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UPDATE: Boil water advisory affecting handful of Mînî Thnî homes lifted

UPDATE: Boil water advisory affecting handful of Mînî Thnî homes lifted

“Whenever you depressurize a water system, there’s always potential for back siphonage or backflow. Things can enter in, but in this case, we’re not necessarily worried about something being introduced from a pipe being broken – it’s just part of the process and a boil water advisory is issued until repairs are complete.”
Canmore Museum welcomes Stoney Advisory Circle, curator of Indigenous content

Canmore Museum welcomes Stoney Advisory Circle, curator of Indigenous content

The Stoney Nakoda Advisory Circle, comprised of chair John Snow Jr. of Chiniki First Nation, David Bearspaw of Bearspaw First Nation, and Trudy Wesley and Glenda Crawler of Goodstoney First Nation, will help to guide the museum in exploring its role in addressing the difficult legacy of Canadian colonialism and settlement in relation to Indigenous peoples.
Banff Centre receives $750,000 gift

Banff Centre receives $750,000 gift

“It shows the respect that we have across the country. It is a huge statement and a huge sign of support for the Banff Centre.”
Province approves broadband funding for remote Stoney Nakoda community

Province approves broadband funding for remote Stoney Nakoda community

“For First Nations across Canada who are already facing big infrastructure gaps, that connectivity piece just exacerbates what is already a massive deficit they’re facing,” said Black. “I don’t think everyone realizes the role that connectivity plays in being able to maintain your basic community infrastructure ... A big part of that now relies heavily on the ability to connect.”
New Art Guild exhibit explores minimalist views around us

New Art Guild exhibit explores minimalist views around us

“Minimalism is by definition, to my experience, often found on more simplified landscapes. They exist in mountainous areas but I found them easier to find in rural landscapes, in agricultural communities. I think a lot of people look to these and relate to the themes they see in front of them.”
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
Truth and reconciliation not a one-off exercise for Banff, Canmore

Truth and reconciliation not a one-off exercise for Banff, Canmore

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – while it helps to spur conversation – can’t be a one-off exercise for communities to acknowledge the harm of residential schools and make reparations, said Randall McKay, manager of strategic initiatives and special projects with the Town of Banff.
Stoney Nakoda, neighbouring communities reflect on truth and reconciliation

Stoney Nakoda, neighbouring communities reflect on truth and reconciliation

“Truth is telling our stories – the ugly stories – for our community to hear and believe. And from there, we must heal both sides before we can get into reconciliation, but the work is starting to happen.”
Colonization seminar educates Indigenous and non-Indigenous in Stoney Nakoda

Colonization seminar educates Indigenous and non-Indigenous in Stoney Nakoda

The session, called Understanding the Impact of Colonization, was an opportunity for Îethka people and those working for them or in their communities, to understand the position they occupy in First Nations spaces. Most of those in attendance were non-Indigenous.
Banff hiring fair returns as demographic shift changes labour market

Banff hiring fair returns as demographic shift changes labour market

“It is a job-seekers market for sure. We had a record-breaking 600 people last time. I am interested to see what we get this year.”