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Banff grappling with high visitation

Banff grappling with high visitation

“We have been trying to sound the alarm on ever increasing visitation and the accompanying lack of planning foresight for well over a decade. We suspect we are close to a tipping point.”
Premier Kenney says new imposed pay plan remains good deal for Alberta doctors

Premier Kenney says new imposed pay plan remains good deal for Alberta doctors

Alberta ends master agreement with doctors, new rules to be in place in April

Alberta ends master agreement with doctors, new rules to be in place in April

A list of changes Alberta is making to doctor rules, fees

A list of changes Alberta is making to doctor rules, fees

Study recommended for Calgary-Banff passenger rail

Study recommended for Calgary-Banff passenger rail

The provincial government is being lobbied to do a formal feasibility study on passenger rail from Calgary International Airport to Banff National Park.
Counter-protesters demolish rail blockade

Counter-protesters demolish rail blockade

Protesters set up camp around 4 a.m. on Wednesday.
Mixed reactions at McDougall Church appeal

Mixed reactions at McDougall Church appeal

Following an appeal filed to the MD of Bighorn subdivision and development appeal board, the committee heard mixed reactions Tuesday (Feb. 18) night from Stoney Nakoda elders and residents to whether the McDougall Church should be restored or not.
Vancouver hobby photographer shares beautiful images of black bears (PHOTOS)

Vancouver hobby photographer shares beautiful images of black bears (PHOTOS)

“If I’ve changed one person's opinion about how precious and similar wildlife is to us humans, then I know I’ve done a good job today.”
Support swells for putting Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox on the $5 bill

Support swells for putting Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox on the $5 bill

Innisfail firefighters save desperate Husky dog in Red Deer River

Innisfail firefighters save desperate Husky dog in Red Deer River

Canine’s owner also fell through ice but made it to shore