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Canmore looking for answers on Calgary-Banff passenger rail proposal

Canmore looking for answers on Calgary-Banff passenger rail proposal

“We are not at any point ready to commit to money on this,” said Premier Jason Kenney. “We have to give this very close rigor and that’s the stage that we’re at right now.”
TSMVPL launches $161 million civil lawsuit on defeated development plans

TSMVPL launches $161 million civil lawsuit on defeated development plans

Three Sisters Mountain Village Property Limited is suing the Town of Canmore and all seven members of the previous Town council for $161 million.
New position to aid planning in Palliser lands, downtown area

New position to aid planning in Palliser lands, downtown area

“Affordable housing is one of our No. one priorities and I suspect it will be No. one when we come out of strategic planning. In order to do that, we need to have the plans laid out for where that housing can go in Palliser is one of the key areas. We can’t move ahead with any development until this is done. Putting it off by a year or two is a year or two too long.”
Council budget to look at return of Main Street closure

Council budget to look at return of Main Street closure

“I’d say the BIA and probably the general public are very happy to get a lot of clarity on this for the coming summer. If we can look forward to another summer of downtown going to be a pedestrian zone, it’s going to help planning and probably the whole idea of it leading forward. We can probably do some interesting and spectacular stuff coming up.”
Canmore council to look at increased transit service on weekdays, Sundays

Canmore council to look at increased transit service on weekdays, Sundays

“This will be a big part in increasing affordability when we can have Roam transit go to all parts of town and if it’s frequent enough it makes sense for people to go wherever they need to go without spending an extra hour of travel waiting for buses. This is an important step.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley
Canmore speed skater Connor Howe punches ticket to Olympics after world cup silver in Calgary

Canmore speed skater Connor Howe punches ticket to Olympics after world cup silver in Calgary

Canmore's Connor Howe keeps getting better and better.
Canmore's Gerry Hurley wins top conservation award

Canmore's Gerry Hurley wins top conservation award

“I like to do my part to try and protect the wildlife, particularly the grizzly bears. It’s been an amazing experience,” said Canmore's Gerry Hurley.
Bow Valley wolf pack roaming far and wide

Bow Valley wolf pack roaming far and wide

“This pack has been quite secretive all summer and into fall compared to their usual habits and they’ve been rather wary, which is a really good thing,” said Blair Fyten, a human-wildlife coexistence specialist with Banff National Park.
Canmore council requests talks with AHS on ambulance concerns

Canmore council requests talks with AHS on ambulance concerns

“We know there is a concern expressed, not only in our community, but in a number of communities in Alberta around the availability of ambulances in our community when they are needed."