Join the 2021 Census team!

Looking to make a lasting contribution to Canada, its communities and its people? Canada’s next census will take place in May 2021. Statistics Canada is hiring approximately 32,000 people across the country to work on the collection phase of the 2021 Census. In the current context of COVID-19, we are committed to ensuring the safety of our employees at all times.

Available jobs for the 2021 Census include supervisory and non-supervisory positions that require collecting census data from residents in your community, mostly on evenings and weekends. Start and end dates vary by position and location, but are between March and July 2021.

If you’re interested in helping your community to plan for the future, and meeting new people while earning extra income, then this is the right opportunity for you! Apply online on the Census jobs page of the census website.

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Canada’s next Census of Population will take place in spring 2021. Statistics Canada will be hiring across the country in every community, big and small, in preparation for the 2021 Census. In the current context of COVID-19, we are committed to hiring locally and ensuring the safety of our employees and your community members at all times.

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A candidates guide running for municipal office in Alberta

Nomination papers 2021 Elections

Take Notice the Nomination Period for  the 2021 Municipal election is now open. The positions up for election are; one Mayor, 6 Councillors, Nomination forms can either be downloaded or picked up at the Town office at 4904 51st Avenue Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We have also added a guide for running for Municipal Office. If you have any other questions please do not hesitate in giving the CAO / Returning Officer a call at 780-753-2261 ext 3.


Local owner of Home Hardware, Rod Larson, was the proud recipient of the “Golden Hammer” award on October 15, 2020 which was given to him by the Retail Sales & Operations Manager for Southern Alberta, Sharmagne Ray. Rod has been in the business for 54 years so not only did he receive the Golden Hammer for 50 years but he also received the “Golden Wrench” for 54 years and he also received a special clock from the National Headquarters of Home Hardware.

Sharmagne pointed out that the Larson Family is the only family that has received three of the Golden Hammers for 150 years of commitment. Rod’s Grandfather and Father both received the award as well. Sharmagne also mentioned that the Larson family played an integral part in getting Home Hardware in Alberta.

Congratulations Rod and thank you for all you have done for the Town of Provost.



Former Mayor Ken Knox presents Mayor Mike Dennehy and Councillor Dale Gregory with Auma Awards of Distinction for their years of service. This award is presented to members of Council who has served in their community for more than 20 years. Mayor Dennehy has served for more than 22 years while Councillor Gregory has served for over 25 years.