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Canmore author gives tips to grow your pocket green in newest books

Canmore author gives tips to grow your pocket green in newest books

Whether you're a young adult looking get started or an adult trying to get back on track, these new personal finance books by local author Nancy O'Hare offer an introductory overview of managing funds.
The Wardens third album set for January release

The Wardens third album set for January release

Like many bands, the Wardens don’t fall easily into a genre. They have been described as a folk-roots trio, but singer-songwriters with western music stylings and a little Americana mixed in, is not far off base either.
The Banff Centre sees light at the end of the COVID tunnel

The Banff Centre sees light at the end of the COVID tunnel

The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity permanently laid off hundreds of staff this summer to weather the economic storm of the COVID-19 pandemic, but those tasked with leading the organization into the future are optimistic about its recovery.
Banff's annual Christmas Community Concert will look a little different this year

Banff's annual Christmas Community Concert will look a little different this year

The Banff Community Christmas Concert will be happening this year with a live-streamed event on Dec. 18 at 6 p.m.
Filmmaker and former Canmore resident documenting the extremes of climbing and addiction

Filmmaker and former Canmore resident documenting the extremes of climbing and addiction

Calixte Leblanc, a former resident of Canmore and Jasper, saw his first documentary film Will Power screened at the Banff Mountain Film Festival this year
Stories of Ice explores glaciers from all angles

Stories of Ice explores glaciers from all angles

“I don’t look at glaciers just from a distance and just see ice on a landscape,” said author of Stories of Ice Lynn Martel. “Because of the combination of all those experiences I have so many memories and so much personal experience, and discoveries, and fascinations, because I’ve been on the ice with many different people in many different situations.”
Local musicians trying to adapt in challenging times

Local musicians trying to adapt in challenging times

“We will be back,” said Banff-based musician Geoff Hilhorst, “and when music does come back it will signify things are officially back to normal.”
Bow Valley birders ready for annual Christmas count

Bow Valley birders ready for annual Christmas count

“I think the lockdown and pandemic has turned a lot more people into birders. Across Alberta we have seen a spike in the numbers of people picking up the hobby.”
'Tis the season for holiday spirits and Christmas cheers

'Tis the season for holiday spirits and Christmas cheers

Canmore Brewing Company Chocolate Maple Porter The perennial winter favourite is back! It’s the perfect ‘winter-warmer’ beer with generous additions of cacao nibs, roasted coffee and Canadian Maple Syrup.
New restaurants worth trying in Banff and Canmore's expansive culinary scene

New restaurants worth trying in Banff and Canmore's expansive culinary scene

The new tastes of the Bow Valley are here