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Province announce soft easement of health measures

Province announce soft easement of health measures

“We need everyone's cooperation to stay within the rules," said Minister of Health Tyler Shandro. "Don’t bend the rules to fit you, they’re not designed to be flexible.”
Mayoral race in Canmore heats up

Mayoral race in Canmore heats up

There are officially two contenders running to become the next mayor of Canmore in the upcoming fall municipal election.
Rising rent too costly for Canmore Dollar Store to bargain for

Rising rent too costly for Canmore Dollar Store to bargain for

Are the days of getting a discount in downtown dead?
Cougar activity in Canmore typically higher in winter

Cougar activity in Canmore typically higher in winter

The months of December through March see some of the highest cougar activity as more elk and deer congregate closer to town.
MLA Rosin travelled to visit family in Saskatchewan over Christmas

MLA Rosin travelled to visit family in Saskatchewan over Christmas

Tim Gerwing, director of communications for the UCP Caucus, said Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin lives alone, so when she travelled to Saskatchewan to visit family over Christmas, she was following public health guidelines.
UPDATED: Man in his 90s dies as part of COVID-19 outbreak at Origin at Spring Creek

UPDATED: Man in his 90s dies as part of COVID-19 outbreak at Origin at Spring Creek

According to Alberta Health, there have been four cases linked to the outbreak at the facility of approximately 120 residents. Of these, one is active, two have recovered and sadly there has been one death.
Council changes tourist home densities for Second Avenue after public hearing

Council changes tourist home densities for Second Avenue after public hearing

CANMORE – Property owners along Second Avenue who invested in developing tourist homes appeared before council during a public hearing this week to support changes being considered for the Land Use Bylaw.
Alberta COVID-19 health measures extended to at least Jan. 21

Alberta COVID-19 health measures extended to at least Jan. 21

As of Wednesday (Jan. 6), there have been 1,002 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in the Bow Valley since the pandemic began. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has also announced the province's current public health measures will remain in place until at least Jan. 21; however, students will return to in-class learning Monday (Jan. 11).
UPDATED: Canmore and Banff long-term care residents receive COVID-19 vaccine

UPDATED: Canmore and Banff long-term care residents receive COVID-19 vaccine

Residents of Cascade House in Banff received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Monday (Jan. 11) and residents of the Bow River Seniors Lodge in Canmore are scheduled for immunization on Wednesday (Jan. 13).
COVID-19 outbreak confirmed at Origin at Spring Creek

COVID-19 outbreak confirmed at Origin at Spring Creek

“We’re doing all the appropriate measures … obviously we want to keep everybody safe and we’re doing everything we absolutely can.”