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sagegrouselines We’re doing our part to keep Sage-grouse alive

Jul 24, 2015 - As a Company, we continually seek to improve our environmental performance and manage environmental risk. We recognize that construction, operation and maintenance of distribution power lines and rights-of-way may adversely affect the environment. This is why we partnered with Environment Canada and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD) to relocate 118 poles and 15.4 kilo [...]

mobile-app-2015 We launched a mobile app to allow our customers to report and view real-time outage information

Jul 9, 2015 - We’re excited to share the release of the FortisAlberta mobile app, along with improvements made to our outage map. Through the App, our customers are able to report outages, view current and planned outages and get the details they need ri [...]

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 [...]

lightning-season-2015 It's lightning season, be safe!

Jun 11, 2015 - Lightning season has begun, and will run its course until September. In 2014, we recorded more than 210,000 strikes for 55 of our major service points. As, your electric distribution provider, we have more than 120,000 kilometres of mostly [...]

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 [...]

earth-hour-2015 Earth Hour Challenge Results!

Apr 10, 2015 - During Earth Hour, Canadians were called on to join other countries in sending a strong global message – that this is the year we change climate change. Earth Hour is held every year in late March, around the time of the Spring and Autumn [...]

top-employer-2015 FortisAlberta Receives Top Employer Award

Feb 5, 2015 - ​FortisAlberta is pleased to be named as one of Alberta’s Top Employers. The award recognizes employers who create exceptional places to work by offering the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. [...]

Telephone-scam Warning to customers about telephone scam

Jan 12, 2015 - There have been reports from some customers who have received fraudulent phone calls from individuals claiming to be calling from Canadian Collective Services. These individuals advise that their call is in regards to a bad debt account tha [...]

incandescent-light Lights out for traditional incandescent bulbs

Dec 19, 2014 - Did you know that incandescent bulbs (40, 60 75 & 100 watts) will no longer be produced or imported into Canada as of Jan. 1, 2015? If you don’t, you are not alone - only 4 in 10 people are aware of the incandescent bulb phase-out. It start [...]

gazebo-dec-2014 John Brooks builds a gazebo for Camp Kindle

Dec 18, 2014 - Two years ago FortisAlberta donated $25,000 to the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta (KCCFA), which went toward getting Camp Kindle up and running. This Camp offers a magical experience and a safe place for people of all ages who have [...]

galloping-lines-2014 Galloping conductors cause trouble in Southern Alberta

Dec 16, 2014 - They ride into town now and then, but only every couple of years do they come to cause a ruckus. On Monday, Dec. 15, a phenomenon known as “galloping conductors” began in southeastern Alberta, and weather conditions persisted into the foll [...]

2014-ecard FortisAlberta makes donation to the Children’s Wish Foundation of Alberta

Dec 15, 2014 - The Children's Wish Foundation of Alberta is a charity that helps children and families by granting a child diagnosed with a life-threatening illness with a favourite wish. With every wish that the Foundation grants, they create moments of [...]

institution-award-Nov-2014 FortisAlberta receives the Awards of Excellence-Education/Training Institution Award

Nov 14, 2014 - On Oct. 24, 2014, FortisAlberta received, for the first-time, the Awards of Excellence-Education/Training Institution Award, from Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) for our Employee Development Centre (EDC) located in Red Deer. [...]

fallen-soldiers-oct-2014 FortisAlberta assists with sunrise ceremony honoring Canada’s fallen soldiers

Oct 31, 2014 - FortisAlberta has proven time and again that whatever the weather, we’ll be there to serve our customers. So what makes what happened on a cold, crisp, but otherwise calm fall morning on Oct. 29 another prime example of this commitment? [...]

comm-grant-2014 FortisAlberta is pleased to announce the winners of our Community Naturalization Grants

Apr 22, 2014 - Our program gives communities in our service territory the opportunity to be awarded a $3,000 grant! In its third year, this program offers support for communities interested in implementing environmentally-friendly programs or improving fa [...]

Think Before You Dig

Think Before You Dig

Whether you’re gardening, planting a tree or putting up a fence, you can avoid a serious electrical incident by submitting a locate request.

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