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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.
Canmore recreation facilities begin reopening with a 'new normal' due to COVID-19

Canmore recreation facilities begin reopening with a 'new normal' due to COVID-19

As of Wednesday (July 1), the Town of Canmore began reopening its facilities, however those hoping to swim at Elevation Place will have to wait until August due to a broken light fixture over the pool that needs to be replaced. Those who want to use the fitness centre and climbing wall will be able to do so by reservation beginning mid-July.
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
A $100k silver-lining Schulich Scholarship for OLS student

A $100k silver-lining Schulich Scholarship for OLS student

OLS student Jenna Murphy was recently awarded the heavily coveted $100k Schulich Leader Scholarship
Canmore Mountain Market returns for 20th season

Canmore Mountain Market returns for 20th season

"The market will continue to help bring back our community spirit in Canmore during this difficult and unprecedented time."
Three Sisters Mountain Village moving forward with two area structure plans

Three Sisters Mountain Village moving forward with two area structure plans

With the final wildlife corridor for Three Sisters Mountain Village approved by the province earlier this year, the developer is moving ahead with two area structure plans expected to be in front of council for consideration of first reading this fall
Canmore Library now offering curbside pick up service

Canmore Library now offering curbside pick up service

"Despite the earlier than expected provincial ‘green light’ our library remains closed to the public for now. There is still much for us to get into place before we will be ready for public access, and due to our location, we must also wait until Elevation Place is ready to open."
Funding support for destination marketing organizations announced

Funding support for destination marketing organizations announced

"This news is transformational for Banff and Lake Louise Tourism, and essential to our ability to rebuild demand and maintain critical programs that support Banff and Lake Louise, where the primary economic driver is tourism," said Banff and Lake Louise Tourism president and CEO Leslie Bruce.