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Shift in COVID-19 testing underway in Alberta

Shift in COVID-19 testing underway in Alberta

“We have changed our testing protocol to really focus less on returning travellers and more on the cases that we are seeing in health care workers, in hospitalized patients and of course in long-term care."
Bow Valley SPCA hopes furry friends make community smile

Bow Valley SPCA hopes furry friends make community smile

“We want to bring a little bit of joy to the community and we have cats and dogs to do that with.”
Banff council approves new street design guidelines

Banff council approves new street design guidelines

"This beautiful best look approach presented in these guidelines – some of those are going to be pretty expensive."
Banff to educate and enforce social distancing rules

Banff to educate and enforce social distancing rules

“I’ve got to say, for the most part, Banff residents have been really good at following the rules, but we still are receiving the occasional complaint."
Banff, Canmore quieter following pleas for visitors to stay home during COVID-19 crisis

Banff, Canmore quieter following pleas for visitors to stay home during COVID-19 crisis

“It’s very clear and they have every intent of enforcing the rules; no parking on highways and the shoulders.”
Banff landlords stepping up on rent relief

Banff landlords stepping up on rent relief

“We identified housing as the number one priority for staff on temporary lay-off, because we wanted to make sure that they’d have a place to stay that they could still afford,” said Gordon Lozeman, president and CEO of Banff Lodging Co.
Hinshaw reports five additional COVID-19 deaths

Hinshaw reports five additional COVID-19 deaths

“These deaths speak to the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic and why aggressive measures from all of us are needed to contain the spread.”
COVID-19 public health crisis timeline – local, provincial and national headlines

COVID-19 public health crisis timeline – local, provincial and national headlines

A timeline of the COVID-19 public health crisis in local, provincial and national headlines – updated daily
Eight Bow Valley athletes awarded $1,000

Eight Bow Valley athletes awarded $1,000

“We’re excited to launch this program for athlete and coach assistance and I really think it’s going to help some young and aspiring athletes and coaches to reach the next level in their sport."
Survey says: Albertans against removal of Alberta Parks sites, reduced services in 2020 budget

Survey says: Albertans against removal of Alberta Parks sites, reduced services in 2020 budget

“Half of Albertans also oppose the announcement to transfer facilities and [have the] management of parks removed from the system to third parties and reduce government services,  such as the closure of two popular visitor centres in Kananaskis and ending cross-country track setting in three areas in Kananaskis."