Parks Canada suspends shuttle services to popular tourist spots amid COVID-19 pandemic

As national and provincial parks reopen as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, some services in the areas remain unavailable to Albertans. In a news release on Thursday, Parks Canada said that shuttle services to popular tourist destinations, including Lake Louise, Moraine…

‘Most incredible woman’: Remembering Alberta doctor who died after avalanche in Banff National Park​

Family and friends gathered in the Canmore Nordic Centre on Saturday to remember an outdoorsy family doctor who died after being injured in an avalanche last week. READ MORE: ‘Worst case scenario’: Alberta doctor buried in avalanche dies in hospital…

Ice skating on Lake Louise a unique alternative to snow sports

Don’t ski? Snowshoeing leaves you cold? How about gliding on the jewel of the Canadian Rockies?WATCH Whether it’s a bluebird day or weather like a shaken snow globe, skating on Lake Louise in Banff National Park is a Canadian postcard…

‘Wexit’ cost Calgary chance to become headquarters for Canadian digital company: CED

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 29, 2019 4:36 pm Updated November 29, 2019 4:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Presenters at a business forum in the Alberta mountain…

Big renovations approved for Lake Louise Ski Resort

Canada’s third-largest ski hill is set to get a makeover. Parks Canada approved a long-range plan for Lake Louise Ski Resort and the major renovation project will include some big environmental gains. The plan includes two new lodges, up to…

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…

Tourists asked to plan ahead due to summer congestion in the mountains

Visitors planning a trip to Lake Louise are being asked to leave their vehicles behind in order to curb congestion. Angela Anderson with Banff and Lake Louise Tourism said there are ways to access the breathtaking mountain community without driving…

25-year-old man’s body found in Herbert Lake after drowning

A 25-year-old man’s body was recovered in Banff National Park’s Herbert Lake on Saturday, July 6. READ MORE: Emergency crews respond to two possible drownings in southern Alberta Sunday, RCMP say On June 30 at around 7:15 p.m., the man…

Most drowning victims are men who were not wearing life-jackets: Alberta report

Men make up the majority of drownings in Alberta and the incidents often occur in natural waterways during the spring and summer months, according to a new report by a Canadian lifeguarding group. The Lifesaving Society’s 2019 Alberta drowning report,…

Lake Louise releases plan on potential changes, gives back 1,000 hectares of undeveloped land

After years of negotiating with Parks Canada, Lake Louise Ski Resort is proposing some big changes and it’s sharing them with the public. It involves giving 1,000 hectares of land back to Parks Canada in exchange for being able to…