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Sunshine Village Ski Resort to remain open as AHS reviews COVID outbreak

Sunshine Village Ski Resort to remain open as AHS reviews COVID outbreak

“At this time, no current outbreaks are being required to close, but health officials will review all current outbreaks in the coming days."
Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Buried in the Aftermath: Mountain guides affected by post-traumatic stress after critical incidents in the backcountry

Part two of Buried in the Aftermath looks at how mountain guides are affected by critical incidents that occur in the backcountry. Barry Blanchard shares his experience dealing with trauma as a guide and details a new initiative – Mountain Muskox. Ken Wylie, who as an assistant guide survived an avalanche in 2003 that killed seven clients, challenges the industry with taking a look at how it handles these types of incidents.
Lake Louise closing rec centre rink earlier after being used as 'personal party area'

Lake Louise closing rec centre rink earlier after being used as 'personal party area'

RCMP have not issued any fines or tickets; however, asked for the local municipality to take preemptive action to curb the behaviour before it became "much bigger issue."
Banff not part of new targeted provincial restrictions

Banff not part of new targeted provincial restrictions

“With the very serious situation in our community, we urge everyone to follow the public health measures in place to stop the curve.”
Province changes vaccine rollout to divert one-dose shots to Banff and Lake Louise

Province changes vaccine rollout to divert one-dose shots to Banff and Lake Louise

"We are really happy about the age being reduced for us and for Wood Buffalo to 30; it will make a big difference and it is a very positive outcome for us," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen.
Two of three Bow Valley school boards fully opt out of draft K-6 curriculum

Two of three Bow Valley school boards fully opt out of draft K-6 curriculum

“Given the reality the pandemic will likely continue into the summer and possibly to continue to impact schools next year, we feel it is in the best interest of our staff and students to opt-out of this process. Though we know it is important to have our contributions heard, which is normally achieved through a piloting process, we do not want to introduce any additional pressures onto our students and professional staff next year."
Cochrane Ecological Institute given go-ahead to continue rehabilitating orphaned black bear cubs

Cochrane Ecological Institute given go-ahead to continue rehabilitating orphaned black bear cubs

“Orphan bear cubs need rescue," said Cochrane Ecological Institute president Clio Smeeton.
Reservation program to be piloted on popular Roam transit regional routes in Banff National Park

Reservation program to be piloted on popular Roam transit regional routes in Banff National Park

“One of those challenges will be too many people wanting to use the bus. I think this gives us a great opportunity to try the reservation system and determine if it is viable for our transit services, primarily our regional type services."
Campaign aimed at helping Banff, Lake Louise hospitality workers

Campaign aimed at helping Banff, Lake Louise hospitality workers

“While it’s no secret that the pandemic has affected the outlook of people far and wide, those working in hospitality have been hit especially hard," said Wanda Bogdane with the Banff Lake Louise Hospitality Association. "If these numbers hold true, it means that nearly every person you interact with in Banff National Park is facing enduring sadness or distress. That’s a big deal.”
Online fraud targeting young Albertans, report

Online fraud targeting young Albertans, report

“Neither day trading or foreign exchange are that simple, they're complicated, and they do take experience and they do take training.”