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Canmore council appoints members to two new task forces

Canmore council appoints members to two new task forces

The Business Recovery Task Force will be comprised of two elected officials, eight members of the public, including representatives from groups like Travel Alberta and Tourism Canmore Kananaskis. The Tourism Task Force will be comprised of two members of council and 16 representatives from the community.
Altalink replacing 23-km of transmission lines through the valley

Altalink replacing 23-km of transmission lines through the valley

Altalink is proposing to replace its 113L transmission line through the Bow Valley and the project includes increasing the H-frame poles adjacent to the Peaks of Grassi neighbourhood by two-to-six metres in height and removing trees on Crown lands adjacent to its right-of-way
Vehicle traffic returns to Canmore's Main Street – with a few changes

Vehicle traffic returns to Canmore's Main Street – with a few changes

"Moving forward, the idea is to not revert strictly back to Main Street being a main thoroughfare across town and really focusing on it as for local business access," said manager of engineering services for the Town of Canmore Andy Esarte
Bow River Seniors Lodge phase two construction underway

Bow River Seniors Lodge phase two construction underway

"This project not only increases capacity, but bridges the gap between what we can currently provide at the Bow River Seniors Lodge and what is available in long-term care at the Canmore and Banff hospitals." 
Canmore council approves leave of absence for Councillor Comfort

Canmore council approves leave of absence for Councillor Comfort

Canmore Councillor Esmé Comfort battled her third cancer diagnosis earlier this year with radiation and chemotherapy treatment. The good news is that she is now cancer free – however a fracture to her spine has resulted in a six-month leave of absence to focus on her health and recovery.
Canmore accountant found guilty of fraud sentenced to five years in prison

Canmore accountant found guilty of fraud sentenced to five years in prison

Former Canmore accountant James "Russ" Neilson was also ordered to pay $1.6 million back to his victims and if he doesn't, he faces another five years in prison
Harvest fundraiser offers fresh vegetables, support to local food banks

Harvest fundraiser offers fresh vegetables, support to local food banks

In-Dey-Go Fundraising's Lisa Downing says it's a "win-win-win-win" for all involved – the Harvest Bundle fundraiser supports local food banks, provides farm-fresh veggies, supports a local business and an Alberta farm
Banff installs Pride pathway, Canmore delays crosswalk to 2021

Banff installs Pride pathway, Canmore delays crosswalk to 2021

"We are thrilled to have the rainbow pathway return," said Banff resident and Pride volunteer Jeffrey Carpenter. "It is a vibrant, physical expression of our town's diversity and inclusion of its residents and visitors that can be appreciated year round." 
Canmore vacation rental company files class action lawsuit

Canmore vacation rental company files class action lawsuit

Wataga Properties Inc. is seeking $180 million in damages from Lloyd's Underwriters due to loss of income from the pandemic
Veterans to walk for PTSD awareness, front-line workers

Veterans to walk for PTSD awareness, front-line workers

With the many difficulties faced by front-line workers during the pandemic, Archambault said this year is about more than just the veterans. It is also about all those that have taken up the call of “service before self."