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Strategic plan seeks to build better Banff

Strategic plan seeks to build better Banff

“We’re really hopeful that this document is a reflection of the conversations we had while door-knocking during the election and the conversations we’ve had during our first year as council.”

COMMENTARY: Alberta Health Services needs strengthening, not dismantling

COMMENTARY: Province needs to strengthen and support the healthcare system
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."
Bow Valley Legions ready to return to normal Remembrance Day services

Bow Valley Legions ready to return to normal Remembrance Day services

“All those folks during the First World War, Second World War and Korea, and even the later conflicts like Bosnia and Afghanistan, we forget about our soldiers, some of whom made the supreme sacrifice.”
Banff experienced 'mode shift magic' this summer: mayor

Banff experienced 'mode shift magic' this summer: mayor

“Without transit the road system would have experienced gridlock for most of the summer.”
Banff hiring fair returns as demographic shift changes labour market

Banff hiring fair returns as demographic shift changes labour market

“It is a job-seekers market for sure. We had a record-breaking 600 people last time. I am interested to see what we get this year.”
Permanent Banff Ave pedestrian zone under discussion

Permanent Banff Ave pedestrian zone under discussion

“It’s exploratory in nature, and it doesn’t bind us to a path, except to open this up to a broad discussion on the possibilities and on obtaining more information and feedback."
Banff YWCA opens new affordable housing project

Banff YWCA opens new affordable housing project

“The individuals often that we are housing in our affordable housing units are living and working in the tourism and hospitality industry, so we want to make sure that we take care of our people.”
Tourism industry veteran appointed advocacy group CEO

Tourism industry veteran appointed advocacy group CEO

“We really see this as an opportunity for Alberta to meaningfully and sustainably diversify its economy, but that’s going to require a coordinated advocacy effort to remind government and those wanting to form government that we need to have a strategic policy framework.”
BISQC ready to bring the music again to Banff

BISQC ready to bring the music again to Banff

“The quartets will be arriving this week and we are 99 per cent sold out on tickets, which is pretty remarkable when you think about string quartets and the audience for this kind of chamber music. It has a very fierce following and people are very excited to come back to Banff.”