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Parks crews gear up for fire season

Parks crews gear up for fire season

Fire crews in the mountain national parks are gearing up for the fire season. Parks Canada fire crews are taking part in a three-day training boot camp in Radium, B.C.
Canmore community grants awarded

Canmore community grants awarded

Canmore council voted earlier this month to provide $30,000 in community grants to various local non-profit organizations.
Concerns remain for commercial creep

Concerns remain for commercial creep

Making sure Banff’s commercial growth cap isn’t circumvented under proposed new legislation aimed at allowing developers to transfer built space to another property is still being flagged as a concern.
Canmore backs away from full Bow River assessment

Canmore backs away from full Bow River assessment

While the Town of Canmore is keen to better understand the hazard and risk potential of the Bow River after experiencing significantly high flows in June 2013 – including a major release from Minnewanka – it will have to wait for the province to do a
Local working to aid Nepalese children

Local working to aid Nepalese children

Four years ago, when Lauren Taylor was feeling the itch to do some trekking internationally, she thought it would be nice to combine it with volunteering.
New direction for Three Sisters lands

New direction for Three Sisters lands

A new and potentially innovative approach to land use planning for the undeveloped lands left in Three Sisters has the green light from Canmore’s elected officials.
Property owner requests change to transfer policy

Property owner requests change to transfer policy

A local business is voicing concern that built commercial space in the industrial compound cannot be transferred to other commercial areas in Banff as part of proposed new legislation.
Happy anniversary Tin Box

Happy anniversary Tin Box

Twenty years ago, Canmore was a very different place. The streetscape was very different; it was all small houses and single storey buildings and where Canadian Tire and Save On Foods stand now were open fields where people played baseball.
Banff turns down view protection

Banff turns down view protection

Banff politicians have turned down a controversial suggestion to look at additional legislation to protect spectacular Rocky Mountain views when commercial properties are being redeveloped.
Bears in Cave and Basin area

Bears in Cave and Basin area

Two well-known grizzly bears have shown up in areas close to the Banff townsite.
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