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'Hard-working' Banff Public Library staff to get wage increase

'Hard-working' Banff Public Library staff to get wage increase

“I see a lot of use in the library. It’s really, really needed these days, especially with mental health and some of the cost-of-living issues around town… I want to make sure there’s enough in there. The library is such an important place for so many families," said Coun. Hugh Pettigrew
Town of Banff considering lower town-wide speed limit

Town of Banff considering lower town-wide speed limit

On Monday, the Town of Banff is considering third and final reading of a bylaw that proposes reducing the town-wide speed limit to 30-km/h.
Sports council calls for field house in Bow Valley

Sports council calls for field house in Bow Valley

“We recognize that there are significant financial challenges on the Town’s budget; however, we do think that collectively the municipalities in the Bow Valley should collaborate on examining the potential to build a field house in the valley."
Bow Valley a COVID-19 hotspot

Bow Valley a COVID-19 hotspot

“With case counts far exceeding anything we have ever seen before, the sheer volume of cases means that daily hospitalizations are beginning to escalate,” said Dr. Deena Hinshaw.
Drink spiking bigger problem in 2021 than previous years: RCMP

Drink spiking bigger problem in 2021 than previous years: RCMP

“We had a couple more allegations recently, it’s continuing, but we have not been able to prove any conclusively," said Staff Sergeant Mike Buxton-Carr
Banff RCMP traffic safety fine revenue down

Banff RCMP traffic safety fine revenue down

“I can’t see a time when it’s not going to be one of our operational priorities. Every time we have a conversation with the community, road safety comes up,” said Staff Sergeant Mike Buxton-Carr, Banff RCMP’s detachment commander.
Banff hoteliers grateful for tourism levy abatement

Banff hoteliers grateful for tourism levy abatement

“In light of the growing challenges associated with the Omicron variant, we are pleased with the government’s decision to again abate the Alberta tourism levy in recognition of the lodging sector’s need to find cash flow to make it through the winter season."
Bow Valley experiencing record COVID-19 cases as omicron rapidly spreads

Bow Valley experiencing record COVID-19 cases as omicron rapidly spreads

“With counts far exceeding anything we have ever seen before, the sheer volume of cases means that daily hospitalizations are beginning to escalate,” Dr. Deena Hinshaw said.
Bow Valley residents urged to take care of mental health during COVID-19

Bow Valley residents urged to take care of mental health during COVID-19

“Please reach out to friends, family or to a medical professional if you need help, and please be respectful of others, especially those who are required to implement COVID restrictions and those who are feeling anxious or distressed about this fluid situation," said Banff Mayor Corrie DiManno
Walk-in vaccination clinics coming to Banff as COVID-19 cases soar

Walk-in vaccination clinics coming to Banff as COVID-19 cases soar

“We will obviously take anyone who is there for any shot… But certainly, the intention is to try to give people better access to the booster dose.”