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Banff moving ahead with affordable housing development

Banff moving ahead with affordable housing development

“This is about long-term sustainability of our community and it’s going to be a watershed moment for so many people in this town that will be able to become homeowners and will be able to stay here.”
Banff council to consider lowering B&B quota

Banff council to consider lowering B&B quota

“I have no issue at all looking at lowering this number because it’s never really been a big issue,” said Coun. Grant Canning.
COVID-19 cases increasing in Bow Valley

COVID-19 cases increasing in Bow Valley

“This should remind us all that following all health recommendations is imperative if we are to get through this pandemic as quickly as possible with the least negative impacts to our community."
Green energy cooperative ready to launch in the Bow Valley

Green energy cooperative ready to launch in the Bow Valley

A grassroots green cooperative giving Bow Valley residents the opportunity to invest in community-generated renewable energy projects is launching soon
Bow Valley bike theft trends show expensive taste

Bow Valley bike theft trends show expensive taste

"Traditionally, bicycle thefts in Banff have involved inexpensive bikes that were left outside, often unlocked. The current trend reveals a targeted approach, with bikes stolen from secure locations.”
Banff council gives direction for preparing 2021 budget

Banff council gives direction for preparing 2021 budget

“Many of us in our community are going through a belt-tightening period and many of our residents anticipate that the Town will try and endeavour to tighten our belt."
Unsafe catwalk leads to closure of a section of Johnston Canyon trail

Unsafe catwalk leads to closure of a section of Johnston Canyon trail

The closure doesn't prevent people from accessing the upper viewpoint of the Upper Falls, the Ink Pots or the viewpoint at the Lower Falls
Banff residents encouraged to remove crabapple trees to keep hungry bears out of town

Banff residents encouraged to remove crabapple trees to keep hungry bears out of town

Legal opinion shows a court might be reluctant to force property owners to cut down crabapple trees, but the Town has authority to make residents manage wildlife attractants so as not to attract hungry bears
Banff proposing climate action work plan

Banff proposing climate action work plan

“What does climate action look like in a COVID-19 world, a world that could carry on for years? We’re all very optimistic at this stage that there will be a vaccine coming, but it’s also possible that won’t happen and we’ll be dealing with a challenged tourism industry for a longer period.”
Banff National Park prescribed burn underway

Banff National Park prescribed burn underway

A prescribed fire in the Flint's/Stoney Meadows area, 28 kilometres from the Banff townsite, is currently being conducted by Parks Canada