Tag Archive | "Business"


Homestead Bakeshop

Posted on 02 October 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Homestead Bakeshop

The day starts early at Homestead Bakeshop on Fort Macleod’s historic Main Street. The staff is in the stylish brick…Continue Reading

john barlow

Tags: ,

Foothills MP: Liberal tax reform will kill business, family farms

Posted on 04 October 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Foothills MP: Liberal tax reform will kill business, family farms

Foothills MP John Barlow said Friday the tax reforms proposed by the Liberal government will kill family farms. Barlow also…Continue Reading

heleen vanee


New owners for Café Orange

Posted on 02 November 2016 by Editor | Comments (2)

Café Orange has established itself as a popular destination on Fort Macleod’s Main Street since it opened in June 2014.…Continue Reading

Tags: ,

Fort Macleod town council gives industrial park plan more time

Posted on 20 November 2013 by Editor | Comments (1)

Plans to develop a 320-acre business and industrial park in Fort Macleod are still alive — for now. Mayor Rene…Continue Reading

chairman Shawn Patience

Tags: ,

Alberta SouthWest earns national marketing awards

Posted on 09 October 2013 by staff | Comments Off on Alberta SouthWest earns national marketing awards

The Alberta SouthWest Regional Economic Development Alliance won two Marketing Canada Awards at the Economic Developers Association of Canada annual conference at St. John’s, Newfoundland. The winning projects excelled from among 155 entries submitted by organizations across Canada. The Marketing Canada Awards competition recognizes excellence in community marketing, which is an integral part of economic…Continue Reading

poytress building


Fort Macleod chiropractor builds health, fitness centre

Posted on 13 August 2013 by Editor | Comments (2)

Thirty years after he opened his chiropractic clinic in Fort Macleod, Dr. Alan Poytress is about to make another dream…Continue Reading

Tru Hardware Fort Macleod is preparing to open in the former Bargain Shop location on Main Street. The MPC is discussing signage and colours.

Tags: ,

Business signage plan fuels Fort Macleod MPC discussion

Posted on 14 May 2013 by Editor | Comments (2)

Fort Macleod Municipal Planning Commission tabled a decision May 6 on a development application for signage for a new Fort…Continue Reading

Tags: , , , ,

Town developing new plan for economic development

Posted on 12 December 2012 by Editor | Comments Off on Town developing new plan for economic development

Planning a new economic development strategy for Fort Macleod continues this week. Town officials were to meet Tuesday to continue a discussion that began in October. “Once we have a draft plan put together we’ll go to public consultation,” Town of Fort Macleod economic development officer Martin Ebel said. Ebel provided Chamber members with an…Continue Reading

Macleod Meadows development

Tags: ,

Macleod Meadows design showcased at open house

Posted on 04 December 2012 by Editor | Comments (1)

Fort Macleod’s next residential and commercial development will be showcased Wednesday, Dec. 12. The Macleod Meadows conceptual design scheme is…Continue Reading


People in Fort Macleod and district who have symptoms and think they may have COVID-19 should call Health Link at 811. If their symptoms match the criteria, Health Link will advise on their next steps regarding testing.

Most recent updates below.

  • There are 358 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, including one in Claresholm.
  • Since yesterday, 31 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Alberta, bringing the total to 226. Sixteen cases are suspected to be as a result of community transmission. The rest are travel-related.
  • Canada and the United States have an agreement that will restrict non-essential travel across the border, including for tourism and recreation. Canadian and American citizens and permanent residents who are currently visiting each other's country can still return home.
  • Forty-nine new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Alberta, bringing the total Friday afternoon to 195. On a positive note, three people who contracted the virus have been identified as recovered.
  • Fort Macleod Fish and Game has cancelled its awards banquet set for Saturday, March 28.
  • The Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod is closed.
Our full list on this page
book ad

Photo Albums – what’s new

Fort Macleod Skating Club held its annual achievement night on Dec. 18