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Updated: Change to compensation program for rural Alberta doctors results in confusion

Updated: Change to compensation program for rural Alberta doctors results in confusion

"The biggest thing for me was the way the announcement and bulletin was worded," said Canmore family physician Liana Hwang. "It seemed like doctors in Canmore would not be considered rural anymore and would not qualify for the other measures."
RCMP say reports of active shooter in Canmore 'unsubstantiated'

RCMP say reports of active shooter in Canmore 'unsubstantiated'

"Contrary to what was reported on social media there was not an active shooter in the area. Police confirm that there is no threat to public safety."
Town of Canmore response to COVID-19 shutdown affects 140 positions

Town of Canmore response to COVID-19 shutdown affects 140 positions

In addition to having 41 per cent of the municipality's staff positions affected as a result of closures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, officials with the Town of Canmore estimate it will lose $2 million in revenue from mid-March to the end of July
Canmore's $1.7M surplus going towards COVID-19 related initiatives

Canmore's $1.7M surplus going towards COVID-19 related initiatives

“It assures the public that it’s in a holding spot so that we can make some thoughtful decisions moving forward and we can use those funds to do so."
No plans for checkstops at entrances to Canmore

No plans for checkstops at entrances to Canmore

While the Town of Banff has checkstops at the entrance to that community, officials from the Town of Canmore said this week that after careful consideration "we didn't think it appropriate in Canmore"
Bow Valley funding forces combine to battle COVID-19 effects

Bow Valley funding forces combine to battle COVID-19 effects

“We know there will be overlapping needs across the Valley, and it makes sense that they are addressed jointly. From a solutions standpoint, to a resource standpoint, to a funding standpoint – the dollars will stretch further if we work together."
Canmore RCMP show cruiser dance skills for 6-year-old's birthday

Canmore RCMP show cruiser dance skills for 6-year-old's birthday

“They blew it out of the water. He was ecstatic – he couldn’t stop smiling for the rest of the day.”
Canmore Folk Music Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

Canmore Folk Music Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

“We held out hope for as long as we could, but consulting with other festivals and other people in the music world, as well as the health authorities and people in government, we couldn’t do it in a safe manner and it’s so important for us to keep our folk festival community safe."
Scammers target Bow Valley churches in email fraud

Scammers target Bow Valley churches in email fraud

“People are in a very generous space and I really celebrate that but that also makes them increasingly vulnerable for frauds and scams that are praying on their better nature."
Bow Valley libraries adjust service during global pandemic

Bow Valley libraries adjust service during global pandemic

“We’re really excited to be able to bring the collection back into the hands of our community in a safe and thoughtful way.” – Sarah McCormack, Library Director for the Banff Public Library.