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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis

Phone
403-609-0220
Email
cellis@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Cathy

Parks Canada's response to road emergencies 'does not work': first responder

Parks Canada's response to road emergencies 'does not work': first responder

“We’ve got one of the deadliest 50-kilometre stretches on the Trans-Canada Highway from coast to coast. I don’t see any other stretches of 50 kilometres that have nine fatalities in one year already.”
Mamma black bear, cubs killed for public safety reasons

Mamma black bear, cubs killed for public safety reasons

Bears euthanized after making a beeline back to Canmore just two weeks after they were relocated for bolting into a downtown restaurant.
Canmore, Banff, Jasper hire public affairs firm for work on special tourism status

Canmore, Banff, Jasper hire public affairs firm for work on special tourism status

“All three of our communities have a visitor population that surpasses our resident tax base, and so our residents currently help pay for that visitor infrastructure…we’re looking for that recognition to help take the burden off of our residents.”
Permanent Banff Ave pedestrian zone under discussion

Permanent Banff Ave pedestrian zone under discussion

“It’s exploratory in nature, and it doesn’t bind us to a path, except to open this up to a broad discussion on the possibilities and on obtaining more information and feedback."
Bear cubs run into restaurant, bear family relocated

Bear cubs run into restaurant, bear family relocated

A black bear family has been moved out of Canmore after three cubs bolted into a downtown restaurant last week and devoured bags of brown sugar.

Widow calls for highway twinning in Yoho National Park

51-year-old Scott Morrison was the first of eight people killed this year on a treacherous stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway.
TCH to close, traffic diverted through Kootenay National Park

TCH to close, traffic diverted through Kootenay National Park

Two-month closure of the Trans-Canada Highway for twinning in Kicking Horse Canyon begins Sept. 26.
Pedestrian zone in Banff proves to be a 'polarizing question'

Pedestrian zone in Banff proves to be a 'polarizing question'

Tourism industry has voiced strong support for continuing the pedestrian zone, although there are concerns about traffic being diverted through residential neighbourhoods.
Queen's 1959 visit to Banff remembered fondly

Queen's 1959 visit to Banff remembered fondly

Well-known longtime Banff resident recalls being in the crowd as the Queen and her husband Prince Philip were driven along Banff Avenue.
Two people dead in head-on collision on Trans-Canada Highway

Two people dead in head-on collision on Trans-Canada Highway

Victims are the seventh and eighth fatalities along an untwinned stretch of highway in Yoho National Park.