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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis

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Banff's planning commission supports increased housing density

Banff's planning commission supports increased housing density

MPC concluded the proposed bylaw changes to parking requirements, residential districts and residential density work together as critical steps toward addressing the housing shortage of between 700-1,000 housing units.
Council lobbying to expand voter rights to permanent residents in Banff

Council lobbying to expand voter rights to permanent residents in Banff

Banff town council wants Alberta Municipalities to push the provincial government to expand voter eligibility to permanent resident
Parks Canada implements legal no-stopping zone to protect rare white grizzly bear, newborn cubs

Parks Canada implements legal no-stopping zone to protect rare white grizzly bear, newborn cubs

“Our wildlife teams and wardens are on it and are working closely with the RCMP,” said François Masse, superintendent of Lake Louise, Yoho and Kootenay.
Town of Canmore prepared for wildfire season

Town of Canmore prepared for wildfire season

“Alberta Forestry will focus on the suppression of the wildlife and Canmore Fire-Rescue will focus on impacts to life safety, critical infrastructure and structures within the town."
Thousands raised to fly Banff man's body home to grieving family in Philippines

Thousands raised to fly Banff man's body home to grieving family in Philippines

The $10,000 goal in the GoFundMe campaign generated $13,340 for funeral expenses and to fly Mike Ilagan’s body back to his homeland.
Wolves, grizzlies, cougars use wildlife corridor north of Banff train tracks

Wolves, grizzlies, cougars use wildlife corridor north of Banff train tracks

“I can say this Cascade, Fenlands, Vermilion Lakes corridor is important for wildlife,” said Jesse Whittington, a wildlife ecologist for Banff National Park’s ecological integrity monitoring program.
Banff's proposed affordable housing project to consider community spaces

Banff's proposed affordable housing project to consider community spaces

“Should a shared community space be an outcome for the development, we have an intention to make a material financial commitment which could positively advance the financial viability of the project."
Cougar kills young elk at Banff's Tunnel Mountain campground, prompts warning

Cougar kills young elk at Banff's Tunnel Mountain campground, prompts warning

Parks Canada has issued a cougar warning for Banff's Tunnel Mountain campground where a wild cat hunted, killed a young elk
Two black bears put down in Banff National Park

Two black bears put down in Banff National Park

“Wildlife euthanasia is a last resort, used only when necessary to ensure the safety of the public or when it is in the best interest of the animal’s welfare."
Future of Banff's pedestrian zone going to binding vote later this summer

Future of Banff's pedestrian zone going to binding vote later this summer

“We’ve heard from 11.5 per cent of the population and we know more voices would like to be heard on this issue."
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