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Information for Students: Campus re-opening and closures

UPDATE on Wildfires – June 20, 2019

 Due to wildfires across northern Alberta, several Northern Lakes College campuses have been impacted:

  • Trout/Peerless Campus: Remains closed due to the evacuation of Trout Lake residents.
  • LaCrete CAP Site: Remains closed due to evacuation.
  • Paddle Prairie CAP Site: Evacuation has been lifted - residents will be allowed to return to the community at 1:00 pm today;   CAP Site will remain closed until further notice.

NOTE: if you are in an area with a lot of smoke and have concerns about air quality, check out the information posted on the Government of Alberta website: https://www.alberta.ca/about-the-air-quality-health-index.aspx


For the latest wildfire information, please monitor the Alberta Emergency Alert and Wildfire Alberta websites:

https://emergencyalert.alberta.ca/alerts/2019/06/6889.html

https://wildfire.alberta.ca/


UPDATE on Wildfires – June 19, 2019

 Due to wildfires across northern Alberta, several Northern Lakes College campuses have been impacted:

  • Trout/Peerless Campus:Remains closed due to evacuation of Trout Lake residents.
  • LaCrete CAP Site:Remains closed due to evacuation.
  • Paddle Prairie CAP Site:Remains closed due to evacuation.

Wabasca Campus: WILL re-open Thursday, June 20, 2019.

NOTE: if you are in an area with a lot of smoke and have concerns about air quality, check out the information on the Government of Alberta website:     https://www.alberta.ca/about-the-air-quality-health-index.aspx


For the latest wildfire information, please monitor the Alberta Emergency Alert and Wildfire Alberta websites:

https://emergencyalert.alberta.ca/alerts/2019/06/6889.html

https://wildfire.alberta.ca/

 

June 18, 2019, *Update: 

LaCrete CAP Site: Closed due to evacuation
Trout/Peerless Campus: 
Closed due to evacuation 
Paddle Prairie campus: 
Closed due to evacuation

Wabasca Campus: Tentatively scheduled to re-open on Thursday, June 20, 2019.
Please check back on this page on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, for Wabasca Campus updates.

Widewater/ Wagner residents have been allowed to return home and are on an 8-hour evacuation alert. 

 

June 17, 2019, *Update: M.D. of Lesser Slave River

There is a fire 2 km south of the highway in Widewater near the gravel pit. Crews are on scene. Evacuation is underway from the west entrance of Widewater to Widewater Drive. 

Residents are asked to head to Slave Lake and check in at the Legacy Centre. Call 911 in case of an emergency; for current updates go to www.mdlsr.ca.

Residents in that area are to evacuate immediately. Follow the directions of local authorities. Avoid the area.

Please monitor the Alberta Emergency Alert for more information:

https://emergencyalert.alberta.ca/alerts/2019/06/6889.html

 

June 17, 2019, *Update

High-Level Campus: Is open for regular business from 8:15 am to 12:00 pm Monday to Friday.

Updates on campus re-openings:

Peerless/Trout Campus: Confirmed to re-open on Monday, June, 17,2019. 
Wabasca Campus: Tentatively scheduled to re-open on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Please check back on this page on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, for Wabasca Campus updates.

 

June 14, 2019, *Update

Updates on campus re-openings:

Peerless/Trout Campus: Confirmed to re-open on Monday, June, 17,2019. 
Wabasca Campus: Tentatively scheduled to re-open on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Please check back on this page on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, for Wabasca Campus updates.

 

June 12, 2019, *Update

High-Level Campus: Effective June 12, 2019, at 1:00 pm - Due to the adverse smoke condition, the High-Level Campus will be closed for the remainder of the academic year.

June 11, 2019, *Update

The following campuses are tentatively scheduled to re-open:

Peerless/Trout Campus: Tentatively scheduled to reopen on Monday, June, 17,2019. This will be confirmed on Friday, June 14, 2019, in the afternoon.
Wabasca Campus: Tentatively scheduled to reopen on Monday, June, 17,2019. This will be confirmed on Friday, June 14, 2019, in the afternoon.


June 4, 2019, *Update

The High Level and Chateh campus will reopen on Monday, June 10, 2019.  

  • Additional cleaning is needed prior to students returning.

Due to wildfires across northern Alberta, several Northern Lakes College campuses have been impacted:

Paddle Prairie campus: Closed due to evacuation
Peerless/Trout campus: Closed due to evacuation
Wabasca campus: Closed due to evacuation

June 3, 2019, *Update

The High-Level campus will reopen on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. 
The Chateh campus will reopen on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

Due to wildfires across northern Alberta, several Northern Lakes College campuses have been impacted:

Paddle Prairie campus: Closed due to evacuation
Peerless/Trout campus: Closed due to evacuation
Wabasca campus: Closed due to evacuation


June 2, 2019, *Update

Slave Lake campus: will be open on Monday, June 3, 2019, and classes will resume.

Due to wildfires across northern Alberta, several Northern Lakes College campuses have been impacted:

Chateh campus: Closed due to evacuation
Paddle Prairie campus: Closed due to evacuation
Peerless/Trout campus: Closed due to evacuation
High-Level campus: Closed due to evacuation
Wabasca campus: Closed due to evacuation

May 31, 2019 *Update

Due to wildfires across northern Alberta, several Northern Lakes College campuses have been impacted:

Chateh campus: Closed due to evacuation
Paddle Prairie campus: Closed due to evacuation
Peerless/Trout campus: Closed due to evacuation

May 30, 2019 *Update

Due to the wildfires across northern Alberta, several Northern Lakes College campuses have been impacted:

High-Level campus: Closed due to evacuation
Wabasca campus: Closed due to evacuation
Peerless/Trout campus: Closed due to evacuation alert, re-opening Monday, June 3, 2019, unless otherwise notified.
Slave Lake campus: Closed due to evacuation alert, re-opening Monday, June 3, 2019, unless otherwise notified.

May 23, 2019
*Update: The La Crete campus has re-opened. 

May 22, 2019
*Update: The Fort Vermilion campus has reopened. Power has been restored.