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Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards named Conservative Party Chief Opposition Whip

Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards named Conservative Party Chief Opposition Whip

“We need to be speaking up for us more than ever and so that’s going to be a role that I play as a person who defends and champions Alberta’s interests at that leadership table.”
Cat missing in Banff wilderness for six weeks reunited with family

Cat missing in Banff wilderness for six weeks reunited with family

“The owners were really surprised. By this time, they had kind of given up hope of ever seeing him again, but they were very grateful and were super excited.”
Out-of-control Black Rock Mountain wildfire grows to 346 hectares

Out-of-control Black Rock Mountain wildfire grows to 346 hectares

Information from Alberta Wildfire estimated the size of the Black Rock Mountain wildfire at 120 hectares as of Saturday evening (Sept. 5) and 346 hectares on Sunday morning (Sept. 6)
Overall visitation to Banff National Park down 15 per cent

Overall visitation to Banff National Park down 15 per cent

Visitation to Banff has been stronger than expected this summer, but without bigger-spending international tourists, many businesses are still struggling
Banff council approves priority road reconstruction list

Banff council approves priority road reconstruction list

Road reconstruction work for St.-Julien Road is still slated for 2022, while Caribou Street isn't expected to happen until 2025
Banff's sponsorship policy nearing completion

Banff's sponsorship policy nearing completion

Banff councillor Peter Poole wants enhanced reporting on potential sponsorship deals between the municipality and third parties
Orphaned black bear alive and well in Banff's backcountry

Orphaned black bear alive and well in Banff's backcountry

Parks Canada deems black bear rehabilitation a success. “If we get a grizzly bear, which is a species at risk and threatened, we might go down that same route.”
Parks Canada resuming prescribed burns – weather permitting

Parks Canada resuming prescribed burns – weather permitting

“We want to take advantage of the weather to get these prescribed fires implemented."
Parks Canada urges visitors to follow rules in Banff

Parks Canada urges visitors to follow rules in Banff

“We want to remind people that if they’re not comfortable using the bins because they’re trying to limit common touch surfaces, bring their own bags and pack their own garbage out.”
Banff Farmers Market gets special weekend approval

Banff Farmers Market gets special weekend approval

For the first time, the Banff Farmers Market will be held on a weekend