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New angling rules for Kananaskis Country

New angling rules for Kananaskis Country

Anglers may soon have to abide by a new set of rules when casting their lines into the waters of Kananaskis Country.
Dam expert to be hired for 40 Mile Creek project

Dam expert to be hired for 40 Mile Creek project

The Town of Banff plans to hire an expert to investigate options to prevent the potential collapse of an aging dam on 40 Mile Creek north of the Banff townsite.
MPC approves River's Bend

MPC approves River's Bend

A development proposed for the eastern edge of Dead Man’s Flats cleared a significant hurdle before the Christmas holidays with approval of a subdivision application after nearly a quarter century and numerous changes of scope.
Banff lays out 2013 strategic priorities

Banff lays out 2013 strategic priorities

Banff council has laid out its top five strategic priorities for 2013, which are centered around three key areas: sense of place, a healthy community and the local economy. At its meeting on Dec.
Afghanistan's ecosystem under attack

Afghanistan's ecosystem under attack

A country torn apart by the horror of war is the picture the western world gets of Afghanistan on the nightly news – but this country’s fragile ecosystem is also under heavy attack.
Judge upholds Sunshine parking ban

Judge upholds Sunshine parking ban

Parks Canada’s enforcement of a ban on parking in potentially dangerous avalanche terrain along the access road to Sunshine Village ski resort has been upheld by the courts.
Daily business licences examined

Daily business licences examined

The Town of Banff will examine a report from administration at its next council meeting to determine how much non-residents will pay for a daily business licence.
TCH crash closes highway for hours

TCH crash closes highway for hours

Icy conditions on the Trans-Canada Highway may be the culprit in a fatal collision on Dec. 27 that killed one and injured several others.
Climate change in Canada real and costly

Climate change in Canada real and costly

Canada’s federal government is known globally for standing in the way of progress in addressing threats associated with the planet’s changing climate.
Parks Canada unearths new Twitter feed

Parks Canada unearths new Twitter feed

Parks Canada is launching a new national Twitter feed that will focus on work done by the agency’s underwater and terrestrial archaeological teams.
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