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UPDATED: Province partners with CIB to investigate Calgary-Banff passenger rail

UPDATED: Province partners with CIB to investigate Calgary-Banff passenger rail

Alberta government and Canada Infrastructure Bank are partnering to investigate the possibility of passenger rail from Calgary to Banff
Town of Banff encourages Black Lives Matter participants to get tested for COVID-19

Town of Banff encourages Black Lives Matter participants to get tested for COVID-19

“The more people in general in our province and in the country who get tested, whether asymptomatic or symptomatic, I think is a good thing because it provides our health authorities with the data they need.”
Parks Canada collecting entry fees at Banff National Park east gate

Parks Canada collecting entry fees at Banff National Park east gate

“Passes can also be purchased in-person at the Banff East Gate where we encourage contactless payment when possible,” said David Dunbar, a public relations and communications officer for Banff National Park.
Banff banking on safety, scenery to attract tourism back

Banff banking on safety, scenery to attract tourism back

“We want to welcome visitors back and make them feel welcome … we have what people are looking for. We have nature, open spaces, change of scenery and we are a safe place.”
MPC recommends against renting B&B rooms when owners away

MPC recommends against renting B&B rooms when owners away

“If you’re not at the property, MPC took the position then it shouldn’t be operated as B&B. You can go holiday, just book it in advance and don’t rent the rooms out was more their thoughts around that.”
Bow Valley raises fist at Black Lives Matter rallies

Bow Valley raises fist at Black Lives Matter rallies

Video, photos and the story from the Black Lives Matter vigil and march in Banff, Saturday (June 6).
BLLT's $2.5 million cash reserve to help weather COVID-19 pandemic

BLLT's $2.5 million cash reserve to help weather COVID-19 pandemic

“The funding model and the reserve that was built by these groups will protect us and is essential in our ability to protect the destination immediately,” said Leslie Bruce, Banff and Lake Louise Tourism president and CEO
New marketing efforts, financial relief to help struggling tourism industry

New marketing efforts, financial relief to help struggling tourism industry

"Many of our members are struggling and many businesses in our community make their money from June to September and that’s what they live on all year.”
High streamflow advisories remain in effect for Bow, Pipestone rivers

High streamflow advisories remain in effect for Bow, Pipestone rivers

“Don’t paddle in these areas unless you are very skilled and knowledgeable. When something goes wrong in the river it goes wrong fast and often with consequences.”
Black Lives Matter vigils planned for Canmore, Banff

Black Lives Matter vigils planned for Canmore, Banff

A Black Lives Matter Vigil is planned for Friday (June 5) in Canmore beginning at 1 p.m. at Riverside Park and the Banff Supports Black Lives Matter Vigil is planned for Saturday (June 6) beginning at noon in Central Park