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Pine Tree Players presents The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Pine Tree Players presents The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Canmore theatre collective had the unique challenge of filming performances remotely in accordance to provincial health measures.
Safe Park program to launch as one-year pilot in Canmore to help seasonal workers

Safe Park program to launch as one-year pilot in Canmore to help seasonal workers

“A significant number of individuals who reside in their vehicle are part of our seasonal workforce, which the community relies on. Affordability is a key reason individuals reside in their vehicles.”
Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin signs letter opposing public health restrictions

Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin signs letter opposing public health restrictions

Miranda Rosin, the MLA for Banff-Kananaskis, was one of 16 UCP elected officials who signed a letter in opposition to the recently announced provincial public health restrictions.
The Gateway commercial property moving forward after council approval

The Gateway commercial property moving forward after council approval

“It’s a good development for Canmore. We need what’s being proposed there, particularly in the commercial area,” said Mayor John Borrowman. “There’s a number of residents in the Three Sisters-area that are looking forward to having a large grocery chain and other commercial activities.”
Canmore Folk Music Festival pulls the plug on 2021 event

Canmore Folk Music Festival pulls the plug on 2021 event

“The No. 1 thing is public safety and our long-term financial health. This was going to be our 44th year, and we want to stay in it for the long haul.”
Calls for Canmore Fire-Rescue services continue to climb

Calls for Canmore Fire-Rescue services continue to climb

“It really comes down to an increase in population,” Canmore Fire-Rescue Chief Walter Gahler said. “We’re seeing roughly that same amount of growth in permanent growth and in visitation.”
Modelling predicts mountain snowpack, offers insight into spring runoff, effects of climate change

Modelling predicts mountain snowpack, offers insight into spring runoff, effects of climate change

The Global Water Futures program recently celebrated World Water Day on March 22. Locally, researchers from the University of Saskatchewan have also created a highly accurate computer model of the snowpack in the Bow Valley, which should lead to better management of water as a resource in the prairie provinces.
Royal LePage predicts recreational property prices to increase in 2021

Royal LePage predicts recreational property prices to increase in 2021

CANMORE – High demand and low supply in recreational properties across Canada – including in Canmore – is set to drive up prices in 2021, according to the Royal LePage's spring recreational property report.
Notley proposes provincial travel pass, diversifying economy and pushing renewable energy

Notley proposes provincial travel pass, diversifying economy and pushing renewable energy

“We know it won’t be a silver bullet, but I do believe it will be important in protecting jobs, keeping businesses open and making sure tourism not only drives our economy, but grows.”
Several bars, restaurants voluntarily suspend in-person dining as COVID-19 cases increase

Several bars, restaurants voluntarily suspend in-person dining as COVID-19 cases increase

At least seven restaurants and bars in Canmore took the precautionary measure to close, or stop in-person dining, to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Only a few reported a confirmed case, while others cited contact tracing as part of the reason for their decision.