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Parks Canada reviewing draft redevelopment plan for Banff train station lands

Parks Canada reviewing draft redevelopment plan for Banff train station lands

“This is one of the most robust and complex area redevelopment plans our community has ever seen,” said Darren Enns, the director of planning and development for the Town of Banff.
Parks Canada working to reduce growing human-wildlife conflicts

Parks Canada working to reduce growing human-wildlife conflicts

“When you think about coexistence from the perspective of wildlife, that means habitat security and connectivity and making sure that wildlife have access to resources and the space to move around without coming into conflict with the people."
Banff planning commission approves rare commercial development transfer

Banff planning commission approves rare commercial development transfer

"We’ve probably processed four or less in the history of this legislation. It’s used very sparingly right now, just because commercial floor area is so expensive and so valuable that very few people want to part with it."
Banff Centre receives $750,000 gift

Banff Centre receives $750,000 gift

“It shows the respect that we have across the country. It is a huge statement and a huge sign of support for the Banff Centre.”
Parks Canada launches public feedback, planning on stretch of Banff Ave redevelopment

Parks Canada launches public feedback, planning on stretch of Banff Ave redevelopment

“This is a rare and important opportunity to make a meaningful lasting contribution to the visitors understanding and appreciation for this iconic place and places like it.”
New Art Guild exhibit explores minimalist views around us

New Art Guild exhibit explores minimalist views around us

“Minimalism is by definition, to my experience, often found on more simplified landscapes. They exist in mountainous areas but I found them easier to find in rural landscapes, in agricultural communities. I think a lot of people look to these and relate to the themes they see in front of them.”
Climber dies in wife's arms following climbing accident in Banff

Climber dies in wife's arms following climbing accident in Banff

“We would greatly appreciate any support to help ease the financial costs associated with travelling so suddenly and to support the families with funeral costs and other expenses.”
Banged up Canmore MMA fighter not ruling out return to cage

Banged up Canmore MMA fighter not ruling out return to cage

The road to recovery has started for a local MMA fighter.
Proposed Banff bylaw to limit council debate: political science prof

Proposed Banff bylaw to limit council debate: political science prof

“This is moving the needle away from democracy. It’s a muzzling addendum.”
Third-party review finds $820,000 needed for Town of Banff wage gap

Third-party review finds $820,000 needed for Town of Banff wage gap

"The cost of living within the Banff townsite is pricier compared to other municipalities, and the wages and benefits have experienced competitive pressure that may not have been addressed."