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Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin signs letter opposing public health restrictions

Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin signs letter opposing public health restrictions

Miranda Rosin, the MLA for Banff-Kananaskis, was one of 16 UCP elected officials who signed a letter in opposition to the recently announced provincial public health restrictions.
UPDATE: AHS doing on-site COVID testing at Sunshine, Lake Louise ski hills

UPDATE: AHS doing on-site COVID testing at Sunshine, Lake Louise ski hills

“At this stage of the investigation, there is no identified single event or cause for this increase in cases,” said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health
AHS doing onsite COVID testing at Lake Louise, Sunshine ski areas

AHS doing onsite COVID testing at Lake Louise, Sunshine ski areas

“At this point in time, we are not recommending precautionary COVID testing for anyone who has visited or skied in the Banff-Canmore area recently,” said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health.
Banff RCMP investigating after body found in Bow River

Banff RCMP investigating after body found in Bow River

"The RCMP do not suspect that this incident involved foul play."
Banff's COVID-19 cases rising rapidly

Banff's COVID-19 cases rising rapidly

“We have been told by the province that if requests for space exceeds our capacity, people would need to isolate at available isolation facilities in Calgary.”
Modelling predicts mountain snowpack, offers insight into spring runoff, effects of climate change

Modelling predicts mountain snowpack, offers insight into spring runoff, effects of climate change

The Global Water Futures program recently celebrated World Water Day on March 22. Locally, researchers from the University of Saskatchewan have also created a highly accurate computer model of the snowpack in the Bow Valley, which should lead to better management of water as a resource in the prairie provinces.
Banff wildlife staff work hard to rescue elk falling through ice

Banff wildlife staff work hard to rescue elk falling through ice

Five elk that fell though the ice in the past few days have been plucked to safety by Banff wildlife conservation officers; however, one had to be euthanized despite staff working through the night to try to save her.
Banff restaurants, municipality back reusable container pilot by local student

Banff restaurants, municipality back reusable container pilot by local student

“We have an opportunity to show the world that we do things differently in Banff and that we're getting on board with these types of solutions."
Grizzly bears are back in Banff National Park

Grizzly bears are back in Banff National Park

“I think 122 is a very likely candidate to be one of the first bears,” said Dan Rafla, a human-wildlife coexistence specialist with Banff National Park.
Notley proposes provincial travel pass, diversifying economy and pushing renewable energy

Notley proposes provincial travel pass, diversifying economy and pushing renewable energy

“We know it won’t be a silver bullet, but I do believe it will be important in protecting jobs, keeping businesses open and making sure tourism not only drives our economy, but grows.”