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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
YEAR IN REVIEW: Banff and Lake Louise 2021

YEAR IN REVIEW: Banff and Lake Louise 2021

Banff and Lake Louise's year in review for 2021.
Banff cancels New Year's Eve celebrations due to COVID-19, deep freeze

Banff cancels New Year's Eve celebrations due to COVID-19, deep freeze

Banff and Lake Louise hit 131 active cases by Wednesday (Dec. 29), up from zero approximately two weeks ago. The active case rate per 100,000 is 974.
Banff's roof replacement program to be reignited in 2022

Banff's roof replacement program to be reignited in 2022

“We’ve been able to assist 105 property owners … so we’re about a third of the way from our goal of eliminating all untreated cedar shake roofs within our community,” said Banff fire chief Silvio Adamo.
E-bike pilot project to continue in 2022

E-bike pilot project to continue in 2022

“When it comes to e-bikes, for years we’ve allowed bike tours to operate in our valley. E-bikes are just motorized and become more accessible for those who might not be able to ride a conventional bike.”
Grounds squirrels relocated from Banff cemeteries

Grounds squirrels relocated from Banff cemeteries

“The reason why we were concerned with the Old Banff Cemetery is strictly because it’s a national historic site and they were damaging the national historic site."
PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley
Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards touts positive impact of newly passed bereavement bill

Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards touts positive impact of newly passed bereavement bill

Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards is celebrating a victory for grieving parents and a “significant step forward” on an issue he has been working on bringing to the attention of parliament since 2018.
Banff names new poet laureate

Banff names new poet laureate

“After decades of being a writer and teacher, I love talking to people about writing, poetry, and exploring what writing can be."
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