The Village of Empress

is situated on the West side of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and serves as a center to the surrounding farming and ranching community of 1,500 people. It has been a focal point for many activities in the area. It is also at the geographical center of many large cities in Western Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina.


Mona Howe selected one of the 2016 Cattlemen’s Young Leaders

Posted on September 13, 2016 under: Uncategorized

Congratulations goes out to Mona Howe for being selected as one of the 2016 Cattlemen’s Young Leaders Mentorship Recipients! Check out the following story.

 Congratulations to the 2016 CYL Mentorship Recipients! Full details on the CCA website: /
Way to go Mona, the community is very proud of you.


Summer 2016 Photo Contest Extended.

Posted on July 11, 2016 under: Uncategorized

Please note that we have extended the deadline for entries to the photo contest till July 20th in the hopes we can include some photos from the events happening in town over the next week. Remember we are looking for pictures of yards, scenery, landscapes and riverscapes, events – (example: canada day celebrations, sports days, brandings, camping trips),  wildlife, people and places. Pretty much anything that shows off your pride in our community/region. The rules can be found on the previous post. Eligible entries are for Empress and area – Special Areas 2 & 3 and RM’s of Cheterfield and Deerforks.

Contact our Village Office:

Phone: (403) 565-3938
Fax: (403) 565-2010

Box 159, #6 – 3rd Avenue
Empress, Alberta T0J 1E0

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