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Alberta government declares early start to wildfire season

Alberta government declares early start to wildfire season

Wildfire season, which usually starts on March 1 every year, started on Feb. 20 as the province announced a funding request for more wildland firefighters going to Budget 2024.
Use of bees in agriculture common link between Alberta's threatened bees

Use of bees in agriculture common link between Alberta's threatened bees

The relative abundance of all native bees in Alberta isn't falling at the same pace.
Jasper National Park gives winter safety reminder

Jasper National Park gives winter safety reminder

Mountain safety means avoiding "death from above" and more.
Rural crime fight continuing, says Alberta's justice minister

Rural crime fight continuing, says Alberta's justice minister

Eligible community-based organizations and interest groups can apply for one-time grants of between $5,000 and $25,000.
Parks Canada requests transit service expand to Maligne Canyon

Parks Canada requests transit service expand to Maligne Canyon

"Public transit service to Maligne Canyon would help achieve ecological integrity and visitor experience goals."
Generational shift adding to Alberta's EMS staffing challenges, can the industry adapt?

Generational shift adding to Alberta's EMS staffing challenges, can the industry adapt?

Rural EMS has long had staffing challenges, but a generational shift in values is making it more difficult to fill schedules and keep ambulances ready to respond.
Golf simulator keeping players in practice at Jasper Park Lodge

Golf simulator keeping players in practice at Jasper Park Lodge

Iconic courses that can be played include Augusta National Golf Course, Pebble Beach Golf Links and the historic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course.
Alberta drug deaths soar to highest level ever recorded

Alberta drug deaths soar to highest level ever recorded

Nearly 200 Albertans died last April, marking another bleak milestone: the highest number of deaths recorded in a single month
Alberta Parks campsite bookings opening soon on new site

Alberta Parks campsite bookings opening soon on new site

The old website will no longer be available as of Feb. 19 and existing accounts won’t be merged with the new site.
Jasper restaurants will ‘Burger It Forward’ to tackle food insecurity

Jasper restaurants will ‘Burger It Forward’ to tackle food insecurity

For every campaign featured burger purchased, Canada Beef will donate the equivalent of one meal to Food Banks Canada.
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