Canada Travel Guide
Canada Travel Guide - Alberta
Canada Travel Guide - Alberta


Located 124 km north of Grande Prairie, Alberta, on Highway 2 is the Canadian town of Fairview, with a population of 3150 people. Fairview is located about 560 km northwest of Edmonton, and 110 km north of Grande Prairie.

Fairview is in the heart of the Peace Country. It is fondly referred to as the "Heart of the Peace".

High-quality soil in the surrounding area attracted settlers in the early 1900s, who formed the hamlet of Waterhole. In 1928 the Central Canada Railway (later part of Northern Alberta Railways) was built through the area, but bypassed Waterhole. The inhabitants moved 6 km north to found Fairview at its present-day site.

Today, Fairview is a regional centre for agricultural machinery sales and oil exploration, and home of the NAIT Fairview Campus.


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Fairview Fine Arts Centre

We are a registered charitable, non-profit organization. The facility is maintained by our membership and the various fundraising activities we conduct.

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(Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Public Art Gallery)
R.C.M.P. Centennial Museum

The Fairview R.C.M.P. Centennial Celebration Museum finds its home in what was originally the R.C.M.P. barracks and residence in the late 1920s.

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Fairview Pioneer Museum

Contains a variety of old buildings, including the Macdonald and Scotswood Schools, the Malkinson Building (Fairview Agencies and Notary Public), UGG grain elevator office, a large storage shed, a pole shed, as well as vintage machinery and vehicles.

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