Village of Donnelly


Nestled in the heart of the Smoky River Region, the Village of Donnelly is a quiet community of just over 342 people. The village is home to the “Société historique et généalogie de Smoky River” the largest French and Metis research center west of Winnipeg, which provides information on settlers and ancestors, along with the history of the Smoky River Region. The community is a wonderful place to raise a family with multiple playgrounds and Georges P. Vanier Junior/Senior High School that provides education in both French and English. Donnelly is a very community-minded municipality that promotes our Agricultural industry at its biennial Smoky River Agricultural Fair hosted at the Smoky River Agricultural Fair Grounds. For more information about Donnelly, visit its website at donnelly.ca

Town of Falher

Falher has a population of 1,047 people (according to the 2016 census). Widely recognized as the Honey Capital of Canada, the town prides itself on being the home of the World’s largest bee and one of the main hubs of the apiculture community. The vibrant community also boasts a bilingual environment with both French and English widely spoken. The municipality is home to a variety of prosperous businesses, parks, seniors’ center, and lodge, and two of the region’s public schools. Visit the French Canadian Community and experience first-class hospitality in a friendly small-town atmosphere. For more information about Falher, please visit the town’s website at falher.ca.

Village of Girouxville

The Village of Girouxville is a quiet, clean community that boasts a safe environment for families to flourish, with a population of 290 people. The community includes several prosperous businesses and a museum that rivals some of the largest in the province. Girouxville is a great place to raise families and provides cost-effective housing for all. The municipality has a rich history and strong ties to settlers of the region. Whether you’re looking for a new home or for an educational spot to visit, Girouxville will provide you with an experience you’re not soon to forget. For more information about Girouxville, visit its website at girouxville.ca

Town of McLennan

The Town of McLennan, known as the “Bird Capital of Canada” has a population of approximately 800 people. It is situated on the southern shore of Kimiwan Lake, offering picturesque sunset views. McLennan is surrounded by agriculture and the Boreal Forest. While it has many of the amenities of larger communities, McLennan retains many of the characteristics of a small community with rich agricultural and cultural roots. With being the hub of the Northern rail line and Highway 2 passing through McLennan, it provides many opportunities for successful businesses. More information is available on the McLennan website mclennan.ca

Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130

The Municipal District of Smoky River, commonly referred to as the Smoky River Region, is a vibrant agricultural community boasting nearly 1 million acres located in the Peace Country in northwestern Alberta. Characterized as one of the most productive agricultural areas in the province, the region embraces culture, recreation, and economic development. The MD includes the hamlets of Jean Cote and Guy, both well known for community spirit and support. More information about Smoky River, please visit the MD’s website at mdsmokyriver.com