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Welcome to Big Lakes

Welcome to Big Lakes County, Alberta, Canada!  

Our municipal region, formerly known as the "Municipal District of Big Lakes", has now been approved by the Government of Alberta to become "Big Lakes County".  Join us as we enter this exciting transition! 









Spruce Point Park Outdoor Expo 2017


SPP Rodeo poster



May 31, 2017 at the Legacy Centre, Slave Lake, AB
Tickets on sale until May 24th Limited seats! Save your spot!
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…in Big Lakes County who has been involved in an activity or activities, long-term, that provide a benefit to your community, bring credit or distinction to your community or enhance life in your community and whom you believe needs to be recognized for their contributions?  Such activities can be in any area of community service, cultural activities, recreation, civic service, youth work, or community promotion.  If so, then you should consider nominating them for the Big Lakes County WALL OF FAME. 

Candidates must be 18 years of age or older, their community activities must be voluntary in nature and not part of the candidate’s occupation or job description.

Recipients are chosen by a selection committee and recognized at the Annual Big Lakes County Barbecue.

Nomination forms can be obtained at any hamlet office or the front desk at the Big Lakes County main office in High Prairie. They must be completely filled out and signed and returned by Friday, May 19, 2017

Nominations can be delivered in person to the Big Lakes County offices, any of the hamlet FCSS offices, or mailed to the following address:  Big Lakes County – Wall of Fame Committee, Box 239, High Prairie, AB  T0G 1E0.

For further information on this program please call Louise Myre, Director, at 780-776-0008. 

Congratulations to Brad Mertz! Brad is our first cycle winner for the Big Lakes County "a place we are proud to call home" amateur photo contest. The winning photo is entitled Fall Leaves on Creek. Thanks to all who participated in the contest! You have until September 31, 2017 to get your submission in for the next cycle. 


BIG LAKES COUNTY "A place we are proud to call home!" AMATEUR PHOTO CONTEST

Amateur Photo Contest Poster 


Submissions will be accepted for the duration each contest cycle.  See here for the Submission Form & Rules