Last Updated: September 12, 2023

The Town of Peace River Registration Centre is open at the Baytex Energy Centre, located 9810–73 Avenue.

Please follow the Town of Peace River’s Facebook page for additional updates, as we work to keep evacuees informed as the situation evolves. Additional information will also be posted here, if and when it becomes available.

Evacuation Centre Capacity

Peace River Evacuation Reception Centre is at capacity.   We are not able to accept any new registrations, including those moving North ahead of re-entry.  Evacuees are encouraged to stay in the community they are receiving services in, as there may not be services available in communities that have reached capacity.  Evacuees who are currently registered in Peace River will continue to be supported.  Reception Centres that are still accepting new registrations can be found here: Northwest Territories wildfire evacuation |

Evacuee Reception Centre Hours: 

Monday – Friday 10 am – 2 pm
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

Hotels and Voucher renewals will be adjusted to cover the weekend.

Evacuee Supports

When you register, we will assist in directing you to accommodations and campgrounds. For those of you wishing to stay at campgrounds, we will assist in directing you to available sites.

We are also offering food vouchers to registered evacuees.

Food Vouchers

As of August 27, Food Vouchers are accepted at the following locations:

  • Boston Pizza
  • Mr. Mikes
  • Smitty’s
  • Ricky’s All-Day Grill
  • J’s Java Domain
  • Riggers
  • TJ’s
  • Kita North
  • Tim Hortons
  • Freson Bros Deli
  • Dairy Queen
  • Subway
  • Peace River Brewing
  • Wow Grill
  • KFC
  • Mugs and Dough
  • Peace Garden
  • Chateau Nova Restaurant & Lounge
  • Board N’ Barrel
  • Naz’s Pizza and Donair
  • Matt’s Pizza
  • Dominos Pizza

Food Voucher Information

  • You may receive food vouchers for breakfast, lunch and dinner for each individual in your household.
  • Rates are $10.00 for breakfast, $12.00 for lunch, $20.00 for dinner.
  • Rates are per meal, they can not be combined into one large food order. E.g. you cannot combine a breakfast and lunch voucher together.
  • Any amount over the voucher rate will be your responsibility.
  • Alcohol, tobacco and gratuities are not covered by the voucher.

Available Campsites

Campground Name  Location
Peace River Lions Campground Peace River  – Book through the Baytex
Queen Elizabeth Campground Grimshaw
Strong Creek Campground MD of Peace – Shaftsbury Trail
Cecil Thompson Park Campground Northern Sunrise County
Northern Timbers RV Park & Campground Grimshaw
The Creek Campground  County of Northern Lights
Harmon Valley Campground Northern Sunrise County
Leddy Lake Campground  County of Northern Lights
Tangent Park Campground Tangent
Nampa Mill Brown Park Village of Nampa
Heart River Golf Course Northern Sunrise County
Rendez-Vous RV Park and Storage Northern Sunrise County

Peace River Lions Campground Information

Sites are assigned to Evacuees at no charge by the Town at the Reception Centre.

Bathrooms: Available

Showers: Not Available – Showers available for evacuees at the Baytex Energy Centre and Peace Regional Pool.

Power Sites: Available

Full-Service Sites: Available

More information

We also encourage you to visit the following link, to the Government of Alberta’s information for Northwest Territories fire evacuees:

Our thoughts are with all individuals and families impacted by the fires, and we are proud to be able to provide support.


Are you looking for a way to donate to wildfire evacuees? Consider donating through United Way Northwest Territories, or through another verified organization:

Some people have stopped by the evacuee registration centre with blankets or other donations. While the intent is amazing and it’s wonderful to see such generosity, we cannot accept donations at the registration centre at this time.

Thank You

A big thank you to those in other orders of government offering their support to evacuees, and to the Town. We were happy to host Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland on Aug. 18, 2023, as she came to provide supplies and support to evacuees, and Town staff.