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19 Dec Notice of Election

The Village of Irma will be holding an election for a Councillor (1 spot). Election day will take place at the New Horizons Center on Tuesday January 28, 2020 from 10:00AM – 8:00PM. To be eligible to vote, you MUST bring government issued photo identification AND proof of residence – a utility bill, tax bill, etc. *Must show physical address, not your box number.* If you have any questions, please contact the Village Office at 780-754-3665

07 Dec Irma Awards

On November 22, 2017 Irma, along with the other ICE Communities, had a meeting with Minister Anderson of Municipal Affairs. At this meeting we received our Municipal Excellence Award for our ICE program. Also on this day, our council member, Doug Coubrough, received an AUMA Long Service Award for his work with the Village of Irma.

04 May Great-grandma wins $50M

Lois Olsen

Alberta’s newest multi-millionaire wishes she’d won her big lottery prize a couple of decades back, when she would have had more time left to enjoy it. Lois Olsen thinks 80 is a bit old for this $50 million business. “For my family, it’s going to help them out a lot,” she said Wednesday after picking up a cheque that was enormous in every sense of the word. “For me, I’m too old for this. I would have liked to have won this 20 or 30 years ago.” Olsen said she plans to spend at least some of her windfall on her kids, grandkids and great-grandkids.

04 May Irma School Replacement Funding Approved

Irma School

The Alberta government announced it has approved 26 new school projects, as it promised in last week’s 2017 budget. Premier Rachel Notley and Education Minister David Eggen were at Woodhaven Middle School in Spruce Grove Tuesday to announce the projects, which included funding for eight new schools, nine replacements for older schools and seven modernizations. The Irma school replacement, Irma (Buffalo Trail Public Schools Regional Division) was one of the nine school replacements approved.