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PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The past week in photography in the Bow Valley

PHOTOS: The last week in the Bow Valley had the province fully reopen from public health restrictions, which saw businesses fully reopen and tourists come en masse to the mountain communities.
Private donation leads to extended diving platform in Quarry Lake

Private donation leads to extended diving platform in Quarry Lake

“I think these will be well embraced over the next couple of years, based on the other changes that have been made at Quarry Park."
Canmore, Alpine nearing revised 10-year lease for sightseeing tours at heliport

Canmore, Alpine nearing revised 10-year lease for sightseeing tours at heliport

“It’s been a very long and difficult conversation in our community and for Alpine Helicopters. I believe it’s been clearly supported within the community that maintaining an active helicopter business from the heliport is critically important to a number of aspects to our community, particularly with safety and mountain rescue and servicing the backcountry."
Controversial intersection to bring improved safety

Controversial intersection to bring improved safety

“We want every single person that goes out on the roads to get home safely. Obviously we want that because those are our children and our friends and our neighbours, but we also want it because the less you feel safe on the road and the less you're comfortable on the road, you're going to drive."
About-face vote sees Canmore council rescind mask bylaw

About-face vote sees Canmore council rescind mask bylaw

In an about-face from earlier in their meeting, Canmore council switched from heading to a special meeting later this week to discuss their mask bylaw to scraping it with a 6-1 vote.
OLS graduate receives prestigious University of Calgary scholarship

OLS graduate receives prestigious University of Calgary scholarship

“I love my school. They have amazing staff and really caring teachers who helped me a ton. Whether it was with academics or just helping me manage everything I was doing, it’s a very supportive environment."
Canmore council to decide on mask bylaw at special council meeting

Canmore council to decide on mask bylaw at special council meeting

“I feel like after all this time, we’ve sort of forgotten the actual reason for wearing the mask. It’s not about protecting ourselves, but it’s about protecting other people.”
Town staff to begin work on 2022 Canmore budget

Town staff to begin work on 2022 Canmore budget

“I do believe with the cuts from the provincial government to our MSI (Municipal Sustainability Initiative) fund these next few years in transition are going to be incredibly difficult. I believe having as much information and working through these budgets as early as possible is quite prudent so we can try to understand what the fall back is going to be on our community and the members of our community.”
Donation aims to help food security issues

Donation aims to help food security issues

“Grassroots groups and food support organizations rely on the Bow Valley Food Alliance to help them coordinate and connect. This donation will help us focus on what matters most – improving food security and food sovereignty in the Bow Valley.
Roam transit net zero carbon building, electric buses unveiled

Roam transit net zero carbon building, electric buses unveiled

“The big advantage we have is the municipalities collaborate very well. Banff, Canmore and Improvement District No. 9 all want to make transit better, so people can move around the valley without having to either own a vehicle or use their vehicle. You don’t typically see this kind of collaboration.”
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