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Kenney's plan to stop municipalities imposing COVID-19 health rules 'heavy-handed'

Kenney's plan to stop municipalities imposing COVID-19 health rules 'heavy-handed'

“It seems like a short-term political calculation that could influence long-term governance decisions at the municipal level. It is cause for concern, and we worry that it may set a dangerous precedent."
BLLT focuses on rebuilding year-round tourism

BLLT focuses on rebuilding year-round tourism

“First and foremost, what we really want to do is rebuild year-round demand,” said Nancy DaDalt, director of visitor experience for BLLT
Infrastructure for Canmore Nordic Centre, outdoor recreation on Crown land highlighted in budget

Infrastructure for Canmore Nordic Centre, outdoor recreation on Crown land highlighted in budget

The provincial budget will see money head to the Canmore Nordic Centre for much-needed upgrades and enhancing outdoor recreational opportunities on Crown lands.
Canadian ski cross team fleeing Russia amid Ukraine invasion

Canadian ski cross team fleeing Russia amid Ukraine invasion

Among the Canadian athletes is multiple world cup gold medallist Kris Mahler of Canmore.
Climate change forces Parks Canada to remove historic Abbot Pass hut

Climate change forces Parks Canada to remove historic Abbot Pass hut

“Climate change and other environmental forces challenge the integrity of ecosystems and the condition of Parks Canada natural resources. We’re taking action on a wide arrange of fronts, including invasive species, actions related to our assets and trying to protect our assets from the effects of climate change.”
Waterton Lakes superintendent takes on high-profile top job in Banff National Park

Waterton Lakes superintendent takes on high-profile top job in Banff National Park

Sal Rasheed is the new superintendent of Banff National Park, and Francois Masse is the new superintendent of the Lake Louise, Yoho, Kootenay field unit.
Conservationists call for environmental assessments for Banff-Calgary passenger rail

Conservationists call for environmental assessments for Banff-Calgary passenger rail

“The consequences of doubling the rail line may lead to increased wildlife mortality, changes in gene flow and ultimately impair the ability of wildlife populations to persist over the long term,” said Tony Clevenger, a board member with Bow Valley Naturalists and a well-known wildlife research scientist.
Canmore, Banff outpace provincial, national population rate

Canmore, Banff outpace provincial, national population rate

Canmore's population grew 14.3 per cent between 2016-21, while Banff's was up 5.8 per cent over the same period
Bow Valley Parkway cycling offer scaled back in three-year pilot

Bow Valley Parkway cycling offer scaled back in three-year pilot

“There was a lot of support for a cycling offer and also a lot of folks who wanted to see that balanced with accessibility for others,” said Daniella Rubeling, visitor experience manager for Banff National Park.
Banff will not create own COVID-19 vaccine passport program

Banff will not create own COVID-19 vaccine passport program

“We’re in a very different time in this pandemic. A lot has changed, including vaccinations,” said Silvio Adamo, the director of emergency management for the Town of Banff.