Archive for April, 2024

AMPPE Hosts Ron Hallman, President and CEO of Parks Canada, for Fireside Chat

Posted on April 25th, 2024 by admin_amppe

“We don’t want to do it alone” – Andrew Campbell On April 9, to a packed room in Banff, President and CEO Ron Hallman reminded an audience of local politicians, industry leaders and environmental groups that 97% of Banff National Park remains a wilderness area with a robust wildlife population. Mr. Hallman made this remark […]

Hon. Chrystia Freeland Tables Budget Focused on Housing and Affordability Parks Funding Leans Away from Conservation

Posted on April 25th, 2024 by admin_amppe

Budget Highlights:  Funding amounts for Parks Canada don’t appear to have changed dramatically, in this budget. However,  Budget 2023 amounts were directed towards environmental protectionism, and Budget 2022 funded $55M for the Trans Canada trail (only a small part of the TC Trail goes through Banff and none in any other Mountain Parks). In comparison, […]

AMPPE Welcomes Jasper’s Lisa Darrah to the Board!

Posted on April 5th, 2024 by admin_amppe

AMPPE is beyond excited to welcome Lisa Darrah to the board. Lisa is a multi-talented individual with a diverse background in human resources, social work, business and community involvement. As the owner of Rockaboo Mountain Adventures, Lisa is passionate about helping outdoor enthusiasts explore the beauty of the mountains safely and with ecological integrity. In […]