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Waste management commission passes upcoming budget

Waste management commission passes upcoming budget

“We did know there was going to be major changes on our board of directors, and getting a budget passed before the end of the year with brand new directors and brand new councils may have been quite difficult."
Cougar kill close to town prompts spot closure

Cougar kill close to town prompts spot closure

The cougar was able feed on most of the dead elk before Parks Canada removed the carcass for public safety reasons.
Banff committee seeking new poet laureate

Banff committee seeking new poet laureate

“Thank you for showing that amidst skiing, hiking, climbing, cycling, paddling, dining and shopping, we elevate the role of arts and culture, and particularly the literary arts, in the Banff community.”
Two Canmore candidates in race for Banff-Kananaskis NDP nomination

Two Canmore candidates in race for Banff-Kananaskis NDP nomination

Sarah Elmeligi and Gavin McCaffrey have both announced their intent to seek the NDP nomination for Banff-Kananaskis this fall

Banff Food and Friends temporarily on hold

“Due to circumstances beyond our control, the church has had to put the program on pause, but with every intention to get it going again as soon as possible,” said Heather Jean Jordan, the church’s interim office manager.
Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival returns with virtual, in-person showings

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival returns with virtual, in-person showings

“The last 18 months we’ve been thrown some curveballs and we’ve had to pivot and adapt to the online world. … It was much more successful than we could have anticipated. At the time it seemed like a temporary solution and it ended up something that we'll likely continue with moving forward.”
Taste for Adventure food fest returning Nov. 1-28 in Banff, Lake Louise

Taste for Adventure food fest returning Nov. 1-28 in Banff, Lake Louise

“Restaurants and chefs are aligned with what we’re trying to accomplish in terms of helping establish our destination as a bucket list where-to-eat destination, which was never part of our DNA before," said David Matys, BLLT's director of events and animation.
PHOTOS: Ridge Theatre Festival entertains

PHOTOS: Ridge Theatre Festival entertains

PHOTOS: Canmore's Mountain Improv Alliance took centre stage at the Ridge Theatre Festival at the Radiant in Banff on Sunday (Oct. 24).
Feds announce new COVID-19 supports for hard-hit tourism businesses

Feds announce new COVID-19 supports for hard-hit tourism businesses

The new Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program will provide support through the wage and rent subsidy programs to hotels, tour operators, travel agencies, and restaurants and bars with a subsidy rate of up to 75 per cent.
CRPS to introduce COVID-19 vaccination policy for teachers, staff

CRPS to introduce COVID-19 vaccination policy for teachers, staff

The Canadian Rockies Public Schools school board unanimously passed the new COVID-19 vaccination policy that will begin Nov. 24 and see teachers, staff and adults entering school facilities show proof of vaccination or a recent negative test.