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Parks clarifies Walk petition

Parks Canada appears to be defending Brewster Travel Canada’s proposal for a multi-million dollar commercial glass-floored viewing platform over Sunwapta Valley on the Icefields Parkway.

Norway film crew needs extras for Wednesday shoot

For anyone who has had a dream to be on Norwegian TV, here’s your opportunity.
Canmore cops seize marijuana after 911 hang-up

Canmore cops seize marijuana after 911 hang-up

Canmore RCMP have arrested a 28-year-old Canmore man when they marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a 911 hang-up. On Thursday (Jan. 5) at 8 p.m.
Fire destroys eight units at Bow River Lodge

Fire destroys eight units at Bow River Lodge

The cause of a fire at the Bow River Seniors Lodge in Canmore that caused up to $2 million in damages and left 16 people without a home is still under investigation. Fire Chief Todd Sikorsky said Tuesday (Jan.
Lindhout delivers aid in Somalia over Christmas

Lindhout delivers aid in Somalia over Christmas

While many people spent their Christmas holiday surrounded by food, gifts and family, Canmore resident and humanitarian Amanda Lindhout spent it delivering aid to the people of Somalia who are suffering one of the worst droughts in 60 years.

Council turns down new staffer

Banff’s politicians have turned down a sales pitch by Town of Banff staff for a sales and marketing position to bring in business and revenue for Banff’s new multi-million dollar recreation centre.

Roaming wildlife face connection hurdles

Increased fencing and improved crossing structures in the Eastern Bow Corridor will help mitigate wildlife mortality and increase habitat connectivity for several species, according to Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation Park Ecologist John Paczkow

Future of Bear Street discussed

Turning Banff’s Bear Street into a more pedestrian friendly zone doesn’t mean getting rid of cars altogether.

Banff to consider parking fees

The Town of Banff plans to investigate paid parking in a bid to ease traffic and parking woes in the tourist town.

Parks to study income generation

Parks Canada is commissioning a $50,000 study to identify new revenue sources to support its existing operations and enhance visitor experience in Canada’s national parks and historic sites.