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Bow Valley Sports Hall of Fame resumes, seeks nominations

Bow Valley Sports Hall of Fame resumes, seeks nominations

The local sports hall of fame is back and looking for nominations for its 2022 inductees.
MD of Bighorn council to review planning document revisions

MD of Bighorn council to review planning document revisions

“I think it’s really important these documents are clear and they tell the whole picture. I think more clarity between the two documents, but most importantly clarity with the new document we’re being asked to approve.”
Candidates in bid for NDP nomination weigh in on Calgary-Banff passenger rail

Candidates in bid for NDP nomination weigh in on Calgary-Banff passenger rail

“I really feel like there’s a lot of unanswered questions and we’re being asked to say we support or oppose a train when we don’t actually have all of the information."
Harvie Heights off-ramp could see future reconfiguration

Harvie Heights off-ramp could see future reconfiguration

“Alberta Transportation has told us they would take on responsibility for the entire T-intersection once it’s aligned. The MD has been at odds with the province. We don’t believe the bird cage is our responsibility. We believe it’s part of the highway network.”
Proposed visitor, flexible accommodation project for Dead Man's Flats passes public hearing

Proposed visitor, flexible accommodation project for Dead Man's Flats passes public hearing

A public hearing gave residents of the MD of Bighorn to voice their feelings for a proposed visitor and flexible accommodation of more than 100 units in the hamlet of Dead Man’s Flats.
Council pay review potentially to be added to MD of Bighorn budget

Council pay review potentially to be added to MD of Bighorn budget

“Cost of living is far different here than in Didsbury. I know we have to base it on what other councils are making, but if cost of living is double where we are compared to Didsbury, as an example, is that a fair way to do it?”
Bighorn vaccination procedure to strike balance rather than mandate

Bighorn vaccination procedure to strike balance rather than mandate

“Anyone who has had a vaccination shot will be reviewed when they come into the office and we will use the QR code and they will be allowed to come into the office. We’re trying to achieve a balance for people who volunteer or work for the MD, dealing with the COVID crisis right now.”
CRPS, municipal staffing shortages brought on by COVID-19

CRPS, municipal staffing shortages brought on by COVID-19

“Given the COVID-19 rates in the valley, we remain deeply concerned with the increasing numbers and our capacity to keep classes and schools open for your children, due to staffing shortages," said CRPS superintendent Chris MacPhee.
Prime minister delivers mandate to new Parks Canada minister

Prime minister delivers mandate to new Parks Canada minister

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told the new minister responsible for Parks Canada, Steven Guilbeault, that he must invest in existing national parks and create new ones, and the new tourism minister, Randy Boissonault, to develop a national trails tourism strategy.
Sports council calls for field house in Bow Valley

Sports council calls for field house in Bow Valley

“We recognize that there are significant financial challenges on the Town’s budget; however, we do think that collectively the municipalities in the Bow Valley should collaborate on examining the potential to build a field house in the valley."
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