Tag Archive | "Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce"

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Junior Chamber Program puts students to work

Posted on 26 February 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Junior Chamber Program puts students to work

Last fall, the Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce kickstarted a new program, the Junior Chamber Program, to involve students from Grades 10-12 in their community by placing them in volunteer work placements throughout the town. In exchange for their volunteer services, students were set up to gain vital life skills such as communication, leadership, planning,…Continue Reading

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Businesses urged to create emergency plan

Posted on 19 February 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Businesses urged to create emergency plan

Can your business continue when disaster strikes? That’s the question Cliff Trollope posed to Fort Macleod Chamber members on Thursday.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Chamber honours community’s best

Posted on 06 November 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Chamber honours community’s best

A long-time volunteer, organizer and small business owner is Fort Macleod’s 2019 Citizen of the Year. Mike Bourassa received the award Oct. 25 at the Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards gala at the community hall. “Mike Bourassa has been a strong community supporter for years,” Chamber director and award presenter Kayla Weston said.…Continue Reading

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Nominations pour in for Fort Macleod Chamber awards

Posted on 02 October 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Nominations pour in for Fort Macleod Chamber awards

Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce last month put out a call for nominations for its annual awards program. Boy, did…Continue Reading

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Chamber award nomination deadline Saturday

Posted on 18 September 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Chamber award nomination deadline Saturday

The search is on for Fort Macleod’s next Citizen of the Year. Nominations for Citizen of the Year and other…Continue Reading

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New venue announced for Taste of Fort Macleod

Posted on 04 September 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on New venue announced for Taste of Fort Macleod

The sixth annual Taste of Fort Macleod has a new venue. Taste of Fort Macleod starts at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre. With inclement weather forecast for the end of the week, Chamber of Commerce event organizers decided Wednesday morning to move the event indoors. Taste of…Continue Reading

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Ghostbusters wrap-up meeting planned

Posted on 28 August 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Ghostbusters wrap-up meeting planned

Fort Macleod residents and business owners have a chance this week to air their feelings — good and bad –about the latest movie filmed on Main Street. Fort Macleod and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 in council chambers at the G.R. Davis Administration Building. Crews spent…Continue Reading

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Theft from motor vehicles leading crime in Fort Macleod

Posted on 16 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Theft from motor vehicles leading crime in Fort Macleod

Fort Macleod RCMP deal with theft from motor vehicles more than any other crime. RCMP Sgt. Bryan Mucha said Thursday…Continue Reading

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RCMP promote crime prevention methods

Posted on 16 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on RCMP promote crime prevention methods

Fort Macleod and district residents have a role to play in crime prevention. The RCMP is promoting steps people can…Continue Reading

COVID-19: UPDATES

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.
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