A little preparation can go a long way to ensure your safety while visiting Alberta.

A family sits around a campfire at Sundance Lodge in Kananaskis Country

Emergency Information in Alberta

Call 911 from anywhere in Alberta to access fire, ambulance and police emergency services. 

The numbers below are best for non-emergency police services, such as lost or stolen property and minor accidents.

403-266-1234 in Calgary

780-423-4567 in Edmonton

780-788-4000 in Fort McMurray

Campfire Safety

Before you get cozy around a campfire, it’s important to understand the tools you’ll need, how to build one safely and how to properly extinguish it to prevent wildfires.

Travel Insurance

Visitors from the United States and other international destinations are advised to secure travel medical insurance before visiting Alberta. Without it, medical services can be a costly out-of-pocket expense.

Road Conditions

Road conditions in Alberta can change quickly, especially during the winter months. Stay informed about road closures, driving conditions and delays by visiting 511 Alberta.

Weather Conditions and Alerts

The weather can vary quickly in Alberta, no matter the season. Visit Environment Canada to find the latest information about weather alerts throughout the province.

Wildfires & Other Emergencies

Extreme weather conditions are present in parts of the province, resulting in an increased risk of wildfires and other emergencies. Find the latest updates and resources to prepare you for your visit.

Wildlife Safety

Nearly 600 species of wildlife call Alberta home. Visit Alberta Parks to learn more about wildlife safety and to learn how to stay safe on the roads. Remember: Never stop your vehicle or pull over on the side of the road to view wildlife, and do not approach wildlife.