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Rise in COVID-19 variants a 'wake-up call' but no lockdown coming: Alberta premier

Rise in COVID-19 variants a 'wake-up call' but no lockdown coming: Alberta premier

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says rising cases of more contagious COVID-19 variants should be a "wake-up call" but his government won't impose harsh measures such as curfews or stay-at-home orders.
Notley proposes provincial travel pass, diversifying economy and pushing renewable energy

Notley proposes provincial travel pass, diversifying economy and pushing renewable energy

“We know it won’t be a silver bullet, but I do believe it will be important in protecting jobs, keeping businesses open and making sure tourism not only drives our economy, but grows.”
Ottawa Senators ink Canmore’s Jacob Bernard-Docker to entry-level deal

Ottawa Senators ink Canmore’s Jacob Bernard-Docker to entry-level deal

The Canmore defenceman got the call from the nation's capital.
Banff Food and Friends meal program launches with province’s support

Banff Food and Friends meal program launches with province’s support

Funding through the provincial government enabled St. George's-In-The-Pines to replace kitchen facilities and building amenities, allowing them to host the free food security program, Banff Food and Friends.
Several bars, restaurants voluntarily suspend in-person dining as COVID-19 cases increase

Several bars, restaurants voluntarily suspend in-person dining as COVID-19 cases increase

At least seven restaurants and bars in Canmore took the precautionary measure to close, or stop in-person dining, to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Only a few reported a confirmed case, while others cited contact tracing as part of the reason for their decision.
Composting program to cover start-up costs for businesses

Composting program to cover start-up costs for businesses

A new program and a donation from a community group is giving businesses a leg-up when it comes to Canmore’s new commercial food waste compost program.
Banff RCMP lay charges following St. Patrick's Day house party

Banff RCMP lay charges following St. Patrick's Day house party

Two people were fined $1,200 each following a house party in Banff on St. Patrick's Day.
Banff skateboard routes under review

Banff skateboard routes under review

“The reality is that opening of the roadways doesn’t increase our liability or exposure to that. What it does is allow skateboarders, just as you would a cyclist, to determine if the road you’re taking is safe for you."
Banff YWCA isolation space full as COVID-19 numbers rise

Banff YWCA isolation space full as COVID-19 numbers rise

COVID-19 cases have more than tripled in the Banff-Lake Louise region over the past week from six to 23.
Community sing-along reminds us it's 'Okay' not to be OK all the time

Community sing-along reminds us it's 'Okay' not to be OK all the time

Organizers of an upcoming sing-along on Thursday (April 1) are reaching out to the community for participation.