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Calgary woman drowns at Marble Canyon, man airlifted to hospital by STARS

Calgary woman drowns at Marble Canyon, man airlifted to hospital by STARS

A trip to the Marble Canyon in Kootenay National Park ended in tragedy this weekend, after a woman fell into the water and drowned.
Banff council has little appetite for new programs, services for 2021 with COVID-19 uncertainty

Banff council has little appetite for new programs, services for 2021 with COVID-19 uncertainty

I don’t need to see in the next budget what I would call true new service level requests,” said Mayor Karen Sorensen
Town conducting survey on Banff Avenue housing development

Town conducting survey on Banff Avenue housing development

“Due to the COVID pandemic and other circumstances currently impacting our community, we are reaching out to potential home buyers to determine interest in the development,” according to a Facebook post by the Town of Banff.
Banff Avenue pedestrian zone will end Sept. 14

Banff Avenue pedestrian zone will end Sept. 14

In addition to deciding when the road closure along Banff Avenue would end at its meeting Friday (Aug. 14), Banff council voted to expand the outdoor area included in its mandatory mask bylaw to include Bear Street
YWCA Banff breaks ground on affordable housing project

YWCA Banff breaks ground on affordable housing project

"We have been fortunate enough to incorporate five fully accessible units based on national housing standards. They have the highest criteria and we are really proud of that component as part of our broadening of the spectrum of housing and who this project will be serving." 
Banff council considering expanding mandatory mask bylaw to Bear Street

Banff council considering expanding mandatory mask bylaw to Bear Street

Banff council will hold a special meeting on Friday (Aug. 14) to consider expanding the mandatory mask bylaw to Bear Street
Banff council publicly releases independent investigation into conflict of interest allegations

Banff council publicly releases independent investigation into conflict of interest allegations

BANFF – Elected officials in Banff have publicly released an independent investigator's report into allegations of financial wrongdoing against the mayor. Council voted Monday (Aug.
Banff admin ‘jumping the gun’ with retrofitting Fenlands pitch: Councillor

Banff admin ‘jumping the gun’ with retrofitting Fenlands pitch: Councillor

“It’s been a lifelong dream of many ice users past and present to have a second ice surface and it would be totally disrespectful to the volunteers and ice users who worked tirelessly to push for that second ice arena."
Banff Avenue businesses ask council to consider extending street closure into the fall

Banff Avenue businesses ask council to consider extending street closure into the fall

"By extending the Banff Avenue pedestrian area through the fall, restaurants will be able to employ more people for longer and deliver a better and safer dining experience," said Banff Hospitality Collective's Mike Mendelman. 
Bow Valley Food Alliance receives $131K in funding

Bow Valley Food Alliance receives $131K in funding

“Combined, the Bow Valley Food Alliance believes that this work will lead to more resilient and sustainable food systems, a vital step in ensuring our communities will make it through the pandemic.”