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Parks Canada deploys three Banff fire specialists to B.C.

Parks Canada deploys three Banff fire specialists to B.C.

“These recent days have been a very harsh reminder that even as we fight climate change, we must also adapt to its effects,” said Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal minister of environment and climate change, whose portfolio includes Parks Canada.
Local golf tournaments get back into swing of things

Local golf tournaments get back into swing of things

"It was kind of tough before to get anything organized because you didn't know whether it was going to come off or not so that was always a struggle for us to get excited about any sort of tournaments ... So now, the excitement is coming back – to see people in the club house after, it was a lot of fun."
Three Sisters Mountain Village files appeal on defeated Smith Creek ASP

Three Sisters Mountain Village files appeal on defeated Smith Creek ASP

The Town of Canmore and Three Sisters Mountain Village Properties Limited will be heading to an appeal over the defeated Smith Creek area structure plan.
Banff councillor defends conflict of interest allegations

Banff councillor defends conflict of interest allegations

The Town of Banff administration has withheld the name of the complainant against Coun. Peter Poole
Airshed region adds new sensors to Banff and MD of Bighorn

Airshed region adds new sensors to Banff and MD of Bighorn

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone – which includes Banff, Canmore and the MD of Bighorn – expanded its air quality monitoring with new sensors.
CP reports hitting wolf pups; investigation turns up no evidence of strike

CP reports hitting wolf pups; investigation turns up no evidence of strike

“CP thought that one of them had been killed and they weren’t sure about the disposition of the other two,” said Mark Benson, acting human-wildlife management specialist for Lake Louise, Yoho and Kootenay field unit.
Longtime community pharmacist wrapping up career

Longtime community pharmacist wrapping up career

“I’ve really enjoyed. Overall, it’s really enjoyable dealing with people. They appreciate your area of expertise and they take what you say to heart. It’s a responsibility and I’ve enjoyed it. After 44 years, it’s time to retire.”
Kananaskis rescues on track to surpass record-breaking year set in 2020

Kananaskis rescues on track to surpass record-breaking year set in 2020

“It all wraps around planning. You have to be able to take care of yourself until we arrive."
Stoney Nakoda First Nation eligible for provincial unmarked grave funding

Stoney Nakoda First Nation eligible for provincial unmarked grave funding

“With this support, we can begin to find a way forward, so that our community has an opportunity to find hope and healing. It is a sad truth that the individual and communal harm that occurred in these schools affects Indigenous families and communities today through direct and intergenerational trauma.”
National Resources Conservation Board SR1 approval met with dismay

National Resources Conservation Board SR1 approval met with dismay

“People are disappointed. I know residents … Have not supported this project since day one. They’ve always thought there are better alternatives that prioritize the needs of Calgary, as well as the needs of the surrounding communities,” Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin said.