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Local business under fire following hate email to Canmore Pride, issues apology

Local business under fire following hate email to Canmore Pride, issues apology

A local business is under fire following an email response to Canmore Pride about sponsoring an upcoming event as part of Pride week.
Inclusion charter aims to benefit Bow Valley employees, employers

Inclusion charter aims to benefit Bow Valley employees, employers

“Everyone plays a role in the community to help us build a thriving valley. We’re all better off when we work together to support newcomers and diverse team members to succeed. We can open a lot of doors for people, but we need local businesses to help us make those connections with newcomers in the community. This is a really exciting opportunity for businesses.”
Report shows financial benefits of The Last of Us filming

Report shows financial benefits of The Last of Us filming

“For something like this and we didn’t have the processes in place, that’s a pretty good number. There was a lot of positive feedback combined with some negative as well. There’s room for improvement, but there was also a lot of benefits.”
Canmore's economic development COVID-19 response shows success

Canmore's economic development COVID-19 response shows success

“I don’t think much of us from the previous council knew what we were doing when we stuck our hands in the air in favour of it that day, but it was the right move."
Fall labour market review highlights worker shortage in Bow Valley

Fall labour market review highlights worker shortage in Bow Valley

“We have seen a big increase in people who worked in the service sector, be it hotels, restaurants, retail, who had time to reflect on their work and they’re calling us and saying they want to work with a career coach to look at their options."
AGM highlights strong year for Tourism Canmore Kananaskis

AGM highlights strong year for Tourism Canmore Kananaskis

“Tourism businesses did an amazing job to pivot their businesses to whatever they needed to do to stay open and stay afloat and make the best of the situation.”
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.
Banff, Kananaskis ski resorts prepare to open with updated protocols

Banff, Kananaskis ski resorts prepare to open with updated protocols

Here are the COVID-19 protocols at local ski resorts.
Transit commission passes 2022 budget for Roam

Transit commission passes 2022 budget for Roam

“We’re hoping to achieve about 10 per cent above the 2019 levels. The caveat on that is dependant on the visitor population coming back strongly and that’s unknown with COVID-19 restrictions and the general comfort with travelling."
Bow Valley misses international workers during staff shortage crunch

Bow Valley misses international workers during staff shortage crunch

“Everyone has pitched up wages, but it doesn’t matter what you pay; there’s nobody to take the job."