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Town of Banff spending $17K to boost communication with Bear Street businesses

Town of Banff spending $17K to boost communication with Bear Street businesses

Town of Banff is increasing hours of work for a liaison officer to help increase communications with Bear Street businesses during completion of the project this year
UPDATE: Paid parking revenues to be put into special reserve

UPDATE: Paid parking revenues to be put into special reserve

Councillor Grant Canning suggests some revenue from paid parking should go towards free bus passes for Banff residents on local routes.
AHS fixes online vaccination booking system for Banff residents

AHS fixes online vaccination booking system for Banff residents

“There is enough vaccine for all those in Alberta eligible for immunization in Phase 2A to get their first dose in the next two weeks," said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health.
Food security concerns highlighted in Bow Valley during COVID-19 pandemic

Food security concerns highlighted in Bow Valley during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought several struggles to the Bow Valley region, but it has also highlighted the many ways the community has come together to help those in need.
Banff reports glitch in online vaccination booking system to AHS

Banff reports glitch in online vaccination booking system to AHS

When residents enter the Banff postal code, the online information indicates there are no available vaccination appointments for that area.
New Canmore-based group, market aim to help with food security

New Canmore-based group, market aim to help with food security

“I thought it was a great idea since I’m passionate about food and it’s important for the local economy to be sustainable instead of relying on products from elsewhere."
Banff Library welcomes artists back to Listening Room

Banff Library welcomes artists back to Listening Room

The first two performances for the Banff Library Listening Room concert series will feature Alanna J. Brown on April 9 and Lori Reid on June 11.
Train kills two cougar kittens in Banff National Park

Train kills two cougar kittens in Banff National Park

"That’s five animals just in the last little while, so it’s definitely on our radar that that’s fairly high mortality," said Bill Hunt, resource conservation manager for Banff National Park.
Banff house partiers facing public health order fines

Banff house partiers facing public health order fines

“We all remember what happened with house parties at Halloween and what that meant to our community in terms of numbers soaring," said Coun. Chip Olver.
Court fines violators of grizzly bear den closure $600 each

Court fines violators of grizzly bear den closure $600 each

“Our primary focus is to keep wildlife and people safe in this situation – that’s why we have the closure in place.”