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Growing number of endangered birds nesting in Johnston Canyon

Growing number of endangered birds nesting in Johnston Canyon

“This is actually more nesting activity than we’ve had in the past 16 years,” said Daniella Rubeling, the visitor experience manager for Banff National Park.
Canadian junior hockey team looks to host camp in Banff prior to world juniors

Canadian junior hockey team looks to host camp in Banff prior to world juniors

“The big issue is actually a threshold question of whether we would be hosting them or not – and if we have flexibility in our contracts to turn away an entity once we’ve already booked them,” said Coun. Peter Poole.
Alberta reports 120 new cases of COVID-19, chief doctor concerned

Alberta reports 120 new cases of COVID-19, chief doctor concerned

Youth hockey camp returning to Canmore rec centre in August

Youth hockey camp returning to Canmore rec centre in August

Canada’s game is coming back to the Bow Valley.
Trailhead parking along Highway 1A raises safety concerns for Bighorn council

Trailhead parking along Highway 1A raises safety concerns for Bighorn council

"People think they are in a park, when they are actually in an industrial corridor and those two things when they come together have some potentially catastrophic consequences," said MD of Bighorn Councillor Paul Ryan.
Skateboard workshop for youth rolling into Morley

Skateboard workshop for youth rolling into Morley

Pro skateboarders are riding into Morley for an “empowering skateboard workshop for Indigenous youth.”
Open letter to Banff Centre expresses concerns about future of visual arts, Walter Phillips Gallery

Open letter to Banff Centre expresses concerns about future of visual arts, Walter Phillips Gallery

“Through countless expensive rebranding exercises and successive poor leadership from the top of the institution, we are seeing an erosion of the function, reputation, and impact of the centre on the international cultural stage. What does this shift in values mean for the visual arts at Banff Centre in a financially limited, post-COVID reality?”
K-Country rescue team maxed out with record-breaking calls

K-Country rescue team maxed out with record-breaking calls

“We’ve been kind of maxed for resources for a while now, and now we add this new level of visitation in, and we’re clearly not staffed to manage that in any sort of long-term way.”
Alberta escalates pay fight with doctors, asks regulatory college to intervene

Alberta escalates pay fight with doctors, asks regulatory college to intervene

Parks Canada investigating highway wolf mortality in Banff National Park

Parks Canada investigating highway wolf mortality in Banff National Park

A dead wolf was spotted by the side of the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park in mid-June, but wasn't reported to Parks Canada until July 14, prompting an investigation.