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SPCA seeks financial support from council

The Bow Valley SPCA is looking for financial support from the Town of Canmore. SPCA Vice-president Joseph Potts was in front of council last week to request a contribution.

Brewster driver strike averted

A lockout of up to 110 unionized bus drivers and mechanics was narrowly averted earlier this week after Brewster Transportation came through with a last minute offer.

Lafarge buys land for future staff housing

Lafarge, the multinational cement corporation, bought about 10 acres of land in the hamlet of Exshaw to use for future staff accommodations.

'Ideal' avalanche conditions take two lives

Ideal avalanche conditions in the backcountry resulted in two lives lost in Kananaskis Country over the weekend. Two brothers in their 40s from the Calgary area, identified as Rob and Mark Glaser, were buried and killed on Saturday (Jan.

Recycling moved up, no infrastructure location

Canmore council voted to move forward the schedule for an enhanced recycling program that will begin with a pilot project this year.

Banff planning position eliminated

The future of Banff’s heritage corporation and heritage programs are uncertain following the elimination of a town planner in 2012 as part of recent budget cuts.

Province halts flood work

Town of Canmore plans to redirect Stoneworks Creek in Canmore have been stalled at the provincial permitting stage.

TSMV fire hall shutting down

Canmore’s fire department has been given notice to vacate its fire hall in Three Sisters Mountain Village by the end of the month.

Mayor's address focuses on 'Plex

The biggest community facility project the Town of Canmore has ever undertaken was the key focus of the mayor’s annual address to the development industry. The $38.

Volunteer opportunities increase for BNP

Bow Valley locals are quick to volunteer their time for various causes and organizations. Just ask Tina Barzo, leader of volunteer engagement for Banff National Park.