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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.”
Banff Mineral Springs Hospital formally decreases acute care beds by 10

Banff Mineral Springs Hospital formally decreases acute care beds by 10

A memo from Covenant Health's Banff Mineral Springs Hospital stated that 10 acute care beds would be removed from that department and instead be used for post-operation recovery effective Nov. 12, 2019 – however officials with the hospital claimed this change has been in effect for several years already and the official communication of the change was a formality
Banff ready to respond to coronavirus

Banff ready to respond to coronavirus

“As a municipality, I believe we’re quite prepared to deal with this type of circumstance. If it gets into that larger scale, we have a comprehensive pandemic plan and business continuity plans to ensure that the community can provide its critical services to the community," Silvio Adamo, Banff's protective services director on preparation for coronavirus.
Regional landfill banks $1M surplus after ‘development-heavy’ year for the Bow Valley

Regional landfill banks $1M surplus after ‘development-heavy’ year for the Bow Valley

Several companies trash have turned into a valley treasure as the Bow Valley Waste Commission will be banking more than $1 million surplus for the 2019 fiscal year.
Gallery: Banff and Lake Louise SnowDays takes over the Bow Valley

Gallery: Banff and Lake Louise SnowDays takes over the Bow Valley

Banff and Lake Louise are hosting SnowDays events until Jan. 26 at various locations
Banff council votes to use 2019 surplus to lower property tax rates

Banff council votes to use 2019 surplus to lower property tax rates

"What administration would like to present is an option to use some of that anticipated surplus to offset the annual [property tax] increases in 2020 and 2021 especially."