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Posted on: May 16, 2018

SURVEY: Recreational Cannabis Sale, Smoking and Vaping in Jasper

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Recreational cannabis sale and use could become legal in Canada in 2018. If legalized, each province will be responsible for setting some of its own guidelines and legislation. 

Some decisions, however, will be left up to local governments, includ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Jasper Evacuation Guide

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Be wildfire ready: know the risks, make a plan and get a kit. Download the guide to get started.

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Posted on: April 14, 2018

Subscribe to the Alert Centre

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NEW for 2018 - subscribe to the Municipality of Jasper Alert Centre to receive emergency notifications by text or email.

Please ensure you select which notifications to receive, through which method, by clicking on the envelope icon (email) or the cell pho...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

State of the Municipality 2018

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Mayor Richard Ireland gave the State of the Municipality address at the May 8, 2018 Jasper Park Chamber of Commerce general meeting. Read the full speech here:

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Summer Pass Specials on Now

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Racquet Pass - $193.11 for 6 months

Access to: 

  • tennis, squash and racquetball courts

Activity Pass - $236.68 for 4 months 

Access to:

  • the Fitness Centre
  • climbing wall
  • tennis, squash and racquetball courts

Aquatic Pass - $211.56 for 4 months


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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Waterslide and Curling Rink receive provincial funding


The Friends of Jasper Culture & Recreation Society received funding from the Government of Alberta Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) in the amount of $200,000 to help replace the waterslide at the Jasper Aquatic Centre. 

The Jasper...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Council approves 2018 operating budget


Council approved the 2018 Operating Budget in the amount of $22.5 M, with $7.6 M to be levied from local taxpayers, representing a 5.07% increase from the 2017 municipal budget, when a 1.2% increase was implemented.

The 2018 budget continues to support the...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

January FireSmart Newsletter


Full January 2018 FireSmart Newsletter

Highly visible work will take place along the southern and western edges of town, including along the Discovery Trail on Connaught Drive. The project will target pine beetle affected trees and other forest fuel locate...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Intergovernmental Forum Update


Highlights from the December 19, 2017 Intergovernmental Forum include the Jasper Community Sustainability Plan update; parcel GB release; recreational marijuana and FireSmart project funding.

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Municipality Takes Action on Wildfire Protection


Starting in early December, the Municipality of Jasper is moving ahead with FireSmart work around the town site to improve community wildfire protection and remove hazardous trees from public lands.

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Are you ready in case of a wildfire?

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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: September 18, 2017

MOJ shines at 2017 Communities in Bloom Awards

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The Municipality of Jasper received a 5 Blooms - Bronze rating and a special mention for Municipal Library and Cultural Centre Landscape during the 2017 National/International Symposium and Awards Ceremonies in Ottawa. 

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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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