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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."
Spring Creek Mountain Village receives green energy certification

Spring Creek Mountain Village receives green energy certification

"We were one of the first to adopt geothermal technologies in Alberta to meet our goal: to create a truly sustainable mountain community. This is a nod to my parents and grandparents and to Canmore – a legacy for the town in which I grew up.”
Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce recognized with provincial award

Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce recognized with provincial award

“Over the past 16 months, Alberta businesses have faced challenge after challenge. Through it all, the Bow Valley Chamber has provided nothing short of exceptional support to its members. Congratulations on this very well-deserved honour.” 
From race timing to tracking trucks, Zone4 has found sustainable success

From race timing to tracking trucks, Zone4 has found sustainable success

CANMORE – One week into the pandemic, Dan Roycroft and his Zone4 race timing business were essentially out of work.
Art galleries, museums reopen as COVID-19 cases drop, vaccines increase

Art galleries, museums reopen as COVID-19 cases drop, vaccines increase

From Banff to Lake Louise and Canmore to Kananaskis, there are dozens of galleries and museums showcasing talented artists and history from across the country.