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GRANDE PRAIRIE
ALBERTA, CANADA

Grande Prairie is the largest city in northern Alberta with a population of over 68,556. (2015 census) It is now the 5th largest city in Alberta
. With the annexation Jan 1, 2016 the population is now estimated to be over 70,000.

This website NOW features over 80 areas in Northwestern Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia known as the Peace Country or Peace Region. All of the Peace Country is now on ONE website with over 5,000 pictures on this site. Now featuring over 150 local videos.


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NEW FEATURE:
CAMPGROUND REPORT
(Active May-Sept)



Entire Menus of Grande Prairie Restaurants: Golden Star, Crown & Anchor, MR. MIKES, Ramona Pizza, Joey's Only, Jackpot Grill, Tony Roma's, Oriental Wok and more.



Feature Page on Grande Prairie Home Improvements - Renovations


The 2015-2016 NPHL consists of 7 teams.
EAST DIVISION: Falher Pirates, Grimshaw Huskies, Manning Comets and High Prairie Regals.
WEST DIVISION: Spirit River Rangers, Fort St John Flyers, and Dawson Creek Canucks.
(Grande Prairie, Lakeland Eagles-McLennan, Hythe Mustangs, and Valleyview Jets are not playing this year)

NPHL Hockey Schedule-Scores


SPECIAL FEATURE
Daily Herald Tribune History
1980's -2000's

AUDIO CLIPS
GRANDE PRAIRIE RADIO STATIONS
Special spotlight on all five Grande Prairie Radio Stations.
(listen to archived audio clips)
Grande Prairie Radio Stations.




Check out the website
Grande-Prairie.com.

All information on DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com written by Ken Connors (Chernuka) including all the Video and Photography.
*AUTOS *FARMS & ACREAGES *RENOVATIONS *FLYERS * BUSINESS DIRECTORY *EVENTS *NPHL * VIDEOS *HOME

Discover The Peace Country

Welcome to the "Peace Country" known for its Prairie, the Boreal Forest, the Rocky Mountains and the Peace River, one of the longest river systems in Canada. Cities include Grande Prairie AB, Dawson Creek BC and the city of Fort St John BC.


Sunset at Lesser Slave Lake, Alberta. Photo taken on the south shore.

The Peace Country includes many Hamlets, Towns, Cities, Rural Farms and Ranches in north western Alberta and also north eastern British Columbia. Many refer to it as the Mighty Peace Country. As well you can experience numerous parks and lakes where one can get closer to nature

Grande Prairie NEWS 2015-2016 -by Ken Connors
Grande Prairie News information will be added to this page on an on going basis and is a gathering of just some of the changes that Grande Prairie and area has experienced and will be archived.

NEW Grande Prairie Dream Home
The 2016 Grande Prairie Dream Home Opened early January in Taylor Estates subdivision east and south of Grande Prairie. See details and photos

Feb 2016: The City of Grande Prairie will be spending $20 million for the downtown rehabilitation project. Construction of Phase One is expected to begin in May and affect 101 Street from 98 Avenue to 102 Avenue.The 4 Phases will be complete by 2018.

Jan 2016: Rising Above Ministry is going to move into the former Young Offenders Centre along 106 Street Grande Prairie (near Centre 2000 and Bypass) The building has been closed since 2009. - The City of Grande Prairie has expanded its boundaries by 6,316 hectares from the County of Grande Prairie. The annexation takes effect January 1, 2016. View City Map Annexation. With the annexation brings about 800 people from the County to add to the City's population, which is now estimated to surpass 70,000

Jan 2016: State & Main Kitchen & Bar will be opening in January 2016 at the former Blockbuster location on the south end of Grande Prairie. -First baby born in Grande Prairie in 2016 was a baby girl (Ruby Amelia Hans) of parents Dina and Alex Hans .-Trend Home Improvements has moved to a newbuliding and location, a few blocks west of Ken Sargent GMC along 102 Street, Grande Prairie.


Grande Prairie Santa Parade
Dec 6, 2015: One of the biggest crowds were on hand to see the Santa Parade Downtown Grande Prairie. The warm temperature was the main reason as it was near the zero degree mark. Santa arrived.

View VIDEO> (12:10min)
Festival of Trees is an annual event at Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie.
Nov 2015: You can view 10 photos of some of the trees that were featured at this event.
Click Here to see Photos


Nov 2015: Ken Sargent GMC and Sean Sargent Toyota have committed $1 million to the Hospital Foundation to enhance the health care for people in the region.

Nov 2015: Chris Warkentin MP for Grande Prairie-Mackenzie, has been name critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food, a shadow cabinet position. -Rona Ambrose has been chosen as the interim leader of the Federal Conservative Party. She was born right here in the Peace Country, in Valleyview. -If you have to pay a parking ticket or need an animal license, the location has changed in Grande Prairie and is now at the Enforcement Services Building at 9910-99 Ave, west of the Co-op Marketplace. -Unemployment continues to rise in the Peace Country. In October it moved up from 5.5% o 5.7%. An estimated 11,000 jobs were lost in Alberta in the last while.

Oct 2015:The Grande Prairie Athletics have decided to not have a team in the NPHL this season. Large number of players retiring and many working shift work during the week, would mean it would be difficult to ice the minimum of 12 skaters for every game. -PC Candidates win all 3 ridings in the Peace Country. Chris Warkentin easily won in the Grande Prairie-Mackenzie riding while Arnold Vierson won the Peace River-Westlock riding. Bob Zimmer, win the Prince George-Peace River riding. - 2 new MAPS have been created and added to this website that shows the different depths of the lake. Snipe Lake, Lesser Slave Lake.
- Janina's Jewelers is closing their Sears location along 100 Street, but will remain open on the west side of the city.

Grande Prairie Storm 2015-2016 Season
This video captures some of the excitement of Grande Prairie's team in the AJHL. The Grande Prairie Storm are celebrating its 20th Anniversary in the AJHL in the 2015-2016 season.

View VIDEO> (1:00min)

Sept 2015: The Phillip J Currie Dinosaur Museum is now open located near Wembley. Official Grand Opening took place September 26, the same night as the Amber Ball. - Canopy West Truck Accessories is now open next to Doug Marshall in Grande Prairie, 11308-100 Street. - Sangster's Organic Market has opened in Grande Prairie, 10408-67 Avenue.


DUAL CAM Videos of MAINSTREETS
26 NEW VIDEOS featuring the left and right side of the downtown of Beaverlodge, Berwyn, Donnelly, Eaglesham, Fairview, Falher, Girouxville, Grande Prairie, Grimshaw, Grouard, High Level, High Prairie, Hythe , La Crete, La Glace, Manning, McLennan, Nampa, Peace River, Rycroft, Spirit River, Valleyview, Valhalla Centre, Wanham, Wembley, Woking,
ARCHIVED NEWS: To review other years, visit the following archived pages on this website:
GRANDE PRAIRIE NEWS: 2016.. 2015.. 2014.. 2013.. 2012.. 2011.. 2010.. 2009 .. 2008.. 2007 ..2006 ...2005 ... 2004 .. 2003 ... 2002... 2001..


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VIDEOS
VIDEO - SPECIAL EVENTS
SANTA PARADE
Dec 6, 2015
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 12:106 min
FIREWORKS
Dec 31, 2013
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 6:38 min
SWAN FESTIVAL
Saskatoon Lake
April 2013
PLAY > 4:43 min
2012 MUDBOG
SHOW AND SHINE
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 5:58 min
VIDEOS
VIDEO - SPECIAL EVENTS
100 YEARS CELEBRATION
GrandePrairie 2014
PLAY > -:5:23 min
CANADA DAY PARADE 2015
(Grande Prairie
PLAY > -28:24 min
GRANDE PRAIRIE ATHLETICS
NPHL - 2014-2015
PLAY > 3:23 min
GP STORM
2015-2016 Season
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 1:00 min
VIDEOS
VIDEO - AREAS OF INTEREST
BREAK GROUND
Dinosaur Museum

(Wembley, 2013)
PLAY > -7:33 min
FISHING AT SNIPE LAKE
(Northern Pike)
PLAY > -4:15 min
LESSER SLAVE LAKE, AB
(Fishing Walleye)
PLAY > -4:50 min
MOONSHINE
LAKE
July 2011
PLAY> 2:15mi
VIDEOS
VIDEO - AREAS OF INTEREST
TWIN LAKES Provincial Recreation Area
PLAY> 4:00 min
KISKATINAW RIVER BRIDGE
Near Dawson Creek
PLAY > 1:05 min
FORT VERMILION Oldest Settlement of Alberta
PLAY> 3:04 min
LA CRETE FERRY
69km west of La Crete, AB
PLAY> 2:58 min
MORE LOCAL VIDEOS > CLICK HERE
Now featuring over 150 LOCAL VIDEOS

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Featured on DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com is the GRANDE PRAIRIE, that includes pages on Grande Prairie: Attractions, Camping & Fishing, Hunting, Golf, History, Hotels, Hotlinks, Grande Prairie Real Estate, Restaurants, Seniors, Service Clubs, Skiing, Schools, Statistics, Autos for Sale and Grande Prairie News of 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 also Grande Prairie VIDEOS. Grande Prairie Events. Home Renovations. Featured communities in the COUNTY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE: Beaverlodge, Bezanson, Clairmont, Elmworth, Hythe, LaGlace, Sexsmith, Teepee Creek, Valhalla Centre, Wembley. ALBERTA TOWNS: Berwyn, Brownvale, DeBolt, Dixonville, Donnelly, Eaglesham, Fairview, Falher, Fort Vermilion, Girouxville, Grimshaw, Grouard, Grovedale, Guy, High Level, High Prairie, Hines Creek, Keg River, LaCrete, Manning, McLennan, Nampa, Peace River, Rainbow Lake, RIdgevalley, Rycroft, Spirit River, St. Isidore, Tangent, Valleyview, Wanham, Woking, Worsley. BC TOWNS: Charlie Lake, Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, Pouce Coupe, Rolla, Taylor, Tomslake, Tumbler Ridge. ALBERTA PARKS AND LAKES: Cotillian Park ,Dunvegan, Figure 8 Lake, George Lake, Kakut Lake, Kleskun Hills, Lesser Slave Lake, Many Islands, Moonshine Lake, Musreau Lake, Notikewin Park, Pipestone Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, Saskatoon Lake, Simonette River, Snipe Lake, Spring Lake, Sturgeon Lake, Swan Lake AB, Twin Lakes, Two Lakes, Winagami Lake. BC PARKS AND LAKES: Charlie Lake, Gwillim Lake, Kinuseo Falls, Kiskatinaw Park, Moberly Lake, One Island Lake, Swan Lake BC. Includes Provincial Parks. Cities in the Peace Country or Peace Region Include Fort St John BC, Dawson Creek BC, in Northern BC as well as Grande Prairie in Northern Alberta.








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