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MP Soroka Celebrates Jasper's Business and Tourism Success

MP Soroka Celebrates Jasper's Business and Tourism Success

Congratulations to the Jasper Fitzhugh on launching their third edition of Peak Jasper! This magazine is a fantastic resource for local business news and showcases the abundant opportunities within our community.
Destination Stewardship Plan to help guide future of local tourism

Destination Stewardship Plan to help guide future of local tourism

"It's a collective thing. It's not something that is singularly owned by Tourism Jasper. We're facilitating it. We're taking the lead on it to make sure that it's not just another strategy that sits on a shelf and collects dust."
Rural Renewal Stream keeps Jasper flowing while helping immigrants achieve their dreams

Rural Renewal Stream keeps Jasper flowing while helping immigrants achieve their dreams

The program enables 34 select communities to attract and recruit newcomers as a way of helping address local labour needs while also settling newcomers into the country.
Jasper’s labour market has more ups and downs than a ski hill

Jasper’s labour market has more ups and downs than a ski hill

Staffing shortages have affected economic growth, and local employers have reported significant vacancies. It doesn’t help that the fickle weather is a major contributor to the economy.
Tourism Jasper expects international visitation to exceed pre-pandemic levels this summer

Tourism Jasper expects international visitation to exceed pre-pandemic levels this summer

"In park visitation, numbers have been steadily increasing over the last three years, so there's really no indication that that trend won’t continue."
Council maintaining tax rate ratio between business and residential

Council maintaining tax rate ratio between business and residential

Jasper Municipal Council will maintain the tax rate ratio between residential and non-residential for 2024.
Pursuit piloting tour at Columbia Icefield that uses smaller vehicles

Pursuit piloting tour at Columbia Icefield that uses smaller vehicles

The Ice Odyssey is a two-hour tour for groups of 14 people or less that uses small all-terrain explorers to guide small groups to the Athabasca Glacier.
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion complete after years of delays

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion complete after years of delays

The final cost of the pipeline was five times higher than its original estimate.
Chamber Matters: A rundown of chamber’s advocacy

Chamber Matters: A rundown of chamber’s advocacy

"JPCC is YOUR voice at the table with all levels of government and provides you with networking opportunities to talk about what matters to you, your business, and our community."
Mondi lays out strategic vision for newly acquired Hinton Pulp mill

Mondi lays out strategic vision for newly acquired Hinton Pulp mill

Mondi intends to invest in a new kraft paper machine capable of producing 200,000 tonnes of kraft paper annually for sustainable packaging solutions.
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