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Gap clothing giant permanently closed in Banff

Gap clothing giant permanently closed in Banff

“They notified us they would be not be renewing their lease, and between them and us we agreed that it would make sense to accelerate the process of them leaving the mall and us finding another tenant to replace them.”
Cascade Shops proposing new hotel for Banff

Cascade Shops proposing new hotel for Banff

“We’re investing in Banff  - that’s the bottom line. We have a long-term plan to continue to update and change uses to make for the best experience.”
Sports groups preparing for re-opening at Fenlands

Sports groups preparing for re-opening at Fenlands

“Stage 2 restrictions do not allow for tournaments and games outside of micro-leagues, and there are some indications that this will be extended to January 2021 at minimum… This will not only impact ice needs for local groups, it will also likely eliminate ice requests entirely from out-of-town bookings for the fall.”
Safety warning issued for elk rut in Banff

Safety warning issued for elk rut in Banff

“The bulls are going to be particularly aggressive as they fight for dominance over the female harems and their right to breed,” said Dan Rafla, a human-wildlife management specialist for Banff National Park.
Banff National Park experiencing record river rescues

Banff National Park experiencing record river rescues

“If you don’t know anything about navigating a river in a canoe or a raft and if you don’t have the appropriate equipment, then don’t get on the river."
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