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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis

Phone
403-609-0220
Email
cellis@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Cathy

Prescribed burns mitigate wildfires, restore wildlife habitat

Prescribed burns mitigate wildfires, restore wildlife habitat

“This type of landscape level fire management is really required to set our landscapes to be more resilient to those impacts of climate change, both for the ecosystem but also for the people who live in this area.”
Domestic rabbits making rounds in Banff

Domestic rabbits making rounds in Banff

“We haven’t noticed a change through the complaints we receive or what we see that there’s an increase or any cause for increased concern from the norm."
Parks Canada lease takeover on Banff Avenue nears completion

Parks Canada lease takeover on Banff Avenue nears completion

"The commercial floor area is being transferred from that site to this site that abuts Caribou Corner so there would be more contiguous parcels on the 200 block.”
Toboggan hill scrapped from rec grounds redevelopment this year

Toboggan hill scrapped from rec grounds redevelopment this year

“Administration has really been struggling with the costing of this amenity due to the high price currently per cubic metre of fill."
Banff council passes age-friendly resolution

Banff council passes age-friendly resolution

“People in age-friendly communities are supported to maintain their independence and have access to the community supports and services they need.”
'Catastrophic draining' damages beaver dam

'Catastrophic draining' damages beaver dam

“The concerns have mainly centred around the timing of the beaver dam removal and the amount of water drained, leaving early wetland nesters high and dry.”
Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

“A bear came running off the side of the road and charged towards him, stopping at about 10 metres." ~Kananaskis ecologist with Alberta Parks of an incident between a grizzly and a cyclist.
Moose on the loose

Moose on the loose

"Our camera data shows they are mostly around the periphery of town to the east and west."
Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

“A bear came running off the side of the road and charged towards him, stopping at about 10 metres."
Banff approves parental leave bylaw for elected officials

Banff approves parental leave bylaw for elected officials

“This will help reassure them that there’s support there, that if they do want to start a family they can maintain both of those roles – a parent and an elected official.”