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Record number of illegal campfires in Banff this summer

Record number of illegal campfires in Banff this summer

“Often people who are starting illegal fires are not very far away from populated areas where visitors are – so safety is definitely a concern.”
UPDATED: STARS flies injured scrambler to Calgary hospital

UPDATED: STARS flies injured scrambler to Calgary hospital

STARS flew a man in his mid-30s to Calgary late Sunday night after a scrambling accident on Mt. Chephren
Eight defendants listed in class-action lawsuit from Columbia Icefield bus crash survivors

Eight defendants listed in class-action lawsuit from Columbia Icefield bus crash survivors

Defendants listed in the claim include Viad Corp., Glacier Park Inc., Brewster Travel Canada Inc., Brewster Inc., Brewster Tours Inc., Banff-Jasper Collection Holding Corp., ABC Corporation, and the bus driver, who is currently listed as Jane Doe, until her identity becomes known
Resilient Recovery Program designed to aid small businesses in weathering uncertain times

Resilient Recovery Program designed to aid small businesses in weathering uncertain times

Business Link’s new Resilient Recovery Program is designed to help business owners get back on their feet and mitigate the effects of any future business interruptions
Banff pump station containing asbestos to be demolished

Banff pump station containing asbestos to be demolished

“It sounds like there is some urgency to this project and a need to proceed,” said Councillor Chip Olver
UPDATED: STARS flies injured scrambler to Calgary hospital

UPDATED: STARS flies injured scrambler to Calgary hospital

STARS flew a man in his mid-30s to Calgary late Sunday night after a scrambling accident on Mt. Chephren
Popular Banff entrance sign may be relocated

Popular Banff entrance sign may be relocated

“Any exploration of a relocated sign would also include remediation plans for the existing site, and potential options for creating a sense of entry to the community without the traffic congestion associated with a sign," said Darren Enns, director of planning and development.
Parks Canada's union back to the bargaining table next week to seek better pay

Parks Canada's union back to the bargaining table next week to seek better pay

The union representing Banff National Park employees heads back to bargaining table with Parks Canada Agency
Canadian men's junior hockey team planning December training camp in Banff

Canadian men's junior hockey team planning December training camp in Banff

Banff council approved 50 per cent fee reduction for Canadian men's junior team to host camp at Fenlands, but Councillor Peter Poole expresses concern for the community during COVID-19 pandemic
Town of Banff spends big bucks on COVID-19 response

Town of Banff spends big bucks on COVID-19 response

The Town of Banff hopes for federal or provincial government financial assistance with some of its COVID response costs