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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."
Parks Canada quietly removes racist name from Banff trail

Parks Canada quietly removes racist name from Banff trail

While advocates struggle to remove racist terms and restore traditional names across the Bow Valley, Parks Canada has quietly changed an offensive trail name in Banff National Park
Banning bird-feeders to prevent luring bears into Banff

Banning bird-feeders to prevent luring bears into Banff

“It is interesting in our history that not feeding wildlife is such a pertinent part of our community, and yet somehow we get to be the council, we get to be the Grinches that say bird-feeders will potentially and probably have to go.”
Jasper caribou herd wiped out of existence

Jasper caribou herd wiped out of existence

“The die off of Jasper’s entire Maligne caribou population is a tragic, predictable result of decades-long habitat and wildlife errors."
Banff welcome sign staying put

Banff welcome sign staying put

“We have spent $300,000 on this sign and moving it will certainly come at a cost. I am certainly not prepared to spend any more money on this sign and have it relocated," Coun. Brian Standish
Poole pitches pandemic plan to avoid second lockdown

Poole pitches pandemic plan to avoid second lockdown

“We have a responsibility to our business community to think of how we avoid a likely lockdown,” said Banff councillor Peter Poole