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#IBelieveYou comes to talk and text in the Bow Valley

#IBelieveYou comes to talk and text in the Bow Valley

BOW VALLEY – Survivors of sexual violence now have a place for their voices to be heard 24/7 via talk and/or text after the recent launch of One Line throughout the province, including the Bow Valley. The new service is available locally from 9 a.m.
Tourism industry adjusting to Chinese-Canadian tensions

Tourism industry adjusting to Chinese-Canadian tensions

BANFF – Geopolitical tensions between the Chinese and Canadian governments has pushed Banff’s leading tourism organization to rethink its marketing strategy.
Banff drafts policy for live streaming council meetings

Banff drafts policy for live streaming council meetings

BANFF – The Town of Banff is a step closer to recording and live streaming council meetings.
Cascade mall rooftop greenhouse to be relocated

Cascade mall rooftop greenhouse to be relocated

BANFF – A community greenhouse at the Cascade Plaza has been turfed out by the new owners of the shopping mall to make way for future redevelopment plans.
Roam Transit expanding Lake Louise summer route options

Roam Transit expanding Lake Louise summer route options

LAKE LOUISE – The continued partnership between Parks Canada and Roam Transit means more options for visitors and residents to travel to and from Lake Louise this summer.
Wolves interact with Banff's bison

Wolves interact with Banff's bison

BANFF – Bison are dancing with wolves but the predators so far don’t seem to be a threat to the reintroduced bison herd in Banff’s backcountry.

Banff appeal board rejects appeal by Nova Cannabis

BANFF – A cannabis retail giant’s move to shut down a local pot vendor has been tossed out by Banff’s development appeal board amid arguments the case was simply about eliminating a competitor. Alcanna Inc.
Sustainable Development Goals focus of round-table discussion

Sustainable Development Goals focus of round-table discussion

BANFF – Finding a way to achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals will be no easy task, but a cross-section of organizations in the Bow Valley is determined to do just that.
Banff to track municipal fuel use

Banff to track municipal fuel use

BANFF – GPS systems that track fuel consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, idling and speed are being installed in all of Banff’s municipal vehicles.
‘It’s an expert level ascent’

‘It’s an expert level ascent’

BANFF – Until the tragic events of last week, very few people had ever heard of Howse Peak, let alone ever attempted to reach its summit.