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Grizzly bears emerging from winter dens

Grizzly bears emerging from winter dens

“We haven’t confirmed whether it’s 122 or not, but we suspect it is,” said Blair Fyten, a human-wildlife management specialist for Banff National Park.
Report examines food insecurity during pandemic, outlines recommendations

Report examines food insecurity during pandemic, outlines recommendations

“There is no one solution that will solve hunger and inequitable globe, national and regional food systems. Rather, progress will require multi-pronged solutions that occur across various jurisdictions and scales.”
Roam transit, Parks Canada sign five-year $12.9 million deal, new electric buses to be purchased

Roam transit, Parks Canada sign five-year $12.9 million deal, new electric buses to be purchased

“We’re very excited about this agreement. The emissions are significantly lower on electric buses, maintenance costs and need for maintenance is lower as well."
Rocky Mountain Outlook receives two National Newspaper Award nominations

Rocky Mountain Outlook receives two National Newspaper Award nominations

The Rocky Mountain Outlook is nominated for a pair of National Newspaper Awards.
Federal government loosening international COVID-19 travel restrictions

Federal government loosening international COVID-19 travel restrictions

“There is no other destination in Canada that is probably as dependent on tourism as Banff and Lake Louise. … The ability to welcome back international visitors is incredibly exciting, we’re ready to go and welcome the world.”
Roam transit hoping to take advantage of new pandemic grant funding

Roam transit hoping to take advantage of new pandemic grant funding

“We’re excited to see the commitment,” said Martin Bean, chief administrative officer of Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission (BVRTSC). “We will be glad to learn more of the details as we move through the process.”
UPDATED: Canada's Brian McKeever wins historic 16th gold medal, Natalie Wilkie earns silver at Winter Paralympics

UPDATED: Canada's Brian McKeever wins historic 16th gold medal, Natalie Wilkie earns silver at Winter Paralympics

16 golds. 20 Paralympic medals overall. Canmore's Brian McKeever has always been on a different level.
Skier depth ‘whole ‘nother level’ at Big Mountain challenge in Lake Louise

Skier depth ‘whole ‘nother level’ at Big Mountain challenge in Lake Louise

“Being a part of this sport has really changed how I see skiing and the ski racers are so creative in how they ski the mountain and what they see and in terms of their bravery. For anyone who likes skiing, it can be a really mesmerizing sport.”
Emergency shelter returns in Canmore, Bow Valley

Emergency shelter returns in Canmore, Bow Valley

“I think it surprised everyone that we had that sort of uptake. We’ve heard from our partners like hospitals and members of the community that there was nowhere to take people, especially in the dead of night in winter when it’s cold. This is a real need for us. Those are the kind of pieces that we found running the program last year.”
Tourism town hall looks to coming months, year of tourism

Tourism town hall looks to coming months, year of tourism

“Now Albertans are starting to get on planes and leave, so we have recovered as much as we're going to from the domestic market. … International travel is absolutely key to getting this industry back up on its feet. The restrictions are the biggest impediment. Planning a trip to Canada from the U.K. isn’t something you do in two weeks. You’re likely dreaming it up years in advance and planning six months to a year in advance.”