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OLS graduate receives prestigious University of Calgary scholarship

OLS graduate receives prestigious University of Calgary scholarship

“I love my school. They have amazing staff and really caring teachers who helped me a ton. Whether it was with academics or just helping me manage everything I was doing, it’s a very supportive environment."
Canmore council to decide on mask bylaw at special council meeting

Canmore council to decide on mask bylaw at special council meeting

“I feel like after all this time, we’ve sort of forgotten the actual reason for wearing the mask. It’s not about protecting ourselves, but it’s about protecting other people.”
Town staff to begin work on 2022 Canmore budget

Town staff to begin work on 2022 Canmore budget

“I do believe with the cuts from the provincial government to our MSI (Municipal Sustainability Initiative) fund these next few years in transition are going to be incredibly difficult. I believe having as much information and working through these budgets as early as possible is quite prudent so we can try to understand what the fall back is going to be on our community and the members of our community.”
Donation aims to help food security issues

Donation aims to help food security issues

“Grassroots groups and food support organizations rely on the Bow Valley Food Alliance to help them coordinate and connect. This donation will help us focus on what matters most – improving food security and food sovereignty in the Bow Valley.
Roam transit net zero carbon building, electric buses unveiled

Roam transit net zero carbon building, electric buses unveiled

“The big advantage we have is the municipalities collaborate very well. Banff, Canmore and Improvement District No. 9 all want to make transit better, so people can move around the valley without having to either own a vehicle or use their vehicle. You don’t typically see this kind of collaboration.”
Bow Valley Canada Day events to focus on Indigenous culture, history

Bow Valley Canada Day events to focus on Indigenous culture, history

The towns of Banff and Canmore will each have their respective events, though the COVID-19 pandemic will see it be more low-key than previous years. The two municipalities will also have an emphasis on Indigenous culture and history.
Tourism Canmore Kananaskis announces CEO

Tourism Canmore Kananaskis announces CEO

“Rachel is a well-respected and trusted member of the tourism community both in Alberta and internationally. Her experience in the tourism sector throughout the Canadian Rockies will be an asset to the team and community as a whole as we restore economic prosperity and social well-being through the visitor economy.”
Dog dies of heat exhaustion on Grotto Mountain

Dog dies of heat exhaustion on Grotto Mountain

Kananaskis Public Safety specialists responded to 21 call-outs from Friday through Sunday, including a wingsuit jumper caught in trees to a man swept over Elbow Falls.
Study provides picture of homelessness, housing insecurity in Bow Valley

Study provides picture of homelessness, housing insecurity in Bow Valley

“The intention of this report is to provide means for agencies and leadership to determine their community’s needs, as well as the necessary responses and potential avenues to prevent or reduce homelessness and housing instability in the Bow Valley."
Virtual open house provides discussion for future of local tourism

Virtual open house provides discussion for future of local tourism

“I think people have really started to feel overwhelmed in the last couple of years, particularly this last year. I think we all really felt it pretty intensely. People are coming, but I think in order to find balance, we really need as a community to embrace the fact that people do come here.”