Issue Brief: Closing and delisting Alberta parks

Updated: September 21, 2020

The province is planning to close 20 parks sites and delist another 164 sites, although the timing is still uncertain. Internal government documents show there was no analysis of costs, public were excluded from consultation and land sales have been considered. Despite a government announcement of investments in Alberta parks infrastructure, the government indicated its intention to move forward with the previously-announced closures.

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What you can do

You can show your support of Alberta’s parks by going to and:

  1. Writing your MLA
  2. Requesting a lawn sign
  3. Volunteering to help deliver lawn signs

Lawn signs are currently available in Calgary and Edmonton. With more volunteers and funds, lawn sign delivery will be expanded to more communities in Alberta.

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