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Banff MPC approves new hotel in Cascade Mall

Banff MPC approves new hotel in Cascade Mall

“One of the key considerations for MPC with respect to housing developments is that quantity does not trump quality,” said Chip Olver, a council representative on the planning commission
Poole loses pitch for MPC seat – again

Poole loses pitch for MPC seat – again

“I may be the only applicant with two engineering degrees and an economics degree. I know this experience is the right fit for the MPC," said Councillor Peter Poole.
Driver trapped inside semi-trailer for more than two hours waiting to be rescued

Driver trapped inside semi-trailer for more than two hours waiting to be rescued

“Presently, the Town of Golden is doing humanitarian work, taking on work that is the responsibility of Parks Canada,” said Golden Mayor Ron Oszust.
Trudeau speaks to importance of Banff, Canmore tourism

Trudeau speaks to importance of Banff, Canmore tourism

Mountain FM's Rob Murray interviewed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday morning (Oct. 27)
Driver trapped inside semi-trailer for more than two hours waiting to be rescued

Driver trapped inside semi-trailer for more than two hours waiting to be rescued

“Presently, the Town of Golden is doing humanitarian work, taking on work that is the responsibility of Parks Canada,” said Golden Mayor Ron Oszust.
Trudeau speaks to importance of Banff, Canmore tourism

Trudeau speaks to importance of Banff, Canmore tourism

Mountain FM's Rob Murray interviewed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday morning (Oct. 27)
UPDATED: Feds, province pony up $6 million to help Town of Banff with COVID-19

UPDATED: Feds, province pony up $6 million to help Town of Banff with COVID-19

“This is really quite spectacular. This is going to go a long, long way to help our current financial situation based on COVID," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen.
Town of Banff to borrow $11.3 million for construction of new affordable housing

Town of Banff to borrow $11.3 million for construction of new affordable housing

The development is not taxpayer funded, but rather based on a cost-recovery model whereby the $11.3 million will be paid back through the sale of the units when built
Banff considers making allowances for B&B owners during emergencies

Banff considers making allowances for B&B owners during emergencies

“This is about an emergency. It’s not about booking your vacation and thinking someone could run your B&B while you’re away for two weeks," said Mayor Karen Sorensen
Wildlife advocates hope male wolf shows up to breed with Bow Valley pack

Wildlife advocates hope male wolf shows up to breed with Bow Valley pack

“There’s no sign of a new male as far as I know, but I’d guess they’ll meet someone new before breeding season in January,” said wolf advocate and wildlife photographer John Marriott