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Monitoring committee to hear from public on Canmore municipal heliport lease renewal

Monitoring committee to hear from public on Canmore municipal heliport lease renewal

The current heliport lease term ends on Nov. 30, 2021 and Alpine Helicopters Inc. has asked to renew that lease, however the terms of the lease are still to be negotiated and council will host a town hall for the community's feedback as well.
Exshaw School to remain open after three-year funding agreement reached

Exshaw School to remain open after three-year funding agreement reached

Families who send their children to Exshaw School are breathing a deep sigh of relief this week as a recent announcement secures their education at the school for the next three years
Alberta judge threatens Federal prison time for stolen snowboard

Alberta judge threatens Federal prison time for stolen snowboard

A provincial court judge delivered some harsh words last Wednesday (Jan. 29) during the sentencing of 23-year-old Wesley Hasslberger-Wright, who was charged with theft after stealing a snowboard from a storage locker in an underground parking lot in Banff
Family Resource Network to replace Parent Link, funding details still to be determined

Family Resource Network to replace Parent Link, funding details still to be determined

“We know that there will be something, we just don’t know what it will look like, and something even if its not with us, that’s a good thing for our community. And I think we have the best possible staff right now to work us through this transition period and to launch something new like a Family Resource Network – the team is highly skilled, caring, empathetic and careful.”
$500K donation 'wind in your sails' for Banff Canmore Community Foundation

$500K donation 'wind in your sails' for Banff Canmore Community Foundation

 “We recognize the work that the community foundation does in building and maintaining relationships with so many organizations throughout the valley."
Exshaw School saved after feds agree to continue funding for next 3 years

Exshaw School saved after feds agree to continue funding for next 3 years

In a statement released by Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) and Stoney Education Authority (SEA) Thursday morning (Jan. 30), it was announced that Indigenous Services Canada has agreed to continue funding Exshaw School for the next three years at current funding levels
Banff-Kananaskis NDP association begins planning for next election

Banff-Kananaskis NDP association begins planning for next election

“The riding of Banff-Kananaskis is showing how deeply engaged it is in progressive politics in the province of Alberta.”
Canmore accountant accused of running 'Ponzi scheme' awaiting trial verdict

Canmore accountant accused of running 'Ponzi scheme' awaiting trial verdict

Court of Queens Bench Justice Kristine Eidsvik will decide the fate of the former Canmore accountant on March 27
Federal, provincial politicians chime in on Exshaw School closure

Federal, provincial politicians chime in on Exshaw School closure

“Why are [the Feds] shutting the door on Indigenous students and the school they’ve chosen to attend?”
CRPS insurance skyrockets by 274 per cent

CRPS insurance skyrockets by 274 per cent

According to Canadian Rockies Public School (CRPS) board treasurer Mike Guindon, the 274 per cent is from a mixture of different increases, including a 300 per cent property insurance increase.