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Banff to examine potential land swap with Parks Canada for intercept parking

Banff to examine potential land swap with Parks Canada for intercept parking

“It is the single most crucial part of the entire equation.”
Waste commission passes conservative budget impacted by soaring costs, inflation

Waste commission passes conservative budget impacted by soaring costs, inflation

“Whether you’re a household, a municipality, a private business, we’re all facing the same cost increases. …  I think we’re lucky we’re well set financially to weather any storm over the next couple of years. We’ve set ourselves well for success."
Expert panel recommendations a 'watershed moment for Banff'

Expert panel recommendations a 'watershed moment for Banff'

Mobility hubs, improving public transit and reducing private vehicle use are among the eight recommendations made by an expert panel on how to help people get and travel to the Bow Valley and Banff National Park.
Project to fix Canmore wastewater odours proposed for 2023

Project to fix Canmore wastewater odours proposed for 2023

“Because it is a quality of life issue for some of our residents, it’s important we address it sooner than later and at least have answers for them,”
Town of Canmore, community sees decline in greenhouse gas emissions: report

Town of Canmore, community sees decline in greenhouse gas emissions: report

“Part of with the building code is it’s a waiting game to see what the province does and then we can see what’s potentially in our purview to support that despite or alongside what is adopted in the province."
Columbian ground squirrels causing 'significant damage' at Banff cemeteries

Columbian ground squirrels causing 'significant damage' at Banff cemeteries

The Town of Banff has trapped and relocated 160 Columbian ground squirrels from the two local cemeteries over the past five years.
Mandatory commercial food waste program proposed for Canmore

Mandatory commercial food waste program proposed for Canmore

“It’s part of our coexistence with wildlife and meeting our climate change goals and priorities to be better handle and better deal with food waste… helps us go a long way in making sure we’re not part of the problem and we’re contributing to the solution."
Warm weather fueled busier October for Banff

Warm weather fueled busier October for Banff

“It was an awesome October for weather and folks chose to come to the mountains and take advantage of that."
Compliance high for Banff's new closed door bylaw

Compliance high for Banff's new closed door bylaw

“Compliance has been amazingly strong and I do want to give a big shout-out to the business community for being so diligent in keeping their doors closed,” said Michael Hay, manager of environment and sustainability for the Town of Banff.
Wolverines declining inside, outside protected areas

Wolverines declining inside, outside protected areas

“I had the expectation that the numbers were probably stable, so I was pretty surprised when we realized how bad it is."