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Verdict postponed in fraud trial of former Canmore accountant

Verdict postponed in fraud trial of former Canmore accountant

“As a result of the pandemic response most out of custody criminal matters in the Court of Queens Bench are being adjourned to set [Criminal Appearance Court] dates depending on the week of the matter, so Neilson goes to June."
Return home for Bow Valley residents proves challenging as international borders close

Return home for Bow Valley residents proves challenging as international borders close

“My life was in Canada­ – I wish I had a chance to actually say a proper goodbye to people,” said former Canmore resident Ashlee Reid. “The decision [to leave] got made for me.”
Roam Transit reducing service to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading

Roam Transit reducing service to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading

“I think we’ll still meet the needs of the community for people that need to get around for groceries … essential workers [can get to work], but still working with people to stay home.”
Bow Valley musician ready to host communtiy sing-along

Bow Valley musician ready to host communtiy sing-along

“I think it’s really beautiful because music brings people together … there’s nothing else that does it in the same way music does."
Town of Canmore defers property tax and utility payments

Town of Canmore defers property tax and utility payments

“This is a new and unprecedented situation and has created a high level of economic and income uncertainty for residents and business owners in our community."
Parks Canada, Canmore, Banff take aggressive measures to slow spread of COVID-19 crisis

Parks Canada, Canmore, Banff take aggressive measures to slow spread of COVID-19 crisis

Parks Canada shuts down public access in national parks; Canmore declares state of local emergency
Bow Valley scenes during the COVID-19 health crisis

Bow Valley scenes during the COVID-19 health crisis

A gallery of images from Thursday (March 19) to Wednesday (March 25) highlighting the Bow Valley's response to COVID-19
Canmore reassessing Safe Park Program as homelessness on the rise

Canmore reassessing Safe Park Program as homelessness on the rise

"With the ever-changing circumstances and the currently unknown impacts on our community, we are going to continue to do our best to provide the community with safe options."
Updated: Town of Canmore declares state of local emergency

Updated: Town of Canmore declares state of local emergency

“This will give the us the increased authority to take additional measures to protect the Canmore community, such as closing municipal playgrounds – which we are doing today. While the state of local emergency allows us to take additional action within the municipality, it does not allow us to close the highway, which is under provincial jurisdiction."
Local doctors concerned new medical advice app lacks continuity of care

Local doctors concerned new medical advice app lacks continuity of care

“That circles back to the lack of continuity – if they weren’t able to address your issues through the app then essentially what they told you was to go see your family doctor, or go to the emergency room,” said Dr. Liana Hwang with Mountain Maternity and Family Medicine. “I don’t think that’s a cost-saving and I don’t think it’s a time saving for the patient – it’s definitely not providing better care.”