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Travel Advisory October 2, 2017

Travel Advisory in Place October 2, 2017


The public is advised to stay indoors throughout Wheatland County and avoid travel. This is for your safety and the safety of emergency responders.

East and West bound Highway #1 between Calgary and Bassano is closed.

  • There is an Emergency Centre set up at 120 Brent Boulevard in Strathmore (the Rec. Centre)
  • Gleichen has opened its Community Centre for an emergency shelter as well
  • Luthern Church in Strathmore is also open to travellers and their pets, if needed (112 Lakeside Blvd, Strathmore)
  • Carseland Community hall is Open as an Emergency Reception Centre
  • Rockyford Community Centre is also open for assistance
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Builder Licensing
November 20, 2017

New Home Buyer Protection Amendment Act, 2017 Beginning December 1, 2017, all r

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Goldfinch ASP Open House on Nov. 28
November 14, 2017

ISL Engineering, in collaboration with Wheatland County, will be hosting an Open

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Environmental Awards NEW
November 6, 2017

Apply by December 8! Do you know an individual or organization who champions en

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Flag Design Contest (Deadline Nov. 27)
November 6, 2017

Calling All Artists! Wheatland County needs a new flag! We want your help to de

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Fire Ban Lifted
November 3, 2017

Effective November 3, 2017 The Fire Ban in Wheatland County has been lifted. Fo

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Winter Hours begin Nov. 1
November 1, 2017

Please note that winter hours for all waste transfer sites in Wheatland County a

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Road Closure Starting Nov. 6
November 1, 2017

Be Aware! Range Road 260 (Twp Rd 224 one mile to the south) will be down to o

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Organizational Meeting held October 30
October 30, 2017

Wheatland County's newly elected Council held its organizational meeting on Mond

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Rural Innovation Forum Nov. 9
October 25, 2017

Join us November 9 for a Rural Prosperity Initiative! The event runs from 8:30

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Solar Workshop November 8
October 25, 2017

Don't forget to register today for the Solar Workshop, Generating Electricity Fr

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State of Local Emergency Ended!
October 18, 2017

UPDATE! Stuart Larson, Fire Chief in Vulcan County just updated that they feel

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Please Talk!
October 17, 2017

Please come out to talk, and encourage others to as well. Even if you weren

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CERB Members Needed
October 17, 2017

Are you a resident in Division 1 in Wheatland County? Are you interested in hav

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2017 Election Results
October 16, 2017

2017 Election Results are in! A great turnout, with 2,153 votes cast! See resul

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Alberta Cannabis Consulting
October 4, 2017

The Government of Canada has introduced legislation that will make cannabis, or

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Fire Ban Removed
October 3, 2017

Effective November 3, 2017, the Fire Ban Advisory has been lifted for all of Whe

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Caution Advised
October 2, 2017

While highways are now open, but winter driving conditions remain in some areas,

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Division 2 All-Candidates Forum October 11
September 29, 2017

Wednesday 11 October 2017 Come out to the Gleichen Community hall to meet and h

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Contract Assessor October 2017
September 27, 2017

Do not be alarmed if you see someone new driving or walking in your area! Wheat

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Jim's retirement party invite
September 26, 2017

Our much beloved, long-time Wheatland County team member, Jim Laslo, is retiring

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Contact Us

Wheatland County
Highway 1 RR 1
Strathmore, Alberta
T1P 1J6

Ph: (403) 934-3321
Fx: (403) 934-4889
Our Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

November 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Goldfinch ASP Open House
December 5, 2017
9:00 AM -
Council meeting
December 8, 2017
4:30 PM -
Applications Due for Environmental Stewardship Awards