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Parks Canada aquatic invasive species work finding success

Parks Canada aquatic invasive species work finding success

“Hopefully we’ve removed this place on the landscape and will stop or slow down the spread of this infection.”
Banff council turns down funds for 40-hour work week for bylaw

Banff council turns down funds for 40-hour work week for bylaw

“I don’t have much sympathy for people who get a ticket and them turn around and complain about it. For me, it’s very much taking responsibility for your actions – if you do the crime, you pay the fine. It’s really as simple as that," said Banff Councillor Grant Canning
Canada Post unveils stamp to commemorate 100 years of Kootenay National Park

Canada Post unveils stamp to commemorate 100 years of Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park was established on April 21, 1920 after the signing of an agreement to build the Banff-Windemere Highway – now known as Highway 93 South – connecting the Columbia and Bow River valleys together
Banff delaying Caribou and Lynx intersection project to 2022-23

Banff delaying Caribou and Lynx intersection project to 2022-23

"I appreciate administration's comments and concerns for our residents and businesses in that vicinity," said Mayor Karen Sorensen. "I think this is a good call for that reason. I remember seeing this project for the first time last year and it was stunningly beautiful. I would love to get this done."
Two Bow Valley women to open dream yoga and wellness studio

Two Bow Valley women to open dream yoga and wellness studio

“I’ve tried fitness classes and it’s never resonated with me like yoga does, and I see it change peoples lives from teaching it.”
STARS transports injured backcountry skier to hospital after avalanche at Mount Hector

STARS transports injured backcountry skier to hospital after avalanche at Mount Hector

"One skier was transported via STARS air ambulance to Calgary. The current condition of the patient is not known."
Banff's Pauw Foundation announces $2.5M for pedestrian bridge

Banff's Pauw Foundation announces $2.5M for pedestrian bridge

“We support the vision for a pedestrian and cycle friendly town. Getting this bridge built will expand the trail network and will help get people to more areas of the Park without increasing traffic. It will also create a beautiful viewpoint for residents and visitors.”
Town of Banff to look at staffing levels

Town of Banff to look at staffing levels

Consulting firm will look at Town wages and staffing levels. “It would be evaluating that we have the 'right' number of people doing the 'right' things with the 'right' equipment at the 'right' time," said Barbara King, human resources manager for Banff
Trudeau hands new minister responsible for Parks his mandate

Trudeau hands new minister responsible for Parks his mandate

The new federal minister overseeing the Parks Canada portfolio has been given his mandate for national parks.
Parks Canada introduces bus reservation system for Lake Louise, Moraine Lake

Parks Canada introduces bus reservation system for Lake Louise, Moraine Lake

“After a decade spent madly promoting ever increasing park visitation without regard to the social and ecological consequences, everyone is looking for a visitor gridlock solution,” said Reg Bunyan of Bow Valley Naturalists