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Christmas Bird Count this weekend

Christmas Bird Count this weekend

The 38th annual Banff-Canmore Christmas Bird Count (CBC), organized by the Bow Valley Naturalists, will take place on Saturday (Dec. 15). Last year featured a turnout of 64 participants, matching that of the year before.
The secret's out in Banff

The secret's out in Banff

Banff’s Santa’s Anonymous program gives a whole new meaning to the phrase Secret Santa.
Canmore comic comes to life as animated app

Canmore comic comes to life as animated app

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB), known for animated classics like The Cat Came Back and The Big Snit, has released an animated interactive version of a comic about the War of 1812 released by Canmore-based Renegade Arts Entertainment earlier
Canmore approves 4.7 per cent tax hike increase

Canmore approves 4.7 per cent tax hike increase

Canmore taxpayers will see a 4.7 per cent increase in municipal taxes next year after council unanimously passed its operating budget on Tuesday (Dec. 11).
Canmore welcomes world

Canmore welcomes world

With sparkling holiday lights illuminating the bright faces of young ski fans, Canmore officially launched the 2012 Alberta World Cup with all the anticipation of Christmas morning.
Mineral Springs closes labour ward

Mineral Springs closes labour ward

Babies will no longer be born in Banff, starting next year.
Banff looks at privatizing services

Banff looks at privatizing services

Banff politicians are looking at the possibility of privatizing the Town’s water and sewer operations. On Monday (Dec.
Toys needed for Spirit campaign

Toys needed for Spirit campaign

With the deadline for Christmas Spirit hampers nearing, campaign organizers have discovered they have a shortage of toys. In particular, toys for teens and for wee ones aged newborn to two years old, are in short supply. And with a deadline of Dec.
CRPS students welcome World Cup athletes

CRPS students welcome World Cup athletes

With today’s start of the 2012 Cross-Country Alberta World Cup, over 400 students from Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) will be at the Nordic Centre to cheer on athletes, perform and represent the community.
Banff approves final budgets

Banff approves final budgets

It’s official. Banff residents and businesses will see a 1.7 overall increase on their tax bills next year. At a meeting on Monday (Dec.
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