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Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

“I used to joke that it was an astronaut job because there’s literally more astronauts in Canada than this position."
Banff extends mandatory mask bylaw

Banff extends mandatory mask bylaw

“I would like to think that if people are in a crowded situation, they know enough to pop their mask back on," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen
MacDonald stepping down as YWCA Banff CEO

MacDonald stepping down as YWCA Banff CEO

YWCA Banff CEO Connie MacDonald is leaving the organization effective Dec. 31, 2020
Assessed value of BHC's housing portfolio drops

Assessed value of BHC's housing portfolio drops

“It’s interesting to see an overall decrease there. It’s not the norm for sure," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen
Whyte Residence to be legally protected

Whyte Residence to be legally protected

“It’s a property which I’m sure is near and dear to all of our hearts,” said Mayor Karen Sorensen.
Banff Centre announces reopening of Walter Phillips Gallery

Banff Centre announces reopening of Walter Phillips Gallery

"Finding ways to healthfully and viably opens spaces on our campus that support artists and leaders, culture and our community, remains our top priority during this period."
Banff installs Pride pathway, Canmore delays crosswalk to 2021

Banff installs Pride pathway, Canmore delays crosswalk to 2021

"We are thrilled to have the rainbow pathway return," said Banff resident and Pride volunteer Jeffrey Carpenter. "It is a vibrant, physical expression of our town's diversity and inclusion of its residents and visitors that can be appreciated year round." 
Contaminated soil remediation at Banff rec grounds costs $600,000

Contaminated soil remediation at Banff rec grounds costs $600,000

Councillor Peter Poole is calling on the polluter to pay for the cleanup of contaminated soil – Parks Canada
Banff sponsorship policy gets final approval

Banff sponsorship policy gets final approval

“We know we have to be cautious that from time to time there’ll be interest groups wanting the Town to sell our souls. Our citizens don’t want us to sully our reputation, so we’ve created something that will avoid this.”
Stoney looks to study cultural significance in Banff bison reintroduction

Stoney looks to study cultural significance in Banff bison reintroduction

"It was very humbling. Way on top of the ridge, you could feel it – 200 years ago, this is where the buffalo roamed and we were in our ancestor's footsteps."