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.


Christmas hours

Posted on December 21, 2017 under: Uncategorized

The Village of Empress will be closed Friday December 22 through Tuesday December 26, 2017, reopening December 27th. Council and Staff wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and safe travels to those travelling over the holidays.


Upcoming Community Events

Posted on October 30, 2017 under: Uncategorized

The Parks Trails and Recreation Committee is holding a community work bee at Peter Fiddler Park Saturday November 4 meeting at public work shop at 10:00 am weather permitting. They are looking for volunteers to help them start with a general cleanup. Please bring weedeaters, rakes, hoes, safety glasses, gloves, wheelbarrows and shovels if you have them.

November 8th at 7:00 p.m. and November 28 at 1:00 p.m. Julie Friesen will be back to facilitate our next 2 strategic planning sessions in the community hall. We encourage all to come out and participate.

December 1 at 4:00 p.m. will be the annual Christmas light up campaign. We encourage residents to have their lights on for this evening. We will do the light up at the park beside the town office, with hotdogs and hot chocolate and the wagon ride and caroling.

December 7th at 7:00 p.m. will be the annual Open house at the community hall

December 9 from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. is the Empress Craft Show at the community Hall

December 15 is the community Christmas potluck supper at the community hall

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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