District Emergency

School closures due to Evacuation Orders

School Closures due to wildfires

  • Career Pathways School, Wabasca Alberta
  • Mistassiniy School, Wabasca Alberta
  • St. Theresa School, Wabasca Alberta
  • Calling Lake School (school will re-open on Monday, June 17, 2019)
  • Chipewyan Lake School
  • Pelican Mountain School (Sandy Lake)
  • Paddle Prairie School 

Any decision regarding school operations will be announced once more information becomes available.

Evacuation Orders

Sunday, May 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.: Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement

Re-entry for communities previously under Evacuation Order

Wednesday, June 12, 2019: Phase 3 Re-entry (Return of Residents) for Wabasca-Desmarais, Sandy Lake and Chipewyan Lake. The threat of wildfire still exists for the above-mentioned communities. As a result, an eight (8) hour Evacuation Alert will remain in effect. 

Question and Answer page for students, parents, staff impacted by the wildfires

Click here to view the Question and Answer page.

Community Profile

Susa Creek is one of six Aboriginal communities in the Grande Cache area.

Source: http://www.aseniwuche.ca/#!our-communities/c1m5j

Predominant Language: English and Cree

Nearest Town/City: Grande Cache

Services: Elders, Parent Link Centre, Career Resource Centre, Parent-Child Assistance Program, FASD Support, Cultural Education, Stay in School Program, Homework Connection, cultural camps, youth programs and housing and infrastructure.



Recreation: Hiking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, river rafting, swimming, indoor arena for skating, curling, fitness and climbing wall.

Attractions: Canadian Death Race http://www.canadiandeathrace.com/what-is-the-canadian-death-race, Victor Lake, Grande Cache Lake, Pierre Grey’s Lake Provincial Park, Wild River Rendezvous https://grandecache.ca/index.php/residents/events/wild-river-rendezvous, Grande Cache Recreation Centre https://grandecache.ca/index.php/residents/grande-cache-recreation-centre, Turkey Pick-up, Aboriginal Day and Elders Christmas Feast.

Banking: The following banks are available in Grande Cache:

Alberta Treasury Branch, Servus Credit Union and CIBC.

Media: Grande Cache Mountaineer, 93.3 FM Real Country, 92.3 FM CBC Radio One and News of the Nation.