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Paid parking viewed to limit congestion

Paid parking viewed to limit congestion

The Town of Banff is looking to fix traffic and parking woes that plague the tourist town every summer – and a new transportation plan says paid parking may be one way to help with that in the long-term.
DMF viable option for hotels as fees increase

DMF viable option for hotels as fees increase

With Town of Canmore council’s decision to up business registry fees for hotels not voluntarily contributing a three per cent levy for tourism marketing to $100 per room, accommodation providers now have an option to participate in a mechanism that w
Parks to receive $19 million for roads

Parks to receive $19 million for roads

Parks Canada will receive $19 million in 2013-14 to improve highways and bridges in Canada’s national parks as part of the Harper government’s federal budget.
Cougar spotted in Eagle Terrace yard

Cougar spotted in Eagle Terrace yard

A morning pooch piddle turned into a wildlife experience for a Canmore family, Wednesday (March 27). At about 7 a.m.
Mineral Springs maternity ward closes

Mineral Springs maternity ward closes

The maternity ward at Mineral Springs Hospital in Banff officially closed Monday (March 25).
Board approves reconfiguration for schools

Board approves reconfiguration for schools

After months of debate and public consultation, the Canadian Rockies Public School (CRPS) board unanimously passed a motion at its regular meeting last Wednesday (March 20) to move Grade 4 students from Elizabeth Rummel School to Lawrence Grassi Midd
Banff doors may be closed in winter

Banff doors may be closed in winter

Banff council is once again toying with the idea of forcing retailers to close their doors in extreme weather in a bid to stop wasting energy.
Condo board urges petition

Condo board urges petition

The Copperstone Resort condominium board is urging its approximately 96 owners to sign a counter-petition in the hopes of blocking a proposed local improvement levy.
springstART kicks off season in Banff Park

springstART kicks off season in Banff Park

Even though there’s still a bite in the air, spring is officially here and with it the second annual springstART Festival, which begins April 5 and runs through to April 21.
Banff Centre looks at radio station launch

Banff Centre looks at radio station launch

The Banff Centre wants to run a full commercial radio station, offering daily newscasts, music and entertainment.
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