More Albertans are exploring winter backcountry areas than ever, resulting in an increase of safety programs being offered by avalanche organizations. Many of these programs target snowmobilers specifically. [ READ MORE ]
Alberta’s workforce’s best shot at getting help from the government is the COVID-19 vaccine. That’s the implicit message the Kenney government is sending to Albertans with its vaccine lottery, according to some frustrated business owners. [ READ MORE ]
With COVID-19 restrictions eased as of July 1, Albertans should be getting a taste of freedom. Instead, some are getting hammered by another factor outside of their control: the price of fuel. [ READ MORE ]
With temporary warning signs put up in some areas, trail users can be expected to exert more caution. But having more permanent signage in place can also help to create better awareness so that safe choices are made every day, instead of just when there’s been a recent sighting. [ READ MORE ]
Canada welcomes 90,000 temporary foreign workers to be permanent residents in 2021 through six new immigration streams. This program is part of Canada’s 2021–2023 immigration plan to grant 401,000 permanent residence permits.
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About 60 per cent of the province is made up of public lands which see a large number of people each year hiking, riding Off-Highway Vehicles, and camping for free within its boundaries. These environmental impacts have gone mostly unaddressed and under-monitored due to a lack of funding. [ READ MORE ]
Efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus led the Calgary Zoo to develop and put into practice a plan prioritizing the safety of visitors and striving to maintain a pleasant experience. [ READ MORE ]