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Parks Canada introduces bus reservation system for Lake Louise, Moraine Lake

Parks Canada introduces bus reservation system for Lake Louise, Moraine Lake

“After a decade spent madly promoting ever increasing park visitation without regard to the social and ecological consequences, everyone is looking for a visitor gridlock solution,” said Reg Bunyan of Bow Valley Naturalists
Father says teen hockey player paralyzed by on-ice collision inspired by support

Father says teen hockey player paralyzed by on-ice collision inspired by support

WINNIPEG — The father of a junior hockey player left paralysed after an on-ice collision says the 19-year-old has been inspired by the outpouring of support he's received from the hockey community across the country. "Humanity is astounding.
UPDATE: Thomas scores winner as Canada beats Russia for gold at world juniors

UPDATE: Thomas scores winner as Canada beats Russia for gold at world juniors

Man dead after collision with train in Sturgeon County

Man dead after collision with train in Sturgeon County

Ice Castles makes for masterly winter memories

Ice Castles makes for masterly winter memories

A playground frozen in time
Traffic chaos forces road closure to Lake Minnewanka on New Year's Day

Traffic chaos forces road closure to Lake Minnewanka on New Year's Day

“Unfortunately, the high volume of traffic created an unsafe environment where a number of vehicles were parked illegally or blocking a lane."
UPDATE: Face-to-face with rural crime

UPDATE: Face-to-face with rural crime

Suspect points shotgun at homeowner Dec. 30 near Half Moon Lake
Special avalanche warning extended for Kananaskis Country

Special avalanche warning extended for Kananaskis Country

“It seems to be settling down in a number of regions that were originally identified, but it remains very active in the Purcells and Kananaskis Country. We are urging backcountry users in these areas to choose simple terrain or avoid avalanche terrain completely.”
Farmers speak out against UCP farm rules

Farmers speak out against UCP farm rules

One St. Albert-area family is speaking out against the repeal of the NDP’s farm safety bill
Calling Lake man swings machete at RCMP officers

Calling Lake man swings machete at RCMP officers

Twenty-eight-year-old man now faces five charges, including assaulting a police officer