Death triggers safety review for bylaw officers

The death of a 62-year-old peace officer near High River earlier this month has triggered Alberta’s solicitor general to conduct a safety review to determine whether or not bylaw officers should carry firearms. However, local bylaw supervisors indicate officers in the Bow Valley may not need to carry such weapons since situations involving violent subjects… Continue reading Death triggers safety review for bylaw officers

Locals have their say in ‘big ride’

Despite a power outage, heavy traffic and a course change at the last moment, the overall impression both local residents and businesses owners delivered about the inaugural RBC GranFondo Banff event last weekend was positive. On Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 28), organizers of the “big ride” held a public debriefing to hear feedback about the first… Continue reading Locals have their say in ‘big ride’