With the Paralympics underway in PyeongChang, the world is watching incredible feats by inspiring athletes. Hockey, Canada’s favourite sport, takes on a fresh form at the Paralympics, with para ice hockey, also known as sledge hockey. Team Canada is playing in the semi-finals tonight with a 35-0 record, and if you are feeling inspired from the success of our Paralympians, there’s more than one way to get into the game! Continue reading
Are you feeling withdrawal from the Winter Olympics? Can’t wait for the PyeongChang Paralympics being held March 9 to 18? Olympic fever has spread, and in celebration of the 2018 Winter Games, we’ve got 18 ways you can be like an Olympian. Continue reading
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching tomorrow, love is certainly in the air.
Here at Alberta Culture and Tourism, we love what we do! From tourism, recreation, museums and the arts to heritage, film, the Francophone Secretariat and sport, we have it all.
We want you to know that we are here for you and all Albertans — so, this Valentine’s Day here are our top reasons to fall in love with our ministry and some of the programs and services we offer: Continue reading
From vintage vehicles, tasty treats, archeological digs, fossils and the great outdoors, enjoy all Alberta has to offer this Family Day on Monday, Feb.19.
There’s a plethora of activities around the province— both indoor and outdoor —for you to choose from this Family Day. Keep reading to the bottom of the article for “other events” listings taking place across the province from Gibbons and Morinville to Red Deer and Okotoks during the Family Day long weekend.
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang are fast approaching, and with 56 Alberta-based athletes joining the rest of Team Canada to take on all the thrills and chills of their various events, we’re ready to cheer them on! We caught up with some local lugers to find out just what it means to be an Albertan Olympic athlete and what the support of their province means to them.
It’s February and for many people, the resolutions made just a few short weeks ago are already starting to slip. Now’s a great opportunity to pump up those promises, get back on track and reboot! Continue reading
February is Black History Month in Alberta. This is an important time to recognize and reflect on the important people and events that have shaped the black community, both here and around the world.
Recognizing and reflecting on Black History Month is best done by taking the time to listen to what Alberta’s black community has to say, in its own voice and expression, showcasing the diversity of African and Caribbean cultures. This is the month to let the stories of those culture take front stage in our minds as we remember the past, celebrate the present, and explore the future of the black communities here in Alberta, and across Canada.
Here are some amazing local opportunities for you to listen: