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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis

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

Recent Work by Cathy

Fatality forces closure of Highway 93 South

Fatality forces closure of Highway 93 South

“Sadly, it is a fatality,” Cpl Madonna Saunderson of BC RCMP.
Sexual violence in Alberta reaches crisis point

Sexual violence in Alberta reaches crisis point

“There’s a crisis of sexual violence across the province,” said Reave MacLeod, director of advocacy and community programs at YWCA Banff.
Busy road to Upper Lake Louise undergoing $9.8M redesign

Busy road to Upper Lake Louise undergoing $9.8M redesign

“Two key ways to access the site that are becoming more and more important – public transit and active transportation – so we want to make sure as we do that redesign work that it’s going to be easy and efficient for the shuttles and also have a good way for people to get up there on bicycles."
Parks Canada trying to avoid 'commercial creep' into residential neighbourhoods

Parks Canada trying to avoid 'commercial creep' into residential neighbourhoods

“In residential zones for example, the primary purposes of those zones are for residences, and we all know that there is a housing challenge in Banff… we don’t want this commercial creep into those zones taking away from the primary purpose of those places."
Restoration of Banff's Bow Ave could be 'nature-positive' move

Restoration of Banff's Bow Ave could be 'nature-positive' move

“You would never be permitted to build that road today because of endangered species like bull trout, but also the understanding of the value of riparian zones."
Busy road to Upper Lake Louise undergoing $9.8M redesign

Busy road to Upper Lake Louise undergoing $9.8M redesign

“Two key ways to access the site that are becoming more and more important – public transit and active transportation – so we want to make sure as we do that redesign work that it’s going to be easy and efficient for the shuttles and also have a good way for people to get up there on bicycles."
Increasing workload prompts new fire positions

Increasing workload prompts new fire positions

“This is about good governance and ensuring we are doing our due diligence and giving proper attention to this department, which is responsible for keeping Banff safe through hell, high water, and pandemic.”
Banff council passes operating, capital budgets

Banff council passes operating, capital budgets

"We’re not out of the woods and with a global recession potentially impacting Canada’s visitor economy, the Town’s fiscal prudence is lacking.”
Banff to offer rooftop sprinkler incentive program

Banff to offer rooftop sprinkler incentive program

"A roof is typically the largest exposed area of a structure that is unfortunately ideally designed and located to catch fire embers… it’s a big risk to a structure and you’ve heard me many times before call it a catcher’s mitt for embers.”
Single-use bylaw postponed in face of business pressure

Single-use bylaw postponed in face of business pressure

“While this timeline may support the Town’s interests for communicating to businesses, it is not suitable for industry given the cost, operational impacts, procurement of products and lack of education and awareness to make effective, successful changes."