Flags Lowered to Half-Mast for Firefighter Graham Smyth Posted June 27, 2022 Town of Peace River flags lowered to half-mast this weekend on June 25 in recognition of long time Peace River Firefighter Graham Smyth, who passed away on June 24. Graham was with the Department for over 35 years and previously worked for the Town at the Museum and later as the Bylaw Enforcement Officer. We honour his service to our community. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and fellow firefighters.Read More →

Notice of Public Auction Posted June 23, 2022 Notice is hereby given that, under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, the Town of Peace River will offer for sale, by public auction at the Town Office, 9911 – 100 Street, Peace River, Alberta, on Monday, July 11, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., the following lands: Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title. Terms GST will apply on all lands sold at the Public Auction. The successful bidder must, before 3 pm on the day of the auctionRead More →

High Streamflow Advisory Posted May 29, 2022 A High Streamflow Advisory has been issued by Alberta Environment for Peace River from the AB-BC border to the Town of Peace River. Water levels are expected to rise approximately 1.5m in the Town of Peace River and peak Sunday evening (May 29). No flood impacts are expected at this time. Storm gates have been closed as a precaution. For more information surrounding river levels, please visit: https://rivers.alberta.ca/Read More →

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 →