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CPC approves façade improvements

The Canmore Planning Commission has approved a development permit to improve the façade of a building on Main Street considered by many to be an eyesore.

Council asked to ban RV and trailer parking

Winnebagos, fifth wheels and all other recreational vehicles may soon have to find new homes other than on Canmore’s streets and driveways.

Banff moves on commercial inventory

The Town of Banff is one step closer to moving ahead with its inventory of commercial floor space in the national park town’s six commercial districts.

DAB allows Realtor home occupation

Banff’s Development Appeal Board has overturned a decision to not allow real estate services as a home occupation.

MD tourism strategy in the works

The company hired to undertake the MD of Bighorn's tourism strategy hopes to hear from every MD ratepayer, organization or group as it works to develop a strategic plan to develop a sustainable community.

New land use proposed for the Lodges

A second proposal has been put forward to remove restrictions on length of stay for an accommodation provider on Bow Valley Trail.
Environmental sculpture features standing stones

Environmental sculpture features standing stones

Standing stones can be found throughout the world; in the Arctic, Japan and Europe, with Stonehenge, located on Salisbury Plain in England, being the most notable example.

Effort renewed to save church

A former Exshaw resident is hoping to lead a renewed charge to save Exshaw’s Catholic church. But she needs help and, judging by the extent of the goal, lots of it.

Canmore budget cuts too close to home

Canmore council found itself under the proverbial gun this week when it became apparent budget cuts were biting a bit too close to home.

Past and present ecosystems discussed

Long before Europeans arrived in the Rocky Mountains, the region’s ecosystem evolved alongside the flora and fauna with direct and ongoing input from aboriginal people.