March 2021

Special Areas Offices will be closed for the Easter holidays on Friday, April 2 and Monday, April 5. Offices will reopen to the public on Tuesday, April 6 with normal business hours. Be advised face coverings are required when visiting our offices in compliance with current...

Are you interested in representing your community on the Special Areas Advisory Council? Municipal elections are taking place throughout the Province on October 18. To learn more about municipal elections in the Special Areas, visit our Municipal Elections main page. Nominations will be accepted until September 20,...

Early spring conditions, including low relative humidity levels combined with below average precipitation levels has meant an increase risk of grassfires in the region. A fire advisory was put in place on March 10 which advises all residents to take extreme caution and only complete...

[su_button url="https://forms.specialareas.ab.ca/forms/strychnine " background="#efc02d" color="#000000" size="12" radius="0" icon="icon: warning" icon_color="#160808"]Order 2% Strychnine Here[/su_button] For the 2021 season, producers can purchase 2% liquid strychnine concentrate from their local District Office. This product is only available to agricultural producers located within the Special Areas. Producers are limited to...

Abby Hibner and the Veteran Hotel, as told to Margarite Albanese (Hardy), adapted from “Pictoral Album of Veteran, Loyalist and Hemaruka”, compiled and published by Veteran Historical Society, 1979 [siteorigin_widget class="Hr_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Abby Hibner’s Veteran Hotel was opened in the fall of 1916. Two of the main builders...

NOTICE Effective Monday, March 8, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. a road ban will be placed on all municipal oiled, base coursed, and paved roads in Special Areas 2, 3, and 4 restricting bus, truck, and trailer traffic to seventy-five percent (75%) of authorized load limits; and...