The Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment.


January 23, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cole Carruthers. It’s official, not only do Albertans wish to see a reintroduction of wild plains bison back into Banff National Park, but also members of the global community. On Friday (Jan. 23), Blake Richards, Member of Parliament for Wild Rose was presented 3,000 signed postcards  [ Read More ]

Gray Wolf BVP 1312

January 22, 2015 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cathy Ellis. Parks Canada plans to capture and collar several wolves in Banff to get information on what the packs are up to. The plan is to fit two wolves from each of the three packs – the Bow Valley, Red Deer and Fairholme packs –  [ Read More ]


January 14, 2015. Canadian Rockies Golf. Many rejoiced when the Alberta government announced last year that it was funding restoration of the two flood-damaged golf courses in Kananaskis Country, not the least of which was Calgary resident Gary Browning. Not only does Browning love playing Kananaskis Country, but the esteemed golf course architect was chosen  [ Read More ]

Jasper to host SHiFT conference

Posted by admin Categories: Breaking News
Jasper Town Sign_M.Figueira-photo

January 14, 2015 – The Fitzhugh. Story by Trevor Nichols. In February, Jasper will host a new and much talked about Travel Alberta tourism training program. SHiFT, which is already sold out for 2015, aims to educate Alberta businesses on the ins and outs of experiential travel and, according to Travel Alberta’s director of businesses  [ Read More ]

grizzly 138 cubs lake louise 07

January 15, 2015 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cathy Ellis. None of the cubs born to Banff’s collared female grizzly bears last year have survived. Both 138 and 130 emerged from the den last spring, each with two cubs in tow, but the females headed into the den in fall without their cubs. It’s  [ Read More ]

fifth bridge maligne (2)

January 14, 2015 – The Fitzhugh. Story by Nicole Veerman. Parks Canada announced the completion of the brand new $825,000 Fifth Bridge, Jan. 7. The former bridge, which spanned the Maligne River, was damaged following persistently high waters during the summer of 2012. The water, which gushed through the river without receding all summer long,  [ Read More ]

Tour of Alberta Jeff-Bartlett-3

January 14, 2015. Parks Canada. Jim Eglinski, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, together with the representatives from Tour of Alberta, the Municipality of Jasper and Tourism Jasper, today announced that a stage of the Tour of Alberta cycling  [ Read More ]


January 1, 2015 – The Jasper Local. Story by Bob Covey. The Maligne Lake Ski Club has extended its spring ski season in light of delays to winter recreational access in Jasper National Park. The non-profit club operates the Shangrila ski cabin in the Snowbowl area of Jasper National Park’s Maligne Range. The cabin, which  [ Read More ]

Jasper airstrip

December 1, 2014 – The Jasper Local. Story by Bob Covey. A planned group RV and wedding site at the Jasper airfield is drawing criticism from residents who suggest Parks Canada is undoing its own restoration work. Jasperite Ursula Winkler believes that adding an extra level of utility at the airfield represents a slippery slope  [ Read More ]


January 3, 2015 – Parks Canada. On January 14 and 15 the Alberta World Cup Society and Canmore Nordic Ski Club are hosting the Haywood NorAM 2015 Western Canadian Cross-Country Ski Championships in Lake Louise. The races on January 14 and 15, 2015 will involve 50 to 100 participants and will occur on portions of the  [ Read More ]

  • RSS
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin

Upcoming Events


Events at Cave and Basin National Historic Site

January 10 - February 8, 2015. Cave & Basin National ...

tourism jasper

Jasper in January Festival

January 16 – February 1, 2015. Jasper. In 2014, Jasper in ...


Canmore Winter Carnival

January 31 - February 23, 2015. Canmore. The Canmore Winter Carnival ...


Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival

January 16 - 25, 2015. Lake Louise. ENDLESS MAGIC! Experience Lake Louise ...

snow days

Banff Snowdays

January 10 - February 8, 2015. Banff National Park. With heaps ...