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  • Warning to customers about telephone scam

    Jan 12, 2015, 13:49 PM by Jen Cain
    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 that FortisAlberta has sent to them. Please be advised that this is a scam and there are several similar scams happening across North America. Do not provide these individuals with any of your personal information.
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  • Lights out for traditional incandescent bulbs

    Dec 19, 2014, 14:04 PM by Jen Cain
    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 started with the 75 and 100 watts bulbs being phased out the beginning of this year and 40 and 60 watt bulbs will be done at the end of this year. Stores are allowed to sell their remaining stock of bulbs until they are gone. It may be time to determine what you will be doing when these are no longer available.
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  • John Brooks builds a gazebo for Camp Kindle

    Dec 18, 2014, 13:14 PM by Jen Cain
    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 been affected by cancer to enjoy a natural setting that excites the senses, and soothes the soul.
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  • Galloping conductors cause trouble in Southern Alberta

    Dec 16, 2014, 13:59 PM by Jen Cain
    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 following day causing pockets of outages between Bassano and Coutts. With a motion like a skipping rope or the reins on a chuck wagon, the wires ripple and swing, slap into each other and forcibly yank at hardware on the poles.
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  • FortisAlberta makes donation to the Children’s Wish Foundation of Alberta

    Dec 15, 2014, 13:55 PM by Jen Cain
    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 joy that help to ease the pain of a child and give respite to the child's family. The child and family are included in the wish fulfillment so that the child and family can share in the experience and create happy memories together.
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  • FortisAlberta receives the Awards of Excellence-Education/Training Institution Award

    Nov 14, 2014, 13:15 PM by Jen Cain
    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.
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  • FortisAlberta assists with sunrise ceremony honoring Canada’s fallen soldiers

    Oct 31, 2014, 13:17 PM by Jen Cain
    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?
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  • FortisAlberta is pleased to announce the winners of our Community Naturalization Grants

    Apr 22, 2014, 11:44 AM by Jen Cain
    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 facilities in their community.
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