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Thursday, May 07, 2015 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Justin Brisbane. Vocal trail users are chewing over the latest Trails and Open Spaces Plan from the Town of Canmore (deadline for feedback is May 14), which will alter several town trails and provide support for many routes on provincial land, namely the Horseshoe system  [ Read More ]

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May 13, 2015 – The Fitzhugh. Story by Nicole Veerman. As he ran toward the western edge of Whistlers Mountain, Will Gadd’s bright red wing filled with air, May 9, lifting him into Jasper’s airspace to mark the inaugural paraglide in a Canadian national park. Gadd is well-known Canadian paraglider and ice climber, as well  [ Read More ]

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May 14, 2015 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cathy Ellis. Motorists travelling through Kootenay National Park can expect to see reduced speed limits and no-stopping zones this spring and summer in a bid to protect wildlife at the side of the road. Parks Canada wildlife experts say spring arrived early in the valley bottoms  [ Read More ]


May 06, 2015 – The Fitzhugh. Story by Nicole Veerman. After pedalling a grueling 165 kms from Grande Cache, Tour of Alberta cyclists will test their endurance with a 17-km hill climb to the top of Miette Road, Sept. 4. Last week, the Tour of Alberta announced Miette Hot Springs as the Stage 3 finish  [ Read More ]

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May 13, 2015 – Bow Valley Crag & Canyon. Story by Michelle Ferguson. Scientists hope that GPS trackers will help us understand bear-human interactions in the Kananaskis frontcountry. A new study conducted by PhD student Cheryl Hojnowski from the University of California — Berkley aims to get a clearer picture of how humans and bears  [ Read More ]

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May 14, 2015 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Tanya Foubert. Paragliders and hang gliders wanting to take flights in iconic Banff National Park will have to wait at least another two years for a decision on whether or not those activities will be allowed. Jasper National Park has announced several new recreational activities are  [ Read More ]

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May 11, 2015 – The Hill Times. Story by Laura Ryckewaert. The results are in from The Hill Times’ 23rd Annual Politically-Savvy Survey. A total of 115 people working in and around federal politics took part in the survey, conducted online in partnership with Forum Research from April 14 and 24. Of the 96 respondents  [ Read More ]

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May 06, 2015 – Bow Valley Crag & Canyon. Story by Justin Parsons. Parks Canada is calling on motorists to be extra vigilant along the area’s unfenced highways as the early arrival of warm weather draws wildlife closer to roadways. Parks Canada human/wildlife conflict specialist Brianna Burley said that spring-like weather has arrived around two  [ Read More ]

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May 07, 2015 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Tanya Foubert. The success of the Legacy Trail continues to live on in the Bow Valley and the next proposed extension to the paved pathway has a financial thumbs up from Canmore council. Council voted unanimously at the end of April to put $60,000 towards the  [ Read More ]

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The Jasper Local. Story by Bob Covey. Tourism Jasper will soon be calling on western Canadians to Venture Beyond. The Destination Marketing Organization’s new brand will be unveiled to the regional tourism market May 4, in conjunction with the launch of their new website. “We’re appealing to the inner adventurer in all of us who  [ Read More ]

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The Jasper Local. Story by Bob Covey. Paragliders and hang gliders will soon be flying high above Jasper National Park. Parks Canada recently approved the Guidelines for New Recreational Activities in the park. Under the guidelines, paragliding and hang gliding will be permitted on a trial basis. “We’ve been working on this for close to  [ Read More ]

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April 29, 2015 – The Fitzhugh. Story by Paul Clarke. The federal budget that was passed last week contains no new funding for Parks Canada. Rather, the government reiterated its promise to spend billions of dollars upgrading infrastructure in national parks over the next six years. In November, the federal government announced it would spend  [ Read More ]

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