Latest News for: Park alberta


Fecal bacteria found at Zeiner Park Beach on Pigeon Lake; AHS advising against swimming

CTV 30 Jul 2021
Alberta Health Services is advising Zeiner Park Beach users to not swim or wade in Pigeon Lake over the long weekend after elevated levels of fecal bacteria were found there ... .

1 week in, more signage coming to downtown Jasper's paid parking pilot

CTV 30 Jul 2021
Since paid parking launched last week in an Alberta mountain town, there have been 290 warnings with four tickets issued only after violators received a warning ... .

Autistic Boy, 11, Sees 5-Year-Old Drowning While Swimming in Park, Jumps In to Save His Life

The Epoch Times 28 Jul 2021
The family from Wildwood, in northern Alberta, went up to the Rotary Park in Whitecourt, where a day of fun nearly ended in tragedy ... Melanie heard someone shout ... She called 911.

Obituary: Michael William Day, 1951-2021

Seven Days 27 Jul 2021
Man of "simple needs" started one of the first recycling centers in northern British Columbia in the 1970s ... An inveterate hiker, he did a solo hike on the West Coast Trail of Vancouver Island and loved revisiting the Grand Canyon, Glacier National Park, Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta and Vancouver Island.

Australian firefighters arriving in B.C. this week

Castanet 27 Jul 2021
More international help is arriving on the frontlines of wildfires across B.C. Thirty-four Australian firefighters are landing in Vancouver on Tuesday evening ... After being briefed upon arrival, they will be assigned to fires under the direction of the BC Wildfire Service ... Australia. 34 Mexico. 101 Quebec. 134 Alberta. 61 Nova Scotia. one Parks Canada ... ....

Mexican firefighters' arrival in B.C. called a 'welcome relief'

Canoe 25 Jul 2021
Mexican firefighters arriving in B.C. on Saturday were met by Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth, who thanked them for “heeding our call” for assistance as 258 wildfires burn across the province. Story continues below ... crews, said Farnworth ... Try refreshing your browser, or ... from Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec and Parks Canada ... B.C ... B.C ... ... .

Wildfires west of Calgary add to veil of smoke blowing in from B.C.

CBC 24 Jul 2021
Wildfires burning near Banff National Park are contributing to the blanket of smoke blowing into southern Alberta from British Columbia ... .

Firefighters from Mexico land in B.C., heading to the Interior soon

Info News 24 Jul 2021
A contingent of 100 Mexican firefighters landed in B.C. today, offering much-needed aid to ongoing efforts ... "We can't thank these men and women enough for heeding our call for support." ... "We also have our province crews and resources from Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec and Parks Canada," he said ...  .  .

Cenovus, Elemental Energy ink 150-MW solar PPA in Alberta

Renewables Now 23 Jul 2021
... proposed in Alberta by compatriot Elemental Energy Inc ... The southern Alberta solar park is expected to become operational in 2023 ... In Alberta, it has two operational solar power plants.

See the world, in Canada

Indian Express 21 Jul 2021
Instead of the Alps, try Banff National Park. In southern Alberta, the Banff region offers mountain majesty with an Alpine connection ... For more than 50 years, beginning in 1899, the company brought in Swiss mountaineers to safely guide climbers and hikers in exploring the area — now Banff National Park, Canada’s first national park.

'Come, step into Italy': Italian Centre set to open fifth location

CTV 19 Jul 2021
Alberta’s largest family-owned specialty food store is opening in Sherwood Park ... .

Calgary man biking to 164 Alberta parks formerly slated to be delisted

CBC 18 Jul 2021
A Calgary man is biking more than 3,800 kilometres this month to visit 164 Alberta parks previously planned to be delisted by the provincial government ... .

Alberta government drops K-Country usage fees – for one day only

CTV 17 Jul 2021
The Alberta government is offering residents the opportunity to explore the province's parks and participate in special activities by dropping a controversial fee imposed just a short time ago ... .

August fire conditions in July, five times as many fire starts as average

Castanet 16 Jul 2021
UPDATE. 3.50 p.m ... During a virtual press conference Thursday, Kurtis Isfeld of the BC Wildfire Service says the weather conditions across B.C ... There are currently about 2,500 personnel involved in the province's fire fight, along with 118 personnel from Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Parks Canada ... ORIGINAL.

As B.C. wildfires rage, a growing call to declare a state of emergency

North Shore News 16 Jul 2021
A region of B.C ...   ... B.C ... At a Thursday press conference, Rob Schwietzer, director of fire centre operations with the BC Wildfire Service, said there are about 2,500 personnel involved in the province's fire fight, along with 118 personnel from Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Parks Canada ... *** ... .