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Globes honour memory of councillor

Globes honour memory of councillor

Long-time Canmore councillor André Gareau was remembered Monday (April 21) on Earth Day when a globe of the Earth was presented in his memory to the Canmore Public Library.

Grease bin draws attention

An unsecured grease bin on the grounds of Silvertip golf course has prompted a call for the Town of Canmore to toughen up bylaws dealing with wildlife attractants.
Wolf bounties concern wildlife groups

Wolf bounties concern wildlife groups

A growing practice of setting bounties to kill wolves in Alberta is being met with howls of protest.

Food and friends night growing weekly

A once-a-week event in Canmore that provides free hearty meals and a good dose of social interaction with other community members is now in full swing with a new name and tasty new dishes each week.

Town of Banff court battles affect budget

Two high-profile court cases have pushed Banff’s planning and development department legal fees $47,700 over budget.

Carrot Creek prescribed fire planned for Banff

Parks Canada plans to light up the forest near Carrot Creek in Banff National Park – and it’s all for a good cause. About 60 hectares will be burned on the south side of the Trans-Canada Highway.

Town to crack down on skateboarders

The Town of Banff plans to crack down on skateboarders caught stunting and riding on sidewalks.
Railway initiative aims to keep pedestrians safe around tracks

Railway initiative aims to keep pedestrians safe around tracks

The Canadian Pacific Police Service (CPPS) was in the Bow Valley earlier this week to remind people of the importance of staying safe around railway tracks as part of Railway Safety Week.

Canmorite walking for freedom, peace

For most people, getting outside for a walk is a good way to blow off some steam, alleviate tension, maybe burn a few calories and commune with nature for a short time. For Pierrette Roy, taking a walk is about all those things – and so much more.

Parks to set example in tree removal

A fruit tree at the park superintendent’s residence in Banff will be cut down this spring as Parks Canada tries to set a positive example for residents in reducing wildlife attractants.