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Banff reserve fund topped up to help save heritage buildings

Banff reserve fund topped up to help save heritage buildings

“Our built heritage is well loved within the community and there’s always a feeling of angst when we lose that."
Banff Councillor Peter Poole in hot water again

Banff Councillor Peter Poole in hot water again

Banff council has stripped Councillor Peter Poole of his ability to serve as acting or deputy mayor; Poole's legal advice says there was no breach of privacy legislation, or council policy
Canada Goose Banff store vandalized two weeks after opening, RCMP seek suspects

Canada Goose Banff store vandalized two weeks after opening, RCMP seek suspects

"The goalpost within which we can operate is fairly wide, there is a lot of latitude given to people in Canada to peacefully protest and voice their opinion – it's a choice to turn a peaceful activity into a criminal act and we are certainly hopeful that people will not make that choice."
Town of Banff wants answer from Parks Canada on Mount Norquay gondola

Town of Banff wants answer from Parks Canada on Mount Norquay gondola

A lack of decision from Parks Canada on an aerial gondola to Mount Norquay has some Banff town councillors frustrated as the municipality moves toward establishing an area redevelopment plan for the train station lands
Snowfall warning issued for Banff National Park

Snowfall warning issued for Banff National Park

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning Saturday morning (Dec. 7) that forecast up to 30 centimetres of snow near the Alberta-B.C. border in Banff National Park
Columbarium to breathe new life into heritage building

Columbarium to breathe new life into heritage building

Banff council has given a tentative go-ahead for development of a $1.1 million columbarium, but the decision won't be final until the budget is officially approved
Banff grappling with challenging 2020 budget

Banff grappling with challenging 2020 budget

Banff's 2020 overall tax increase currently sits at 5.16 per cent and more than half of that is due to the provincial government's higher than expected education tax requisition in 2019
Icefields Parkway avalanche control tomorrow, Highway 93 closed

Icefields Parkway avalanche control tomorrow, Highway 93 closed

The closure will be in place for Highway 93 in both directions from the David Thompson Highway to the North Saskatchewan River.
Debate over who pays for horse trail

Debate over who pays for horse trail

Banff town council is debating who should pay for new horse trail to be used by Banff Trail Riders
Heritage buildings may be demolished to make way for affordable housing

Heritage buildings may be demolished to make way for affordable housing

The Banff Heritage Corporation encourages council save two heritage buildings as part of the redevelopment plans for an affordable home-ownership housing development.