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The original item was published from 1/17/2022 6:11:00 PM to 1/17/2022 6:12:33 PM.

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Inclement weather impacting services, Jan. 17-18: waste collection, transit schedules and more

Update, 6:05 p.m.

Due to worsening conditions, transit services had to be cancelled again tonight after 5 p.m. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

Transit service will also be cancelled tomorrow morning, January 18. We will provide further updates tomorrow about whether the afternoon pickups will also be cancelled.

Please stay safe on the roads and refer to the Alberta 511 service for condition updates.

Update, 3:20 p.m.

Transit will resume service this afternoon with its usual pickups at Ken Nichol Regional Recreation Centre through to Heritage Valley Transit Centre. Please visit our Schedules and Routes page for times and the Transit page for general updates.


We anticipate that road conditions may worsen again tomorrow morning. If that is the case, transit service may be suspended again for everyone's safety. Please check back for updates first thing tomorrow.

Update, 11:57 a.m.

City staff have replenished the free public gravel bin behind Le Centre Communautaire de Beaumont | Beaumont Community Centre (CCBCC), located at 5204 50 Avenue. Residents are welcome to use the gravel to address icy sidewalks and walkways, but please exercise extreme caution when travelling today if you choose to visit the bin!

Update, 9:48 a.m.: 

Due to rapidly-worsening road conditions, waste collection and transit service have been put on hold this morning. We urge all residents to avoid travelling if possible. Municipal sanding trucks have been deployed and are currently addressing main thoroughfares.

Transit schedule updates to come this afternoon

Bus service was suspended this morning after the 7 a.m. pickup time. We will provide additional updates early this afternoon about whether our afternoon schedule will proceed. 

Waste collection expected to resume tomorrow

Today’s scheduled waste collection has been suspended. If road conditions improve later today, waste collection may resume. If waste collectors are unable to resume today, residents who are scheduled for Monday waste collection will have their pickups tomorrow instead.

We apologize for the inconvenience, but these steps are necessary to protect everyone’s safety. 

For updates on today's transit schedule, please visit

For more information on waste pickups days and times, visit

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