peace river regional airport

For Immediate Release May 9, 2016 Peace River Airport Becomes Regionally Operated Peace River‚Äôs airport has long been an important part of the north Peace region and now with the formation of the Peace River Regional Airport Society (PRRAS) it will be managed and operated as a regional facility. Following months of collaboration between five municipalities, Northern Sunrise County, County of Northern Lights, Town of Peace River, Town of Grimshaw and the M.D. of Peace are excited to announce the formation of the Peace River Regional Airport Society. The regional airport society is an initiative that will assume responsibility for the running and management ofRead More →

council, council news

Town Council April 25, 2016 regular meeting Significant updates from the regular meeting of Peace River Town Council are below. You can view the agenda and all Council items¬†here. Northern Lakes Presentation Situated on Peace River’s west hill, Northern Lakes College offers many¬†great opportunities for learning in the community. Members from the college presented to Council to update on the progress made by the college over the last year. With a new campus master plan in place Northern Lakes says they are set to grow and have, in 2015 there was an increase in enrollment for the college. ¬†As a result they have brought inRead More →

Twin Peace River bridge

Twin Peace River Bridge Announced April 14, 2016 Today the Province of Alberta announced budget 2016, while many of the details are still being scrutinized, one bullet point listed in the Capital Plan includes $160 million for a twin bridge in Peace River. This was reiterated by Minister Joe Ceci during his address to the legislature. The Town of Peace River is very excited about this news, this investment in northern Alberta will provide valuable economic stimulus while further strengthening the transportation corridor that connects the north to the south. Specific project details are not known at this time but will be made available asRead More →

council, council news

Town Council April 11, 2016 regular meeting Significant updates from the regular meeting of Peace River Town Council are below. You can view the agenda and all Council items¬†here. North Peace Navigators Peace River’s Town Council voted in favour of granting $2500 to the North Peace Navigators in order to help them make the trip to Regina for the Western Canada Regional Finals. [Full details available here] Operating & Capital Budget Passed Council voted in favour of the 2016 operating and capital budget. [Full details available here] Palliative Care Week Declaration A request to declare the week of May 2-7 as Palliative Care Awareness WeekRead More →

council news

Town Council March 29, 2016 regular meeting Significant updates from the regular meeting of Peace River Town Council are below. You can view the agenda and all Council items¬†here. Public Order Bylaw Members of the Peace Regional RCMP were on hand at Council’s meeting to answer question related to police efforts to pass a Public Order Bylaw. This item was brought to Council as information only. During their presentation the RCMP stated the intention of the bylaw would be to offer an alternative to the criminal code, which can result in a criminal record, for more ‘nuisance’ type infractions, such as drinking in public, litteringRead More →

council news

Town Council regular meeting March 14 2016 Significant updates from the regular meeting of Peace River Town Council are below. You can view the agenda and all Council items¬†here. Curtis Marshall Memorial Skate Park After years of tireless efforts the members of the Curtis Marshal Memorial Skate Park Committee are nearing completion of the fundraising portion of the project. The matter came before Council as a request for decision for capital cost sharing from the joint capital fund held between the Town of Peace River and Northern Sunrise County. The fund exists to jointly fund capital projects that are of interest to both municipalities butRead More →