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Cathy Ellis

Recent Work by Cathy

Bear Street redevelopment on budget and ahead of schedule

Bear Street redevelopment on budget and ahead of schedule

“I want to thank the businesses and residents for patience they probably didn’t know they had; they probably had to dig deep, understanding this is also a bit of a double-whammy year having the street closed as well as the pandemic.”
Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

“I used to joke that it was an astronaut job because there’s literally more astronauts in Canada than this position."
Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

“I used to joke that it was an astronaut job because there’s literally more astronauts in Canada than this position."
Banff extends mandatory mask bylaw

Banff extends mandatory mask bylaw

“I would like to think that if people are in a crowded situation, they know enough to pop their mask back on," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen
Assessed value of BHC's housing portfolio drops

Assessed value of BHC's housing portfolio drops

“It’s interesting to see an overall decrease there. It’s not the norm for sure," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen
Whyte Residence to be legally protected

Whyte Residence to be legally protected

“It’s a property which I’m sure is near and dear to all of our hearts,” said Mayor Karen Sorensen.
Contaminated soil remediation at Banff rec grounds costs $600,000

Contaminated soil remediation at Banff rec grounds costs $600,000

Councillor Peter Poole is calling on the polluter to pay for the cleanup of contaminated soil – Parks Canada
Banff sponsorship policy gets final approval

Banff sponsorship policy gets final approval

“We know we have to be cautious that from time to time there’ll be interest groups wanting the Town to sell our souls. Our citizens don’t want us to sully our reputation, so we’ve created something that will avoid this.”
Province plans to move ahead with de-listing parks

Province plans to move ahead with de-listing parks

“The big concern is when you remove a park from the Parks system, it is no longer protected."
New shuttle service for Moraine Lake launched during larch season

New shuttle service for Moraine Lake launched during larch season

“We will be  working hard in the park-and-ride to make sure there’s lots of space for people to physically distance and that the line-ups will be spread out."