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Largest public art project approved by council

With construction of the Multiplex underway, Canmore’s public art committee is already hard at work on the largest commission in the community’s history.


Randy Chartrand gets a thrill as highway cleanup volunteer Rosemary Power locates a valuable missing hubcap from his friend's 50s Chevrolet Saturday (May 7).

Developer says bylaw change needed

A Land Use Bylaw application to pilot a change of use that would not restrict the length of stay in visitor accommodation units will not result in large numbers of units becoming homes for full-time residents, according to a Canmore developer.

Concerns raised over Dead Man's plan

While there were not a large number of presentations at a recent public hearing for the draft Dead Man’s Flats Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP), two of three people to speak were against the plan.

Teachers, support staff face CRPS cuts

Facing a third deficit school year in a row, the Canadian Rockies Public School board approved $1.3 million in spending cuts to its budget for the upcoming school year on Tuesday (May 10).

Canmore proposes new animal control bylaw

Canmore’s animal control bylaw will address several new issues, including pigeons, vicious dogs and those who drive around with Fido in the back of a pick-up truck.

Lafarge signs commitment to conservation

One of the biggest industrial operations in the Bow Valley has signed a commitment to conservation that will be in place until 2050.

Farmers market gets go ahead

A farmers market is coming to Banff this summer.

Transit commission gets minister's approval

The Bow Valley has taken another step toward seeing regional public transit between the towns of Canmore and Banff.

Parks promises to protect growth cap

Parks Canada promises to thwart any attempt to circumvent the intent of the legislated commercial development cap in Banff no matter what a commercial inventory study finds.