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COVID-19 testing clinic for travellers opens in Banff

COVID-19 testing clinic for travellers opens in Banff

“This is a really important part of being able to attract visitors from outside the country because people need their test in order to go home."
Banff election candidates weigh in on Norquay aerial gondola

Banff election candidates weigh in on Norquay aerial gondola

The slate of four mayoral candidates and 14 council contenders weigh in on support or opposition to an aerial gondola base station belongs in the area redevelopment plan for the train station lands based on Parks Canada's previous decisions and letters to the Town of Banff.
illegal compost, horse manure pile ordered removed

illegal compost, horse manure pile ordered removed

“We need people to be aware of the danger of leaving any type of animal attractant out. It can start as somebody just thinking they’re doing something innocently to having the potential to do damage to wildlife.”
Banff Mounties investigating drink spiking

Banff Mounties investigating drink spiking

“We thought the matter was significant enough, the risk was significant enough that it did merit public notification,” said Staff Sgt. Buxton-Carr.
Police pursuit ends with spike belt deployment

Police pursuit ends with spike belt deployment

“The Banff car was struck while the vehicle fled,” said Cpl. Shane Fletcher, adding no RCMP officers were injured and the police vehicle had minor damage to the front-end.
BHC condo boards want Town of Banff to take over ownership of private roads

BHC condo boards want Town of Banff to take over ownership of private roads

“This is an interesting idea that needs to be explored a little bit more, obviously accepting the fact that there could be huge precedent set here,” said Banff Councillor Grant Canning.
Survey says Banff seniors want to age in place

Survey says Banff seniors want to age in place

While concerns centred on housing costs, wanting to be close to family, availability of dwellings and accessing appropriate support services in the community, 93 per cent of seniors surveyed were satisfied or very satisfied with the current housing situation.
Banff council backs away from mandating businesses participate in vaccine passport program

Banff council backs away from mandating businesses participate in vaccine passport program

“Overwhelmingly, customers are complying right now and not causing problems for front-of-house staff… the survey corresponds with what I have heard from our front-of-house staff in our restaurant businesses," said Councillor Peter Poole.
Banff Ave pedestrian zone gets mixed reaction from council contenders

Banff Ave pedestrian zone gets mixed reaction from council contenders

Banff's mayoral and council contenders share their thoughts on whether or not to pedestrianization the 100 and 200 blocks of Banff Avenue into the future
Town of Banff parts ways with unvaccinated employees

Town of Banff parts ways with unvaccinated employees

“It is unfortunate to lose any employees, but this was a choice not to comply with an employee policy in place to protect the safety of all staff, their families and the people we serve," said Jason Darrah, communications director for the Town of Banff