Special Areas Board, Alberta

Special Areas Board, Alberta

The Special Areas Board is the governing body of Alberta's Special Areas. Special Areas are designated districts of county or municipal district level, that are governed by appointed councils, under the direct authority of Alberta Municipal Affairs and Housing.

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The Special Areas are administered under the provisions of the "Special Areas Act". [ [http://www.qp.gov.ab.ca/documents/Acts/S16.cfm?frm_isbn=0779703685 Alberta Queens Printer] - Special Areas Act] Three Special Areas are established in Southern Alberta, all located in the south-east of the province, in Census Division 4.


:"Source: Statistics Canada 2001 Census" [ [http://www12.statcan.ca/english/Profil01/CP01/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=4804004&Geo2=PR&Code2=48&Data=Count&SearchText=richdale&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom= Special Area 2] - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE.] , "Canada 2006 Census"Cite web| url= http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=4804004&Geo2=PR&Code2=48&Data=Count&SearchText=Special%20Area%20No.%202&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&GeoLevel=&GeoCode=4804004 | title= Special Area No. 2 - Community Profile | author= Statistics Canada| authorlink= Statistics Canada| year= Census 2006 | accessdate= 2007-06-11]


The following communities are located in the Special Areas [ [http://www.municipalaffairs.gov.ab.ca/cfml/profiles/data/0142_1.htm Alberta Municipal Affairs and Housing] - Municipal Profile] :Towns



*New Brigden

urrounding Communities

Canadian City Geographic Location (8-way)
Northwest = Stettler County
North = Paintearth County
Northeast = Municipal District of Provost
West = Starland County
Centre = Special Areas
East = Saskatchewan
Municipal District of Acadia
Southwest = Wheatland County
South = Newell County
Southeast = Cypress County


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