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Discover Bashaw, Alberta

Discover Bashaw, Alberta

Expore local history, outdoor explorations and rural charm

  • May 9, 2020
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

Big Catch

Enter to WIN a family fishing adventure in Ucluelet

Share your favourite fishing photos to enter

Capture Summer Photo Contest

Photo Contest: How will you Capture Summer?

Share photos of your summer adventures to be entered to win up to $250 in grocery gift cards

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

The 2021 Alberta Guide to Sportfish Regulations offers helpful, easy-to-view photo identifications and descriptions.
Bos and Piper, the Kodiak brown bear cubs, arrived at Discovery Wildlife Park in March. (Photo contributed)
Bos and Piper, the Kodiak brown bear cubs, arrived at Discovery Wildlife Park in March. (Photo contributed)
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.
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.

boating stock metro
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.

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
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
The Majestic Theatre has been a part of Bashaw for more than 100 years and, while it remains the home for numerous theatrical productions annually, it also plays host to dancing and music performances as well as meetings and other community functions. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bashaw: This boomtown theatre is truly majestic

Old-time western ‘boomtown theatre’ thought to be the last of its kind in Western Canada

The Majestic Theatre has been a part of Bashaw for more than 100 years and, while it remains the home for numerous theatrical productions annually, it also plays host to dancing and music performances as well as meetings and other community functions. (Black Press Media file photo)
Leslieville: A tiny hamlet with a beautiful stream

Leslieville: A tiny hamlet with a beautiful stream

This small community is halfway between Rocky Mountain House and Eckville

Leslieville: A tiny hamlet with a beautiful stream
A paraglider Buffalo Lake near Rochon Sands in July. Buffalo Lake Provincial Park is about 40 minutes north east of Red Deer. (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. (Lisa Joy/Black Press file photo)