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Banff farmers market manager to be determined based on merit

Banff farmers market manager to be determined based on merit

"I am happy that council decided to go with a merit-based system as opposed to a draw out of a hat they did this year, which seemed completely crazy to me."
Chip Olver honoured for 25 years in municipal politics

Chip Olver honoured for 25 years in municipal politics

“There’s always more to do and I think that’s why council is so interesting. It’s never done.” Chip Olver is honoured for 25 years service as a Banff town councillor
Johnson Lake drained to eradicate whirling disease

Johnson Lake drained to eradicate whirling disease

“It’s not that we hope to eradicate whirling disease in western Canada; we know that’s not feasible with the current technologies, but we believe we can from Johnson Lake."
Banff RCMP respond to bus rollover on Trans-Canada Highway

Banff RCMP respond to bus rollover on Trans-Canada Highway

The 24 occupants of the bus, including driver and tour guide, were transported to local hospitals for assessment according to an RCMP press release
Hazardous spill clean-up from semi-truck rollover still underway

Hazardous spill clean-up from semi-truck rollover still underway

The cleanup of a hazardous spill following a semi-trailer rollover in Banff National Park on Sept. 30 is still underway according to Parks Canada officials
Banff's Ti'nu affordable housing fully subscribed

Banff's Ti'nu affordable housing fully subscribed

The Town of Banff's affordable 131-unit rental housing development Ti'nu at 547 Coyote Lane is full, with a lengthy waiting list of about 80
Banff Housing Corporation home sales on the rise

Banff Housing Corporation home sales on the rise

“We have a lot of people registered to buy a house. We have a lot of people that clearly are not going to able afford $700,000 to $900,000, even the $600,000.”
Johnston Canyon closure charges continue

Johnston Canyon closure charges continue

With more than 30 signs to communicate to hikers along Johnston Canyon there is a closure to protect endangered black swifts that next in the cliffs at a popular spot for people to take selfies, Parks Canada Wardens charged more than people this summer with entering the area
Banff-Airdrie candidates debate pipelines, climate change and free speech at Cochrane forum

Banff-Airdrie candidates debate pipelines, climate change and free speech at Cochrane forum

A variety of topics were up for debate at the Cochrane Alliance Church, ranging from alternative energy, climate change, gender pronouns, free speech, pharmacare and equalization payments in Canada
Hikers fined $750, taken out of backcountry by helicopter in Banff National Park

Hikers fined $750, taken out of backcountry by helicopter in Banff National Park

Hikers must be in groups of four or more, carrying bear spray at all time.