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Industrial area may see rezoning

Industrial area may see rezoning

The Town of Banff is proposing to rezone government services in the industrial compound to free up commercial floor space for that district.
Tourist homes addressed in Canmore bylaw changes

Tourist homes addressed in Canmore bylaw changes

Changes to Canmore’s Land Use Bylaw are being made to address the illegal use of residential dwelling units as tourist homes in the community.
Bow River water quality on upswing

Bow River water quality on upswing

The quality of water within Banff National Park has returned to near natural levels.
Male grizzlies emerge from dens

Male grizzlies emerge from dens

Male grizzly bears are emerging from dens despite massive snow dumps in the Canadian Rockies this spring.
Canmore tops Alberta cost of living list

Canmore tops Alberta cost of living list

A provincial report into the cost of living in Alberta has distinguished Canmore as the most expensive municipality, slightly edging out Fort McMurray for the top spot.
Economic recovery top priority for BLLT

Economic recovery top priority for BLLT

Having stemmed the recession so far, looking to the future and being more competitive as global economies recover are top priorities for Banff Lake Louise Tourism.
National, international students drawn to Rockies water course

National, international students drawn to Rockies water course

They came from Nelson, Ottawa, Saskatoon, Oslo, Norway and Graz, Austria.
Valley business, citizens support fundraisers

Valley business, citizens support fundraisers

Organizers of a Banff fundraising effort to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan got a huge surprise during A Night for Japan held at Wild Bill’s, Tuesday, March 29 when the Banff Park Lodge stepped forward with a $100,000 donation.
Future of mysterious ptarmigan unknown

Future of mysterious ptarmigan unknown

The white-tailed ptarmigan is a remarkable bird, living its entire life trying to thrive and survive in harsh alpine environments.
Call out for new winter tourist event

Call out for new winter tourist event

Banff’s hotel association is calling on local politicians and the tourism industry to work together to create a new carnival event to draw tourists to town in the dead of winter.
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