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News Posted On Jun 08, 2021

Pigeon Lake receives environmental award

Pigeon Lake Watershed Management Plan has been named the 2021 Alberta Emerald Award recipient for water initiatives. The Emerald Awards showcase those who raise the bar in addressing local, regional, and global and environmental climate issues. “We’re…

Outstanding Service Award
News Posted On Mar 20, 2021

Outstanding Service Award

Special thank-you to Wayne Bensen, for the decades of service he has provided to the Pigeon Lake region. Presentation to Fire Chief Wayne Benson by Clinton Boyda, Director of Emergency Management representing all the Summer Villages of Pigeon Lake. Wayne…

COVID-19 November Restrictions
News Posted On Nov 13, 2020

COVID-19 November Restrictions

Effective November 13th, 2020 there are new restrictions for Pigeon Lake due to COVID-19. Targeted health measures will take effect on Friday Nov. 13 to curb the rapid growth of COVID-19 in Alberta and protect the health system.  Alberta’s…

Supporting Families During COVID-19
News Posted On Jun 03, 2020

Supporting Families During COVID-19

We know parents are struggling to balance work, child care and self-care while keeping worries — both your children’s and your own — under control. You don’t have to do it alone. The Child Mind Institute is open and available…

Managing COVID-19 Stress
News Posted On May 09, 2020

Managing COVID-19 Stress

This toolkit is designed to help you focus on the parts of your life that you can take charge of and stop spending energy on the things you cannot control. The Covid-19 Toolkit was developed by the team at the Community Addictions and Mental Health Clinic-…

Would you like to Help?
News Posted On Mar 23, 2020

Would you like to Help?

If you would like to help in our region please contact our Pigeon Lake Agency. The Alberta Emergency Management Agency Unsolicited Offers Program has also been set up in response to growing offers of generosity from individuals and organizations…

Webinar How Businesses can Cope with COVID-19
News Posted On Mar 19, 2020

Webinar How Businesses can Cope with COVID-19

FREE WEBINAR from the Business Development Bank of Canada See https://www.pigeonlakeemergencyagency.ca/calendars/show_event/57731/How-to-cope-with-Impacts-of-COVID-19-on-your-business Free online webinar How to cope with the impacts of COVID-19…

Experiencing Disaster Stress?
News Posted On Mar 19, 2020

Experiencing Disaster Stress?

Experiencing a disaster can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming. If you need to talk, call the Mental Health Help Line at 1-877-303-2642 24/7. Helping Your Child or Teen Prepare Emotionally For Disasters or Emergencies Helping Your Child or Teen…

Emergency Coordination Centre Activated
News Posted On Mar 18, 2020

Emergency Coordination Centre Activated

TO ALL RESIDENTS: In view of the current Coronavirus situation the Emergency Advisory Committee has voted to unanimously approve the partial activation of Regional Emergency Management Program to keep the public informed, monitor the situation, follow…

How are you feeling?
News Posted On Mar 16, 2020

How are you feeling?

When in crisis, sometimes it's easier to chat.  This is a safe, 100% confidential, one-on-one conversation with a Support Team Member. We also have a list of several agencies and programs that assist with particular issues, how can we help you (Edmonton…

WEBINAR: Community and Business Information on Business Resiliency
News Posted On Mar 16, 2020

WEBINAR: Community and Business Information on Business Resiliency

The Economic Developers Association of Alberta wants to help communities and businesses looking for information on how to prepare and plan for business resiliency through this situation. As economic development professionals it is in our best interest…

Novel Coronavirus Update
News Posted On Mar 07, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Update

From Deena Hinshaw, Chief Medical Officer of Health: I am writing to provide an update on novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). We know Albertans are concerned about this new virus. The current risk of exposure in Alberta is still low, however this may increase…

Novel Coronavirus Statement
News Posted On Mar 04, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Statement

Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health 10025 Jasper Avenue NW PO Box 1360, Stn. Main Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2N3 Canada I am writing again to update you on novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). We know that Albertans, including school staff, students, and…

Regional Communications Workshop
News Posted On Nov 27, 2019

Regional Communications Workshop

Held a great #RegionalCommunicationsWorkshop for our neighbours and agency members! Communication is critical to every emergency, we are now moving forward to getting everyone connected on AFRRCS....

Wildfire Community Grant Available
News Posted On Jan 23, 2019

Wildfire Community Grant Available

Applications for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2019 are now open! Apply for your chance to receive $500 to put towards a FireSmart activity or event in your community! Should you have any questions please contact Laura Stewart, FireSmart Specialist…

Storms are Coming?
News Posted On Jun 09, 2018

Storms are Coming?

Storm chasers have chosen to come to Alberta ahead of a 'potential' outbreak of tornados, looks like weather this summer is going to have some potential for surprises, please make sure your 72 hour kit is ready. Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/4264073/alberta-severe-weather-american-storm-chasers/...

Updated Public Maps
News Posted On May 03, 2018

Updated Public Maps

Please check out our http://www.pigeonlakeemergencyagency.ca/Maps for the latest maps for our region and each Summer Village....

Oil Spill on Lake Training Exercse
News Posted On Jun 21, 2017

Oil Spill on Lake Training Exercse

Great opportunity to train with our regional partners, including the municipalities of Lacombe County and Ponoka County. Focusing on Oil Spill Containment & Recovery in a Lake Training on different booms Orientation of Response Procedures Western Canadian…

News Posted On Mar 21, 2016

Importance of Being Prepared

An interesting infographic about our American neighbours, but still so very true for us Canadians as well.Preparedness starts with you, is your family prepared, see our recommendations and consider signing up for http://do1thing.com/ Do 1 Thing is an…

Winter Newsletter
News Posted On Dec 16, 2015

Winter Newsletter

Our Winter 2015 Newsletter is ready for you to enjoy!...