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Federal election data shows sharp divide in Banff-Airdrie riding

Federal election data shows sharp divide in Banff-Airdrie riding

“In many cases, people make decisions about voting based on if they think that their vote can make a difference. It becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy of course. You sometimes see lower voter turnout when people think their vote won’t make a difference.”
Buffaloberry season leads to bear advisory for residents, visitors

Buffaloberry season leads to bear advisory for residents, visitors

“If there's a good crop, they’ll literally just park themselves into a shrub bush and often engorge on them. It goes through their system pretty fast and sugars get extracted.
EDITORIAL: Improved regulation needed for staffing agencies

EDITORIAL: Improved regulation needed for staffing agencies

EDITORIAL: Foreign workers may not be citizens of Canada and it can be easy to ignore a situation, as an essential part of the country’s workforce we owe it to them to lessen the risk and improve regulation against those who try and take advantage.
EDITORIAL: Downloading on municipalities growing concern

EDITORIAL: Downloading on municipalities growing concern

EDITORIAL: Provincial governments across Canada have been steadily offloading costs to local governments in an effort to make their own annual budgets and deficits more amiable to citizens. However, it comes at a cost as the bills for services still need to be paid by someone.
NDP vow to remove K-Country pass, replace with voluntary donations

NDP vow to remove K-Country pass, replace with voluntary donations

“We like the idea because it doesn’t prevent people from enjoying parks if they don’t have the ability to pay,” he said. “If they do have the ability to pay, we will be creating an option for them to support the parks voluntarily.”
RCMP, CBSA investigating contract foreign workers employment status at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

RCMP, CBSA investigating contract foreign workers employment status at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

A Canada Border Services Agency and RCMP investigation at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will see 31 contract foreign workers employed through a staffing agency required to leave Canada.
CRPS looking to expand course offerings at local high schools

CRPS looking to expand course offerings at local high schools

“The idea is to try and build a more cross-curricular approach. You are bringing these different fields together to have a practical approach. When you start in some of your core courses like chemistry, biology or physics, that is when you tie in some of the environmental stewardship, which is your STEM component.”
Proposed Banff, Calgary rail line continues back and forth with province

Proposed Banff, Calgary rail line continues back and forth with province

“This is a big mass transit public infrastructure project. … This is multiple levels of government, multiple stakeholders, multiple interests and politics all converging trying to get passenger rail service from the airport in Calgary to the National Park. There's some back and forth. That is part of that process.”
Tragic incidents see four killed in outdoor activities

Tragic incidents see four killed in outdoor activities

The last missing person from a boat that capsized Sunday near Spray Lakes campground was found deceased Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Abbot Pass Refuge Cabin officially removed

Abbot Pass Refuge Cabin officially removed

“It is heartbreaking. It is one of the best-known huts in Canada, you can even argue North America. It has been associated with the Alpine Club of Canada for many years. For everyone in the club, guests who have stayed there, staff and a vast number of volunteers, it is something that everyone has a difficult time with.”