Village of Caroline
A Prosperous Community on the West Country’s Doorstep

Museum, Historic Buildings, Farmer's Market, Camping, Supply & Variety of Stores

AMALGAMATION UPDATES

Village of Caroline and Clearwater County have released the final amalgamation report. The report is a proposal to the Minister of Municipal Affairs to amalgamate the municipalities of Clearwater County and the Village of Caroline. The report represents the results of seven months of negotiations, which concluded May 24, 2024. If you would like to view the report or next steps for amalgamation visit www.clearwatercounty.ca/m/amalgamation  from Friday June 28th,2024

On November 2, 2023, the first meeting of the Clearwater County & Village of Caroline Amalgamation Councils Committee of the Whole was held in the Clearwater County Council Chamber.

These meetings mark the beginning of formal negotiations, with a focus on transparency through live-streaming and recording. The establishment of this Amalgamation Committee comes from recently passed bylaws that enable the two municipalities to formally enter negotiations prior to making a decision on whether or not to pursue amalgamation.

More updates will be provided as information becomes available. For those interested, you can view the live stream on the County’s YouTube Channel or find more information on the official website, https://www.clearwatercounty.ca/m/amalgamation

Adjournment
Public Hearing March 27th 2024

Village of Caroline By-Election Results

Official Results of the March 25, 2024 Byelection are as follows:

Taime Depelteau - 17 Votes

Jessica McBride - 19 Votes

Based on the results Jessica McBride is declared elected as a Councillor of the Village of Caroline.

rocky Senior (002)

agriculture and commercial

Caroline is a small attractive village of 514 residents within the County of Clearwater. It has long been an agricultural and commercial hub within the region and an important stop for tourists heading west along Highway 54 towards the attractions of the foothills and the mountains. Its Main Street commercial area serves the southeast portion of the County and the traveling public. The diverse range of services includes a motel, gas bar, restaurants, saloons, food stores, souvenir stores and a large supply store for camping and hunting.

Agricultural & Cowboy Culture

The Village and its region have a strong agricultural and cowboy culture on annual display during the Bighorn Stampede. Its attractive Main Street is sometimes known as the “vintage Village” with its magnificent setting and views of the White-capped mountains to the west. Caroline’s history is on display at the Wheels of Time Museum, which includes several historic structures and displays.

Ice Skating Or Ice Hockey

Caroline has gained renown as the early home of World Figure Skating Champion Kurt Browning and several NHL hockey players. The Kurt Browning Arena displays memorabilia from his career, which is open to the public.

Various Other Services

Other facilities in the Village include the Hub, which offers medical and recreation programs, a public library, a skateboard park, a community garden, several playgrounds, and the Legion Hall.

Various Other Services

Other facilities in the Village include the Hub, which offers medical and recreation programs, a public library, a skateboard park, a community garden, several playgrounds, and the Legion Hall.

Village of Caroline