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Canmore distillery wants to help fill gap amidst COVID-19 panic

Canmore distillery wants to help fill gap amidst COVID-19 panic

Canmore's Wildlife Distillery has started to produce hand sanitizer in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
Government of Alberta announces education plan for students at home during global health emergency

Government of Alberta announces education plan for students at home during global health emergency

“Canadian Rockies School Division appreciates the clarity and continuity it will provide for our teaching staff. We have some of the finest teaching staff in this country who will work diligently to assist our students in their educational pursuits during these challenging times.”
Town of Canmore continues to manage COVID-19 with daily meetings, closures

Town of Canmore continues to manage COVID-19 with daily meetings, closures

“Most of all we’ve done here has been as a result of recommendations or direction from public health authorities, so we’ll continue to rely on the informed advice of the experts,” said Canmore Mayor John Borrowman.
Food and Friends suspends services as result of COVID-19

Food and Friends suspends services as result of COVID-19

“Food and Friends, we will reopen once the danger zone has passed – whether there’s any workforce left in the valley to need our services is the big question."
Roam Transit offering free fare amid COVID-19 pandemic

Roam Transit offering free fare amid COVID-19 pandemic

“I think the key is we’re doing everything to maintain our service for people, but ensure the safety of both drivers and passengers and we’re continuing to monitor the situation."
UPDATED: Hinshaw announces 22 new cases of COVID-19 in province, AHS website confirms first case in Canmore

UPDATED: Hinshaw announces 22 new cases of COVID-19 in province, AHS website confirms first case in Canmore

“Per capita, we are testing more than any other jurisdiction in North America,” Hinshaw said. “To put that in perspective that means we have done one test for approximately every 290 Albertans.”
Local artists scramble to make ends meet with cancellation of gigs

Local artists scramble to make ends meet with cancellation of gigs

“I am a full-time musician I have no other income,” said Alanna J. Brown. “It’s taken me a few years to get to this point, but unfortunately due to this virus, and understandably … all of my performances have been postponed or cancelled.”
Social distancing key to stopping spread of COVID-19

Social distancing key to stopping spread of COVID-19

“All it takes is about 15 episodes of transmission in a crowded area before you’ve reached into the millions of possible contact,” said medical director of the Banff Mineral Springs Hospital Dr. Matt McIsaac said. “You get this exponential curve of the spread that happens because it’s not just the one person who goes onto spread it.”
Avalanche Canada says forecasting more difficult due to COVID-19

Avalanche Canada says forecasting more difficult due to COVID-19

“The other big picture here is we go in the backcountry, whether its backcountry skiing or other adventure sports, and something happens, we’re taxing emergency services that are probably already maxed out."
Lake Louise Ski Resort, Sunshine Village announce closures

Lake Louise Ski Resort, Sunshine Village announce closures

"It is with heavy hearts; we announce the temporary closure to allow Canada and the world to combat the pandemic of COVID-19."