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.


Alberta Provincial Election Day: Monday, May 29, 2023

Posted on May 27, 2023 under: Announcements

Those of us in Empress are to go to the Buffalo Community Hall (5516 Township Road 214B, Buffalo, AB; GPS 50.810306, -110.678444), to vote, between 9:00 am and 8:00 pm.

The route from Empress to the Buffalo Hall is about 57.8 km, 36 minutes.  See Google Street Map route.

Remember to bring with you your ID and the voting card you received in the mail.



Splash Park is open again, Weekends only

Posted on May 26, 2023 under: Announcements

Splash park will be on a temporary schedule right now: Hours of operation will be Saturdays and Sundays from 1pm-8pm until further notice.


Special Council Meeting June 7

Posted on May 25, 2023 under: Announcements
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 @ 6:30 pm
Special Council Meeting: Strategic Planning
Empress Village Office Building
6 3 Avenue West



Assessor in the Village on May 23

Posted on May 20, 2023 under: Announcements

The Village Assessor (Benchmark) will be in Empress on Tuesday May 23 conducting property inspections (for 2024) – please note that the assessor will be out and about the Village doing annual property inspections (in anticipation of 2024) so just take note as a property owner.
The visit and inspections will take place most of the regular workday May 23.
The Village thank you for your patience and cooperation.

See our Property Taxes page for more information on the Assessor.



Showerhouse at Peter Fidler Park Now Open

Posted on May 19, 2023 under: Announcements
2022-05-07 Peter Fidler Park Campground showerhouse
The showerhouse at Peter Fidler Park is now open for the season!



Splashpark now open!

Posted on May 19, 2023 under: Announcements
Empress Splashpark
The Empress splashpark is now open for the season.



Water Repairs

Posted on May 17, 2023 under: Announcements
Water repairs are in progress and some parts of the Village may have water service temporarily unavailable.
Your patience is appreciated while we make the necessary repairs.
There are no water quality concerns related to this activity.



May 17 Council Meeting Agenda

Posted on May 17, 2023 under: Announcements
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 @ 6:30 pm
Regular Council Meeting
Empress Village Office Building
6 3 Avenue West


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