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curlingrmh Our employees help "freeze the house" for families

Feb 9, 2017 - FortisAlberta employees have been longtime supporters of the Central Alberta Ronald McDonald House in Red Deer. From Feb. 3 - 5, six employees stepped up once again for this great cause by participating in the annual Freeze the House Charity Bonspiel at the Pidherney Curling Centre in Red Deer. The team competed hard in three tightly contested games. “This is the primary fundraiser for the House [...]

stars-2016-image FortisAlberta renews its partnership with STARS

Nov 25, 2016 - FortisAlberta announced the renewal of its partnership with STARS with a donation of $400,000 over the next five years, bringing our total contribution to more than 1.7 million dollars. This will also mark a twenty year partnership, making [...]

playground-hc Holy Spirit School celebrates new playground

Nov 16, 2016 - On Nov. 9, Ken Rakai, our Area Foreman in Cochrane was invited to Holy Spirit School to celebrate the grand opening of their new playground! Holy Spirit School was one of the lucky recipients of FortisAlberta’s $2,500 Safety Star grants an [...]

Childs Fest Set Up II presentation FortisAlberta employees earn 2016 Volunteer Friendly Business Award

Sep 7, 2016 - As part of their National Volunteer Week celebration, the St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre presented FortisAlberta with a Volunteer Friendly Business Award. The Award recognizes St. Albert businesses for their contribut [...]

4hcamp 4-H members enjoy the great outdoors

Aug 17, 2016 - FortisAlberta is proud to support 4-H Alberta’s summer camping program. These camps provide members with an opportunity to explore healthy living and the great outdoors. Kids ages nine to 13 are given the opportunity to participate in the c [...]

highriver3 Honouring High River - Amazing People. Amazing Place.

Jun 21, 2016 - ​It was three years ago this week that the community of High River experienced a devastating flood that evacuated its 13,000 residents for several weeks while work was completed to make them safe to return. On Saturday, June 18, FortisAlber [...]

comm-nat-2016 FortisAlberta announces winners of 2016 Community Naturalization Grants

May 19, 2016 - As part of FortisAlberta’s commitment to the environment we once again offered our Community Naturalization Grant program in 2016. In its fifth year, the program offers communities in FortisAlberta’s service territory the opportunity to win [...]

Sue & Button name Our employees' generosity presses the right “Button” for Alberta Guide Dogs

Apr 21, 2016 - For the past six years, our Contact Centre has donated proceeds from Jeans Weeks to adopt dogs through the BC and Alberta Guide Dogs. The organization trains guide dogs for two years, and then provides them at no charge to blind/visually-im [...]

SARS 7 Search and Rescue Alberta gets donation of retired radios and equipment

Apr 8, 2016 - When our IT Architecture Operational Manager, Rod Doornbosch learned the Company was retiring radios and equipment from several fleet vehicles he saw an opportunity to donate the equipment to Search and Rescue (SAR) Alberta. "One of my br [...]

manup Our $15,000 donation helps employees beat prostate cancer

Apr 6, 2016 - ​Prostate cancer affects 1 in 7 men in Alberta, including FortisAlberta employees, but it’s one of the most treatable cancers when detected early. That’s why we asked employees to support our second annual Man Up Month campaign in February [...]

readingrally2016 Employee volunteers bring the joy of reading to students

Mar 1, 2016 - On Feb. 23, FortisAlberta participated in a reading rally at A.E. Bowers Elementary School in Airdrie where our employees read to 60 kindergarten students in the gymnasium. Teachers also entertained us with a reader’s theatre performance an [...]

Banff-Elementary-School Our donation helps students get in touch with nature

Oct 11, 2015 - Banff Elementary School students will participate in Nature Explorers, a monthly outdoor curriculum with field trips and projects,and we're sponsoring this program with a $2,500 donation. This program adds an outdoor, experiential componen [...]

tofield4h2015 FortisAlberta offers grants through Alberta 4-H Community Cares contest

Aug 17, 2015 - Each year FortisAlberta offers four $1,000 grants to 4-H clubs in Alberta. The contest recognizes the efforts of these clubs working to enhance their communities by engaging in a community project. Congratulations to the winners of this ye [...]

Legion Sponsorship helps Devon’s Royal Canadian Legion purchase life-saving device

Jul 30, 2015 - We recently presented the Royal Canadian Legion in Devon with a $2,000 cheque to fund the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). An AED is an electronic device that can monitor heart rhythms and tell if the heart has stoppe [...]

Lacombedays1 Employees volunteer at barbeque for Lacombe residents

Jul 29, 2015 - On Friday, July 24, employees from our Lacombe office hosted a barbeque for area residents during Lacombe Days. Lacombe Days showcases the fun and vibrant community of Lacombe. With more than 40 events and activities, there’s something for [...]

soup-group Creating warm hearts through Soup Sisters

Jul 6, 2015 - What do you get when you combine a group of FortisAlberta’s women leaders in a SAIT kitchen with some amazing chefs? More than 100 litres of soup of course! As part of the Company’s Women in Leadership group, more than 30 FortisAlberta lea [...]

aboriginal-day-2015 National Aboriginal Day

Jun 19, 2015 - National Aboriginal Day (NAD) takes place on June 21, 2015. It is a special day to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. At FortisAlberta, we value [...]

osprey-2014 The Ospreys have returned to FortisAlberta's nesting platform!

Jun 2, 2015 - The Ospreys have returned to our nesting platform in the Canmore area, and are now busy keeping their three eggs warm. Through a live video stream, you can get a bird’s eye view with sounds as the hatchlings emerge from their eggs over the [...]

tree-grant-2015 FortisAlberta announces winners of 2015 Tree Planting Grants

Apr 23, 2015 - We implemented a new tree planting initiative as part of its commitment to the environment. The program offers communities in the our service territory the opportunity to win one of four $2,500 grants! These grants support our municipal cus [...]

q1-2015-empowering FortisAlberta employees enjoy an eventful first quarter of empowering communities

Apr 21, 2015 - FortisAlberta is proud to have been selected as one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers! One of the things that makes us a great company to work for, are the opportunities employees have to get involved in the communities we serve. We had an eve [...]

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Think Before You Dig

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