Posted on Friday, February 11, 2022 09:34 AM
Cold Lake, AB – The city of Cold Lake added 685 residents, growing by 4.6 per cent between 2016 and 2021 to reach a population of 15,661, according to the 2021 Federal Census.
The last federal census, conducted in 2016, put the city’s population of 14,976 after having grown by 8.1 per cent in the preceding five years.
“We are encouraged by the growth that the community has seen despite the challenging times in the oil patch, the general downturn in the economy and, of course, the COVID-19 pandemic,”...
Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2022 09:51 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Future Cold Lake City Council and council committee meetings will begin with an Indigenous land acknowledgement read aloud, after council voted to amend its procedure bylaw to include the acknowledgement at its February 8 meeting.
“We have a strong relationship with our Indigenous neighbours, both Cold Lake First Nations and the Elizabeth Metis Settlement, and Council wanted to formally recognize this partnership as we continue down the path of mutual respect, understanding and reconciliation,”...
Posted on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 04:20 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Applications are now being accepted for the Business Retention and Attraction Incentive Program (BRAIP), after City Council voted to renew it for another year.
“When business owners renovate their properties, enhance the look and function of their buildings, or demolish older, unsightly buildings and construct new ones, it not only improves their business, but it’s an investment in the community,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “It makes Cold Lake more attractive for people who are looking...
Posted on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 03:44 PM
Public Notice: Due to the cold weather, waste collection continues to be delayed, and may be delayed for the rest of the week.
Please place your bin on the curb for your designated day, and leave it there until it has been picked up. Your pick-up could be quite late. Recycling will also we picked up as soon as possible, but is experiencing similar delays.
Please leave all bins and recycling at the curb. Crews will be working late into the evenings to catch up.
Thank you for your patience, understanding...
Posted on Thursday, December 23, 2021 02:30 PM
Cold Lake, AB – The Government of Alberta has announced new COVID-19 restrictions for recreation facilities that will prevent food and drink from being consumed at the Energy Centre, regardless of whether the Restrictions Exemption Program is in effect.
Booster Juice and the Gameday Grill will remain open for takeout; however, the new restrictions will prevent food and drink from being consumed inside the facility.
The updated restrictions are intended to come into force on December 24, 2021. Although...