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Prescribed burns mitigate wildfires, restore wildlife habitat

Prescribed burns mitigate wildfires, restore wildlife habitat

“This type of landscape level fire management is really required to set our landscapes to be more resilient to those impacts of climate change, both for the ecosystem but also for the people who live in this area.”
Domestic rabbits making rounds in Banff

Domestic rabbits making rounds in Banff

“We haven’t noticed a change through the complaints we receive or what we see that there’s an increase or any cause for increased concern from the norm."
Parks Canada lease takeover on Banff Avenue nears completion

Parks Canada lease takeover on Banff Avenue nears completion

"The commercial floor area is being transferred from that site to this site that abuts Caribou Corner so there would be more contiguous parcels on the 200 block.”
Toboggan hill scrapped from rec grounds redevelopment this year

Toboggan hill scrapped from rec grounds redevelopment this year

“Administration has really been struggling with the costing of this amenity due to the high price currently per cubic metre of fill."
Banff council passes age-friendly resolution

Banff council passes age-friendly resolution

“People in age-friendly communities are supported to maintain their independence and have access to the community supports and services they need.”
'Catastrophic draining' damages beaver dam

'Catastrophic draining' damages beaver dam

“The concerns have mainly centred around the timing of the beaver dam removal and the amount of water drained, leaving early wetland nesters high and dry.”
EDITORIAL: Staff shortage hitting critical levels

EDITORIAL: Staff shortage hitting critical levels

One can’t help but notice the abundance of help wanted signs in the Bow Valley.
Banff approves parental leave bylaw for elected officials

Banff approves parental leave bylaw for elected officials

“This will help reassure them that there’s support there, that if they do want to start a family they can maintain both of those roles – a parent and an elected official.”
Exhibits focus on education about consent, sexual violence

Exhibits focus on education about consent, sexual violence

“As resort communities, we tend to keep that pristine image and not talk about some of these problems that we face. I wanted to draw attention to it. … The number of comments I got back really showed me these issues strike a chord with our communities.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley