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Preparations continue on the Stampede grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The rides are up, the stuffed animals displayed at the games tables and concession booths are loaded with supplies. Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘We’re ready to go’: Calgary Stampede to kick off with enhanced safety measures

Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned

 

The 2021 Alberta Guide to Sportfish Regulations offers helpful, easy-to-view photo identifications and descriptions.

Casting for an Alberta fishing getaway

What you need to know before you go

 

Facebook/ Central Alberta Raceways

Central Alberta Raceways gears up for the summer season

Central Alberta Raceways is excited to start the 2021 racing season June 12

 

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

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

Action on the curling ice created on Pigeon Lake. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
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
Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

Annual display opens Nov. 27; timed ticket reservations available now

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.
The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon

Northern Lights return to dance across the Yukon sky

If the Northern Lights have captured your imagination, here are a few tips to plan your adventure

The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon
October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!

6 ways to celebrate the spooky season around Red Deer

Are you ready to fall for Central Alberta?

October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!
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.
Family and youth recreation a priority for Ponoka

Family and youth recreation a priority for Ponoka

The Town of Ponoka has exciting recreation opportunities for active families and…

Family and youth recreation a priority for Ponoka
The Calnash Ag Event Centreis better than ever

The Calnash Ag Event Centreis better than ever

The Calnash Ag Event Centre is truly one of Ponoka’s gems, and…

The Calnash Ag Event Centreis better than ever
Trails and adventure for all

Trails and adventure for all

Getting outside for a walk, to enjoy the beauty of nature and…

Trails and adventure for all
Gull Lake is a hugely popular lake in central Alberta with large sandy beaches. (Contributed photo/Black Press Media files)

Gull Lake: Centrally located, hugely popular, sandy beaches

There are multiple campgrounds on the lake’s shores

Gull Lake is a hugely popular lake in central Alberta with large sandy beaches. (Contributed photo/Black Press Media files)
Ponoka: Fort Ostell Museum has 10,000 artifacts

Ponoka: Fort Ostell Museum has 10,000 artifacts

Thousands of visitors from around the world visit this museum

Ponoka: Fort Ostell Museum has 10,000 artifacts