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Bow Valley Chorus director honours late wife with symphony

Bow Valley Chorus director honours late wife with symphony

“The new association with Karen made it inevitable that it was going to be called the firebird. Karen is the firebird, and the Firebird Symphony and Chorus is now a thing and I am extremely proud.”
EDITORIAL: Kananaskis Conservation Pass will be election issue for region

EDITORIAL: Kananaskis Conservation Pass will be election issue for region

EDITORIAL: The Kananaskis Country Pass is about to become a key political issue for the next provincial election.
Province enforcing Kananaskis user-fee pass

Province enforcing Kananaskis user-fee pass

“Over the May long weekend, checks indicated a compliance rate of more than 89 per cent.”
Wildfire exercise prepares for worst, aids in coordination

Wildfire exercise prepares for worst, aids in coordination

“These exercises are invaluable. There’s so much learning that comes out of it. This forces us to integrate our communications to work together and it’s great to build relationships with these agencies. If an actual incident happens, it helps understand all the players, the jurisdictions and the roles of everyone.”
Mama moose protecting calves forces trail closure

Mama moose protecting calves forces trail closure

“Previous separation between the cow and a calf has caused stress in the animals.”
MLA Rosin backing Toews to replace Kenney as UCP leader

MLA Rosin backing Toews to replace Kenney as UCP leader

Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin is supporting Travis Toews as the next leader of the United Conservative Party.
artsPlace water exhibit blends science and art to create change

artsPlace water exhibit blends science and art to create change

“I hope people feel something when they see the artwork. I think it is one thing to read a scientific document that tells you about climate change and it is another thing to really feel what climate change is in your gut when you look at a painting. When people feel things, then that creates change in their life.”
Banff-Kananaskis could be a toss-up in next election

Banff-Kananaskis could be a toss-up in next election

“Unless the UCP brings in some kind of leader that brings everyone together, that has them looking to the future and not the past, I think every MLA is going to be called to account for what they did under Kenney’s leadership.”
Mixed-use development, employee housing approved in Canmore

Mixed-use development, employee housing approved in Canmore

“I would think that market forces would prevail and if there was a demand for office space, warehouse space, on the second floor, the proponents would have taken that into consideration. Could we foresee a point in the future where the proponent may come back and look to repurpose that floor space to light industrial?”
EDITORIAL: Provincial election key for Banff-Kananaskis

EDITORIAL: Provincial election key for Banff-Kananaskis

The countdown is on for the next provincial election. At some point in the next 12 months, Alberta voters will head to the polls to decide who will lead the next provincial government. With an election set for May 29, 2023, it’s not outside the realm