Community Social Development

Community Social Development

Irfan Chaudry Presents Anti-Social Media: Understanding Racism in an Online World


Join us to welcome Irfan Chaudry from MacEwan University for his presentation Anti-Social Media: Understanding Racism in an Online World to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Date: Tuesday, March 21

Time: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: The Grande Prairie Museum (10329 101 Ave.)

Cost: Free


The event aims to support attendees in:

Local Women Honoured at City’s Annual Women of Influence Awards

The Women of Influence Awards 2023 recipients were announced today.

The awards take place to commemorate International Women’s Day in Grande Prairie and aim to recognize local women who have made a strong impact by promoting equality, providing opportunities for women in the community and breaking barriers in their field.

Young Woman of Influence

Tahnia Getson is named this year’s Young Woman of Influence. Tahnia is a community leader, multi-disciplinary artist, mentor, and advocate for those who are systemically excluded.

Crime Rates Decreasing Around Coordinated Care Campus, According to RCMP Report

A Crime Analysis Report presented by the RCMP at the City of Grande Prairie’s Public & Protective Services Committee meeting on January 31 has noted a trending decrease in crime data in the areas surrounding the Coordinated Care Campus.

A historic review of crime data from 2019 onwards was completed for the surrounding areas of the facility, including Northridge and Northgate East, as well as for the Coordinated Care Campus itself.

The report was based on police calls and common offenses.

2023 Passionate Heart Awards Seeking Nominations

The Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) teams at the City of Grande Prairie, County of Grande Prairie and towns of Beaverlodge, Sexsmith and Wembley are looking to honour deserving locals and groups in the social services sector at the Annual Passionate Heart Awards.

Nominations are welcome for people and organizations who contribute significantly to their community, enhance social services in the region, and are dedicated to improving quality of life.

Award categories include: