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Palliative Care Society working towards $8.4 million hospice facility

Palliative Care Society working towards $8.4 million hospice facility

The Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley (PCSBV) has identified a need for a two-storey, 15,000-square-foot hospice with six residential beds and capacity for day hospice palliative care programs
Bow Valley traffic stops result in drug seizures

Bow Valley traffic stops result in drug seizures

The drugs seized during these traffic stops in Lake Louise, Banff and Jasper would roughly equate to 325,225 average-sized cannabis joints, 5,000 average cocaine doses and 15,450 average methamphetamine doses
Conservation groups want Parks Canada to pump the brakes on Banff e-bike policy

Conservation groups want Parks Canada to pump the brakes on Banff e-bike policy

Bow Valley Naturalists (BVN) and Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) have fired off a letter to Parks Canada CEO Michael Nadler to voice concerns about a lack of transparency and public consultation, noting this “behind closed door decision-making erodes public trust.”
Banff to consult public on parking plan

Banff to consult public on parking plan

“This is exactly what we should be doing, and this is exactly the direction we should have gone in my opinion before, and not done a plebiscite.”
Banff planning new housing development

Banff planning new housing development

Funding for the $8.5 million project would be recovered through the sale of units, but a short-term borrow of $7.2 million for 18 to 24 months during the construction period is required until all units are sold
Man charged $500 for entering closed area at Johnston Canyon

Man charged $500 for entering closed area at Johnston Canyon

Matthew Clarke was hiking with a group, including two children, on May 20 when he went into an area at Johnston Canyon that has been closed by Parks Canada to protect the nesting grounds of endangered black swifts
Banff cannabis store to nearly double in size

Banff cannabis store to nearly double in size

The store will expand from 71.2 square metres to 137.8 square metres and take over the space that was formerly used by Bow Valley College in Banff
Twin Falls Chalet back in operation, but not for long

Twin Falls Chalet back in operation, but not for long

Following the 2019 season, Twin Falls Chalet will be closed to provide enough time for Parks Canada to complete repairs and manage a competitive process to operate the historic chalet
Series of power outages planned between Banff and Lake Louise

Series of power outages planned between Banff and Lake Louise

BANFF – Residents and businesses west of Banff can expect four power outages from now until the end of September, as Altalink rebuilds its existing transmission line.
Banff RCMP seek resort break and enter suspect

Banff RCMP seek resort break and enter suspect

BANFF – A man claiming to be a resort employee is wanted by Banff RCMP after several break and enter incidents at resorts on Tunnel Mountain.