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Mark Pavesic reels in a small mouth bass from Elk Lake, near Victoria, BC. Kelsey Pavesic photo

Let Outdoors West be your guide to the great outdoors this summer!

Magazine shares the how-to and where-to of exploring Western Canada’s natural spaces

Construction is underway at Canyon Ski Resort to build its new Canyon Coaster ride. (Photo from Facebook)

Red Deer’s Canyon Ski Resort gets Alberta’s first alpine coaster

Canyon Coaster under construction and is expected to be operating by the end of June

Sawback Brewing Company is launching a new beer to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Ross Street Patio on May 27. (Advocate file photo)

Ross Street Patio celebrates 10th anniversary with special brew

Sawback Brewing Company to launch its Ross Street Patio Beer on May 27

  • May 19, 2022
Sawback Brewing Company is launching a new beer to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Ross Street Patio on May 27. (Advocate file photo)
Golden sunrise over the Hoodoo badlands at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada. Travel Alberta CEO David Goldstein shared a long-range vision for the recovery of Alberta’s tourism industry, sharing the organization’s Bootstrap Plan at a recent conference.

‘Bootstrap Plan’ targets Alberta’s tourism recovery

By Gillian Francis, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Travel Alberta has announced plans…

Golden sunrise over the Hoodoo badlands at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada. Travel Alberta CEO David Goldstein shared a long-range vision for the recovery of Alberta’s tourism industry, sharing the organization’s Bootstrap Plan at a recent conference.
From hunting and ice fishing to snowshoeing and hiking, this new must-read guide from Black Press Media and WestCoastTraveller.com will inspire plenty of winter pursuits.

Enjoy the great outdoors this winter with Outdoors West!

Magazine shares the how-to and where-to of exploring Western Canada’s natural spaces

From hunting and ice fishing to snowshoeing and hiking, this new must-read guide from Black Press Media and WestCoastTraveller.com will inspire plenty of winter pursuits.
The Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival runs from Sept. 22 to 26 in High River, Alberta, south of Calgary.

7 ways to fall into autumn in Alberta

Find fun for the whole family – pumpkins, a garlic festival, a steam train, hot air balloons + more!

The Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival runs from Sept. 22 to 26 in High River, Alberta, south of Calgary.
Sport fisherman hunting predator fish. Outdoor fishing in river during sunrise. Hunting and hobby sport.

Head outdoors this summer with Outdoors West!

New magazine shares the how-to and where-to of exploring Western Canada’s great outdoors

Sport fisherman hunting predator fish. Outdoor fishing in river during sunrise. Hunting and hobby sport.
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

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
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)
WestJet has added 11 new routes across Western Canada, the airline announced March, 26, 2021. (Mark Brett/Western News file)
WestJet has added 11 new routes across Western Canada, the airline announced March, 26, 2021. (Mark Brett/Western News file)
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.
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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.

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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
Afternoon Shopping, by David More.

Explore Red Deer’s public art collection

Take a day or two out of your Central Alberta staycation to…

  • Aug 25, 2020
Afternoon Shopping, by David More.