Parks Canada warns visitor behaviour is changing bear habits

Parks Canada is warning the public about the dangers of bears and cougars at an Edmonton-area national park, hoping visitors can help keep themselves and the wildlife safe. In any given year, more than 360,000 visitors come through Elk Island…

Wildlife: Grindstone hosts first comedy festival; North Country Fair unveils impressive lineup

Rebecca Kohler is amid the top billed at the first Grindstone Comedy Festival. supplied Not counting any venues embroiled in zeitgeist-shifting social media scandals, The Grindstone Comedy Theatre & Bistro is surely the most talked about new club in Edmonton…

Alberta fish and game group concerned over Métis hunting deal with province

An Alberta hunters and fishers group says a provincial deal on Métis hunting rights could lead to wildlife being overharvested in some areas. The deal, quietly released earlier this month, gives registered Métis the ability to hunt and fish year-round…

Nature lovers can explore area east of Edmonton that’s ‘teeming with wildlife’ in 2019

A charity that works to conserve natural areas in the Edmonton area says it expects to provide nature lovers with an exciting new place to visit that is “teeming with wildlife” sometime in 2019. The Smith Blackburn Homestead will become…