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MD of Bighorn approves new protective services position

MD of Bighorn approves new protective services position

“Chief Lyster was wearing many hats over the years, too many hats. I believe at this point; we need to take parts of those responsibilities and create positions that will be successful and can deal with the workload.”
EDITORIAL: Staff shortage hitting critical levels

EDITORIAL: Staff shortage hitting critical levels

One can’t help but notice the abundance of help wanted signs in the Bow Valley.
CT scan hours increase could help area ambulance coverage

CT scan hours increase could help area ambulance coverage

“The biggest impact we will see is fewer ambulances out of the Bow Valley heading into Calgary. That is the key thing we are going to be watching.”
A dark chapter in Bow Valley's history

A dark chapter in Bow Valley's history

For two years during the First World War, the Bow Valley was home to one of the harshest internment camps in Canada, where hundreds were held for simply being born in a country Canada was at war with.
Bow Valley PCN looks to councils for help combating doctor shortage

Bow Valley PCN looks to councils for help combating doctor shortage

“We want to form a committee with a recruitment strategy. We would like a qualified representative from the Town of Canmore to help guide our recruitment strategy. We need to provide a community support network.”
Paul Clark announces retirement from MD of Bighorn council

Paul Clark announces retirement from MD of Bighorn council

“We were aware that this was coming but it doesn’t make it any easier. We are sorry to see Coun. Clark go. He is leaving the table for a good reason, to put his family first. We are going to be sad to see him gone.”
MD of Bighorn conducting salary review of employees

MD of Bighorn conducting salary review of employees

The employees of the MD of Bighorn may see their salaries go up as council approved a new salary review, the first since 2018, to keep salaries competitive.
Bighorn council ending streaming of select committees

Bighorn council ending streaming of select committees

“It is a convenience which is costing me time with my staff. At the end of 2021, my staff were burned-out, and I have to look after the health of my staff.”
MD of Bighorn sets tax rate for the year

MD of Bighorn sets tax rate for the year

“For every dollar of residential, we get about $3.75 for non-residential. That keeps us in a healthy balance. We are maintaining a good ratio I feel for non-residential to residential as far as the collection of the tax base.”
Banff, Canmore: a tale of two COVID trends in wastewater testing

Banff, Canmore: a tale of two COVID trends in wastewater testing

“I’m not saying there isn’t COVID in Banff, but another relevant question is are people from Calgary going to the bathroom in Banff? If I were in Banff, I would still be careful.”