4, 2022 After a two-year hiatus due to pandemic restrictions, the Northern HEAT Fire Conference is back in Peace River this week. This 4-day training seminar and Trade Show, organized by the Peace Regional Fire Chiefs, runs from Wednesday, May 4 to Saturday, May 7 at the Fire Department’s Training site on the West Hill and at the Chateau Nova Hotel. Up to 200 Firefighters from across Alberta will participate in two days of Live Fire Training and two days of hands-on practical training, as well as conference seminars and a fire equipment vendor Trade Show.  Read More →

Flags at Half-Mast – National Day of Mourning, April 28, 2022 Posted April 27, 2022 April 28 is the National Day of Mourning where we remember those lost due to workplace illness or incidents. According to figures from the Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta (WCB), 178 people in Alberta were lost to workplace injury or illness in 2021. In honour of those lost, flags at municipal facilities will be lowered to half-mast for the day. Flags are lowered in accordance with the Town of Peace River Flag Protocol Policy.Read More →

The Town of Peace River proposes to pass the following Bylaws to provide for debenture borrowing in the amount of $2,117,000 to finance the development and construction of capital projects listed below. Read More →

Fire Departments Flags Lowered in Honour of Quebec Firefighter Posted March 31, 2022 Flags at the Peace River Fire Halls will be lowered to half-mast today in honour of Quebec Firefighter Dominic Jean, who lost his life in the Line of Duty while fighting a fire at a dairy farm in Saint-Edmond-les-Plaines, Quebec on March 29th. Our thoughts are with his family, colleagues and community.Read More →

Carbon Monoxide Awareness December 30, 2021 With the current extremely cold temperatures, your furnaces and hot water tanks are working hard to keep your homes warm and your water hot. These temperatures can cause the moisture in the exhaust gases, from these appliances, to freeze around the outlets of the flues which may lead to a blockage of the exhaust flow which could lead to a buildup of the poisonous Carbon Monoxide gas in your homes. Local Fire Departments recommend that you check the flue outlets, where safe to do so, and ensure you have working Carbon Monoxide Alarms in your homes. Solid wood burningRead More →

New Director of Corporate Services The Town of Peace River is pleased to welcome Mr. Terry Websdale as the new Director of Corporate Services. Mr. Websdale currently serves as the Director of Finance at the Town of Grimshaw. Two decades of leadership in municipal and private sector organizations is highlighted by a history of collaboration and joint ventures between private enterprise, regional partners, and the Province of Alberta. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), this position is responsible for the business affairs of the Town. The Director of Corporate Services leads a team of professionals in providing services to internal and external stakeholders. TheRead More →

Application Deadline Notice: Non-Profit Property Tax Exemption Posted September 8, 2021 Where a non-profit organization owns property, holds property under lease, license or permit that is used primarily for the purpose of the organization, the organization may be eligible for a property tax exemption. To qualify for the property tax exemption, the non-profit organization must submit an application form with supporting information no later than October 20, 2021. The application will be reviewed according to the Municipal Government Act, Section 362(n)(i) to (v) and the Community Organization Property Tax Exemption Regulation A/R 281/98, as amended. If the application is successful, the property in whole orRead More →

The Council of the Town of Peace River will consider the second reading of Bylaw No. 2099 to replace Bylaw No. 2044 and amendments thereto, the Town of Peace River Off-site Levy Bylaw.
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