Parks Canada warns of considerable avalanche risk in B.C. and Alberta

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 26, 2019 4:04 pm Updated December 26, 2019 4:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An avalanche warning remains in effect for mountains in…

Parks puts up toilet etiquette signs to help international tourists with outhouse use

Some new signs are popping up in the Canadian Rockies to show international visitors how to properly use outhouses. Staff at Lake O’Hara in British Columbia’s Yoho National Park installed toilet etiquette signs, which ask users to sit rather than…

Environment Canada calling for late season snowfall along B.C. mountain passes

Don’t put away those winter tires just yet. You may need them if you’re motoring over a B.C. mountain pass this weekend. Environment Canada is calling for late season snowfall along B.C.’s Southern Interior and the Peace River region. WATCH…

Avalanche warnings issued for Alberta mountain regions

Avalanche warnings were issued for parts of Alberta’s mountain regions Friday. The warnings include Banff, Yoho, Kootenay and Jasper National Parks, where Parks Canada said the risk of avalanche was high. “Numerous natural, skier-triggered, skier-remote and explosive avalanches have been reported over…