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Demands for better pay for Parks Canada workers delayed

Demands for better pay for Parks Canada workers delayed

The union representing national park employees has declared an impasse over contract negotiations, including pay. The Public Service Alliance says if an agreement with the government can't be reached members will have the right to strike.
Plains bison reaching new heights in Banff National Park

Plains bison reaching new heights in Banff National Park

It’s been one year since the bisons have been reintroduced into Banff National Park and they are reaching new heights.
New guide highlights staff accommodations in the Bow Valley

New guide highlights staff accommodations in the Bow Valley

Out of the 5,500 plus staff accommodations in the Bow Valley, Banff provides the most with 2,930 beds, Lake Louise provides 1,661 beds, Kananaskis provides 540 beds and Canmore provides 453
Scrambler struck by lightning ‘beyond lucky’

Scrambler struck by lightning ‘beyond lucky’

Three people were struck by lightning or electrical ground currents while scrambling in Banff National Park during a severe thunderstorm last weekend
Black bear activity in Banff and Canmore heightens

Black bear activity in Banff and Canmore heightens

Black bear activity in Banff and Canmore is heightened this summer compared to previous years – wildlife managers believe the wetter and later spring has kept bears in the valley bottoms longer feasting on green-up
Canmore man charged in relation to break and enters from Banff resorts

Canmore man charged in relation to break and enters from Banff resorts

Wayne Clear, 56, from Canmore is facing four charges including break and enter and mischief after Banff RCMP caught him breaking into a room at Buffalo Mountain Lodge on Tunnel Mountain
Prominent grizzly bear returns to Protection Mountain, prompting camping restrictions

Prominent grizzly bear returns to Protection Mountain, prompting camping restrictions

Grizzly bear No. 142 and her two young cubs were back at Protection Mountain campground, which led Parks Canada to ban tents and soft-sided camping vehicles for the remainder of the camping season
Plans to rebuild Frank Lloyd Wright’s Banff pavilion may be cancelled

Plans to rebuild Frank Lloyd Wright’s Banff pavilion may be cancelled

Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative surprised by "lukewarm reception our offer has elicited." Banff council needs more information before moving forward on proposal to rebuild a replica of FLW pavilion
Town making recycling easier for Banff businesses

Town making recycling easier for Banff businesses

Council changes regulations to allow businesses to put mixed paper, plastic, metal and glass containers in residential recycling bins, and eliminates fee for businesses to deliver mixed paper, plastic and metal containers to the waste transfer site.
New pups born to Bow Valley wolf pack

New pups born to Bow Valley wolf pack

Parks Canada extends closure in meadows along Bow Valley Parkway until Aug. 31 to give wolf pack with new pups space and security
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