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Posted on: May 16, 2022

A NEW INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUND IS COMING TO CENTENNIAL PARK SOON

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Cochrane, AB – Starting today, a section of the Centennial Park playground will be temporarily closed for construction in order to build a new inclusive playground for the community. 

The project, in coordination with Variety Charity, ai...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

COUNCIL ADOPTS 2022 TAX RATE BYLAW & ESTABLISHES 2022 TAX RATES

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Cochrane, AB – The 2022 property tax rates were set at the May 9 Council meeting. The tax rates are applied to individual property assessments to determine a property owner’s annual property taxes.  

The 2022 municipal tax levy...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

NEW GRANT SUPPORTS ADDITIONAL FEATURES AT THE COCHRANE CROSSING STATION

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Cochrane, AB – The Town of Cochrane is the recipient of $750,000 in federal funding through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF). 

The CCRF is a two-year program created to revitalize communities across Canada and is being del...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

HELP SHAPE THE 2023 OPERATING BUDGET: PROVIDE YOUR FEEDBACK ON COCHRANE SERVICES

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Cochrane, AB – Cochrane invites residents to provide their feedback on Cochrane services as a first step in developing the 2023 operating budget. 

In drafting the budget, Administration aims to understand the community's desired level of service t...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

BE READY FOR ANYTHING: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WEEK

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Running from May 1 to 7, Emergency Preparedness Week is an opportunity for everyone to ensure they are prepared to protect themselves, their family and their community during an emergency. With 41 per cent of Albertans feeling unprepared for emergency sit...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

TOWN HIGHLIGHTS EMPATHY FOR MENTAL HEALTH WEEK

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Today launches the Town of Cochrane’s participation in National Mental Health Week. The one-week campaign, running from May 2-8 promotes ‘GettingReal’ about mental health, focusing on how empathy can have a positive impact on the mental health of others.&...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

ANNOUNCING MAYOR’S 2022 STATE OF THE TOWN ADDRESS

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The two-hour event features appetizers, cash bar, video presentation, engagement opportunities and the Mayor’s address. Additional networking time with Mayor Genung, Council and members of the Town’s senior leadership team, as well as community business l...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

CELEBRATING NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK

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(Cochrane, AB) – Cochrane is celebrating National Volunteer Week by recognizing all the local volunteers who devote their time to supporting and building community spirit. 

From April 24-31, “Empathy in Action,” is an...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

EARTHWORKS RESUME TO SUPPORT ADVANCEMENT OF THE HWY 1A/22 INTERCHANGE PROJECT

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(Cochrane, AB) – In coming weeks, a contractor will mobilize to the interchange site to continue earthworks required to build the Cochrane Interchange loop ramps.

Site preparation will occur on the northeast quadrant to support the upcoming proje...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

COCHRANE WELCOMES BACK E-SCOOTER PILOT PROJECT FOR A SECOND YEAR

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Cochrane, AB – After a successful 2021 launch, the Town of Cochrane is pleased to welcome back the e-scooter pilot project on March 25, with Canadian company, Roll. 

This pilot project supports the Town’s environmental and transportation goals by ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

GET READY COCHRANE - STREET SWEEPING STARTS APRIL 25

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Cochrane, AB – Spring is here, and residential street cleaning is scheduled to start Monday April 25 at 8am. 

Each subdivision will be scheduled for a single day of sweeping outside of the areas waste and recycling or organics collection...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

STONEY NAKODA NATION, STONEY TRIBAL ADMINISTRATION AND TOWN OF COCHRANE TO PARTICIPATE IN CEDI

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STONEY NAKODA NATION, STONEY TRIBAL ADMINISTRATION AND TOWN OF COCHRANE TO PARTICIPATE IN CEDI TO FOSTER ECONOMIC COLLABORATION

MINI THNI (MORLEY), MARCH 16, 2022 — Stoney Nakoda Peoples and Treaty 7 Signatories: Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

FREE INCOME TAX SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE NOW

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Cochrane, AB – The Town of Cochrane is pleased to announce that the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) is back for another year, offering eligible residents help filing their personal taxes. 

For over 15 years, both the Famil...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

TEMPORARY PATIO PILOT PROGRAM EXTENDED FOR A SECOND YEAR

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(Cochrane, AB) – After a successful first year, Cochrane’s temporary patio pilot program will continue for the 2022 patio season.  

Under this pilot program, local food and beverage establishments will once again have the oppor...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

TOWN ADOPTS NEW MODERNIZED LAND USE BYLAW

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(Cochrane, AB) – Following nearly four years of research, consultation and public engagement, the Town of Cochrane has formally adopted a new modernized land use bylaw. 

The Land Use Bylaw review and rewrite project was initiated by Town...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

TOWN SUPPORTS ADVANCEMENT OF THE HWY 1A/22 INTERCHANGE PROJECT

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(Cochrane, AB) – To support the Provincial Highway 1A/22 interchange project, the Town is coordinating the removal of approximately 20 highway-adjacent trees in the project area to support project advancement.  

“Council and Administration continu...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

UTILITY FEES COMPLEMENT COST OF PROVIDING SERVICE

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(Cochrane, AB) – Effective March 1, 2022, Town of Cochrane utility fees will be increasing to reflect the current cost of providing the service. 

 While the impact will vary from household-to-household dependent on the specific ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

VIDEO SERIES SPOTLIGHTS CONTRIBUTION VOLUNTEERS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS MAKE TO COCHRANE

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Cochrane, AB — One of the many great things about Cochrane is the hundreds of passionate volunteers and the dozens of non-profit, community organizations that make a huge contribution to the quality of life in Cochrane. 

Starting this We...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

COCHRANE: THE FASTEST GROWING COMMUNITY IN ALBERTA

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(Cochrane, AB) – Cochrane’s desirability as a mid-sized Alberta community is reflected in the 24.5% growth rate experienced between 2016 and 2021.  

According to the 2021 federal census results released on February 9, 32,199 re...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR COMMUNITY GRANT FUNDING

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(Cochrane, AB) – Applications are now being accepted for the new Community Investment Grant Program aimed at providing financial support to local groups. 

 

The program funds projects, events or capital expenditures del...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

STRUCTURE FIRE AT COCHRANE RAMADA HOTEL

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 Cochrane, AB – On February 6, 2022, at approximately 2pm Cochrane Fire Services responded to a structure fire at the Ramada Hotel in Cochrane.

Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke and fire coming from the eaves and roof of the b...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

TIME TO RENEW YOUR ANIMAL LICENCE

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Cochrane, AB – Cochrane pet owners can expect to receive their 2022 animal licence renewal notice this week. Under the Town’s Animal Bylaw, all dogs and cats are required to be licensed.   

 

In 2021, the Town ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES TO UPDATE COUNCIL ON EMS INITIATIVES

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Representatives from Alberta Health Services (AHS) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will be in attendance to provide an update to Cochrane Town Council at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, February 7.

Randy Bryksa, Associate Executive Director ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

2022 PROPERTY ASSESSMENT NOTICES ON THEIR WAY

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(Cochrane, AB) – Cochrane property owners can anticipate receiving their 2022 property assessment notice in their mailbox within the next week. This year, the average residential single-family assessment increased by 8.73%, while the average non...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

FIRST PHASE OF HIGHWAY 1A PROJECT COMPLETE

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Cochrane, AB – Construction on the Highway 1A project has concluded for the season, with the first phase of the project largely complete. Crews completed line painting and removal of construction barriers late last week. 

While there is ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

COCHRANE TOWN COUNCIL 2021-2025 INAUGURATION

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Cochrane’s Town Council was officially sworn in at an inauguration ceremony on Monday evening. The 2021-2025 Cochrane Town Council includes Mayor Jeff Genung, Councillor Marni Fedeyko, Councillor Susan Flowers, Councillor Tara McFadden, Councillor Morgan ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

PARKING AND TRAFFIC SIGN UPDATES ON WEST ROCK ROAD

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Cochrane, AB – To ensure traffic safety, motorists and pedestrians should anticipate new parking restrictions and traffic signs on West Rock Road, near the off-leash dog park and the Zero Gravity Skate Park. 

 

‘No Stop...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

TOWN OF COCHRANE 2021-2025 UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS

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Cochrane, AB — The town of Cochrane has elected six council members to join acclaimed Mayor Jeff Genung. 

2021-2025 Cochrane Town Council Elect: 

  • Mayor Jeff Genung (acclaimed) 
  • Marni Fedeyko
  • Susan Flowers 
  • Tara McF...
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Posted on: September 22, 2021

TOWN OF COCHRANE RESPONDS TO PROVINCIAL PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

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Cochrane, AB — The Town of Cochrane continues to follow Alberta Health Services guidance as it relates to the pandemic response. As a community leader and employer, our commitment to demonstrate safe operations throughout the pandemic will conti...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOMINATION DAY RESULTS

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Cochrane, AB — Following the close of nomination day, 20 residents filed their nomination papers to become official candidates for the 2021 municipal general election. At the close of nominations, Mayor Jeff Genung was unopposed and has been acc...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

UTILITY RELOCATION FIRST STEP IN HWY 1A/22 INTERCHANGE

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Cochrane, AB – In preparation for Alberta Transportation initiating construction on the Highway 1A and Highway 22 interchange as early as 2022, the Town is kicking off work to relocate the underground utilities in the area.

Equipment will be mobilized to s...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

TEN-YEAR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY APPROVED

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Town Council showed their commitment to local business development and innovation by approving the 2020-30 Business Development Strategic Plan at their meeting Monday.

The plan outlines four main business development strategies:

  1. Proactively promote the inno...
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