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Town of Banff has no plans for local lockdown

Town of Banff has no plans for local lockdown

“In terms of limiting people coming into town, one of the issues we dealt with previously, and continue to deal with, is you don’t really get to say ‘you can’t come in and yet you go out,’ ” said Mayor Karen Sorensen.
Mel's restaurant reopening in Banff

Mel's restaurant reopening in Banff

“It’s great to have some good news in 2020 … it's an iconic restaurant that’s been around for 43 years and we’re excited about moving into an iconic location.”
Banff council limits occupancy for bars and restaurants, no restrictions on business hours

Banff council limits occupancy for bars and restaurants, no restrictions on business hours

A marathon meeting on Monday (Nov. 30) saw Banff councillors divided on the need for tougher restrictions in Banff to help reduce the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the community
Banff's outdoor mandatory mask bylaw expanded

Banff's outdoor mandatory mask bylaw expanded

The Town of Banff's mandatory bylaw will include the entire length of Banff Avenue, including the Bow River Bridge, once it comes into effect on Thursday (Dec. 3) at noon
Licence fee for vicious dog jumping from $300 to $500

Licence fee for vicious dog jumping from $300 to $500

“If people know that they have an animal that’s deemed a vicious animal because it’s had incidents with wildlife, that they had to be paying this $500 annual fee, rather than a $300 annual fee, it will be an incentive to be extra cautious with their interactions.”
AHS ramping up testing at outbreak sites in Banff

AHS ramping up testing at outbreak sites in Banff

A COVID-19 testing site for the general public will open in the south parking lot at the provincial health building in Banff on Friday (Dec. 4), and an isolation centre is expected to open as early as Monday (Nov. 30)
New restaurants worth trying in Banff and Canmore's expansive culinary scene

New restaurants worth trying in Banff and Canmore's expansive culinary scene

The new tastes of the Bow Valley are here
Santa's Anonymous returns in Banff and Lake Louise amid COVID crisis

Santa's Anonymous returns in Banff and Lake Louise amid COVID crisis

In its 36th year, the volunteer-driven Santa's Anonymous will be distributing grocery cards for those who apply online
Parks Canada temporarily suspends some services in Banff National Park

Parks Canada temporarily suspends some services in Banff National Park

As part of the temporary suspensions, vehicle access on part of the Bow Valley Parkway is restricted
Canadian Rockies Public Schools confirms second COVID-19 positive case

Canadian Rockies Public Schools confirms second COVID-19 positive case

In addition to isolating students from classrooms that had a COVID-19 positive case, Canadian Rockies Public Schools are isolating classrooms with students that have been potentially exposed to the virus
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