Jasper has a variety of community resources:
- The Municipality of Jasper provides open, honest and accountable government to the residents of Jasper.
- The Jasper Park Chamber of Commerce serves the business community of Jasper.
- The Jasper Adult Learning Council provides diverse, accessible, and meaningful adult learning opportunities that benefit individuals and community.
- The Rotary Club of Jasper is a non-profit organization with a mission of improving life in Jasper and in other less fortunate communities around the world.
- Friends of Jasper National Park is a non-profit organization promoting the understanding, appreciation and respect of Jasper National Park.
- The Jasper Activity Centre features a weight room, gym, ice rink, climbing wall and much more.
- Seton General Hospital is Jasper's 24-hour emergency care facility.
- The Fitzhugh newspaper is Jasper's independent, locally owned newspaper.
- Alberta en français: Services en français disponibles.
Sustainability in Jasper
Parks Canada is the government agency charged with protecting Canada’s national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas. Protecting a park like Jasper is a delicate and ever-changing balancing act — Parks Canada is often required to create adaptive and resourceful solutions for managing the park.
- The status of Jasper National Park as a UNESCO World Heritage Site holds Parks Canada to the highest possible standards in the conservation community.
- Parks Canada plays an important role in securing the long-term ecological health of Jasper National Park.
- By visiting Jasper, you also share in the stewardship of the park. Please tread lightly on the land, pack out what you pack in, and leave no trace.
Municipality of Jasper
The Municipality of Jasper has a number of environmental initiatives:
- A recycling and composting program.
- Several solar initiatives, including a solar panel system on the roof of the Jasper Activity Centre. (Electrical consumption is especially important to Jasper since the town is not connected to the provincial power grid.)
- Environment Week, a time to celebrate Jasper’s year-round actions — and discover new initiatives — to preserve Jasper National Park’s environment.
- The Environmental Stewardship Awards, which celebrate the achievements of Jasper people, organizations and businesses in enhancing, preserving and protecting the environment.