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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service


August 28th, 2019 -Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Ron Hallman, currently President of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, becomes President and Chief Executive Officer, Parks Canada Agency, effective August 28, 2019. David McGovern, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic […]


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Bow Falls, Banff

Government of Canada invests in conservation and transit for the mountain national parks


August 29th, Banff, Alberta, Parks Canada Agency The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the ecological integrity of Canada’s national parks, while ensuring that Canadians can continue to connect with and enjoy the natural and cultural treasures of these iconic places. Today, Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for […]


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Banff Town

Bow Valley residents appointed to provincial panel to reduce red tape


August 14th, 2019 by Paul Clarke, Cochrane Today “The principal aim of the Red Tape Panel is to eliminate the duplication or complexity of regulation processes to make it easier for people and organizations to invest in our province and get Albertans back to work.” Two Bow Valley residents will help the province cut red […]


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Icefields Trail Map

Parks Canada spending icefields trail money outside Jasper National Park


By Craig Gilbert, The Fitzhugh, 14/02/19. Rare stallions on Sable Island, a national park reserve off the coast of Nova Scotia. Parks Canada is using money earmarked for a trail in Jasper National Park to clean the tiny island up. | Paul Gierszewski/from Wikimedia Commons photo. Surprise and disappointment took hold alongside the frigid cold […]


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Canmore, Alberta

Resort municipality status remains elusive 10 years on


By Paul Clarke, Rocky Mountain Outlook, 14/02/19. The red line indicates the visitation for 2018, while the gray ribbon is the historical minimum and maximum visitation from 2014-18. Banff’s visitation was on average 2.7 percent lower than from 2017’s high. Photo credit: Aryn Toombs RMO Illustration. Source: Alberta government   For more than 10 years […]


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Wildlife Overpass in Alberta

From grizzly bears to jaguars: How wildlife mitigation in the Bow Valley inspired the world


BY JENNA DULEWICH, Rocky Mountain Outlook, 25/02/19. A wildlife overpass stands as the only safe passage across the Trans-Canada Highway near the junction of the Icefields Parkway at Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Photo credit: RMO File Photo   Why did the grizzly bear cross the road? Perhaps to find a mate, but a […]


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