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Drink spiking bigger problem in 2021 than previous years: RCMP

Drink spiking bigger problem in 2021 than previous years: RCMP

“We had a couple more allegations recently, it’s continuing, but we have not been able to prove any conclusively," said Staff Sergeant Mike Buxton-Carr
Banff RCMP traffic safety fine revenue down

Banff RCMP traffic safety fine revenue down

“I can’t see a time when it’s not going to be one of our operational priorities. Every time we have a conversation with the community, road safety comes up,” said Staff Sergeant Mike Buxton-Carr, Banff RCMP’s detachment commander.
Banff hoteliers grateful for tourism levy abatement

Banff hoteliers grateful for tourism levy abatement

“In light of the growing challenges associated with the Omicron variant, we are pleased with the government’s decision to again abate the Alberta tourism levy in recognition of the lodging sector’s need to find cash flow to make it through the winter season."
Bow Valley experiencing record COVID-19 cases as omicron rapidly spreads

Bow Valley experiencing record COVID-19 cases as omicron rapidly spreads

“With counts far exceeding anything we have ever seen before, the sheer volume of cases means that daily hospitalizations are beginning to escalate,” Dr. Deena Hinshaw said.
Bow Valley residents urged to take care of mental health during COVID-19

Bow Valley residents urged to take care of mental health during COVID-19

“Please reach out to friends, family or to a medical professional if you need help, and please be respectful of others, especially those who are required to implement COVID restrictions and those who are feeling anxious or distressed about this fluid situation," said Banff Mayor Corrie DiManno
Walk-in vaccination clinics coming to Banff as COVID-19 cases soar

Walk-in vaccination clinics coming to Banff as COVID-19 cases soar

“We will obviously take anyone who is there for any shot… But certainly, the intention is to try to give people better access to the booster dose.”
Bow Valley on red alert without ambulance over holidays

Bow Valley on red alert without ambulance over holidays

On Dec. 27, the Bow corridor was on so-called red alert, when ambulances from Banff, Canmore and Kananaskis were all responding to emergencies in Calgary around the same time.
YEAR IN REVIEW: 2021 in pictures

YEAR IN REVIEW: 2021 in pictures

2021: The Year in Pictures
Rapid COVID-19 spike forces closure of Banff Town Hall to public

Rapid COVID-19 spike forces closure of Banff Town Hall to public

“Even though we have a mandatory vaccination policy for our employees, this new COVID variant can cause breakthrough infection, and we have seen about 20 staff members test positive,” said Banff Town Manager Kelly Gibson.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Best cartoons from 2021

YEAR IN REVIEW: Best cartoons from 2021

YEAR IN REVIEW: Best cartoons from 2021
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