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Ukrainians starting new lives in Bow Valley

Ukrainians starting new lives in Bow Valley

“Displaced Ukrainians and evacuees often arrive with the trauma of suddenly fleeing a war that is ravaging their home country. They’re thinking about family and friends that are still there.”
MD of Bighorn awards staff salary review contract

MD of Bighorn awards staff salary review contract

“I think we budgeted $50,000 for that review. If this came in under budget, and having the consultant do the collection of data at the same time, then I am hoping that $50,000 price tag for next year’s review would be almost zero.”
New Canmore Museum strategic plan has strong focus on Indigenous history

New Canmore Museum strategic plan has strong focus on Indigenous history

“The cultural residency program will allow us to bring onto our team a part-time Indigenous curator from the Stoney Nakoda. We believe that Indigenous stories need to be told by Indigenous people and our job is to give them the space to do so.”
Bighorn begins request for proposals on new recreation master plan

Bighorn begins request for proposals on new recreation master plan

“We are talking 40 years ago. Some of the ideas that I really want to make sure are represented here is that when the project is completed, or being worked on, that the voices of our community residents, community organizations, are being included.”
Canmore Folk Festival ready to return

Canmore Folk Festival ready to return

“We are really excited. Everyone is working away at their various areas and things are coming together really well. We still have tickets available and especially day tickets. So, if you want to have a good day outing, its perfect you come to the festival.”
Federal election data shows sharp divide in Banff-Airdrie riding

Federal election data shows sharp divide in Banff-Airdrie riding

“In many cases, people make decisions about voting based on if they think that their vote can make a difference. It becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy of course. You sometimes see lower voter turnout when people think their vote won’t make a difference.”
Parking restrictions coming to Blue Jay Drive, security project reimbursed

Parking restrictions coming to Blue Jay Drive, security project reimbursed

“The roads in Harvie Heights are narrow, even in summer, any vehicles parked along the street restrict access to one lane. There are no shoulders and no sidewalks. In the winter, with snow piled on the side of the road, any vehicles parked on the street reduce the width to one lane or block passage.”
Grizzly bear movements impacted by recreational trails in MD

Grizzly bear movements impacted by recreational trails in MD

“The Bow Valley is one of the most important areas for grizzly bears in the Y2Y region. If we fracture grizzly bear movement in this region, we hurt that chain. Helping grizzlies move through here is important.”
Alberta Parks investigating alleged vandalism of wall pictographs

Alberta Parks investigating alleged vandalism of wall pictographs

An investigation into an alleged vandalizing of Indigenous wall pictographs at Grotto Canyon is being looked into by Alberta Environment and Parks.
EDITORIAL: Improved regulation needed for staffing agencies

EDITORIAL: Improved regulation needed for staffing agencies

EDITORIAL: Foreign workers may not be citizens of Canada and it can be easy to ignore a situation, as an essential part of the country’s workforce we owe it to them to lessen the risk and improve regulation against those who try and take advantage.