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Banff Food and Friends meal program launches with province’s support

Banff Food and Friends meal program launches with province’s support

Funding through the provincial government enabled St. George's-In-The-Pines to replace kitchen facilities and building amenities, allowing them to host the free food security program, Banff Food and Friends.
Banff RCMP lay charges following St. Patrick's Day house party

Banff RCMP lay charges following St. Patrick's Day house party

Two people were fined $1,200 each following a house party in Banff on St. Patrick's Day.
Banff skateboard routes under review

Banff skateboard routes under review

“The reality is that opening of the roadways doesn’t increase our liability or exposure to that. What it does is allow skateboarders, just as you would a cyclist, to determine if the road you’re taking is safe for you."
Banff YWCA isolation space full as COVID-19 numbers rise

Banff YWCA isolation space full as COVID-19 numbers rise

COVID-19 cases have more than tripled in the Banff-Lake Louise region over the past week from six to 23.
Kicking Horse Canyon construction begins fourth phase in massive improvement project

Kicking Horse Canyon construction begins fourth phase in massive improvement project

Drivers heading into British Columbia on the Trans-Canada Highway should be prepared for delays and an extra long drive.
Banff's Whyte Residence perpetually protected

Banff's Whyte Residence perpetually protected

“The passing of this bylaw would ensure that this historic building is preserved for future generations, and that its character-defining elements are maintained in perpetuity,"
Proposal to stop train horns in Banff gaining steam

Proposal to stop train horns in Banff gaining steam

"It’s really up to the Town – not up to Parks Canada – to ask for this feasibility study," said Coun. Peter Poole, with community members leading an effort to reduce the amount of times CP trains use their horn while passing through Banff.
Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce AGM highlights pandemic struggles

Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce AGM highlights pandemic struggles

“In spite the challenges this has presented many of us this year, with the help of our board members, the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce, I feel, is stronger than ever. I’m really proud of what we’ve done this year and what we’ve accomplished.”
UPDATE: Province launches consultations on shifting recycling costs to producers

UPDATE: Province launches consultations on shifting recycling costs to producers

“I think we’re going to see that packaging hopefully changing and then hopefully be able to be recycled, or better packaging design that prevents waste overall.”
Iconic Caribou Corner in Banff restored to original 1930s design

Iconic Caribou Corner in Banff restored to original 1930s design

The Banff Lodging Company has revived an iconic Banff Avenue location nearing the century mark.