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Suite winds of change blow into Canmore

The time has come for the community of Canmore to have a serious conversation around suites.

Tourism based communities still need help

Well, there you have it. As a result of a plebiscite in Calgary this week, the efforts to bid for a 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is dead in the water.

Veterans deserve better mental health supports

As Canadians and residents of the Bow Valley we have a long history of supporting veterans who return home from war with physical injuries.

Olympic bid a spectacle in and of itself

Anyone who has been trying to follow the Olympic funding drama unfold over the past few days has probably found it difficult to keep up and we don’t blame you.

Olympic decision not an easy one

C anmore and Calgary are poised at a crossroads, about to make one of the biggest decisions elected officials in either community have had to make in a generation. Hosting a $5.

Cannabis debate will not end with legalization

The legalization of recreational cannabis may be a watershed moment in Canadian history, but don’t expect it to end the discussion. As Canadians adjust to the new law of the land, there will be plenty more debate about how this will affect society.

If you build it, they will come

When the Rocky Mountain Outlook began publishing a free weekly community newspaper in September 2001, its founders were well aware that journalism was essential to the functioning of a strong democratic society.

Lessons learned after massive snowfall?

Well, that was something, wasn’t it? Most would agree that our recent snowfall, picturesque as it made the valley, was something, all right. Fewer would agree on just what it was.

Solid plan needed for Palliser area

Whether Calgary and Canmore are to host a 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games or not, it is clear the lands being considered for a potential athletes’ village need a better plan.

Window of opportunity is open for Canmore

The community of Canmore and its residents don’t need the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games, but the Olympics and those pursuing a bid to host it definitely need Canmore.