Posted on: December 6, 2017

December Mayor's Message: The First 40 Days

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It hardly seems possible but December is upon us and we have now been on the job for just over a month.

In that time, we have been working hard to get up to speed on key issues like CUI and taxes. We continue to learn about our issues and opportunities thr...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

December 4 Council Meeting Notes

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At the Chestermere City Council Meeting on December 4, Council: 

  • Presented an Alberta Public Works Association Award – Manager of the Year to the City’s Office Coordinator at the Public Works Building.
  • Heard a presentat...
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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Give a family in need a Christmas to remember

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2017 was a difficult year for many in our community as families faced job loss, divorce, health crises or other life changing events. For some, those changes will make the holiday season very difficult.

“The holiday season can be a stressful time...

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Posted on: November 23, 2017

November 20 Council Meeting Notes

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At the Chestermere City Council Meeting on November 20, Council: 

  • Presented an Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association award to City staff in recognition of Chestermere’s commitment to providing employees with health and safety e...
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Posted on: November 21, 2017

City Partners with Chamber of Commerce to begin survey for local businesses

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On Monday, November 20, the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce will be releasing an on-line survey to better understand the needs and requirements of all businesses in Chestermere.

“Myself and the members of the board are really excited about this s...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

November 6 Council Meeting Notes

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At the Chestermere City Council Meeting on November 6, Council: 

  • Presented a certificate of recognition to Alex Halat, a community member who recently received the Sovereign’s medal for volunteers.
  • Accepted the consent agenda which includ...
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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Illuminate with cheer at the Winter Lights Festival!

Winter Lights Festival is November 25

Get cozy and celebrate winter in Chestermere at the annual Winter Lights Festival on November 25.

The event will kick off the Christmas season, with the official lighting of John Peake Park.

“We’re thrilled to bring this newly revamped f...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Nearly 28% of City’s Light Industrial Park spoken for

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At their first official business meeting on November 6, Chestermere’s new City Council accepted five Letters of Intent for companies to purchase approximately 11.5 acres in the City owned Webster Industrial Park.

“We are very pleased to see more interest i...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Apply now to win $1,000 for a youth project of your choice!

Last year's winner Nathan Hermann

Applications are now open for the Dave Mikkelsen Award for Youth and the City is looking for ideas to support the young people of Chestermere.

"Youth are an important part of our community and we invite them to participate in this great award...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Lest we forget: Remembrance Day 2017

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Each year, the community comes together on Remembrance Day to pay tribute to those who served to ensure our freedom. The ceremony this year is on November 11 at 10:45 a.m. in Anniversary Park and everyone is welcome to attend.

“Remembrance Day is...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

November Mayor’s Message: On the Job

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Last Monday, Council and I took our oaths of office and officially began our work as your elected officials.

We’ve only been at it for a week but I wanted to let you know that we are working hard to learn as much as we can as quickly as possible.

We’ve alre...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

New Chestermere City Council Begins Term

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The brand new Council for the City of Chestermere has officially started their four year term.

Mayor Marshall Chalmers, Councillor Laurie Bold, Councillor Cathy Burness, Councillor Mel Foat, Councillor Ritesh Narayan, Councillor Yvette Wagner and Councillo...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

2017 Election Results

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The initial unofficial results for the 2017 Election for the City of Chestermere’s new Mayor and Council have been compiled.

The unofficial results for the City of Chestermere for the 2017-2021 term of office are:

* Indicates candidate has been el...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Vote Saturday & Monday!

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Saturday and Monday are the final opportunities for residents to cast their vote to choose Chestermere’s Mayor & Council for the next four years.

Here’s what you need to know about the election:

  • Voters may cast their ballot on Saturd...
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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Advance Voting begins this weekend

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Twenty candidates are seeking to become Chestermere’s next Council and the first opportunities to cast your vote are right around the corner.

Voters may cast their ballot at the advance voting dates of Saturday October 7 or Saturday October 14. P...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 29, 2017

New public members appointed to Rate Application Committee

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In early August, the City asked for interested members of the public to provide expertise to Council (in its role as utility regulator) by serving as members of the City of Chestermere Rate Application Committee.

Several interviews were conducted with qual...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Statement from Chestermere Fire Chief regarding illegal opening of fire hydrants

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"Starting September 26 and throughout the last few days, numerous fire hydrants in our community have been opened by an unauthorized person or persons.

This illegal activity poses a danger to the water pressure levels of the City of Chestermere. Havin...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Chestermere green lights 650 acre development up to Calgary border

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In just over 25 years, Chestermere has grown from a small summer village of 1000 to a thriving city of 20,000 residents. The community is planning to continue its exceptional growth as City Council recently approved an outline plan for new development of ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

City to sell 3 more acres in Webster Industrial Park

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On September 18, Chestermere’s City Council accepted a Letter of Intent for a company to purchase 3 acres in the City’s new development: Webster Industrial Park.

“While the details of the transaction are currently confidential, we can confirm that the inte...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Election Candidates Announced: Choose your City’s decision makers

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This fall, Chestermere residents will elect a new Council to lead Alberta’s newest City for the next four years. As no incumbent members of Council have registered, residents will choose their new Mayor and City Council from 20 new candidates.

Ca...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Chestermere wins the fight against aquatic hitchhikers for another summer

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This summer, the City of Chestermere worked hard to prevent invasive species from infesting Chestermere Lake and the results are paying off.

“We have not found any new invasive weed, insect or animal species in our lake this summer, which is good news,” sa...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

New Community park welcomes visitors and celebrates youth

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The City of Chestermere, along with Synergy, community partners, businesses, donors and residents, will come together on September 22, to celebrate the grand opening of a new community space in Chestermere.

"Council is extremely pleased to see the com...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

2017 Chestermere Arts Days Cancelled

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With great disappointment, the City has announced that the 2017 Chestermere Arts Days event has been cancelled.

“Earlier this year, we received word that we did not receive the provincial grant that has usually covered the costs of this event,&am...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Colliers International partners with Chestermere to bring light industrial development

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Over the past few years, City officials have been pursuing an aggressive economic development strategy to bring more jobs and businesses to Chestermere. Eager to accelerate business attraction in the City’s brand new light industrial business park, the co...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Thinking about Running for Council?

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In only several weeks, Chestermere residents will choose who will lead this City for the next four years by voting in the municipal election.

“Serving on City Council is one of the most effective ways to make a significant impact in a community a...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Assessors coming to update residential property assessments

Assesment Reminder 2017

Over the course of the summer, representatives from the City’s contracted assessment company, Accurate Assessment Group, will be in Chestermere conducting property assessment updates for homes that do not have a confirmation on the assessment roll for a d...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Taxes due July 31

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The deadline of July 31 to pay property taxes in the City of Chestermere is fast approaching. Residents paying in a lump sum can submit their payment by cash, debit or cheque at City Hall (either in person or in the drop box), by electronic banking, or by...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

New Beach Volleyball Courts Named in honour of dedicated community member

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On July 17, friends and family met to witness the unveiling of a plaque to name Chestermere’s new beach volleyball courts in memory of long-time resident Craig Fawcett.

“The City of Chestermere was very fortunate to have had Craig Fawce...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Bridge on Township Road 240 nearing completion; road work beginning soon

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If you haven’t driven Township Road 240 in a while, it only takes a moment to realize you’ll be in for a bumpy ride.

Chestermere’s southern border road is one of the few remaining gravel roads in the community. Over the past few years its usage has grown a...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Mouth-watering, must-try cuisine at the Chestermere Water Festival

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What is a summer festival without delicious food truck fare? From savoury to sweet, there’s sure to be something for every taste bud.

Featured Foods:

For the sweet tooth: Mini donuts, caramel filled churros and ice cream sundaes will have any adult or child...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Music preview: Chestermere Water Festival

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Enjoy over eight hours of live rock, pop, blues and country music on the shores of Chestermere Lake at the annual Chestermere Water Festival on July 22.

Summer Music Showcase schedule:

1:00 p.m. Rock Vegas:  A Chestermere/Calgary ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Watershed Committee re-established to protect Chestermere Lake for future generations

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On a hot summer day, the cool waters of Chestermere Lake draw residents and visitors who are eager to enjoy some recreation and relaxation on one of Alberta’s limited bodies of water.

A group of local residents recognize that to keep the lake in good condi...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Returning Officer appointed for 2017 Election

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Following a hiring process conducted by Administration, Council has appointed Susan McMahon as the Returning Officer for the 2017 Chestermere Municipal Election this October.

“We are very pleased to welcome Ms. McMahon as our Returning Officer,” said Tracy...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

616 new residents spur Chestermere to surpass 20,000 population mark

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While Chestermere has consistently been one of the fastest growing communities in the country, this year marks a particular milestone as the municipal census indicates that the community grew by 3.1% to 20,331 residents.

With the new total, Chestermere mov...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

City progresses changes with Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) - Summer Update

For the first half of the year, City staff, Council and CUI have been actively pursuing work that stemmed from the City’s 2016 Utilities Mandate and Rate Regulatory Review.

"Council looks forward to seeing the final pieces, which will be pre...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Community effort instrumental in creating a beautiful park for residents to enjoy

After months of hard work and dedication from generous volunteers, landscaping companies, contractors and staff, a new park at the corner of Rainbow Road and Chestermere Boulevard is nearing completion.

Every time we see a new park being develop...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Evaluating flowering rush control efforts in Alberta

The City of Chestermere is pleased to collaborate with Alberta Agriculture & Forestry to better understand aquatic invasive species and the best methods to eradicate them. Ms. Nicole Kimmel will be in Chestermere throughout the summer conduct...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

2017 Tax Notices Issued

Last week, Chestermere residents should have received their 2017 Tax Notice.  

As set in the 2017-2018 budget, there will be a 2.3% increase in the 2017 tax requirement. This means that a homeowner with a home valued at $500,000 can expect to pay ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Chestermere Fire Services Supports Investigation of Unknown Substance on Bow River

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At approximately 6:20 a.m. this morning, the Calgary Fire Department was called to the Bow River near Harvie Passage to investigate an unknown substance in the Bow river and the Western Irrigation Canal.

Hazardous Material, Aquatic teams and Fire crews are...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Chestermere embraces opportunity for smaller lots in future development

While Chestermere offers a wide array of beautiful large homes, most single family options begin in the $500,000 range and may be beyond the budget and needs for young couples, single professionals, empty-nesters and many other families.

With a recent chan...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Summer Festivals

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Summer in Alberta can go by in the blink of an eye so be sure to mark your calendars for the fun free opportunities in our own community! Chestermere offers two amazing festivals that should be on everyone’s summer to-do list:

1. Get involved in ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) approves new AltaLink substation in Chestermere

The City of Chestermere learned today that the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has approved AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.

“We are very pleased with this announcement,” sai...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

City Council passes 2017 Tax Rate Bylaw

At the regular meeting of Council on Monday, May 15, City Council passed the tax rate bylaw for 2017 with a tax requirement increase of 2.3%.

“Council has spent a lot of time debating and discussing this rate’s impact and we are very pr...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Statement from Mayor Patricia Matthews regarding Chestermere’s appeal of the Conrich ASP

The Municipal Government Board (MGB) has made its decision regarding Chestermere’s appeal of the Conrich Area Structure Plan (ASP) . They have chosen to allow Rocky View County to proceed as planned.

While we respect the process the MGB took to l...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Free family event to help prepare you for an emergency

Emergency Preparedness Open House

If Chestermere faced an emergency, would you be prepared?

The City of Chestermere’s Emergency Management Agency (CHEMA) is offering a free event about the importance of being prepared for an emergency. Kids, families, young adults and seniors can...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Digital To Do: Complete your Census!

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The annual municipal census will begin May 1 and the City is asking all residents to take a break from their regular online tasks to complete their census.  

“Completing the census is so easy and can be done in two minutes on your mobile...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Pump up your summer at the improved Chestermere Family Bike Park!

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As the weather gets warmer, bike enthusiasts look forward to crushing the trails of the Chestermere Family Bike Park. This year, riders will be able to tackle new challenges following the completion of several new upgrades.  

“This seaso...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

2016 Financial Statements Available

The 2016 financial statements are now available for the public to view at www.chestermere.ca/financials.

The City of Chestermere’s annual financial statements are audited by a third party. Following a review by the Audit Committee, they were pres...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Rock the block this summer

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During the winter months, it’s easy to come home, bundled against the cold, and head straight inside without so much as a glance to your snow-covered neighbourhood. Now that spring is here, it’s time to get out and get to know your com...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

City to begin marketing lots in Light Industrial Park

At the March 20 meeting, Council directed Administration to hire a Real Estate Broker to assist with the upcoming marketing and sales of the lots in the Light Industrial Park.

“Over the past year and a half, we have had 18 qualified leads express...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Planning for development in east acreage areas underway

At the March 20 meeting, Council directed staff to continue the creation of an Area Structure Plan (ASP) for the acreages in the eastern portion of Chestermere.

When the land was annexed into Chestermere in 2009, one of the conditions was the eventual crea...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Chestermere Mayor Patricia Matthews will not seek re-election

Earlier today, Chestermere Mayor Patricia Matthews announced that she will not be seeking another term as an elected official in Chestermere. 

 

“I'm very proud of the work I've done as Mayor since 2007 when we ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Community Resource Centre partners with Chestermere Food Bank to offer expanded services

The Community Resource Centre (CRC) is expanding its services! Starting in April 2017, the CRC will offer support, information and referral services at the Chestermere Regional Food Bank office once a week.

Danielle Fermin, the Family and Community Service...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Range Road 282 Re-opened

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Update March 29, 2017: Range Road 282 has been reopened. Thanks for your patience as crews worked to address the drainage challenges.

Notice: Range Road 282, at the southeast end of Chestermere (see map below) will be closed until further notice due to flo...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

City presents 2017-2018 Corporate Business Plan

At the March 20th Council Meeting, the City’s Corporate Business Plan was presented and accepted. As a key document in the strategic planning cycle, the Corporate Business Plan outlines the tasks and budgeted initiatives Administration plans to ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

The City is powering down for Earth Hour. Will you?

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The City of Chestermere, along with thousands of cities across the world, will participate in Earth Hour on March 25 to help change climate change.

 

Now in its 11th year, Earth Hour is a global environmental movement founded by The World ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

City Council agrees to support Drought Resiliency Pilot

Many Alberta communities face challenges when it comes to stormwater management. Extreme rainfall and extended droughts make the need to conserve, manage, and reuse stormwater especially important.

Recently, Council agreed to participate in a Chestermere D...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

City to participate in AUC public hearing for AltaLink’s proposed sub-station location

The City of Chestermere will support AltaLink’s preferred substation location in Chestermere at the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) public hearing, beginning February 27 at Chestermere Landing.

“We applied to be an intervenor because...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Chestermere.ca has a new look!

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The City of Chestermere is pleased to introduce a newly redesigned City website that is clean, simple and easy to navigate.

“Providing great service to residents is a top priority and we wanted our website redesign to reflect that,” sai...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Local youth skates his way to $1,000 Youth Award

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At the February 21 Council Meeting, Chestermere Lake Middle School student Nathan Hermann was awarded the 2016 Dave Mikkelsen Award for Youth for his idea to enhance youth experiences at the Chestermere Skate Park.

“The creativity from our youth ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

City releases Recreation Feasibility Study outlining plans for the future

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When the City’s Master Recreation Plan was released in 2014, one of the main considerations was a new indoor recreation facility to expand recreation offerings as the community grows. Over the last two years, the City’s Parks & Recreation team, along ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Municipal Affairs' Review Complete: No Investigation Necessary

"I am pleased to let you know that the City of Chestermere has received a decision from the Government of Alberta indicating that, following their receipt and subsequent review of a 2016 petition, an investigation is not necessary.

Throughout the past...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

2016 Projects Completed and Ready to Use this Summer

In the midst of a snowy February day, Chestermere City Council received a report of projects that were completed in 2016 that will improve residents’ outdoor recreation experience this coming summer.

 

“We are very pleased to ha...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Don’t forget to renew your dog licence!

It’s that time of year when all four legged residents of Chestermere need a renewed licence. Renewal notices were mailed to Chestermere dog owners last month and the deadline to renew is January 31, 2017.  

“Licensing your dog ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

City updates Business Licence Bylaw to improve process for local businesses

The City of Chestermere is pleased to unveil changes to the business licence process that makes it easier and less expensive for local businesses to be licensed.

“We are working hard to attract more businesses to Chestermere and we want to ensure...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Staff at the City: Chestermere Fire Services

Whether you see them at a local hockey game, volunteering at a block party or training at the Fire Hall, the men and women of Chestermere Fire Services (CFS) live by the principles of Pride, Professionalism and Proficiency.In addition to fire response, Ch...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Be Active in 2017!

January is a great time for the whole family to get involved with recreation activities and there is a new way to learn about what programs are offered here in Chestermere.

Do you want to learn to skate? Interested in what dance companies operate in Cheste...

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City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 20, 2016

Council Approves 7.8% Utility Rate Increase for 2017

Following a thorough review process, City of Chestermere Council approved a motion at their regular December 19 meeting to allow Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) to increase 2017 rates by an average 7.8% overall. CUI’s original request was to increase rat...Read on...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) to Present Final Submissions for 2017 Rate Request

On Monday, December 19, City Council will deliberate over the final submissions for CUI’s 2017 Utility Rate Request. At this meeting, Council will review CUI’s responses to the public, Intergroup Consultants, and Council questions. Council will also revie...Read on...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Council passes 2017-2018 preliminary budget

At the meeting on December 5th, City of Chestermere Council passed the 2017-2018 Municipal Budget.   

“After very vigorous debate, Council passed a budget at our meeting that represents months of hard work by staff to...Read on...

City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Council Begins Thorough Review of CUI’s 2017 Rate Request

On Monday, December 5, Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) presented its 2017 Utility Rate Request to Council. Council is now continuing to review the information, consulting with an industry expert, and asking CUI questions before rendering a decision. &...Read on... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Chestermere Utilities Inc. Publishes 2017 Rate Request

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As part of its annual planning cycle, Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) has submitted its request for new 2017 utility rates. The requested rates and rationale supporting the requ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Spreading the holiday spirit through Christmas Hampers

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With the holiday season quickly approaching, the Chestermere Regional Food Bank and Community Resource Centre are teaming up to help individuals and families through the Christmas Hamper program.

“We’ve already received more requests for assistance th...Read on...

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Posted on: November 25, 2016

City Council moves forward with new Utilities Mandate and Rate Regulatory Framework

The City of Chestermere has begun implementing the new Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI) Mandate and Rate Regulatory Framework. This work is based on City Administration’s Implementation Plan for Stack’d Consulting’s Final Rep...Read on...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

2017 funding provided to community groups

The City of Chestermere is pleased to announce that funding for community groups providing preventative social services for Chestermere residents has been allocated for the 2017 year. In addition to the wide variety of programs offered through the Family ...Read on... Additional Info... City of Chestermere News
Posted on: November 18, 2016

City of Chestermere supports AltaLink’s proposed substation location

The City of Chestermere has applied to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to speak in support of AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.“AltaLink’s substation and preferred locati...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

City Budget Meetings Conclude

After thirteen hours of public budget presentations and deliberations, City Officials have concluded budget presentation meetings. 

Budget is always a stressful time as Council and Administration look to provide the most services and am...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Chamber of Commerce to organize 2017 Lemonade Day

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The City of Chestermere is pleased to announce that the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce has agreed to take the lead in organizing the 2017 Chestermere Lemonade Day.

“We are very proud to hand Lemonade Day over to the Chamber of Commerce,” said David P...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Light the lake at this year’s Winter Lights Festival!

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Grab your mitts, skates and loved ones for a cozy evening at the Chestermere Winter Lights Festival on November 26! Traditionally a January event, Chestermere’s annual Winterfest has been redeveloped to celebrate the official lighting of the Ch...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

You can win $1,000 for a youth project of your choice!

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Do you have an amazing idea that will contribute to the enhancement of our community? Are you involved in a local organization that supports the development of youth in Chestermere? If the answer is yes, then you are ready to apply for the Dave Mikkelsen ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

City to Purchase Ice Resurfacing Machine for CRCA

On October 17, 2016, Council passed a motion to purchase an ice resurfacing machine to support the Chestermere Regional Community Association (CRCA).

The CRCA made the request to Council because its current machine is ten years old and 4-6 years past ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Stack’d Presents Mandate and Rate Regulatory Report to Council

On October 17, 2016, Stack’d Consulting presented a summary of their final report to Council. The presentation provided a high-level overview of their progress to-date, a summary of the Mandate and Rate Regulatory Process, and next steps.
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Posted on: October 13, 2016

This week heats up for fire safety

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Do you know how often to check your smoke alarm? Chestermere Fire Services (CFS) wants you to know! This week, October 9-15 is the 20th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week in Canada.

This year’s theme is ‘Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Al...Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Share the warmth during this year’s Jacket Racket Program

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Winter is coming and the snow, cold and freezing winds will be here in no time. Unfortunately, many individuals and families will be heading out to face the season without proper winter clothing, and that’s where the City of Chestermere’s Jacket Racket pr...Read on...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

The Chestermere Chamber of Commerce presents: Todd Hirsch

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On January 18, 2018  Todd Hirsch, ATB Financial's Chief Economist, will be speaking at the Waiting Room Cafe on Alberta's economic forecast for 2018.

Mr. Hirsch holds a BA Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in Economics ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 7, 2017

November welcomes 15 new businesses to Chestermere

Chestermere is a rapidly growing City and we are honoured these 15 entrepreneurs have selected our community to operate their business. We would like to introduce and welcome the following businesses:

We encourage you to learn more about these businesses a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Still pondering your 2018 resolution?

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Still pondering your 2018 resolution?  Turn your entrepreneurial dreams into a reality, or take it to the next level with a solid business plan. 

Open to new and existing businesses throughout the CF Wild Rose Region, Chinook Entrepreneur...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Chestermere business owner donating opening day proceeds to charity

We are very excited to welcome COBS Bread to Chestermere on November 29 for the grand opening of their 100th Canadian franchise! Join us at 2:00 pm for the official ribbon cutting ceremony; support a local business and charity with the purchase of freshly...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Alberta’s new Employment Standards Code comes into effect January 1, 2018

Employment standards are an integral part of any business, providing protection for you and your employees.

Alberta’s workforce has evolved over the past decade. The new legislation has been updated to accommodate living wage, vacation, general h...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Chamber launches survey to improve service to local businesses

November 17, 2017 – For immediate release

Chestermere, AB –On Monday, November 20, the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce will be releasing an on-line survey to better understand the needs and requirements of all businesses in Chestermere....

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Mayor's Breakfast Attendance Biggest Yet

The City would like to congratulate the Chestermer Chamber of Commerce for another successful Annual Mayor’s Breakfast, boasting a record attendance just shy of 100 people.

This morning’s program commenced with welcoming remarks from Ro...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Parker: Chestermere builds new business park

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One of the fastest growing communities in Canada, Chestermere has transformed from a summer village into a vibrant urban centre in just two decades. 

City officials have pursued an aggressive economic development strategy in recent years to bring ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Nearly 28% of City’s Light Industrial Park spoken for

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Chestermere, AB – At their first official business meeting on November 6, Chestermere’s new City Council accepted five Letters of Intent for companies to purchase approximately 11.5 acres in the City owned Webster Industrial Park.

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 30, 2017

October welcomes 11 new businesses to Chestermere

Chestermere is a rapidly growing city and we are honoured these entrepreneurs have chosen our community to operate their business. We would like to introduce and welcome the following businesses:

We encourage you learn more about these businesses and the s...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Chestermere Chamber Business Award Winners

The atmosphere had a great energy as attendees buzzed with nervous excitement at the 2017 Chestermere Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Dinner held Friday, October 13 at the Chestermere Lake Side Golf Club,  Chestermere, AB

Guests were treated t...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 23, 2017

September welcomes 11 new businesses to Chestermere

Chestermere is a rapidly growing community and we are honoured these entrepreneurs have chosen our city to operate their business. We would like to introduce and welcome the following businesses:

We encourage you learn more about these businesses and the s...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Developer dream property for sale on Chestermere Lake

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Waterfront commercial property is unheard of in the Prairie, that's what makes this opportunity a rare find. A mere 21 km proximity from downtown Calgary, located on the north end of Chestermere Lake, this 1.3 plus acre mixed use commercial property is a ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Lease opportunity available in heart of residential community

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This 2,900 sq.ft. move-in ready jewel nestled in Chestermere Business Park is available for lease in November 2017. Located on the west side of Chestermere, this perfectly situated commercial nub hosts: No Frills Grocery, Liquor and Gas Bar, dentist offic...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 10, 2017

You're invited to celebrate Chestermere's top businesses in 2017

Tickets only on sale until Friday, October 13

The Chestermere Chamber of Commerce invites you to the 2017 Business Awards

Friday, October 20, 2017

Lakeside Golf Club, Chestermere

Special appearance by: Ken Valgardson 

Prosecco Reception/Cocktails: 5:0...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Local Chestermere couple’s business booms cleaning hazardous dwellings to make them livable again.

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Jeanette and Dean May are not your average entrepreneurs. The duo’s Calgary based business Mayken Hazmat Solutions specializes in tackling the dirtiest, nastiest jobs throughout Alberta and western Canada; striving to turn a negative circumstanc...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

City to sell three more acres in Webster Industrial Park

Chestermere, AB – On September 18, Chestermere’s City Council accepted a Letter of Intent for a company to purchase three (3) acres in the City’s new development: Webster Industrial Park.

“While the details of the tr...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Colliers International partners with Chestermere to bring light industrial development

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Over the past few years, City officials have been pursuing an aggressive economic development strategy to bring more jobs and businesses to Chestermere. Eager to accelerate business attraction in the City’s brand new light industrial business park, the co...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

City to begin marketing lots in Light Industrial Park

At the March 20 meeting, Council directed Administration to hire a Real Estate Broker to assist with the upcoming marketing and sales of the lots in the Light Industrial Park.

“Over the past year and a half, we have had 18 qualified leads express serious i...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) approves new AltaLink substation in Chestermere

The City of Chestermere learned today that the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has approved AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.

“We are very pleased with this announcement,” said Jean-Marc Lacasse, Chesterme...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 18, 2016

City of Chestermere supports AltaLink’s proposed substation location

The City of Chestermere has applied to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to speak in support of AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.“AltaLink’s substation and preferred location in Chestermere’s future lig...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 9, 2015

City purchases land to increase development of non-residential tax base

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Earlier this spring, the City of Chestermere purchased 101 acres of land in the southeast area of the City for the purpose of increasing the development of non-residential offerings within the City’s borders. 

“Chestermere resi...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Smart Start for Boys 11th annual ELCC conference registration open!

Please join us Saturday, October 21 for our 11th Annual ELCC Conference: Smart Start for Boys. The Early Learning Childcare (ELCC) Conference is a conference for parents, foster parents, caregivers, childcare providers, and preschool teachers to develop n...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Child Care Provider meeting November 7, 6:00pm

'Choosing Quality Child Care' is the topic for the November 7 meeting.

Should you require child care to attend, please pre-register with us by calling 403-207-7050.

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

ELCC Fall 2017 Newsletter www.chestermere.ca/ELCC

See the newsletter for tips, recipes, educational opportunities and seasonal crafts.

Please note the next provider meeting topic is 'Choosing Quality Child Care' on November 7, 2017 at 6:00pm.  

If you require child care, please pre-register.

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ELCC Provider List
Posted on: April 1, 2017

ELCC 2017 Conference registration is open: Smart Start for Boys

  • Learn why stereotyping boys hinders development
  • Accept each boy’s unique personality and anticipate his needs
  • Encourage optimal growth
  • Learn how to talk so he will listen and how to listen so he will talk
  • Help foster the desire to read and be successful in sc...
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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Cake & Friends at Parent Link www.chestermere.ca/plc

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Join us Thursday, December 4th 3:00-4:30pm for cupcakes, friends, activities and learn about your child's growth and development through Ages & Stages!  Please call 403-207-7050 to register.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Picnic with Santa and Parent Link! chestermere.ca/plc

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Join Miss Mel and the Whitecappers Senior Group for carols, lunch, some Christmas cheer & a visit with Santa! No registration required.

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

FCSS SERV Outreach Parent Strong support group in Langdon http://bit.ly/2i76pZC

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Come meet other moms & dads at Tim Hortons Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00m with FCSS SE Rocky View Outreach Services.  November 28, January 17, 24, 31.

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Chestermere Parent Link December Update: www.chestermere.ca/plc

December Calendar now online!
Register for Cake & Friends, Birthday Celebration and join us for Langdon Programming on Fridays!

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Chestermere Parent Link Centre November 2017 Update

Call 403-207-7050 to inquire or to register for classes

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Posted on: October 1, 2017

Chestermere Parent Link Centre October 2017 Update

Here's what's happening this month:

  • Macaroni Kid Chestermere is hosting a Halloween costume swap at the centre October 4, 6:00-8:00pm.  Email Kim for more information.
  • New drop-in play programs for babies and toddlers out in Langdon will begin Octo...
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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Costume Swap dates for your ghouls & goblins at Chestermere Parent Link October 4!

Costume Swap Rules

  • One costume = One ticket
  • Accepting all sizes of costumes from infant to young adult
  • MUST be  new or gently used/worn with no visible tears or stains.
  • Please pin/bag all pieces together
  • If you wouldn’t take it at a swap, then it’s pr...
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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Smart Start for Boys 11th annual ELCC conference registration open!

Please join us Saturday, October 21 for our 11th Annual ELCC Conference: Smart Start for Boys. The Early Learning Childcare (ELCC) Conference is a conference for parents, foster parents, caregivers, childcare providers, and preschool teachers to develop n...

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Additional Info... Parent Link Centre
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Chestermere Parent Link Survey

We want to hear from you! Kidz 1st Network Parent Link Centre is interested to know how programming within the Chestermere and South East Rockyview supports your family. Thank you in advance for taking our short survey!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W679Y...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Chestermere Parent Link Centre September 2017 Update www.chestermere.ca/plc

Registration for Fall 2017 programs will be 6:00-8:00pm Wednesday, September 6 at the Chestermere Recreation Centre (201 W Chestermere Drive) and 7:00-9:00pm Thursday, September 7 at the Langdon Fieldhouse (251 Whitney St NE, Langdon).  Spaces fo...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Register for Youth Programs: www.chestermere.ca/plcprograms

Youth will learn resilience and managing everyday pressures and building emotional character, maintaining healthy friendship skills, identifying triggers to big emotions and learning appropriate ways to manage them, and building confidence for success in ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Summer @ Parent Link: chestermere.ca/plcprograms

Join us this year with park playdates, walking program, field trips, and gardening! Registration opens July 4 at 9:00am.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

NEW Chestermere Parent Link program: www.chestermere.ca/plcprograms

Join our Program Facilitators at Camp Chestermere every Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm starting tonight and throughout the summer for fun and engaging movement activities, promoting physical literacy and lifelong healthy habits!  Camp Chestermere is locat...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Face-Painting at Bike Park Kick-Off! www.chestermere.ca/plc

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Kidz 1st Network Parent Link Centre will be offering FREE face-painting & helmet safety checks with a donation to the Chestermere Food Bank at the Family Bike Park Kick-Off event June 3!

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Posted on: June 3, 2017

Parent Link Teddy Bear Picnic! www.chestermere.ca/plc

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Join us at John Peake Park Gazebo for a teddy bear picnic in the park for songs, stories, snacks & crafts June 7, 10:00am-12:00pm.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Chestermere Parent Link June Update: www.chestermere.ca/plcprograms

Warmer weather is here, and we are excited to get outside at these events this month: Bike Park Kick-Off, Family Planting Day, Teddy Bear Picnic and the Langdon Father’s Day Walk/Run!  In addition, we are introducing a brand-new program...

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