Make a Pledge to Sledge

Pyeongchang, Korea, 10/3/2018- Canada plays Sweden in hockey during the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. Photo Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee.

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

6 Reasons to Fall in Love with Culture and Tourism

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

For Family Day, enjoy free admission to provincial historic sites, museums and Alberta Parks!

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.

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Alberta athletes take luge by storm

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2017 Luge World Cup, Samuel Edney. Photo Credit: Dave Holland

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.

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Take time to listen this February: Black History Month


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:

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