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Energy from waste facility could be game changer for regional waste management

Energy from waste facility could be game changer for regional waste management

“If the SAEWA project is successful, we will be able to reduce that distance by 50 per cent for many municipalities and also have the ability for municipalities to have long-term budgeting for municipal works based on a dependent tipping fee at a facility that they actually have some control over. We can come up with a long-term dependable solution with predictable economic costs as well as environmental benefits.”
Bow Valley residents to wait to be included in Quarry Lake parking pass program

Bow Valley residents to wait to be included in Quarry Lake parking pass program

“We don’t know enough of what that would entail and we know it would mean additional resources, but we don’t know right now what those resources would be because we have to take some time to research what the most effective and efficient way of delivering the pass program regionally would be.”
Airshed region adds new sensors to Banff and MD of Bighorn

Airshed region adds new sensors to Banff and MD of Bighorn

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone – which includes Banff, Canmore and the MD of Bighorn – expanded its air quality monitoring with new sensors.
Kananaskis rescues on track to surpass record-breaking year set in 2020

Kananaskis rescues on track to surpass record-breaking year set in 2020

“It all wraps around planning. You have to be able to take care of yourself until we arrive."
National Resources Conservation Board SR1 approval met with dismay

National Resources Conservation Board SR1 approval met with dismay

“People are disappointed. I know residents … Have not supported this project since day one. They’ve always thought there are better alternatives that prioritize the needs of Calgary, as well as the needs of the surrounding communities,” Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin said.
Alberta Parks installs new hiker-biker only campgrounds in Kananaskis

Alberta Parks installs new hiker-biker only campgrounds in Kananaskis

“They were just areas where folks arriving under their own steam, cycling or walking, could pitch a tent for a night or two for a reasonable fee.”
Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir given the go-ahead by Natural Resource Conservation Board

Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir given the go-ahead by Natural Resource Conservation Board

The Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project has been approved by the Natural Resources Conservation Board.
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.
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.”
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."