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Budget 2019 sets aside money for wildlife overpass

Budget 2019 sets aside money for wildlife overpass

“$20 million has been budgeted to construct wildlife fencing and overpasses across the province, with the corridor between Calgary and Banff ranked as a top priority,” said Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin.
Polling data from federal election shows mixed results for Bow Valley communities

Polling data from federal election shows mixed results for Bow Valley communities

Recently released poll by poll results revealed some municipalities in the Bow Valley stayed in line with the majority of the province, such as Bighorn, Exshaw and Canmore which all voted Conservative, while other communities such as Lake Louise, Banff and Morley had different results.
Tourism Canmore Kananaskis to host industry stakeholder engagement sessions

Tourism Canmore Kananaskis to host industry stakeholder engagement sessions

With tourism being a billion dollar industry in the Bow Valley, Tourism Canmore Kananaskis held its annual general meeting earlier this month to discuss the progress its made over the past year, strategic plans and upcoming industry stakeholder meetings
Canmore and Banff high schools team up for music festival

Canmore and Banff high schools team up for music festival

Canmore Collegiate High School and Banff Community High School have teamed up in the spirit of collaboration for the 2019 Vic Lewis Festival at artsPlace Nov. 1-3
Travel Alberta targets $20 billion in visitor spending by 2030, no concerns of over-tourism in the Bow Valley

Travel Alberta targets $20 billion in visitor spending by 2030, no concerns of over-tourism in the Bow Valley

“We have a fantastic opportunity supported by this government to grow our visitor economy to $20 billion by 2030 and it's definitely a sun-shot of a target, but what it says to us is that is an opportunity that the government has committed with and to."
Local baker creates 'crazy piece' for The Big Bake Holiday

Local baker creates 'crazy piece' for The Big Bake Holiday

“It’s a really crazy piece that we put out. We put a lot of time into our special effects on our cake ... We were all machines and we put out as much work as we could."
CRPS facing $725,000 shortfall as result of 2019 provincial budget

CRPS facing $725,000 shortfall as result of 2019 provincial budget

The Canadian Rockies Public School (CRPS) division said it would be affected by an estimated $725,000 shortfall as a result of reassigned grants to accommodate enrolment growth that were set out in the recently released provincial budget
Local climate scientist hosts Thunberg at Columbia Icefield

Local climate scientist hosts Thunberg at Columbia Icefield

“She has done more than any other person to raise awareness of climate change science. She has suggested that people focus on the science and listen to scientists and this is good for society, as we can help find solutions to extreme weather, climate change and the impacts on snow, ice and water.”
Canmore students hopeful community members will Ditch the Dryer

Canmore students hopeful community members will Ditch the Dryer

“We as individuals have to start making changes to start helping our environment.”
Town of Canmore suspects another surplus budget at end of year

Town of Canmore suspects another surplus budget at end of year

According to Ric Irwin, the Town’s senior finance officer, year-to-date results indicate “conformance with the overall 2019 budget,” with an estimated operational budget surplus of $1.5 million by the end of the year