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Mount Yamnuska closing for trail improvements this summer

Mount Yamnuska closing for trail improvements this summer

According to Alberta Parks, construction work planned this summer to improve the Mount Yamnuska area in Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park would create safety issues for recreational users and contractors if hiking and climbing routes were to remain open to the public.
Alberta joins Ontario in lowering minimum age for AstraZeneca vaccine

Alberta joins Ontario in lowering minimum age for AstraZeneca vaccine

"Alberta is lowering the minimum age to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from 55 to 40," Alberta Premier Jason Kenney tweeted on Sunday night. "This decision is based on growing scientific knowledge about the vaccine."
Liberals to release federal budget with eye on managing crisis, post-pandemic growth

Liberals to release federal budget with eye on managing crisis, post-pandemic growth

The Liberals' first budget in two years is expected to outline the government's plans for a national child-care system, including what strings will be attached to any spending.
How Photographer Amy Liu Stays Whimsical

How Photographer Amy Liu Stays Whimsical

51° talks with photographer Amy Liu about her process and her partnership with the mountains.
We love our lifties!

We love our lifties!

We thank our local lifties for their service this season.
Mountain Muskox - A Community of Help

Mountain Muskox - A Community of Help

We talk with pro climber and guide Sarah Hueniken about recovering from trauma in the mountains.
Tips for Getting Your Mountain Bike Ready to Hit the Trails

Tips for Getting Your Mountain Bike Ready to Hit the Trails

Paul Kerfoot from Outside Bike & Ski talks with us about common mistakes bike owners do in the spring.
Simple tips from Kananaskis Country Public Safety for hiking in the early season

Simple tips from Kananaskis Country Public Safety for hiking in the early season

New to hiking or looking to get out more this year? Check out these simple tips from Kananaskis Public Safety.
Prince Philip remembered as calm presence during Queen's visits to the North

Prince Philip remembered as calm presence during Queen's visits to the North

There's a road in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, that stretches all the way around Williamson Lake, a small body of water in the centre of town. But, unlike a lot of the roads in the community then, this one was smoothed over with fresh asphalt in 1994.
Aspen View will not pilot new curriculum

Aspen View will not pilot new curriculum

Joins growing list of school divisions saying it needs work before piloting