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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Cannabis in Jasper

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Each municipality in Alberta regulates the smoking or vaping of cannabis differently. 

Here's how it works in Jasper: 

Public spaces: smoking or vaping cannabis is prohibited in public spaces and buildings within the town site (ma...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Public Notice: Commemorative Benches

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The MOJ is currently removing and restoring commemorative benches throughout the town site. Due to the restoration process some benches may not be replaced until the spring of 2019.

Please contact the Operations Department at 780-852-3040.

Posted on: October 10, 2018

Fundraising Opportunity: Community Christmas Party

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The Municipality of Jasper is seeking help from community non-profit organizations to assist with the Community Christmas Party on Friday, December 21. Organizations can help with the following:

• Coat check (5:30 pm to 1 am);

• Take-down ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Nominate someone for the Mayor’s Special Award


The Mayor's Special Award is the highest possible recognition from the Municipality of Jasper and recognizes an individual whose service or achievement at the local, provincial, national or international level has been of singular significance.Nominees ma...

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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

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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: August 31, 2018

CFS Publishes a Made-in-Jasper Children's Book

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Cinnamon Bear Comes to Town is a book written by Jasperite Liz Olsen, illustrated by local artist Rico (Satoko Naito) and inspired by the "market bear" that climbed a tree outside the Farmer's Market last summer. The story is guided by research ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

#OperationReLeaf — Alberta Mountain Pine Beetle

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What is #OperationReLeaf: Alberta Mountain Pine Beetle?

Mountain Pine Beetle is one of the biggest threats to pine trees in the province of Alberta.

Since 2010, Tree Canada, a national tree planting charity, has partnered...

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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

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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: May 24, 2018

Fire Ban LIFTED for the Jasper town site


Effective July 3, 2018, the Municipality of Jasper is lifting its fire ban for the Jasper town site. Jasper National Park has also lifted its fire ban due to a recent increase in relative humidity. Please check the JNP website for current information.

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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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Council celebrates the completion of Jasper's rainbow crosswalk

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Dressed in the colours of the rainbow, Jasper’s mayor and council celebrated the completion of the community’s rainbow-painted crosswalk, June 12. Gathering together before the day’s Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, the group ...

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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: 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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