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Your Retirement Community

At Peter Dawson Lodge, we learn who our residents are as individuals, understand what is most important to them and then do anything we can within each interaction to exceed their expectations.

Genuinely Caring, Exceptional Service 

Who Are We

The Marquis Foundation is the governing body that operates the Peter Dawson Lodge and seniors Self-Contained Housing units within the Vulcan County. The purpose of the board is to ensure that the intent and objectives of the organization are met. The Foundation consists of an eight member board. All representatives are elected officials from each of the surrounding Municipal Governing bodies.

Senior Living Services

We offer a variety of services to help make your stay here safe and enjoyable. When you choose Marquis Foundation, you’re choosing to live your golden years to the fullest. Through all the services we provide at our Retirement Center, we make sure you’ll have access to all the care and attention you need and deserve.

Peter Dawson Lodge

The Peter Dawson Lodge is a Senior Citizen's housing community in Vulcan. We have rooms available for 53 residents. Everyone is to be over the age of 65 and must be fairly independent. The Lodge offers 24 hour security, meals, housekeeping and entertainment. We are continually upgrading our lodge for health and safety reasons as well as for aesthetics and offers residents a very wonderful independent environment to live in.

Self Contained Housing

Our Self-Contained Housing Units are designed for individuals that are functionally independent and can look after their own needs.

Services include:

Units: All have their own bathroom and kitchen facilities as well as window coverings.

Parking: Parking with plug-ins is available to all tenants.

Interior Maintenance: A maintenance person is available to take care of any necessary interior and exterior repairs and maintenance.

Exterior Maintenance: Maintenance personnel is responsible to cut the grass during the spring and summer months and to remove snow in the winter months.

It's Better Together!
Why live alone when you could join the Peter Dawson Retirement Community and be surrounded by staff and neighbors who genuinely care?
Join Us Today!

Vision Statement

Every senior who resides within Vulcan County has the opportunity

to stay in our community and age in place.

Mission Statement

The Marquis Foundation provides accommodation, programs, and services that give

seniors the opportunity to live in desirable, comfortable, safe and affordable housing.

Organizational Values

  • Respect for all

  • Compassionate and supportive

  • Creating a home-like atmosphere

  • Safety and security

  • Community

  •  Providing quality of life


614 1 street North

Box 750

Vulcan, AB

T0L 2B0

Chief Administrative Officer



Fax - 403-485-2393

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