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Labour Market Review indicates better staffing numbers for Bow Valley

Labour Market Review indicates better staffing numbers for Bow Valley

Done by the Job Resource Centre as a result of surveys given to Bow Valley employers on their retention and recruitment strategies, the review found a “picture of improvements businesses made resulting in better staffing levels,” though issues such as staff accommodation or high cost of living still remain a factor.
Stoney Nakoda painter looks to memorialize legendary ancestor

Stoney Nakoda painter looks to memorialize legendary ancestor

Stoney Nakoda artist sets out to capture the heroic story of his great-grandfather through his painting
Parent Link contracts terminated across the province

Parent Link contracts terminated across the province

The program, that helps hundreds of families in the Bow Valley in a variety of ways including counseling services for children and parents and developmental screening services, employs eight full-time and four part-time staff throughout the valley – jobs that could be lost come end of March 2020.
Bow Valley Naturalists oppose Banff dog park in green space

Bow Valley Naturalists oppose Banff dog park in green space

Banff town council will consider a location for a new dog park on the south side of the Bow River at its Nov. 25 regular meeting
Canmore photographer captures destruction of 2017 Waterton fire

Canmore photographer captures destruction of 2017 Waterton fire

“This was an opportunity to look at how do mountain ecosystems like Waterton come back after such an extraordinary event.”
Wolverines aim for ‘signature win’ against top-ranked Cobras

Wolverines aim for ‘signature win’ against top-ranked Cobras

Playoff foes the Canmore Wolverines and Willow Creek Cobras clash again this weekend.
Conservationists worried about Alberta Parks' budget cuts

Conservationists worried about Alberta Parks' budget cuts

“This is a two-pronged attack on Parks. It’s a slow dismantling of the effectiveness of the Parks division because there’s budget cut, but then there’s this budget priority of doubling tourism in Alberta," said Sarah Elmeligi.
École Notre-Dame des Monts students win national awards, scholarships

École Notre-Dame des Monts students win national awards, scholarships

Two former École Notre-Dame des Monts students from Canmore – Lorien Monteith and Jordan Olsthoorn – were awarded $1,000 national scholarships in October
Mountain Idol celebrates Bow Valley's young athletes

Mountain Idol celebrates Bow Valley's young athletes

“It’s important to have people that are encouraging, that are mentors, that are telling their friends that anybody can do it [get outside].”
Canadian astronaut talks about travelling to space with Bow Valley students

Canadian astronaut talks about travelling to space with Bow Valley students

Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut, spoke with students at the Exshaw School last week about the ins and outs of travelling to space and introduced a new Junior Astronaut program