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Challenge to rabbit plan dismissed

Canmore’s feral rabbit supporters were denied an injunction against a full out cull after a Calgary judge dismissed a proposed legal action against the mountain town. In Calgary Provincial Court, Monday (Nov.

Multiplex art piece chosen

The $100,000 public art commission for the future Multiplex in Canmore has been awarded to New Brunswick artist Peter Powning.

Parks to develop clothing line

Parks Canada – an agency of the federal government – will develop a commercial merchandise and clothing line to sell to visitors of Canada’s national parks and historic sites.
CCHC adds units to inventory

CCHC adds units to inventory

The Canmore Community Housing Corporation celebrated a further expansion of its affordable housing inventory, Thursday (Nov. 10). The three new properties, located at 818 Seventh St.

Exshaw liaison committee to be formed

Neighbourhood complaints over dust and noise in regard to the Lafarge plant are likely to be less contentionous in the future due to formation of a community liaison committee. A community forum was held at Exshaw Hall on Tuesday (Nov.

Banff has more Facebook users than residents

The Town of Banff has more friends on social media site Facebook than residents in the community. The resort town’s page boasts 11,399 people that like it compared to its 2011 census population of 8,244.

Banff ponders public budget input

The Town of Banff is investigating ways to increase public participation in the municipality’s finances – but there won’t be any changes to the budget process for this year.

Private seniors housing project asks for council's support

Originators of a private sector initiative to develop seniors housing in Canmore are asking the town’s council for a letter of support.

Friends of Banff to shut down

The Friends of Banff National Park organization is shutting down after 21 successful years helping locals and visitors appreciate Banff National Park.

Conservationists question Norquay summer use

Conservationists are baffled as to why Parks Canada would consider summer use at Banff’s Mount Norquay given previous court cases handed the federal government the mandate to say no.