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École Notre-Dame des Monts students win national awards, scholarships

École Notre-Dame des Monts students win national awards, scholarships

Two former École Notre-Dame des Monts students from Canmore – Lorien Monteith and Jordan Olsthoorn – were awarded $1,000 national scholarships in October
Canadian astronaut talks about travelling to space with Bow Valley students

Canadian astronaut talks about travelling to space with Bow Valley students

Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut, spoke with students at the Exshaw School last week about the ins and outs of travelling to space and introduced a new Junior Astronaut program
Canmore RCMP asking for help identifying thieves

Canmore RCMP asking for help identifying thieves

Canmore RCMP set up surveillance cameras at a local trailhead parking lot to help identify and catch suspects wanted in connection to multiple incidents of thefts from vehicles over the past month in the Bow Valley
Budget 2019 sets aside money for wildlife overpass

Budget 2019 sets aside money for wildlife overpass

“$20 million has been budgeted to construct wildlife fencing and overpasses across the province, with the corridor between Calgary and Banff ranked as a top priority,” said Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin.
Polling data from federal election shows mixed results for Bow Valley communities

Polling data from federal election shows mixed results for Bow Valley communities

Recently released poll by poll results revealed some municipalities in the Bow Valley stayed in line with the majority of the province, such as Bighorn, Exshaw and Canmore which all voted Conservative, while other communities such as Lake Louise, Banff and Morley had different results.
Tourism Canmore Kananaskis to host industry stakeholder engagement sessions

Tourism Canmore Kananaskis to host industry stakeholder engagement sessions

With tourism being a billion dollar industry in the Bow Valley, Tourism Canmore Kananaskis held its annual general meeting earlier this month to discuss the progress its made over the past year, strategic plans and upcoming industry stakeholder meetings
Canmore and Banff high schools team up for music festival

Canmore and Banff high schools team up for music festival

Canmore Collegiate High School and Banff Community High School have teamed up in the spirit of collaboration for the 2019 Vic Lewis Festival at artsPlace Nov. 1-3
Travel Alberta targets $20 billion in visitor spending by 2030, no concerns of over-tourism in the Bow Valley

Travel Alberta targets $20 billion in visitor spending by 2030, no concerns of over-tourism in the Bow Valley

“We have a fantastic opportunity supported by this government to grow our visitor economy to $20 billion by 2030 and it's definitely a sun-shot of a target, but what it says to us is that is an opportunity that the government has committed with and to."
Local baker creates 'crazy piece' for The Big Bake Holiday

Local baker creates 'crazy piece' for The Big Bake Holiday

“It’s a really crazy piece that we put out. We put a lot of time into our special effects on our cake ... We were all machines and we put out as much work as we could."
CRPS facing $725,000 shortfall as result of 2019 provincial budget

CRPS facing $725,000 shortfall as result of 2019 provincial budget

The Canadian Rockies Public School (CRPS) division said it would be affected by an estimated $725,000 shortfall as a result of reassigned grants to accommodate enrolment growth that were set out in the recently released provincial budget