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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Council approves Studded Bicycle Tire Rebate Program

winter bikers

At its Feb. 5 regular meeting, Council approved a request to fund the Studded Bicycle Tire Rebate Program. The purpose of the program is to promote active transportation in Jasper, specifically winter cycling. 

The rebate program offers $50 coupon...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Mayor's Recognition Awards: Nominate Someone Today!

Recognition Awards Ad

This program may honour recipients in the following categories: 

  • Athletics
  • Distinguished voluntary services 
  • Fine and performing arts

Nominate someone online or pick up a nomination package at the Jasper Activity Centre.

Awards will be presen...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Small train near the Old Fire Hall


Please note that the small train near the Old Fire Hall was removed on January 30 and placed in storage.

The Municipality of Jasper transferred the Old Fire Hall lease back to Parks Canada as a heritage site for interpretive programs a few years ago. Parks...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Weekly Community Dinners Return

2019 Community Dinner Poster

Winter is here and that means Community Dinners are back.

The 2019 dinner season runs from Jan. 6 to March 24. This weekly meal is an opportunity for Jasperites new and old to gather together, break bread and socialize throughout the winter months.

Each wee...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

FireSmart Update

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The majority of cleanup and burning work near Stone Mountain is complete (FMU 22) and the Landmark crew is at work in the Old Fort Point area and along 93A (FMUs 29 and 30).

The trail system may be affected temporarily. Please keep an eye out for crews at...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Snow Clearing Operations

Snow Removal Routes Map

Updates on snow clearing progress are posted on our website during snow events. Download the Snow Removal Priorities Map to view which streets get plowed first.

Watch for signage in your neighbourhood and remove your vehicle from the street

Signage is plac...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Council Approves Arena Ice Plant Upgrades, Supports Utility Fees for 2019

Jasper Arena

On December 18, Council approved the relocation and replacement of the ice plant and condenser for the Jasper Arena at an estimated project budget of $3.7 million. Council also supported, in principle, a 6.8% increase in utility fees.

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Posted on: November 23, 2018

2019 Budget Discussions


On November 27 and 28, 2018, the Municipality of Jasper held public budget meetings where staff presented the proposed operating and capital budgets 2019 to Council and the public. The public meetings marked the beginning of formal budget discussions for ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Project Descriptor, Recreation Facilities

Wade Pool, Jasper Aquatic Centre

View the details of the proposed renovation project for the Jasper Arena, Aquatic Centre and Activity Centre. Council is currently considering critical items for the Arena and discussing how to proceed with other items. View Council agendas for details.

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Council Passes Cannabis Consumption Bylaw

Town of Jasper

At its October 2 regular meeting, Jasper municipal Council passed a Cannabis Consumption Bylaw prohibiting the smoking and vaping of recreational cannabis in all places or buildings that are open to the public within the town site.

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Council Supports Free Youth and Teen Access to Recreation Facilities

Climbing Wall, Jasper Fitness Centre

Starting October 1, youth and teens in grades seven to 12 will be eligible for free access to the Aquatic Centre, Fitness Centre and bouldering wall.

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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. You will receive a confirmation text or email once registration is complete.

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Mobile Home Replacement Following a Wildfire

Town of Jasper

The Municipality of Jasper and Parks Canada have formally agreed that in the event of an involuntary removal of a mobile home - due to a wildfire, for example - a mobile home may be replaced with a new mobile home.

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Jasper Evacuation Guide

Evacuation guide cover

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: July 3, 2018

Intergovernmental Forum Update

Town of Jasper

Highlights from the June 19, 2018 Intergovernmental Forum include a wildfire information session; mobile home replacement in the event of a wildfire; recreational marijuana; and Aspen Gardens development.

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