Community Events

  • Foremost Community...

    The Foremost Community Hall Association is raffling a 2015 GMC Sierra SLE 4WD CREW CAB valued at $48,630.00.  The truck is supplied by Davis.  The tickets are 1 for $20.00 or 3 for $50.00 and are...

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  • MLA Drew Barns open...

    MLA Drew Barnes will be in Foremost the second Wednesday of each month from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Please feel free to stop and visit with Mr. Barnes at 119 Main Street.  

  • Foremost Centennial...

    To view and download pictures from Foremost 100th Centennial please visit the website created by Kim Wright


  • The Etzikom Windmil...

    The Etzikom Windmill Project needs help.  You can adopt a windmill and be responsible for its restoration and upkeep. A restoration plaque will be placed on the windmill to recognize your efforts...

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  • Chamber Meetings

    The Foremost & District Chamber of Commerce meets at noon on the second Wednesday of each month. The next meeting will be Sept 9, 2015.   For information please call the...

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Recycling Collection Hours

The Commission would like to encourage everyone to recycle glass, plastics, metal cans and paper by using the recycle containers in Foremost or nearby centres. We would request that all individuals:

  • Report to the Waste Transfer Site Operator before disposing garbage.
  • Arrive earlier to allow sufficient time to unload before closing time.

Freon removal service is available at Tirecraft in Foremost. Freon removal certification (sticker) is required before acceptance at the designated sites.


The Cardboard Trailer will be located at Skiff, Etzikom and Orion on a monthly basis as indicated in the chart below.

Please note only clean, flattened, corrugated cardboard is accepted at all sites monthly. CHEMICAL BOXES must also be flattened and will, then, be treated as regular garbage.

The following charts will indicate where and when various types of garbage will be accepted. All sites will be closed except for the times posted. *** The sites are closed on Statutory Holidays.


  Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Foremost 1PM to 6PM   8AM to 1PM 2PM to 5PM
Etzikom   Cardboard - 1st Thurs. of every month.
2PM to 6PM
  11:30AM to 1:30PM
Orion   Cardboard - 1st Thurs. of every month.
9AM to 1PM
  9AM to 11AM
Skiff Cardboard - 1st Thurs. of every month.
2PM to 1PM
  2PM to 4PM  


Foremost Alberta chosen for UAS Training Centre

Foremost Alberta was strategically chosen as the location for the establishment of an innovative training and development center for UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) technology. Geographically the region has unique attributes that make it an ideal location for the operation, development and training for UAS systems.

Please click on the image below to learn more about the Foremost region and the Foremost Training Centre.

Welcome to the Village of Foremost, Alberta

The Village of Foremost is small community with big city appeal, located 110 km east of Lethbridge on the Red Coat Trail (Highway 61) and 102 km southwest of Medicine Hat. Established in 1913 as an agricultural service centre and incorporated as a village in 1950, today, Foremost has a population of over 500 and serves a trading area of over 2,000 people. A host of recreational facilities, a diversity of cultural activities, an award winning school and a broad range of businesses provide residents with a high quality of life. The community’s economic base is farming, with many generations of families continuing to operate successful farming operations.

The Foremost & District Chamber of Commerce invites you to discover Foremost. Our peaceful village of 500+ is located on the junction of highways 879 and 61 in South East Alberta. Foremost is in close proximity to such major parks as Writing-On-Stone, Forty Mile Park, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park and Red Rock Coulee Natural Area.

Take a tour of our town!

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Foremost is in close proximity to such major parks as Writing-On-Stone, Forty Mile Park, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park and Red Rock Coulee Natural Area.


Message from Mayor Ken Kultgen

Foremost MayorAs the Mayor of the Village of Foremost, I would like to welcome you to our community on behalf of the Village Council. This is a small but dynamic community with a wide variety of amenities. We are very proud of the recreational and cultural activities available here, and I personally invite you to visit our village and see for yourself what we have to offer. Click here to continue reading the Mayor’s Message.