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UPDATE: Canmore and Banff councils respond to MLA Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restrictions

UPDATE: Canmore and Banff councils respond to MLA Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restrictions

Banff council shares Canmore council's frustration and disappointment at MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to public health guidelines.
Banff council turns down rapid test pilot program

Banff council turns down rapid test pilot program

Rapid Test & Trace Canada co-founder Sandy White said he was "shocked and disappointed" that council turned down the proposal, which had been developed with health experts.
More than half Banff's COVID-19 cases are variants

More than half Banff's COVID-19 cases are variants

The Town of Banff reports RCMP have issued nine new public health violations, with more charges pending, following an after-hours staff gathering at a local bar.
Canmore council responds to MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restriction

Canmore council responds to MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restriction

"I ask that as our representative in Edmonton, you make a determined effort to reach out to hear all perspectives in our community before taking such actions as refuting the need for continued caution in containing the virus. This is not a political issue but one of public health."
Canmore council approves additional bylaw peace officer for 2021, votes down motion to reduce RCMP staffing in 2022

Canmore council approves additional bylaw peace officer for 2021, votes down motion to reduce RCMP staffing in 2022

Council approved $8,000 in funding to provide e-bikes for its bylaw peace officers this year.
Lake Louise looking for trailer stolen from Storm Mountain Lodge

Lake Louise looking for trailer stolen from Storm Mountain Lodge

The Lake Louise RCMP is asking the public for help finding a stolen silver, 2018 Continental cargo trailer – last seen in the Edson area.
Canmore council briefs: Downtown BIA budget set, permits for busking needed, grant programs adjusted

Canmore council briefs: Downtown BIA budget set, permits for busking needed, grant programs adjusted

Canmore council approved the 2021 Downtown BIA budget, updated the business registry bylaw to allow for busking permits, adjusted the business resiliency grant program and suspended the community grant program but created a one-year recovery grant program.
Intersection construction to help pedestrian, cycling connectivity

Intersection construction to help pedestrian, cycling connectivity

“With projects that encourage people to walk and cycle, you pay your cost upfront, but your benefits are going to grow each year. You will only increase the benefit over time as as more projects get linked together, and you get a larger share of people walking and cycling.”
AHS opens pop-up COVID-19 assessment site in Banff this weekend

AHS opens pop-up COVID-19 assessment site in Banff this weekend

“With an increase in COVID-19 cases, including the more contagious variant strains, local residents with symptoms and those who have been in close contact with a suspect or confirmed case are strongly encouraged to book a quick, free appointment this weekend."
Notley proposes bill to expand coal mining policy and begin public consultation

Notley proposes bill to expand coal mining policy and begin public consultation

“Albertans have been very clear. They want mountains, not mines. They want clean water."