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Planned Canmore arts centre seeks board, committee members

Planned Canmore arts centre seeks board, committee members

The Canadian Mountain Arts Foundation (CMAF) is planning to roll out a public consultation process in the coming months, seeking input on its proposed conceptual plan for Canmore’s arts centre.
Senior climate scientist shares presentation

Senior climate scientist shares presentation

Compared to the tools available to researchers for the study of mountain and forest hydrology in the 1960s, today’s researchers have the benefit of equipment Dr.
Banff Centre partners with advanced research institute

Banff Centre partners with advanced research institute

A new partnership between two renowned institutions will explore ways in which both science and the arts are connected and further develop the skills people in each discipline face. Last Thursday (Feb.
Council turns down Stewart Creek development

Council turns down Stewart Creek development

After a lengthy debate between members of the public and councillors regarding a proposed development on Stewart Creek Golf Course, Canmore Town council did not approve a required Sustainability Screening Report (SSR) application due to the site’s lo
Banff approves second greenhouse

Banff approves second greenhouse

Banff council has vowed to support the creation of Town’s second community greenhouse, which will be located on parking spaces not available to staff or the public on Cascade Plaza’s rooftop parkade.
Local councils share the stage for joint meeting

Local councils share the stage for joint meeting

Both mayors and councillors from Banff and Canmore came together last Thursday (Feb. 7) for the first ever semi-formal joint meeting at the civic centre in Canmore to discuss several issues and events pertaining to the two communities.
Banff homeowners on the hook?

Banff homeowners on the hook?

Editor: In April of last year my partner, Connie, who owns a well established B&B on Banff Avenue experienced the second of two sewage backups in a 15-month period.
Music therapy strikes the right chord

Music therapy strikes the right chord

Put your headphones on or throw in a CD, pick your fave tune, then exercise your passion. Whatever that is, let the music move you.
Focus groups planned for housing study

Focus groups planned for housing study

The Banff Housing Corporation is reaching out to Banff residents to get their feedback on housing in the tourist town in a bid to help inform a $54,000 housing study. A series of focus groups will be held from Feb.
Cougars caught on camera in corridor

Cougars caught on camera in corridor

Banff residents have some interesting neighbours just outside their back doors – four elusive cougars were recently caught on camera feasting on a dead deer on Sulphur Mountain.
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