The Village of Empress

is nestled between the Red Deer River and the South Saskatchewan River, at the eastern edge of Alberta. There is a wild feel to this quaint village surrounded by expansive farms and ranches, pronghorns, coyotes and so many different species of birds. The recreation opportunities for adventurers and star-gazers are boundless. Come and see for yourself!


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Meetings, meetings and more meetings

Posted on September 20, 2017 under: Uncategorized

We have a number of meetings coming up with Council and Council committees. Starting today Wednesday September 20th we have a Hall Committee meeting at 7:00 in the community hall. Tomorrow September 21st is the regular Council meeting in the town office at 6:30 p.m.. On September 26th we have an Airport Committee meeting in the town office at 4 p.m. The 28th of September the Parks, Trails and Recreation committee will be meeting in the town office at 6:00 p.m. October 10th the Airport Committee meets at 4 p.m. and the hall committee at 5 p.m. both at the town office. October 11th the Hospital committee meets at 2 p.m. in the Library. October 19th will be the Organizational and regular Council meeting starting at 6:00 p.m. October 24th the Airport Committee meets in the village office at 4 p.m. and on October 26th the Parks, Trails and Recreation committee meet at 6 p.m. in the Village Office. These are all Council or Council committee meetings, and are always open to the public. As you can see, these volunteers are going to be busy over the next little while, coming up with strategies to incorporate into our next 5 year strategic plan. Thank you volunteers!!!

Community Hall Committee Public Meeting

Posted on September 12, 2017 under: Announcements

The Community Hall committee will be hosting a public meeting in the community hall September 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The wish to collect as much input as possible from the community to help guide them in their hall renovation planning.

Interested in Running for Municipal Council?

Posted on August 23, 2017 under: Uncategorized

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Planning for our Future

Posted on August 21, 2017 under: Council News

As the next step in our strategic planning phase, Council has created some committees to do some research and investigation in some key areas identified in our strategic planning sessions in June: Hall, Airport, Hospital and Recreation. We also had interest in Community Revitalization, Business Opportunities and Transportation Infrastructure. Appointments were made to the boards based on volunteers at these meetings. If you were not at the meetings but would like to help in any of these areas, please give us a call. Committees will be meeting over the next few months to provide input into our next 5 year strategic plan.

Entrepreneur and small businessman Conference

Posted on August 16, 2017 under: Announcements

If your interested in learning how to grow your business this conference is a great opportunity to learn from locals who have done it. Register at

Do you want to grow your business?

Posted on August 10, 2017 under: Announcements

We’re looking for businesses and/or entrepreneurs who are looking to grow. If you think you’re a fit, fill out our online application below

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Harvest is Here

Posted on August 8, 2017 under: Uncategorized

Well with the dry hot July we had, harvest has begun a bit early this year. Lots of combines, trucks and tractors on the move, so be patient when you come across equipment moving on the highways.

Fire Restrictions

Posted on July 18, 2017 under: Announcements

Effective July 18, 2017

Empress Daze

Posted on July 18, 2017 under: Uncategorized

Our third event of the month. What an amazing group of volunteers!

Who wouldn’t want to be in the curling rink on these hot July days. Come out and cheer our curlers on while relaxing in the cool Arena.

Friday night the historical society is hosting another of their great musical events at the historic train station.

Saturday is a full day with the businessman’s pancake breakfast, parade, kids games and the curling finals

Week 3 Summer Fun Day Camp

Posted on July 18, 2017 under: Uncategorized

The girls have a full week of fun planned including a day at the park playing. Be sure to send their swim suits.

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