Latest News & Events

2023 Joint Funding Application
Town of Pincher Creek and MD of Pincher Creek Joint Council Grant Funding Program for Non Profit Groups and Organizations    Applications ...

Beaver Mines Project Recap
Below is a recap of information relating to the Beaver Mines Water/Waste Water Project. For any further information please contact the MD at 403 62...

Notice - Road Closure (Skyline Road)
Please be advised that a cattle guard, located Range Road 13A (Skyline Road), will be closed for 8 hours on July 11, 2022.   Traffic and constr...

Summer Meeting Schedule
Council, at thier meeting on June 14, 2022 made the following resolution: That the regularly scheduled Council Committee Meetings and Council Meeti...

Species at Risk Workshops
Join the Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association for our Species at Risk Summer Workshop series!  ...

Soil Health Field Tours
FEATURING ODETTEMENARD OdetteMenard is an agricultural engineer who has had a major role in the promotion of soil conservation. Odette is an exp...

Public Hearing Bylaw 1338-22
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  MD OF PINCHER CREEK NO. 9 IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA   PROPOSED BYLAW NO.  1338-22 To be held at...

Herbicide Sales
Herbicide sales for the control of Prohibited Noxious and Noxious weeds: Premixed 2-4-D/Banvel with blue marker dye, can be purchased in 10 li...

2022 Dust Control Program
The MD’s dust suppression season is just beginning and you may notice trucks on the gravel roads applying a dark colored liquid. This is a metho...

Wild Boar Prohibited in MD
Wild boars are not native to Alberta. In the 1980s and 1990s they were introduced in Alberta as livestock. At the time, there were no requirements to ...

2022 Gravel Program
June 2, 2022 gravel crews will be moving to McRae pit today and hauling out of that pit Monday morning. May 31, 2022 gravel crews will be moving fr...

CAO Departure
The MD of Pincher Creek No. 9 respectfully notifies that Mr. Troy MacCulloch has stepped down from his position as Chief Administrative Officer for th...

Avian Influenza Information
Most producers will have been notified through the Premises Identification (PID) program but some people with smaller flocks may not know about the re...

MD Temporary Space for Household Garbage
Please take note that as of Monday May 2, 2022 construction will begin for the new Eco Site.   The MD will have a temporary space for household...

Spring/Summer Hours PW and AES
To take advantage of the longer daylight hours, starting in May 2, 2022 Public Works and Agriculture Environmental Services crews will be working Mond...

STANDPIPE PERMANENT RELOCATION NOTICE
The Municipal District (MD) of Pincher Creek has constructed a new standpipe South of Macleod St. on Pronghorn Avenue as pictured (1295 Pronghorn Aven...

Gravel and Grading Work
Do you live in the MD and are looking to have driveway maintenance completed this Spring? Do you know the proper steps to have gravel delivered and gr...

Water Standpipes
All water standpipes for potable water sales are currently operational. The MD reminds that purchasers must supply their downspout to transfer water f...

Ukraine Flag at MD Office
The Ukraine flag has been raised at the MD of Pincher Creek office as a symbol of our community’s support for the people of Ukraine....

Invasive Species Week - Common Burdock
On this first day of #InvasiveSpeciesWeek, remember that  #invasivespecies have evolved many strategies to spread and reproduce in new areas. Com...

Invasive Species Week - Community Champion Alan Jacklin
Today for #InvasiveSpeciesWeek we honour a local Community Champion - Alan Jacklin - who dedicated his over three decade career to prevention and mana...

Change in Meeting Times
Council, at their meeting of February 22, 2022 made a resolution to change meeting times to the second and forth Tuesdays of each month, Committee to ...

MD Transfer Station Bins
A reminder to MD Residents that disposal of household bagged garbage can be at the transfer stations located next to the Public Works and in th...

Winter Maintenance
Whereas Council recognizes the variety of weather conditions that may occur within the Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9 and the effect that t...

Test The Speed of Your Internet Service
Highspeed rural internet is critical for economic development, engaging in the digital economy, and working and learning from home. The Government ...

Winter Safety - Keep Kids Safe
Parents, it is the snowplow operator's job to keep the roads safe, and yours to ensure your children are safe. Here are a couple of things to talk...

Eco-Station Site Development
Please note the MD is aware of the misuse of the bins that occurs.   Staff is certainly as frustrated as residents when we see misuse of these ...

2021 MD Election
These are the unofficial results of the 2021 election. Official results will be posted later this week. Division One: Tony Bruder Div...

2022 Final Budget
At their meeting of October 12, 2021 Council for the MD of Pincher Creek passed a resolution approving the 2022 Final Budget for the MD of Pincher Cre...

Lank Bridge Now Open
October 8, 2021 - Please note: Lank Bridge over the Oldman River has been inspected and is now open. Thank you to everyone for your patience during th...

Weed Of The Week #13 - Creeping Thistle AKA Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)
Noxious Under Alberta's Weed Control Act Submitted By Kelly Cooley, CoolPro Solutions   Most people are aware of Creeping Thistle (most of...

MD Response to Coal Policy Engagement
MD of Pincher Creek No. 9   The Vision of the Council of the MD of Pincher Creek is a community that manages growth and supports our western he...

Weed Of The Week #12 - Common Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)
Weed Of The Week #12 - Common Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) Noxious Under Alberta’s Weed Control Act Submitted By Kelly Cooley, CoolPro Solu...

Gladstone Road Update
After further review, the only portion of Gladstone that will be completed this Summer will be the original 0.6km hill and approach that was approved ...

Weed Of The Week #11 Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)
Weed Of The Week #11 Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) Noxious Under Alberta’s Weed Control Act Submitted...

Fire Ban
A Fire Ban is in effect July 27, 2021. For the The MD of Pincher Creek, Town of Pincher Creek and the Piikani Nation including the communi...

Weed(s) Of The Week #10 Dalmatian Toadflax (Linaria dalmatica)
Weed(s) Of The Week #10 Dalmatian Toadflax (Linaria dalmatica) Common Toadflax AKA Yellow Toadflax (Linaria vulgaris)  Both Species ...

Paving Project
Beginning August 9, 2021, McNally Contractors will be paving multiple location in the MD.   1) TWP 6-4 (Tower Road) t...

Weed Of The Week #9 - Blueweed (Echium vulgare)
Weed Of The Week #9 - Blueweed (Echium vulgare)  Noxious Under Alberta’s Weed Control Act Submitted By Kelly Cooley, CoolPro So...

Weed of the Week - Yellowdevil Hawkweed
Weed(s) Of The Week #8 Yellowdevil Hawkweed (Pilosella glomerata AKA Hieracium glomeratum) Tall Hawkweed (Hieracium piloselloides) Currently U...

Alberta Native Bee Council
We often hear about the need to 'Save The Bees'. Most people think this means domesticated honey bees, which are actually introduced species n...

Weed of the Week - Orange Hawkweed
Orange Hawkweed (Hieracium aurantiacum AKA Pilosella aurantiaca) Prohibited Noxious Under Alberta's Weed Control Act Submitted By Kelly Cooley, ...

Weed of the Week - Tall Buttercup
Weed Of The Week #6 Tall Buttercup (Ranunculus acris) Noxious Under Alberta's Weed Control Act Submitted By Kelly Cooley, C...

PlayCleanGoWeek - Final day!
#PlayCleanGoWeek concludes today with a summary after a week of reminders on specific practical tips for applying PlayCleanGo principles to a wid...

Weed Of The Week - Oxeye Daisy
Weed Of The Week #5 Oxeye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) Noxious Under Alberta's Weed Control Act Submitted By Kelly Cooley, CoolPro Solutio...

PlayCleanGoWeek - Day 7
#PlayCleanGoWeek continues as the sun (and wind) return on Day #7!  Today we discuss keeping your animal companions free of #invasivespecies a...

PlayCleanGoWeek - Day 6
#PlayCleanGoWeek continues on a rainy Day #6 with a shout out to our wonderful gardening enthusiasts: remember to avoid planting #invasivespecies in t...

PlayCleanGoWeek - Day 5
#PlayCleanGoWeek continues on Day #5 with some much-needed rain showers here in Southwest Alberta, which will make mountain biking trails wet and...

Updated Pincher Creek Flood Study
The Alberta Government recently posted new study notices that provide general information about progress on different components of each p...

PlayCleanGoWeek - Day 4
#PlayCleanGoWeek continues on Day #4 with a Tuesday heads up to thoroughly clean your off-highway vehicles (OHV's) of #invasivespecies seeds that ...

Weed Of The Week - Leafy Spurge
Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia virgata AKA Euphorbia esula) Noxious Under Alberta's Weed Control Act Submitted By Kelly Cooley, CoolPro Solutions On...

PlayCleanGoWeek - Day 3
#PlayCleanGoWeek continues on Day #3 with a Monday reminder to thoroughly clean your RV (truck, camper, trailer) and tenting gear of #invasivespecies ...

PlayCleanGoWeek - Day 2
#PlayCleanGoWeek continues with a reminder to REPORT #invasive species you find! When you are out working or playing, and find plants you know are ...

PlayCleanGoWeek - Day 1
Welcome to #PlayCleanGoWeek - June 5th - 12th! If you're heading out on the trails today on foot, bike, horseback, or ATV please remember to th...

Weed of the Week - Field Scabious
Weed Of The Week  Field Scabious AKA Bluebuttons (Knautia arvensis) Noxious Under Alberta's Weed Control Act Submitted By Kelly Cooley, Co...

Connect with the Coal Policy Committee
The Coal Policy Committee is excited to launch their engagement webpage where you will be able to interact with the committee in different ways. ...

Weed Of The Week - Wild Caraway (Carum carvi)
Noxious Under Local Municipal Bylaw Submitted By Kelly Cooley, CoolPro Solutions Photo Credits - Alberta Invasive Species Council   Car...

Weed of the Week - Hoary Cress AKA Whitetop (Lepidium draba)
Hoary Cress AKA Whitetop (Lepidium draba) Noxious Under Alberta's Weed Control Act Submitted By Kelly Cooley, CoolPro Solutions Hoary Cress i...

Alberta Agriculture & Forestry Water Pumping Program
Alberta Agriculture & Forestry Water Pumping Program The Water Pumping Program is a service intended to assist producers in obtaining wate...

Pincher Creek Regional Recreation Master Plan
Pincher Creek Regional Recreation Master Plan Final  March 2021...

Contractors and Tradespersons
The MD of Pincher Creek is compiling a directory of local service providers that can be pre-qualified for future proj...

Lundbreck Skateboard Park
Spring is in the air! The MD of Pincher Creek, in collaboration with the Lundbreck Citizens Council and Patton Park Society, have opened the Lundbreck...

2-1-1
211 Alberta is focused on building a comprehensive information & referral system accessible to all Albertans. The 211 system is an enhancement, no...

Utility Changes for Beaver Mines/Lundbreck
The Municipal District of Pincher Creek No 9. (MD) passed Utilities Bylaw 1320-20 at the Council meeting held on December 8, 2020. Included in Utiliti...

Castle Area Water Project Ribbon-Cutting
Yesterday the MD of Pincher Creek was pleased to gather various stakeholders for the Castle Area Water Project commissioning/ribbon-cuttin...

Letter Re: Oldman River Basin Water Allocation Order
At their Special meeting of February 2, 2021, Council, along with the Council for the MD of Ranchland, approved the following letter to the Alberta Go...

Test The Speed of Your Internet Service
Highspeed rural internet is critical for economic development, engaging in the digital economy, and working and learn...

Thank you Windy Slopes Health Foundation
On behalf of the Windy Slopes Health Foundation, a delightful volunteer dropped off these masks for Council to wear. ...

Service Canada - Ready to Help
Government is ready to help Canadians through the COVID-19 outbreak. Find financial help during COVID-19 Youth General Seniors ...

COVID-19 Updates
As this COVID-19 pandemic is under Provincial response and all information is available daily through Alberta Health Services (AHS), the information w...

Working with Landowners
There are several unique challenges that MD residents, Council, and staff confront, but working together can make a difference. With over 1000 kilomet...

Fisher Bridge Construction 2021
Please be advised that Fisher bridge located at NW 26-07-W5, North of Lundbreck, has been approved by Council for the repairs in early 2021. More i...

2021 Operating Budget Approval
The MD is required by the Municipal Government Act to pass an operating and capital budget every year. The budget process is thorough and involves ...

Attention: 2% LIQUID STRYCHNINE USERS
On March 4, 2020, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) published the final re-evaluation decision on strychnine used to cont...

Rural Crime Watch
Want to be involved with South West Alberta Crime Watch? Be sure to “like” their page and message them for upcoming meetings, or ways that...

Federal Government Announces New Funding
Government of Canada expands Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to support more Western businesses. Minister Joly announces that additional funding ...

Updated Policies - C-AES 001/C-AES-002/C-CO-004
The administration is continuing to reevaluate and update policies as per Councils' direction. At their meeting of September 22, 2020, Council app...

Hamlet Residents - Animal Control
Residents are reminded that Bylaw 1198-10 (Animal Control) states that animals cannot be found running at large outside the property of the owners. ...

Provincial Proposal to Reduce Assessment
We need your support! Our Province has proposed reducing the assessed value of Wells, Pipelines, Machinery and Equipment for the Oil and Gas Sector...

MD Contractors and Tradespersons
MD Contractors and Tradespersons   The MD of Pincher Creek is compiling a directory of local service providers that ca...

Intermunicipal Collaborative Framework Agreement (ICF)
On March 13th, prior to Covid-19, the Town and MD Councils signed and celebrated the newly formed Intermunicipal Collaborative Framework Agreement (IC...

AFFPA Promoting Local in partnership with the Government
Are you a FARM producer or small scale processor? ARRPA is looking to ADD you to their Membership and their FIND A FARM Map on their website! 2020 ...

Ribbon Cutting - PCCELC
July 3, 2020 This morning Reeve Hammond brought greetings from the MD at the ribbon cutting for the two Pincher Creek Community Early Learning Cent...

MD Approved for AMWWP Grant
What can we say? In a word, Grateful.   This week it was confirmed by the Minister of Transportation, The Hon. Ric McIver, that the MD of Pinch...

Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill Association Update Cardboard/Reuse Center
Recycling Cardboard Notice and Reuse Center ...

Changes to 2020 Taxes/Utilities
Due to COVID-19, Council altered its previously approved budget to maintain the tax rate from 2019. This revised budget can be viewed here.   2...

Reeve Brian Hammond and Mayor Don Anderberg Update on PCCELC
The decision having been made, to provide financial support to the PCCELC project, it is important to affirm that the decision was not made lightl...

Safety on Roads
The MD of Pincher Creek is a beautiful place to go for a drive to take in the country's views. As we are entering road maintenance season, and are...

Please Don't Trespass
To those visiting our MD and the beautiful South West region of Alberta, our MD is a mixture of ecological reserves, Provincial Parks, Provincial Recr...

Pincher Creek Physicians Letter to Community
To our valued community,   We understand there has been a lot of confusion about what is happening with healthcare in Pincher Creek. We hope to...

MD Letter Regarding Rural Health Care
Dear Minister. Council at their meeting of April 28, 2020, discussed the on-going situation between the Alberta Medical Association and our own Pro...

Reeve Brian Hammond - 2020 Tax Update
Letter from Reeve Brian Hammond ...

Reeve Brian Hammond - Volunteer Appreciation
Dear Community Members This is Volunteer Appreciation week across our province, a moment in time when we have traditionally honored the many volunt...

Revised 2020 Budget
The MD is required by the Municipal Government Act to pass an operating and capital budget every year. The budget process is thorough and involves ...

PCCELC Survey Results
In March, Council requested a survey to gauge an understanding of how residents felt about the Pincher Creek Community Early Learning Centers (PCCELC)...

New Food Bank Phone Number
Food Bank new phone number. Arrangements have to be made for pick up or delivery of hampers by calling 403 632 6716...

Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill Association Changes
The Landfill is operating with our regular business hours for now. Mondays – Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The scale is operating as usu...

Reeve Brian Hammond Community Update
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Essential Services
A list of essential services via Alberta Government: Click here...

Social Services Support Fund
Overview The Alberta Government is providing $30 million to municipalities, charitable and non-profit organizations to provide help to in...

Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed to assist with-in our community with Food Bank, deliveries, virtually. Volunteers will be contacted by email or phone. To reg...

Help Prevent the Spread
Video encourages Albertans to help prevent the spread ...

Snow Event Preparedness
Winter Story Warning in effect from Environment Canada for MD and area. Hazardous winter conditions are expected. MD crews are prepared for the wee...

Health Link 811
The Municipal District of Pincher Creek is keeping a close eye on the developing COVID-19 situation and continues to receive daily updates from the Pr...

Updated Policy C-PW-003 Winter Maintenance
Council, at their meeting of February 25, 2020, updated corporate policy: C-PW-003 WINTER MAINTENANCE OF MUNICIPALLY DIRECTED, CONTROLLED AND MANAG...

Beaver Mines Project Update - Lift Station and Force Main
January 30, 2020 Please note you will see activity across the street from the Beaver Mines Store today. The MD's contractors have begun clearin...

Beaver Mines Project Update - Wastewater Treatment
January 22, 2020 The Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9 is pleased to announce that it will be proceeding with one of the land locations sub...

2019 Fall Newsletter
2019 Fall Newsletter...

Winter Safety Tip from Operator Joh
My name is Joh, and I am an operator for the MD of Pincher Creek. Winter is here again, which means its time to clear the roads and streets. As the se...

Winter Safety Tip: Plowing Snow onto MD Road
Winter Safety Tip: Pushing snow from driveways across MD roads.   Did you know that when you push snow ac...

Updated Landfill Information
The Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill Association Phone (403) 628-3849  Fax (403) 628-2258  Manager - Emile Saindon Hours of Opera...

Safety Message - Cattle Drives
Due to the large accumulation of snow this past weekend, many cattle are ready to come home earlier than anticipated. Please be aware when driving ...

Weekend Procedures During Major Snow Event
With the current winter storm watch in effect for the Municipality, Public Works had a busy few days preparing equipment for this weather event. Th...

Beaver Mines Project Update - September 24, 2019
Beaver Mines Regional Water Supply Contracts 1 All restoration work completed with the exception of grass seeding at disturbed areas. ...

ICF Media Release - August 7, 2019
Media Release - August 7, 2019 ...

Municipalities Ready to Respond Together
Municipalities Ready to Respond Together August 28, 2019 Today at 1:00 p.m. at the Pincher Creek Fire Hall, three identical bylaws were signed. ...

ICF Media Release
MEDIA RELEASE INFORMATION TO SHARE (ICF Committee Approved)  June 21, 2019 MD & Town working together for many years to maximize ser...

Public Service Announcement - Safety on our Roads
Hi, my name is Mike and I am an equipment operator for the M.D. of Pincher Creek No.9. I may look like a grader, a gravel truck or a nuisance slowing ...

ICF Feedback Form
Your input is valuable and most appreciated by the ICF Committee, Town and MD staff, and, both Councils. Please note that this input will be provided ...

Beaver Mines Questionnaire Results
This past spring a Residential Engagement Survey was circulated to the Beaver Mines community. The results of that survey are provided here with a bri...

Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9
Box 279
1037 Herron Avenue, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0
Phone: 403-627-3130       Fax: 403-627-5070
Email: info@mdpinchercreek.ab.ca
Office Hours: By Appointment Only due to COVID-19

Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9
Box 279
1037 Herron Avenue
Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0
Phone: 403-627-3130
Fax: 403-627-5070
Email: info@mdpinchercreek.ab.ca
Office Hours: By Appointment Only due to COVID-19
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