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Labour Market Review indicates better staffing numbers for Bow Valley

Labour Market Review indicates better staffing numbers for Bow Valley

Done by the Job Resource Centre as a result of surveys given to Bow Valley employers on their retention and recruitment strategies, the review found a “picture of improvements businesses made resulting in better staffing levels,” though issues such as staff accommodation or high cost of living still remain a factor.
Bow Valley Naturalists oppose Banff dog park in green space

Bow Valley Naturalists oppose Banff dog park in green space

Banff town council will consider a location for a new dog park on the south side of the Bow River at its Nov. 25 regular meeting
Mountain Idol celebrates Bow Valley's young athletes

Mountain Idol celebrates Bow Valley's young athletes

“It’s important to have people that are encouraging, that are mentors, that are telling their friends that anybody can do it [get outside].”
Hospital clerk retires after 56 years

Hospital clerk retires after 56 years

After 56 years, Shirley Pearson retires from Mineral Springs Hospital. A community retirement celebration for her will be held on Friday (Nov. 1)
Polling data from federal election shows mixed results for Bow Valley communities

Polling data from federal election shows mixed results for Bow Valley communities

Recently released poll by poll results revealed some municipalities in the Bow Valley stayed in line with the majority of the province, such as Bighorn, Exshaw and Canmore which all voted Conservative, while other communities such as Lake Louise, Banff and Morley had different results.
Banff increases Fortis franchise fee

Banff increases Fortis franchise fee

A 1.1 per cent increase to the franchise fee for a street light reserve is estimated to generate $74,000 per year, while an additional 0.9 per cent to fund burial of overhead power lines would raise about $60,000
Canmore and Banff high schools team up for music festival

Canmore and Banff high schools team up for music festival

Canmore Collegiate High School and Banff Community High School have teamed up in the spirit of collaboration for the 2019 Vic Lewis Festival at artsPlace Nov. 1-3
Banff to investigate alternative locations for popular Banff sign

Banff to investigate alternative locations for popular Banff sign

Banff council gave administration the go-ahead to refine the traffic calming trial at the west entrance to the townsite in 2020 with shorter planters and other possible changes to make sure the busy area is safe as people cross the road to snap photos by the Banff sign
Dispose of pumpkins quickly, urges Parks Canada

Dispose of pumpkins quickly, urges Parks Canada

“Pumpkins are a food attractant to wildlife; they will draw wildlife into the town,” said Greg Danchuk of Parks Canada, as he urges residents to dispose of jack-o-lanterns after Halloween
Peter Poole loses bid to serve on Banff's planning commission

Peter Poole loses bid to serve on Banff's planning commission

Councillor Peter Poole continues to see opposition to his appointment on Banff's Municipal Planning Commission. Councillors Corrie DiManno and Chip Olver will continue with their seats on the planning commission