New to the Community?

If you are new to the community – please view or download our Welcome Information. It briefly covers:

  • Governance
  • Guiding Documents
  • Living with Nature
  • Emergency Services
  • Finance
  • Developing Your Property
  • Agriculture
  • Rural Roads & Access
  • Utility Services
  • Community Services

You can request a New Resident Welcome Package by contacting the MD office.


Employment Search Resources:

Cochrane Area:
Cochrane Employment Services
Community Living Alternative Services

Bow Valley Area:
Job Resource Centre
Positive People Placement



211 Service

211 is the source Canadians trust when seeking information or services to deal with life’s challenges. 211’s award-winning telephone help line (2-1-1), website and an online chat option to provide a gateway to community, social, non-clinical health and related government and private not-for-profit services. It’s available to navigate human services quickly and easily 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in over 100 languages.  Trained crisis centre staff answer calls and provide information on the services in your area by using your postal code. 




As you get to know the area, here are a few maps that might help you navigate around the municipality.

Administration Office Location Map

Hamlets and Surrounding Communities Map

MD of Bighorn Map *This map is available for purchase. For purchase information visit our Maps page.



Here is the latest Bow Valley Resource Guide to help you find your way around services in the Bow Valley