Current News


 There a special hunt for whitetail does that will be occurring in the Magrath area this December. The following information from Alberta Environment and Parks and associated map provide the relevant details:

•There is a new antlerless white-tailed deer hunting opportunity near the Town of Magrath, Alberta in WMU 108 this December 2018. Magrath Town council has requested that the department hold a quota hunt for antlerless white-tailed deer, similar to hunts held in the past.

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Free Public Skating 2018

Monday – Wednesday – Saturday from 6:30PM – 7:30PM. A special thank you to our Sponsors: Edwards & Edwards, Coulee Creek Heavy Duty Repair, Schneyder Harvesting and Summit Electrical Solutions Inc.!  The Arena will be closed Monday November 12th for Remembrance Day.   Cheers to a great season ahead!


There are some historical prints available for purchase at the Town Office. One of the prints measuring 10.5” x 24” depicts the old Stake Centre and sells for $10.00. The other measuring 11” x 17” represents the 1999 centennial of Magrath and sells for $25.00. 


November/ December 2018 Library News

Come and support the Public Library by attending their annual Book-raiser!

By building your own library the Public Library will be able to receive quality and captivating books onto its shelves. Hundreds of titles will be available directly for purchase during Hometown Christmas at the library or for you to order. Usborne offers books, activities and more for kids of all ages. Come visit us to get a start on Christmas gifts for the kids in your life.

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Hometown Christmas will be held Thursday November 29th, 2018 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Come on out for late night shopping, Christmas displays, tree lighting ceremony and of course Santa!  

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Council completed its annual strategic planning session this past weekend and made significant progress in their 2019 operational as well as their five year capital planning. Council also decided, after considerable public consultation and deliberation over the past few years, that the current public library will be transformed into a Community Multi-Purpose Facility, and that the Town office will be moved into a portion of this facility together with new public bathrooms, public meeting rooms and other facilities. It was also agreed that a prominent plaque will be added to this upgraded facility in order to recognize the exceptional fund raising and contributions of the Friends of the Magrath Museum and Library which led to the construction of this building, as well as recognizing those to helped make this an exceptional, safe and welcoming facility over the years.