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Banff examining regulations around accommodation in residential districts

Banff examining regulations around accommodation in residential districts

BANFF – The Town of Banff is taking a look at how it regulates commercial accommodation in residential neighbourhoods.
Icefields trail project abandoned

Icefields trail project abandoned

BANFF – A controversial $86.4 million bike trail in Jasper National Plan is officially off the table. On Wednesday afternoon (Jan.
Parks issues formal cougar warning

Parks issues formal cougar warning

BANFF – A third cougar kill near the Banff townsite has prompted a formal warning. A lone cougar killed a young-of-year elk off Tunnel Mountain Road adjacent to the campground on Friday (Jan. 18).
Parks plays hardball with Sunshine

Parks plays hardball with Sunshine

BANFF – After lengthy negotiations, Parks Canada gave Sunshine an ultimatum to sign off on a new lease and controversial plan outlining future development at the resort, or risk losing the right to operate the Banff National Park business.
Historical miners lamp returned to Banff

Historical miners lamp returned to Banff

No more lights out for Banff RCMP after a stolen historical coal miner's lamp was returned this week.
Naturalists present Banff bison update

Naturalists present Banff bison update

BANFF – The Bow Valley Naturalists plan to ring in the new year with a presentation updating the community on Parks Canada’s bison reintroduction project.
B&B home regulations under review

B&B home regulations under review

BANFF – Controversial options for stricter regulations for Banff’s bed and breakfast industry are on the discussion table.
Cougars hunting near Banff townsite

Cougars hunting near Banff townsite

BANFF – Cougars are hunting on the edges of the Banff townsite.
Banff contributing funds toward new school playgrounds

Banff contributing funds toward new school playgrounds

BANFF – Banff residents are kicking in up to $100,000 toward new playgrounds at Banff Elementary School.
Banff budget deliberations lead to 4.93 per cent tax increase

Banff budget deliberations lead to 4.93 per cent tax increase

BANFF – Banff property owners can expect to see a 4.93 per cent increase on their overall property tax bill this year.