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Banff census underway

Banff census underway

Banff’s 2014 municipal census began Monday (June 16) and census takers will be out in full force in Banff neighbourhoods, leaving door hangers at every home and suite.
Tiger Dams focus of Banff Fire training

Tiger Dams focus of Banff Fire training

On the same evening the town of Claresholm was declaring a state of emergency due to overland flooding last week, Banff Fire Department was holding a training session with specialty flood-fighting equipment.
New Parks policy limits information

New Parks policy limits information

A new communication policy directing all Parks Canada media requests go through high-ranking bureaucrats in Ottawa means Banff residents – and the Canadian public – no longer have the same access to information about their national parks as they used
Variety of opinions heard on old daycare site

Variety of opinions heard on old daycare site

While neighbouring residents against developing the old daycare site in Canmore were quite vocal at a public input session last Wednesday (June 18), there were also those present quite concerned about future available affordable housing in the commun
Making a difference in the community

Making a difference in the community

Community Makes You. You Make Your Community. The above seems a simple statement, but it’s true. In fact, many people say you get out of your community what you put into it.
Graymont to store Exshaw church

Graymont to store Exshaw church

It’s been a long road for St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, but at long last there’s hope for the hamlet’s last vestige of its earliest community.
Banff bear activity prompts warning

Banff bear activity prompts warning

All areas surrounding the busy Banff townsite are either under closure or warning because of intense grizzly bear activity.
Buried alive: construction worker airlifted after waterpipe trench collapse

Buried alive: construction worker airlifted after waterpipe trench collapse

Canmore Fire–Rescue responded to a construction site emergency call Saturday (June 21) involving a 32-year-old male employee of V.J. Bishop Excavating LTD who was buried near Dead Man’s Flats.
Banff puts funds towards BES project

Banff puts funds towards BES project

As part of Canadian Rockies Public Schools plan to modernize or completely rebuild Banff Elementary School, The Town of Banff is kicking in $880,000 to build an addition to the school to help accommodate two important community programs.
Rocky Mountain Venture hopes to help local businesses

Rocky Mountain Venture hopes to help local businesses

A new non-profit organization in Canmore hopes to connect local entrepreneurs wanting to grow their business with mentors and financiers, who are also Canmore residents.
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