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Town of Banff talking staff wages ahead of 2021 budget preparation

Town of Banff talking staff wages ahead of 2021 budget preparation

“At budget time, you can ask for any number that you want to ask for … I certainly understand and respect that wages are going to be as sensitive a topic as any other based on what we’re in the middle of," said Mayor Karen Sorensen
Banff hopes to relaunch environmental rebates

Banff hopes to relaunch environmental rebates

The Town of Banff hopes to relaunch its environmental and solar panel rebate programs next year, but with changes to increase participation
Reserves expected to get CRPS through 2020-21 school year

Reserves expected to get CRPS through 2020-21 school year

"Based on this snapshot in time right now, this is looking at essentially wiping out our reserves by the end of the year," said Canadian Rockies Public School trustee Luke Sunderland
The splendour of autumn in the Rockies

The splendour of autumn in the Rockies

While a stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs is a special treat, the beauty of autumn in the mountains is a treasure freely available to all.
Bear Street redevelopment on budget and ahead of schedule

Bear Street redevelopment on budget and ahead of schedule

“I want to thank the businesses and residents for patience they probably didn’t know they had; they probably had to dig deep, understanding this is also a bit of a double-whammy year having the street closed as well as the pandemic.”
Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

“I used to joke that it was an astronaut job because there’s literally more astronauts in Canada than this position."
Banff extends mandatory mask bylaw

Banff extends mandatory mask bylaw

“I would like to think that if people are in a crowded situation, they know enough to pop their mask back on," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen
MacDonald stepping down as YWCA Banff CEO

MacDonald stepping down as YWCA Banff CEO

YWCA Banff CEO Connie MacDonald is leaving the organization effective Dec. 31, 2020
Assessed value of BHC's housing portfolio drops

Assessed value of BHC's housing portfolio drops

“It’s interesting to see an overall decrease there. It’s not the norm for sure," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen
Whyte Residence to be legally protected

Whyte Residence to be legally protected

“It’s a property which I’m sure is near and dear to all of our hearts,” said Mayor Karen Sorensen.