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The Radiant shines a new light on Banff Avenue

The Radiant shines a new light on Banff Avenue

"I think restaurant is a loaded word in our particular industry with certain people because I feel like calling the Radiant a restaurant is falling very short of what we envision for this space. We are a restaurant; we are a parlour; we are a lounge; we are a stage; we are a vehicle for artists to express themselves; we are a space where everyone is welcome."
Grizzly cubs emerge with mama bears in Rocky Mountain national parks

Grizzly cubs emerge with mama bears in Rocky Mountain national parks

“In any given year there’s roughly four to six females that have young-of-year cubs.”
Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Beginning next Monday (July 13), passengers travelling on Roam Transit buses in the Bow Valley will be required to wear a face covering, with some exceptions. Roam is the first public transit provider in Alberta to make face coverings mandatory as an additional safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
CPAWS calling for visitor use management strategy for Banff National Park

CPAWS calling for visitor use management strategy for Banff National Park

“Banff is the most visited Canadian national park. Banff should be a leader in this,” said Sarah Elmeligi, an independent consultant with Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society . “Visitation continues to grow and if we’re not proactive in adjusting it, we’re just going to end up being a dog chasing it tail.”
Banff proposing formal code of conduct legislation

Banff proposing formal code of conduct legislation

“The merits of a panel or the drawbacks of a panel in my mind need to be determined by a council at the time when a formal complaint has to be addressed."
Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

"We have to look at all the risks and benefits for our kids, for the teachers and for the administrators," said Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw during a town hall livestream Thursday (June 25). "Having kids stay at home and do virtual school for long periods of time brings with it other risks that we need to take into consideration."
Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

The Rocky Mountain Outlook has won a number of newspaper awards of excellence for its coverage of news, arts and sports in the valley last year
Changes to funding for victim services in Alberta means less money for Bow Valley organization

Changes to funding for victim services in Alberta means less money for Bow Valley organization

Changes proposed for the Victims of Crime Act would result in less funding for Bow Valley Victim Services if approved by the UCP government
Banff, Lake Louise gearing up for Canada Day

Banff, Lake Louise gearing up for Canada Day

“With Canada Day on a Wednesday, this also may affect the number of Albertans heading to Banff for the day. However, we are optimistic that more people will come for a few days now that the campgrounds are open and there are good deals in the hotels.”
Fair use of public space in Banff discussed for sidewalk seating, outdoor retailing

Fair use of public space in Banff discussed for sidewalk seating, outdoor retailing

“This summer is not going to be like any one we have experienced before. Every business will need to take every advantage available to be able to survive these unprecedented times.”