News - Central Alberta

Liquor Bans at Alberta Provincial Parks Quashed

Liquor ban existed during May long weekend in select provincial parks has been quashed. Beginning this May long weekend, the liquor ban imposed on eight remaining provincial… Read more »

Boat Cruises in Alberta

What better way to experience the aquamarine waters of Alberta than on a boat cruise that takes one on a trip along the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies?

Things to Do during Easter Weekend

Things to do during Easter weekend in select cities in Canada.   ALBERTA ATLANTIC PROVINCES BRITISH COLUMBIA MANITOBA ONTARIO SASKATCHEWAN    

Alberta might lose more than a third of its restaurants

According to a new survey from Restaurants Canada, more than a third of Alberta’s foodservice businesses might close their doors if operating conditions and economy in the… Read more »

50 Things to Do during Spring in Alberta

From yoga, and food festivals to rodeos and a train trip to hunt for Easter eggs, here are 50 adventures for spring in Alberta.

Celebrate the first weekend of Spring with a trip to the province-wide Alberta Métis Fest

Take the whole family to the province-wide showcase of Métis culture, talent, and history and share in the heritage and pride of the Métis people. The Métis Nation… Read more »

X Games coming to Calgary for the next 3 years

Calgary is targeting to host the X Games beginning in late February or early March of 2020, 2021 and 2022 subject to securing corporate sponsorship.  Since its… Read more »

Frankenstein, Peter Pan, Diavolo in Alberta Ballet’s 2019-20 Season

Join Alberta Ballet for a season of the exotic, the edgy and the elegant. It all starts with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as Alberta Ballet boldly present the… Read more »

Music Festivals in Alberta

From mud festivals to cowboy gatherings, here is a list of music festivals to rock out to during the year of 2019.

Family Day Weekend in Alberta: Festivals and Free Activities

From light and magic festivals to Canada Winter Games, racing on ice, vibrant celebrations of  francophone culture  and free admission to Alberta Museums on family day, there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy this family day weekend across Alberta.

Free Family Day Fun at Alberta parks and Museums

Enjoy free admission and  special programming at provincial parks, museums and historic sites on  Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. The Family Day weekend also marks the first of… Read more »

Going Camping? Alberta Parks’ Online Campsite Reservations open on Feb. 4.

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2019 summer season will open on February 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Counting all individual, group and comfort camping options, … Read more »

5 Weekend Getaways in Alberta: 1st Weekend of February

Here are 5 ideas for a day trip or a weekend getaway in Alberta for the first weekend of February. You can visit the places mentioned any… Read more »

5 Weekend Getaways in Alberta: 4th Weekend of January

Here are 5 ideas for a day trip or a weekend getaway in Alberta during the fourth weekend of January: week of Jan 25 to 27. 1. … Read more »

5 Weekend Getaways in Alberta: 3rd Weekend of January

Here are 5 ideas for a weekend day trip or a getaway in Alberta for the third weekend of January.

Top Things to Do in Alberta this January 2019

From music festivals to snowshoeing, here are 30 of the best things to do this January in Alberta.

Edmonton & Red Deer will host 45th Edition of IIHF World Junior Championship

The world’s best junior hockey players will be skating for gold on Alberta ice at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. Hockey Canada, in partnership with the… Read more »

Polar Bear Dips in Alberta

Plunge into cold Alberta waters and support a worthy cause by participating in a Polar Bear Plunge.
A list of seven places to enjoy a chilling experience in Alberta.

Heavy Snowfall Warning for West, Northwest Alberta

Grande Prairie, Rocky Mountain House, Hinton, Whitecourt and areas in between are expected to receive up to 20 centimetres of snow over the next 24 hours. 

Alberta Public flu vaccine clinics open Oct. 15

The influenza vaccine will be provided, free of charge, to Albertans six months of age and older at locations around the province, beginning in two weeks on… Read more »

Trans Mountain Pipeline: Statement by Premier Notley

  Premier Rachel Notley delivered the following remarks today in a live address about the Federal Court of Appeal’s ruling on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project:… Read more »

More Bus Services for Rural Alberta

Government of Alberta expands a pilot program for new bus lines.