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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis
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403-609-0220
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cellis@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Cathy

Banff adjusts utility reserve transfers to help residents in COVID-19 recovery

Banff adjusts utility reserve transfers to help residents in COVID-19 recovery

Banff’s town council has made some changes to its dollar transfers to the municipality’s water and sewer savings accounts to allow time for the community to recover from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Banff begs for continuation of federal COVID-19 subsidy programs

Banff begs for continuation of federal COVID-19 subsidy programs

These programs supporting businesses have proven to help save jobs and sustain local economies during the roller-coaster of closures and restrictions necessary to protect the safety of our community."
High interest in Banff's newest affordable housing project sparks lottery

High interest in Banff's newest affordable housing project sparks lottery

“The Aster is already so highly sought out because of the opportunity to purchase at entry-level in Banff, which we know doesn’t happen often,” said Banff Mayor Corrie DiManno.
UPDATED: DiManno wins Banff mayoral race

UPDATED: DiManno wins Banff mayoral race

Incumbents Chip Olver, Ted Christensen and Grant Canning re-elected. Kaylee Ram, Barb Pelham and Hugh Pettigrew round out the council table.
Close cougar encounter in Canmore prompts warning

Close cougar encounter in Canmore prompts warning

“They backed away towards the community and the cougar followed them, coming as close as 30 feet."
Town of Banff signs Bow Valley food charter

Town of Banff signs Bow Valley food charter

“When people think of the Bow Valley, unless you’ve experienced food insecurity, not everyone is aware that it’s an issue."
Parks Canada chopping down fruit trees in Field to stop luring hungry bears

Parks Canada chopping down fruit trees in Field to stop luring hungry bears

Parks Canada is chopping down mountain ash trees to prevent hungry bears from getting an easy snack, while Canmore election candidates weigh in on the contentious fruit tree issue that has led to relocation of five bears so far this fall
Permanent daylight saving time comes with serious health consequences: expert

Permanent daylight saving time comes with serious health consequences: expert

“Since our body clock follows the sun and the sun is so delayed, it’s going to be really hard to get up and get out of bed and go to work in the morning,”  said Michael Antle, a circadian rhythm expert in Calgary.
Banff council candidates weigh in on contentious tax rate split

Banff council candidates weigh in on contentious tax rate split

“Stakeholders across the tourism industry reported revenue decreases anywhere from 40 per cent to 90 per cent as compared to a typical year,” according to a new report by NicholsApplied Management Inc.
Kananaskis user pass kicks $9.9 million into provincial coffers

Kananaskis user pass kicks $9.9 million into provincial coffers

“Over the past two years, visitation to Kananaskis Country has increased by 32 per cent,” said Tim Kulak, a spokesperson for AEP.