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Banff plans to buy land for $1.3 million for housing project

Banff plans to buy land for $1.3 million for housing project

“From my perspective, and we say it many times, land is king and this opportunity coming up to attach itself to a project we’re down the road on, I just think is a real blessing," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen.
First Banff bison calf dies in wild

First Banff bison calf dies in wild

“This is the first bison to die in Banff National Park as far as we know in over 150 years – and that’s a significant milestone.”
Stoney Nakoda question why discovery of bison skull wasn't shared with them

Stoney Nakoda question why discovery of bison skull wasn't shared with them

"Since the time of memorial, we have called the Rocky Mountains home in the eastern and western slope and from the time this town was built, we have held a relationship and played a part in tourism in Banff and Banff National Park."
Grade 8 students at Banff Elementary School host anti-bullying workshops

Grade 8 students at Banff Elementary School host anti-bullying workshops

“I want to teach the children that bullying’s not a good thing, that we should stop and help if someone’s getting bullied.”
Banff fire specialist brings skills to Australia

Banff fire specialist brings skills to Australia

“It’s a reminder that the fire season can have a greater scope then people are used to in Canada.”
Parks Canada seeks public input on next twinning phase of TCH

Parks Canada seeks public input on next twinning phase of TCH

Parks Canada has released its detailed impact analysis for public review on twinning the remaining 40 kilometres of the Trans-Canada Highway through Yoho National Park, a proposal that includes three new wildlife overpasses and 16 underpasses
Icy conditions lead Banff to investigate walking aids rebate program for residents

Icy conditions lead Banff to investigate walking aids rebate program for residents

“My main target here is our vulnerable community, who are afraid to walk on our slippery streets,” said Banff Councillor Chip Olver on her suggestion that Banff looks at a rebate program to help residents pay for walking aids, such as cleats or hiking poles.
$500K donation 'wind in your sails' for Banff Canmore Community Foundation

$500K donation 'wind in your sails' for Banff Canmore Community Foundation

 “We recognize the work that the community foundation does in building and maintaining relationships with so many organizations throughout the valley."
Banff working group presents recommendations on bed and breakfast regulations

Banff working group presents recommendations on bed and breakfast regulations

A working group set up to examine some of Banff's bed and breakfast regulations has put forward a 44-page report to council detailing a series of recommendations
Banff-Kananaskis NDP association begins planning for next election

Banff-Kananaskis NDP association begins planning for next election

“The riding of Banff-Kananaskis is showing how deeply engaged it is in progressive politics in the province of Alberta.”