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Kicking Horse Canyon construction to see fewer daytime stoppages this summer

Kicking Horse Canyon construction to see fewer daytime stoppages this summer

Anyone driving into British Columbia using the Trans-Canada Highway can expect fewer daytime delays in the Kicking Horse Canyon area.
NDP leader Rachel Notley talks health care and economic recovery

NDP leader Rachel Notley talks health care and economic recovery

“There’s a number of different reasons why the doctors in that clinic said they are leaving. Some of them literally don’t like government, and literally beyond that with COVID we know that family physicians on the fee for services model are challenged,” Notley said.
Tourism week aims to help local businesses across the country

Tourism week aims to help local businesses across the country

“I think beyond asking people to take travel pledges and to get excited about experiencing things in their backyard, it’s really summoning this idea we have to support local and it’s never been more important to bring back our way of life, to bring back our communities and to support our friends and families in resumption to normal work activity.”
Buried in the Aftermath: Guiding association committed to addressing post-critical response

Buried in the Aftermath: Guiding association committed to addressing post-critical response

Part four of Buried in the Aftermath looks at how the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides is undertaking a review to establish a post-critical incident response process and working to change the culture of the industry to address issues like communicating risk to clients. It also looks at how guiding companies handle these situations and explores the data around how many fatalities on guided trips have occurred in western Canada from 2000-20.
Buried in the Aftermath: 'Low probability, high consequence events are every climber's nightmare'

Buried in the Aftermath: 'Low probability, high consequence events are every climber's nightmare'

Part three of Buried in the Aftermath explores the 2019 avalanche at Massey’s Waterfall near Field, B.C. that killed one ice climber and partially buried another. Ice climbing has become an increasingly popular winter activity, and with many frozen waterfalls located in avalanche terrain, are there lessons to be learned when critical incidents occur?
Bow Valley waste commission in 'strong financial position'

Bow Valley waste commission in 'strong financial position'

The audited financial statements for the Bow Valley Waste Management Commission showed a fiscally healthy organization.
Survey seeks for feedback on outdoor recreation on Albertan Crown lands

Survey seeks for feedback on outdoor recreation on Albertan Crown lands

“When you look at the availability of landscape, it's not really this notion that we can build resorts in every corner of the province. It's about the idea that each area is geographically unique, the biodiversity within that region is worth conserving and celebrating and sharing. You enhance people's attitudes towards conservation when you experience these things.”
B.C. RCMP asking Bow Valley residents for help investigating suspicious death

B.C. RCMP asking Bow Valley residents for help investigating suspicious death

"We would also like to speak to anybody who may have encountered hitchhikers in that area, or has dash camera video of driving through Kootenay National Park on May 5 or 6." 
Sunshine Village Ski Resort to remain open as AHS reviews COVID outbreak

Sunshine Village Ski Resort to remain open as AHS reviews COVID outbreak

“At this time, no current outbreaks are being required to close, but health officials will review all current outbreaks in the coming days."
Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Part two of Buried in the Aftermath looks at how mountain guides are affected by critical incidents that occur in the backcountry. Barry Blanchard shares his experience dealing with trauma as a guide and details a new initiative – Mountain Muskox. Ken Wylie, who as an assistant guide survived an avalanche in 2003 that killed seven clients, challenges the industry with taking a look at how it handles these types of incidents.