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EDITORIAL: One year later, what has COVID taught us?

EDITORIAL: One year later, what has COVID taught us?

The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Alberta on March 5, 2020. Premier Jason Kenney declared a state of provincial health emergency on March 17, 2020.
OPINION: Bench strength and emotional bandwidth

OPINION: Bench strength and emotional bandwidth

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, I want to say, thank you to all of the amazing women who are doing some extra heavy lifting these days.

EDITORIAL: Stop delaying Canmore's downtown enhancement plan

A downtown enhancement plan has been in the capital plan for several years and council has repeatedly chosen to delay doing this work. With another Main Street closure this year and paid parking coming online next year, the business community is ready to work on the vision for the downtown's future now, not in 2023.
Editorial Cartoon, March 4, 2021

Editorial Cartoon, March 4, 2021

OPINION: Big decisions need big engagement, or else

The big question facing Canmore is this: “Given the uncertainty of the world and the unprecedented speed at which it is changing, how can we welcome jobs and develop an appropriate ‘fit for the future’ economy while we protect our community’s character and values, its natural assets, and quality of life?” 

OPINION: TSMV's plans confirm development can be done in a sustainable way

Since agreeing to the terms of reference with the Town in 2018, TSMV has done its due diligence to ensure its area structure plans (ASP) for Three Sisters Village and Smith Creek address the needs of our community and protect our natural environment.

EDITORIAL: Budget 2021 should invest in Alberta's parks and wildlife

The 2021 budget for the government of Alberta will be released Thursday (Feb. 24). It will be the third budget for the United Conservative Party, elected two years ago to power in this province.

OPINION: Canada needs to join forces with Australia to fight Facebook's blackmail

Facebook has shown its true face this week, and Canadians should take notice.
Editorial Cartoon, Feb. 25, 2021

Editorial Cartoon, Feb. 25, 2021

EDITORIAL: Who controls the future of development in Canmore?

There is a lot of discussion in the community about the future of development in Canmore with two new Three Sisters Mountain Village area structure plans on the table for council's consideration.