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Camping reservations are now open for Alberta’s provincial parks for the coming season.

Camping reservations open for Alberta parks

Parks Canada reservations begin in April

Action on the curling ice created on Pigeon Lake. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Pigeon Lake draws community curlers to outdoor rink

Community initiative offers activities for all ages

boating stock metro

New owners of public boat launch on Sylvan Lake plans opening for May 2021

The Launch at Sylvan Lake is located at 5220 Lakeshore Dr.

Voters across Western Canada selected Colleen Kaiser-Gill from Caroline, Alta., as the winner for the 2019 Amateur Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award

Vote now for the People’s Choice Photo Award

One randomly selected voter will win a $100 gift card. Voting closes January 15, 2021.

If you want to take a great photo for your social media followers, you can’t beat Lake Louise. Photo: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

3 Made-in-Alberta adventures for your winter staycation

North to south, mountain to badlands, Alberta has something for everybody

  • Nov 28, 2020
If you want to take a great photo for your social media followers, you can’t beat Lake Louise. Photo: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!
October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!
Photo provided by Pendray Inn and Tea House

Experience timeless elegance at Victoria’s Pendray Inn and Tea House

Get the true experience of Victoria with this historic charm

Photo provided by Pendray Inn and Tea House
Whether it’s part of a day at the lake or a trip to a local park, a delectable picnic is as easy as a visit to one of Central Alberta’s many specialty shops to stock up on ready-made gourmet treats.

Central Alberta is a picnicker’s paradise

Your guide to finding your picnic-perfect ingredients

  • Aug 11, 2020
Whether it’s part of a day at the lake or a trip to a local park, a delectable picnic is as easy as a visit to one of Central Alberta’s many specialty shops to stock up on ready-made gourmet treats.
This is the first time Air North has been named Best Airline in Canada by Travellers’ Choice. Photo via Air North.

Air North, Yukon’s Airline named Best Airline in Canada

Flying with Air North, passengers can expect memorable travel.

This is the first time Air North has been named Best Airline in Canada by Travellers’ Choice. Photo via Air North.
Photo Submitted by RVezy.

Make your RV adventure this Ezy!

Rent an RV and adventure away.

Photo Submitted by RVezy.
West Coast Wild Encounters

West Coast Wild Encounters

Favourite videos of West Coast Wildlife

  • Jul 21, 2020
West Coast Wild Encounters
Discover Castor, Alberta

Discover Castor, Alberta

Explore this region of rolling terrain, sandstone cliffs and natural prairie grasslands

  • May 9, 2020
Discover Castor, Alberta
The Alberta-Pacific Grain Elevator in Castor grain elevator at night. The elevator is registered as a historic place in Canada. (Casey van Wensem/Black Press Media file photo)

Castor: This elevator has earned its place in history

Iconic prairie building represents the strength of Canada’s breadbasket

The Alberta-Pacific Grain Elevator in Castor grain elevator at night. The elevator is registered as a historic place in Canada. (Casey van Wensem/Black Press Media file photo)
A paraglider Buffalo Lake near Rochon Sands in July. Buffalo Lake Provincial Park is about 40 minutes north east of Red Deer and 82 kilometres from Castor. (Lisa Joy/Black Press file photo)

Buffalo Lake: One of Alberta’s best kept secrets

Massive lake has abundant beaches and recreation areas

A paraglider Buffalo Lake near Rochon Sands in July. Buffalo Lake Provincial Park is about 40 minutes north east of Red Deer and 82 kilometres from Castor. (Lisa Joy/Black Press file photo)
Stacey Lavallie/Castor Advance Two teams, made up of Castor residents and visiting guests, compete on the ice at the Beaver Dome on Monday, Dec. 26.

Castor: Where the Beaver Dome is the hub of the community

Winter sports, especially hockey, are vitally important in Alberta

Stacey Lavallie/Castor Advance Two teams, made up of Castor residents and visiting guests, compete on the ice at the Beaver Dome on Monday, Dec. 26.