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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis
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Recent Work by Cathy

BANFF ELECTION: Council candidates seek to address toll residents feel living in tourist town

BANFF ELECTION: Council candidates seek to address toll residents feel living in tourist town

In Banff’s last community social assessment, residents indicated growing visitation, now at more than four million visitors to Banff National Park a year, and the associated traffic congestion that goes along with that was affecting their quality of life and sense of belonging.
Town of Banff looking into ethics commissioner, committee

Town of Banff looking into ethics commissioner, committee

“We know human nature has its flaws so we don’t rely on perfect conduct. What we do rely on are systems in place that assure missteps are corrected and fair process ensues, not just for some, but for all citizens.”
Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

“There’s lots of kids that bike to school using the trail system and on the odd occasion they are bumping into bears. We need parents to remind them to keep their eyes open, make lots of noise and preferably bike in groups.”
Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

“There’s lots of kids that bike to school using the trail system and on the odd occasion they are bumping into bears. We need parents to remind them to keep their eyes open, make lots of noise and preferably bike in groups.”
Banff fields four mayoral hopefuls, 14 council candidates for municipal election

Banff fields four mayoral hopefuls, 14 council candidates for municipal election

Other than Councillor Peter Poole, all incumbents are running in the Oct. 18 municipal election. There are four hopefuls in the mayoral race and 14 candidates vying for a council seat.
Banff MPC turns down B&B amid concerns owners won't comply with permit

Banff MPC turns down B&B amid concerns owners won't comply with permit

“I don’t believe we could create conditions of approval to ensure compliance,” said Mayor Corrie DiManno, a council representative on Municipal Planning Commission.
Canmore, Banff forming citizen action groups to protest lack of ambulance coverage

Canmore, Banff forming citizen action groups to protest lack of ambulance coverage

“Right now, every single day that this doesn’t change, people are getting hurt, people are suffering, people are dying,” said Don Sharpe, a registered paramedic in Alberta.
Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

“There’s lots of kids that bike to school using the trail system and on the odd occasion they are bumping into bears. We need parents to remind them to keep their eyes open, make lots of noise and preferably bike in groups.”
Mountain goat kills attacking grizzly bear

Mountain goat kills attacking grizzly bear

“Grizzly bear predation of mountain goats is relatively common, and I guess the mountain goat was successful in this instance and turned the tables on the grizzly. These mountain goats are big animals and those horns are very sharp.”
Mountain goat kills attacking grizzly bear

Mountain goat kills attacking grizzly bear

“Grizzly bear predation of mountain goats is relatively common, and I guess the mountain goat was successful in this instance and turned the tables on the grizzly. These mountain goats are big animals and those horns are very sharp.”