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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Pyramid Bench Fire Contained - No Threat to People or Property

Pyramid Bench Fire

A small fire ignited on the Pyramid Bench this afternoon (July 19). 

The fire is contained and does not pose a threat to people or property. 

The Jasper National Park initial attack crew and the Jasper Fire Department joined forces to resp...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

So You Think You Want to Be a Councillor?


A general municipal election will take place in Alberta on October 16, 2017. Do you have what it takes to run for municipal office? Find out by downloading this information guide, or visit the Municipal Election 2017 page for more information.

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Tour of Alberta Vendor Application


Jasper is hosting Stage 1 of the 2017 ATB Tour of Alberta on Sept. 1, with a start gate adjacent to the Jasper Elementary School and Library and Cultural Centre. On that day, there will be a festival held on Robson Park with live entertainment, food, a be...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Fire Ban in the Municipality of Jasper


Fire ban in the Municipality of Jasper

Effective at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, Fire Chief Greg Van Tighem has issued a fire ban for the Municipality of Jasper to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. This prohibition is ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Are you ready in case of a wildfire?

Prepare for the Unexpected

At this time of year, a wildfire is the most likely community emergency to affect Jasper. Be prepared - keep a full tank of gas in your personal vehicle, and have important papers and an emergency kit ready to go.While first responders will be busy handli...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Volunteers Needed, Transportation Master Plan

Volunteers Needed, Transportation Master Plan

Are you interested in improving traffic and parking management in Jasper? The Municipality of Jasper is recruiting community members at large to join the project team. The first meeting will be held on July 12. 

Interested? Contact Bruce Thompson,...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Festival site selected for Stage 1 of the Tour of Alberta


June 14, 2017 

Media Release 

The Jasper Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is excited to announce that on Sept. 1 the 2017 ATB Tour of Alberta festival will be hosted at Robson Park, adjacent to the Jasper Library and Cultural Centre.&n...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Traffic Cameras in Jasper


As part of its Transportation Master Plan development, the Municipality of Jasper will be installing traffic cameras at a number of locations in Jasper in the coming weeks, with the purpose of collecting data at key intersections and parking lots.

The data...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Housing Corporation Update

Jasper Community Housing Corporation Update, May 2017

The Jasper Community Housing Corporation (JCHC) announced its three-point strategy to address staff and seniors housing in Jasper:

  • Move forward on development of specific lands under the JCHC leadership. 
    • Specifically, development on three land par...
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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Fostering a Welcoming and Inclusive Jasper

working together

On March 21, 2017, Council proclaimed the following: 

Fostering a Welcoming and Inclusive Jasper 


the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) defines a welcoming and inclusive community as “one which is free from di...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Tourism Community Status


The Municipality of Jasper is working with the towns of Banff and Canmore to advocate for provincial recognition of tourism-based communities in Alberta.

Property taxes are the main source of funding for Alberta municipalities, which means Jasper’s residen...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Join the Tour of Alberta Local Organizing Committee

Volunteer for the LOC

The Jasper Partnership is recruiting volunteers to help organize and coordinate the event.

Volunteer positions include: 

  • Chairperson(s)
  • Technical Director
  • Marketing & Communications Director
  • Volunteer Director
  • Sponsorship Director
  • VIP/Hospitality Di...
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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Jasper Hosting the Tour of Alberta on September 1, 2017


Jasper is excited to host the start of the 2017 Tour of Alberta on September 1, celebrating the fifth anniversary of the world-class event.

Canada’s highest ranked professional road race will showcase the cycling and visitor opportunities available in Jasp...

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