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Posted On Tuesday, December 10, 2019

In 2012, the City of Camrose initiated an Area Redevelopment Plan for the Augustana Neighbourhood as a response to development pressures and concern among residents regarding the respect for historical context within the neighbourhood. The purpose of the Augustana ARP (2012) is to create a longterm vision for the community that respects and enhances the existing historical characteristics of the area while allowing opportunities for appropriate infill redevelopment to take place...
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Posted On Friday, December 06, 2019

The idea for Christmas Lane came about many months ago to turn Marler Drive from 43 Avenue to 68 Street into a "Christmas Lane" (following the format of the ever-popular Candy Cane Lane in Edmonton) and has been made possible by a dedicated group of Camrosians.
Santa Clause, Mrs Clause, and the occasional special guest will be making an appearance from time to time on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings.
Christmas Lane will also have drop boxes for the food bank, so...

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Posted On Friday, December 06, 2019

It has been 30 years since the tragic mass shooting at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal (December 6, 1989) that saw the promising lives of 14 young women cut violently short. This senseless act of targeted violence shook our country and led Parliament to designate December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women.
On December 6, we remember Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault,...

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Posted On Thursday, December 05, 2019

The Christmas Parade was born after it was brought to the attention of a group of dedicated Camrosians that there was a strong desire for Camrose to have its own Christmas Parade during the Christmas season. 
Interest in the business community and local organizations wanting to participate quickly grew also. A committee was quickly formed, in hopes of making this happen for this year. They realized that this year would likely be small but hoped that the parade will become...

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Posted On Thursday, December 05, 2019

The 2019 CP Holiday Train will be making a stop in Camrose on Friday, December 6 at 1:05 pm at 52 Avenue and 50 Street, next to the Moose Family Centre.
Thanks to the generous support of great communities like ours, the Holiday Train has raised over $1.3 million and over 200,000 pounds of food in 2018, bringing our total to $15.8 million and 4.5 million pounds of food raised since 1999 to help those in need. So make sure you come down to check out the train and bring...

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