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Peace River

Peace River is named for Peace River Crossing known as Riviere-la-Paix and after the Peace River.


Location:  Peace River is located in the northwest part of the Province.

Judicial District:   Peace River Judicial District


Courthouse – Peace River


Location:  9905 97 Avenue / 100 Street

Built:  1956 – 1958

Style:  Modern

Architect:  H A Henderson of Alberta Department of Public Works

Contractor:  Poole Construction


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red coloured brick and concrete structure. The rectangular shaped building is located in the centre of Peace River. On the south side is the modern addition constructed in 1979. The addition is a three story red coloured brick and concrete structure. The entrance is along the west side in the projecting one story section. The roof land is flat.  The building houses the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Provincial Court. The architect for the 1979 addition was was John A Macdonald Architect Ltd.


See:  Within the Peace River Judicial District is the Court of Queen’s Bench at  High Level and Provincial Courthouses located at FairviewFalherFort VermilionHigh Prairie, Red Earth Creek, Slave Lake and Wabasca-Demarais.




Courthouse – Peace River













Photos taken 2019