We trust you will LOVE Grande Prairie as your new home!
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WE LOVE GRANDE PRAIRIE BECAUSE:
• Buying a new home for your family
• It is a welcoming community
• Buying your ﬁrst home
• It is easy to be involved
• Selling your existing home • Renting an apartment • Renting a house • Transitioning from renting to buying • Referring you to other professional services • Buying and managing your investment property • Selling your home if you transfer away
• Contributing to our community is rewarding • There are many family events and activities • There is theatre, music, arts, sports • It has excellent schools and health care • You can practice many faiths • It is a youthful and growing community • People are enthusiastic and positive • It has an entrepreneurial spirit • There are many cultural communities • You can buy everything you need • It is a great place to invest
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My absolute must for authentic Thai food is Hong Fah! When I want to grab a quick bite, El Norteno Tacos at the Farmers Market is fresh and delicious! Don’t overlook their soup; it’s one of my favourites! I can never get enough of Soto Teppanyaki. It is a show in itself to watch the chef prepare a delicious meal right in front of you on the grill. When the heat wave hits, I like to cool off by floating down the river at O’Brien Provincial Park. It can get pretty busy though, so I would suggest heading over early. The spray park at the Lions Park is where I like to go—not so relaxing, but the kids have so much fun there! Snowboarding and tubing at Nitehawk Recreation area is a great way to take advantage of the beautiful winter months. For those who prefer good old-fashioned exercise, go cross country skiing at the Wapiti Nordic Ski trails. They have longest lit night trail in Alberta! Every week I look forward to going to the Farmers Market on Friday or Saturday to pick up my fresh artisan bread from Loaves: multigrain, spelt, flax and plum, chocolate, and so much more. For delicious produce, Red Willow Gardens at the Farmers Market sells fresh local vegetables almost all year round. Wandering around the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon, or catch a live show at Grande Prairie Live Theatre. There is always something going on in this vibrant city! Check out the events at cityofgp.com. My favourites are the Street Performers Festival in July and the Maple Sugar Festival in February. The Eastlink Centre is an incredible facility. It offers everything from water aerobics to kick boxing. If you really want a challenge, check out the 6 am yoga class—you will often find us there! Grande Prairie has an amazing network of paved walking paths throughout the city. When the days are long, I love to take an evening walk and just enjoy the fresh air.
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The Grande Prairie Public School District is a learning community in which every student succeeds. Every Student Succeeds
The Grande Prairie Public School District is committed to ensuring all students receive quality core instruction and support, and in addition offers students the following opportunities: • Comprehensive support for students with special needs in an inclusive environment. • A balanced literacy approach to instruction across all grades and subjects with Reading Recovery (Grade 1) and other literacy supports available in all schools. • Pre-school and elementary Montessori programs with trained certified teachers.
• Instrumental Music beginning with strings in Grade 4 and band in Grade 5. • Access to a wide range of complementary courses for students in Grade 7 to 12. • Registered Apprenticeship Program(RAP) creates opportunities for students to explore trade career paths while completing high school.
• Pre-school to Grade 12 French Immersion.
• Preparing students to participate in the world
• Access to current technology at all levels.
after high school as students, employees,
• International Baccalaureate Programming
and leaders with global awareness and the
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tools for life-long learning.
• Gifted Programming support for students in pullout and inclusive settings.
Grande Prairie Public School District is proud to offer the widest range of programming north of Edmonton as we strive to support each student’s efforts to graduate. For more information visit www.gppsd.ab.ca
Technology Rich Learning for All Ages
“A Faith Based Tuition Free Education for All” Grande Prairie & District Catholic School District has 8 schools in in the City of Grande Prairie and 4 schools in surrounding communities. St. Joseph Catholic High School offers an innovative, new program which includes Advanced Placement, Focus Blocks, Strive, Grade 9 Families and individualized self directed learning. Other programs include Single-track French Immersion, Montessori and St. FX Sports Academy. Partnering with YMCA at numerous schools, we offer before and after school care, Kinder Care and Pre-School.
County families can attend and receive bussing to our city schools. For information regarding boundaries, bussing and school programming visit our main office located downtown at 9902 101 Street, Grande Prairie, call 780-532-3013 or visit
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Entrance on 102 St and 102 Ave 780-538-0451 OPEN YEAR-ROUND cityofgp.com/muskoseepi facebook.com/muskopark
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• Playground & Climbing Wall • Grassed Areas for Games & Activities • Hiking Trails (Map available) • Fishing for Kids and Seniors (Summer) • Preschool Programs • Lawn Bowling & Horseshoes • Basketball/Tennis Courts • Outdoor Swimming Pool • New Spray Park • Summer Day Camps • Miniature Golf • Par 3 Golf Course • Skateboard Park • BMX Track
OPEN MAY-SEPT • Rodacker/Campbell Gallery: “Wedding Dream” • Discover Wedding History from 1800-Present
Heritage Discovery Centre 11330-106 St (Lower Level Centre 2000) 780-532-5790 OPEN DAILY • Kin Gallery: Art of the Peace 10th Anniversary Exhibit (April 2013 – June 2013) • Natural History, Interactive Games, Mini Theatres
Forbes Homestead Provincial Historic Site 10424-96 St 780-532-5456 OPEN IN SUMMER • Medical History/ Heritage Gardens
The Montrose Cultural Centre is located in the heart of Grande Prairie and is home to the Grande Prairie Public Library, The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, Esquires Coffeehouse, and the bright, beautiful Teresa Sargent Hall. The 5,000 square foot Teresa Sargent Hall is available to rent for special events, such as weddings, holiday parties, business meetings. Stop by for a visit or a cup of coffee, and enjoy the warm and welcome space of the Montrose Cultural Centre.
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A Guide to Restaurants in Grande Prairie • Menu Highlights
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S E C I V R E S R U O Residential & Commercial Waste Management
- Drop off services • Eco Centre drop-off recycling • Waste Management Facility – drop-off recycling & landfill Facilities map & hours: aquatera.ca
- Tap water - Bulk water stations Facilities map: aquatera.ca
Residential Curbside Collection
- Wastewater collection system - Sewer and sump station Facilities map: aquatera.ca
• Blue bags • Yard waste • Garbage Collection route map: aquatera.ca
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For information on services available, contact Aquatera at 780.538.0340 or visit aquatera.ca Waste Management Hotline 780.538.0452
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Published on Apr 5, 2013
Published on Apr 5, 2013
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