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Teepee offers cultural healing at hospital

Teepee offers cultural healing at hospital

On a day dedicated to aboriginal awareness across Canada, Canmore General Hospital celebrated the raising of a teepee where patients and their families can gather for prayers, smudging ceremonies and traditional healing, Tuesday (June 21).

Project shows benefit of river management

If the people who rely on the Bow River and its tributaries for water want to ensure everyone has enough water well into the future, the river system needs a completely different and cooperative management regime.

Questions remain unanswered for family at fatality inquiry

The father of a man who killed himself while surrounded by RCMP officers says he still doesn’t know why police didn’t act sooner to save his son’s life.

Street sweeping delayed after 'perfect storm' of setbacks

A heavy winter, a sweeper at the end of its life cycle and a contractor going into bankruptcy have all resulted in delaying Canmore’s spring street sweeping this year.

Banff on hook for more policing

The Town of Banff is in the red to the tune of $193,389 for the first three months of 2011, in large part because of a major cut in funding from the Alberta government for police services.

Restoration project eyed for Hall

A group seeking to restore the exterior of the Canmore Miners’ Union Hall (CMUH) to its original condition sought council’s approval and involvement, Tuesday (June 21).

Wildlife warnings issued in valley

Heightened bear activity has forced wildlife officials to issue several wildlife warnings in Banff National Park and on provincial park lands around Canmore.

Cougar warnings posted in Banff

Parks Canada has issued a wildlife warning for the lower Tunnel Mountain area after a local resident had a close encounter with two cougars on June 15.

Banff drafting leasing policy

The Town of Banff is drafting a policy that governs how to handle leasing and licensing municipal property in a bid to deal with all interested businesses fairly.

Canmore vote delays seniors housing proposal

A request for a letter of support backing a grant application to cover half the cost of a proposed $19.3 million redevelopment project at the Bow River Lodge was defeated when Canmore councillors reached a tie vote, Tuesday (June 21).