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.



Service Clubs

Empress/Bindloss Agricultural Society
Empress Bindloss Agridome, 311 2 Street West.
President: Brad Howe, 306-661-0409

Empress & District Fine Arts, Cultural and Leisure Society
Chair: Clint Steinley, 403-565-3001
The Society is involved in the efforts to renovate the Empress Community Hall, 310 Centre Street.
The Hall currently hosts a Market every Saturday, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Empress Friendship Centre
324 Centre Street
President: Gerry Congram, 403-565-2423
Centre Phone: 403-565-3872
The Centre is open for games and cards every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Empress Historical Society
Empress Canadian Pacific Railway Station
Saint Mary’s Anglican Church
Rachel Booker, 403-664-5164

Empress Library Board
See our Library webpage

Empress Volunteer Fire Department
Fire Chief: Chad Van Dam


Bindloss 4-H Multiclub
Michelle Andersen, 403-379-2284

Breaking Ground Dance Centre (Oyen)

Curling Club
Brad Howe, 306-661-0409
See: Empress/Bindloss Agricultural Society

Empress Library
See our Library webpage

Oyen & District Rod & Gun Club
Randy Wiechnik, 403-664-2207

Oyen Skating Club
Shelaine Woods, 403-664-9471,

Oyen & District Golf Club

Oyen Minor Ball
Jody Anderson, 403-664-9787

Oyen Minor Hockey
Facebook Page

Oyen Otters Swim Club

Oyen Eagles Baseball

Oyen Soccer Club

Wilson School of Dance (Oyen)
Sherri Robertson, 403-664-9595

Art & Culture

Pottery (Oyen)
Connie Heath, 403-664-3544

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