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Popular Highland Games set to kick off in Canmore

Popular Highland Games set to kick off in Canmore

“There is a lot to do. We are looking for volunteers. One of the main areas is setup and take down. We would really appreciate people signing up.”
Electric vehicle test drives coming to Bow Valley

Electric vehicle test drives coming to Bow Valley

“The premise is that we need to be in a community more than one day. The unique value in this is we are always on location for a minimum of two weeks, sometimes a month, to give people a chance to come by and visit.”
Tourism industry veteran appointed advocacy group CEO

Tourism industry veteran appointed advocacy group CEO

“We really see this as an opportunity for Alberta to meaningfully and sustainably diversify its economy, but that’s going to require a coordinated advocacy effort to remind government and those wanting to form government that we need to have a strategic policy framework.”
BISQC ready to bring the music again to Banff

BISQC ready to bring the music again to Banff

“The quartets will be arriving this week and we are 99 per cent sold out on tickets, which is pretty remarkable when you think about string quartets and the audience for this kind of chamber music. It has a very fierce following and people are very excited to come back to Banff.”
Spur Line Art Trail auction honours history, helps communities

Spur Line Art Trail auction honours history, helps communities

“We have plaques from professional artists, old railway and mine workers, to children. There are people who have done trains. They have done wildlife. There are depictions of the Engine Bridge. There is quite a bit of First Nations, mountains, abstract. It was wonderful. The creativity is astonishing.”
New Art Guild exhibit hopes to inspire mountain visits

New Art Guild exhibit hopes to inspire mountain visits

“So many people who come here are avid hikers or skiers and you can’t help but be moved by the mountains. They are very inspiring and there is a real connection between the art that is produced for the gallery and the people that live here.”
New major grant policy approved for Canmore

New major grant policy approved for Canmore

“It gives a lot more clarity to the process. I also like the evaluation criteria including our strategic plan goals. It is an excellent way to get those things implemented and included in people’s thought processes. With these things we learn as we go, so we can learn how this process works in the coming years.”
Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation donation aims to help Bow Valley Food Alliance

Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation donation aims to help Bow Valley Food Alliance

“Social connection is one key to happy and successful communities. The COVID-19 pandemic made it clear that the BVFA offers essential supports to a cross-section of people throughout the Bow Valley and our donation will help them build on the work they have done and ensure their long-term sustainability.”
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley
Little libraries in Banff encourage reading, community involvement

Little libraries in Banff encourage reading, community involvement

“In terms of Banff, there has been discussion over the years, and it goes back to the Banff community social assessment where people want opportunities to connect with their neighbours and other members of the community. Little libraries are a great example of social infrastructure, so places that support social connection in neighbourhoods and communities as a whole.”