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Court of Appeal hears from potential intervenors on TSMVPL-owned lands

Court of Appeal hears from potential intervenors on TSMVPL-owned lands

A trio of organizations gave arguments in their attempts to become intervenors in the Town of Canmore’s application to seek leave to appeal the Land and Property Rights Tribunal’s order to adopt the Smith Creek and Three Sisters Village area structure plans.
Bighorn upholds visitor accommodation approval after appeal

Bighorn upholds visitor accommodation approval after appeal

“This is a significant issue, and the board is satisfied that it is appropriate to modify condition 6 to clarify the applicant’s responsibilities and the testing to be carried out. The board modified condition six to specify that monitoring/testing wells must be located upslope from the intended location on the retailing well, since that is the area of concern for damage to the aquifer.”
Appeal heard on Dead Man’s Flats rink proposal

Appeal heard on Dead Man’s Flats rink proposal

“There is a professional report stating that the wildlife corridor should be protected dating back to 2004 on the MD of Bighorn website. It clearly stated that there should be a 180-metre setback from the Bow River to give the wildlife space and no building work was permitted.”
EDITORIAL: Province needs to address rental issues

EDITORIAL: Province needs to address rental issues

Similar to British Columbia and Ontario, where rents for the majority of rental units can only be increased by a specific percentage each year, Alberta needs to have a system in place to protect tenants.
Wildfire under control near Banff National Park east gate

Wildfire under control near Banff National Park east gate

A 0.2-hectare wildlife two kilometres west of Banff National Park’s east gate is under control by Parks Canada fire personnel, the federal agency announced Saturday morning.
Canmore United take ‘driver’s seat’ with crucial victory

Canmore United take ‘driver’s seat’ with crucial victory

“I have to say I really wanted this. I thought about it all the time."
Wim and Pauw Foundation donation aims to help Bow Valley Food Alliance

Wim and Pauw Foundation donation aims to help Bow Valley Food Alliance

“Social connection is one key to happy and successful communities. The COVID-19 pandemic made it clear that the BVFA offers essential supports to a cross-section of people throughout the Bow Valley and our donation will help them build on the work they have done and ensure their long-term sustainability.”
Search continues for man, dog who drowned at Spray Lakes

Search continues for man, dog who drowned at Spray Lakes

Police are continuing to search for the body of a man who drowned while attempting to save a dog at Spray Lakes Sunday (Aug. 7).
MD of Bighorn offered membership in CAEP

MD of Bighorn offered membership in CAEP

“You get a lot of networking opportunities. Lots of learning opportunities in terms of economic development and how to implement economic development. We have a roving [economic development officer] that can come into your municipality to help you with big projects and little projects.”
Ukrainians starting new lives in Bow Valley

Ukrainians starting new lives in Bow Valley

“Displaced Ukrainians and evacuees often arrive with the trauma of suddenly fleeing a war that is ravaging their home country. They’re thinking about family and friends that are still there.”