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Job Opportunity: Fundraising and Donor Relations Manager, CPAWS Northern Alberta & Southern Alberta Chapters

Fundraising and Donor Relations Manager
Application Deadline: 
30 Nov 2022

Full-time (37.5h/wk) | 1-Year Contract

The Southern and Northern Alberta Chapters of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) are seeking a skilled Fundraising and Donor Relations Manager to join our team in either Calgary or Edmonton, Alberta. This unique position will be a half-time contract with each chapter for a total of 37.5 hours per week.

This is a one-year contract position with possibility of extension dependent on outcomes and funding.  Read More

Job Opportunities: Conservation Science and Campaign Engagement, CPAWS Southern Alberta Chapter

Conservation Science and Campaign Engagement
Application Deadline: 
21 Nov 2022

The Southern Alberta Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS Southern Alberta) is seeking to fill two key positions to work on conservation policy engagement and campaigns with our team in Calgary, Alberta.

As part of the conservation team the two positions will work on planning and implementing projects and campaigns related to parks and public lands in Southern Alberta. There are two full-time (37.5 hours/week) positions available. Read More

Coal Mining in Alberta's Eastern Slopes and Beyond

Take Action on Coal  |  Information & Resources  |  Updates & News 

Updated March 15, 2022

Latest Update: Government announces expanded coal restrictions, releases Coal Policy Committee reports

On March 4, 2022, the Government of Alberta announced restrictions on coal development in the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies. The restrictions on new development will be in place until directions on coal activities are incorporated into updated regional land-use plans.

The Goverment also released the final reports of the Coal Policy Committee. Concerns with the environmental impacts of coal mining ranked among the most important issues to Albertans.

Environmental groups welcomed the restrictions on new development, but concerns remained over the impacts of existing coal mining activities and the 4 advanced projects that were allowed to continue the regulatory process.

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