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Banff reviewing developer parking fees

Banff’s politicians are investigating raising fees in its parking-cash-in-lieu policy.

Banff considers mandatory skateboard helmet law

Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen has the support of her colleagues to at least investigate the possibility of making helmets mandatory for skateboarders in Banff.

Veinotte new boss of new Ontario urban park

The boss of Canada’s first national park is heading to Ontario as the first superintendent of the new Rouge National Urban Park in Scarborough.
New Canmore brand takes it further

New Canmore brand takes it further

What sets Canmore apart is its authentic mountain lifestyle and that perception of what the community is will form the new brand message that launches today (June 28).
Wildlife caught on camera

Wildlife caught on camera

Parks Canada is hoping to install more remote motion-triggered cameras to capture powerful images of treasured wildlife going about their lives, including in the busy Bow Valley.

New groups provide support, activities for young people

The Banff-based Bow Valley Cares Centre, a program of AIDS Calgary Awareness Association, is offering two new programs to give young adults opportunities to network, make friends, build a support network and gain leadership skills.

Charge laid after jet boat accident

A Calgary man is facing a charge of failing to provide a breath sample after crashing a jet boat on an island in the Bow River last week. The 52-year-old and two others were in the boat west of Canmore last Wednesday (June 13) after 8 p.m.

More recycling coming to Canmore

The Town of Canmore is getting ready to roll out recycling into more neighbourhoods of the community. Supervisor of solid waste services Tristan Holmes presented details earlier in June to council on phase two of the enhanced recycling program.

Abandoned cub rescued in K-country

A bewildered bear cub scrambles through Cataract Creek campground in search of his missing mother.

Brand launch set for next week

The long-awaited rebranding of Canmore will be unveiled next week. Canmore Business and Tourism has been tasked by the municipality to develop the brand story, its supporting visuals and messages with consultant Destination Development International.