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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Senate Election Proclamation

Senate Election Proclamation

Local Jurisdiction: Town of Hinton, Alberta

For the purpose of electing 3 person(s) according to the Alberta Senate Election Act, whose name(s) is(are)to be submitted by the Government of Alberta to the Queen's Privy Co...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Temporary Patio Program

Temporary Patio Program

In support of local restaurants, bars and other food and drink establishments impacted by COVID-19 restrictions, the Town of Hinton is implementing a “pilot program” allowing temporary outdoor patio space on public property in front...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Wildfire season from March 1

Wildfire Season Starts March 1

Starting March 1, fire permits are required for any burning, except campfires, in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. Fire permits help us to track what is burning on the landscape. If you're burning with...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION

2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION

December 30, 2020

The Town of Hinton Corporate and Strategic Services in cooperation with Returning Officer Emily Olsen are please to announce the release of the 2021 Town of Hinton Municipal election information webpage and download...

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Posted on: July 24, 2021

National Drowning Prevention Week: Safety Isn’t Seasonal !

National Drowning Prevention Week: Safety Isn’t Seasonal !

Drowning prevention is a year-round effort. Always be safe in, on, and around water and ice. Always measure ice before going out on it. Avoid slushy ice, thawed ice that has recently refr...

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: July 23, 2021

National Drowning Prevention Week: Know Your Limits

National Drowning Prevention Week: Know Your Limits 

The highest water-related fatality rates in 2011-2015 included Baby Boomers 50-64 years of age and young adults 20-34 years of age. Baby Boomers need to adjust their risk-taking behavior as they...

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: July 22, 2021

National Drowning Prevention Week: Be Water Smart - Swim with a Buddy

National Drowning Prevention Week: Be Water Smart - Swim with a Buddy 

Every year many drownings occur while engaged in aquatic activities - where people intended on being in the water, but something went wrong. 20% of people drowned unexpectedly ...

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: July 21, 2021

National Drowning Prevention Week: Learn to Swim to Survive

National Drowning Prevention Week: Learn to Swim to Survive

Swimming skills need to be taught; they are not innate. Most drownings occur close to safety – can you survive an accidental or unintentional fall into the water? Swim to Survive is different than...

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: July 20, 2021

National Drowning Prevention Week: Be Boat Smart - Wear a Lifejacket

National Drowning Prevention Week: Be Boat Smart - Wear a Lifejacket 

Get carded! Get the Pleasure Craft Operator Card. STARTboating is a national program from the Lifesaving Society designed to educate new boaters on the basics of how to be safe ...

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: July 19, 2021

National Drowning Prevention Week: Watch Me, Not Your Phone

National Drowning Prevention Week: Watch Me, Not Your Phone

In Alberta and the Northwest Territories, between 2007 and 2016, 100% of drowning deaths among children occurred due to absent or distracted adult supervision. Drowning is the 2nd leading cause of...

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: July 18, 2021

National Drowning Prevention Week: Drowning is Preventable

Introduction to National Drowning Prevention Week - Drowning is preventable

With over 400 Canadians drowning in preventable water-related incidents annually, drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional death among Canadians under 60+ years of age....

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: July 16, 2021

National Drowning Prevention Week July 18-24, 2021

The Town of Hinton and the Lifesaving Society have designated the third full week in July as National Drowning Prevention Week to focus community and media attention on the drowning problem and drowning prevention. National Drowning Prevention Week is a f...

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: July 3, 2021

Rotary Play and Spray Park Opens to Regular Hours

The Rotary Play and Spray Park will fully open on Sunday, July 4th to the public for regular operational hours from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm.

 

Remember to stay safe by bringing your sunscreen and shade structure to enjoy your experience!  

Happy ...

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: June 9, 2021

We are happy to welcome customers back to the Recreation Centre. *POOL SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT*

WE ARE HAPPY TO WELCOME CUSTOMERS BACK TO THE RECREATION CENTRE.

As announced by the province, we are entering into Stage 2.  We can now resume indoor recreation with reduced capacity.   Distancing and masking requirements remain in effec...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Water Wednesday Weekly Water Safety Tip - Boat Safety

Water Wednesday Water Safety Tip – Boat Safety

 

All Smart Boaters know: 

  • Everyone wears their lifejackets.
  • Boat sober.
  • Drive with extreme caution and with proper lights after dark.
  • Drive at a moderate speed.
  • Know before you go &n...
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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Water Wednesday Weekly Water Safety Tip - Waterfront Safety

The numbers are alarming… Over 1/3 of drowning victims are non-swimmers.

 

Most people who drown had no intention of going into the water. They end up in the water unexpectedly, from a sudden slip, fall or capsized boat. They are within ...

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Recreation (newsflash)
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Water Wednesday Weekly Water Safety Tip - Ice Safety

Spring ice may collapse suddenly and without warning! 

When water freezes, minerals in the water make vertical veins in the ice. These veins melt faster than the rest of the ice, causing vertical channels. The ice is severely weakened along these ...

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