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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis

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403-609-0220
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Recent Work by Cathy

Cybersecurity attack proving costly for Alberta town

Cybersecurity attack proving costly for Alberta town

Administration in Banff has asked for an additional $220,000 for cybersecurity measures following computer hacking attack back in March.
Parks Canada ending road rescue contract in Kootenay National Park

Parks Canada ending road rescue contract in Kootenay National Park

Banff officials have grave concerns about the safety of travellers as a result of Parks Canada’s decision to end its contract for road rescue and other emergency responses in Kootenay National Park.
Canmore experiencing sudden and unexplained feral rabbit deaths

Canmore experiencing sudden and unexplained feral rabbit deaths

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD), a sudden, highly contagious and fatal viral disease, has not been confirmed as the cause yet.
Cougar warning remains in place in Canmore

Cougar warning remains in place in Canmore

Warning will continue until provincial wildlife officers believe the wild cat has moved on from feasting on a deer carcass.
Two stranded hikers spend cold night on Grotto Mountain

Two stranded hikers spend cold night on Grotto Mountain

“They weren’t intimidated to spend the night out camping and they were in good health and good spirits,” he said.
Parks Canada seeking input on Banff bison reintroduction project

Parks Canada seeking input on Banff bison reintroduction project

“They appear to have adapted quickly to the mountain habitat, and they remained, for the most part, within the park."
Playing cyber tag with nature

Playing cyber tag with nature

When we have more and more people in close access to our protected areas, whether Kananaskis or Banff or elsewhere – with good intent to home in on those locations – and if they’re not necessary experienced with interacting with wildlife it could lead to some unnecessary disturbance."
Property owner fined after unsecured dumpster contributed to bear deaths

Property owner fined after unsecured dumpster contributed to bear deaths

Town of Canmore issued $250 fine after black bears that were feeding in a downtown dumpster over a period of several nights were eventually euthanized.
Town of Banff to investigate free parking for Indigenous people

Town of Banff to investigate free parking for Indigenous people

The Town of Banff has temporarily put the brakes on the possibility of hiking visitor paid parking fees.
Thieves use bear spray to rob store in Banff

Thieves use bear spray to rob store in Banff

Banff police are searching for three people identified who used bear spray in an armed robbery at Canada Goose last month.