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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis
Phone
403-609-0220
Email
cellis@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Cathy

Tourist town traffic ticking upwards

Tourist town traffic ticking upwards

“The road system is finite and it’s beyond capacity…Beyond capacity means we can choose where to have a traffic jam, but we can’t choose not to have a traffic jam.”
Banff visitors support human use restrictions to protect grizzly bears

Banff visitors support human use restrictions to protect grizzly bears

“I was really pleasantly surprised at how many people were very supportive of prioritizing grizzly bear needs over their own recreational needs.”
Bow Valley wolf pup killed on train tracks

Bow Valley wolf pup killed on train tracks

“We seem to be in this tug of war with CP rail over the concept of shareholder value and the push for longer, faster trains while conveniently ignoring the collateral damage of the impact of those decisions.”
Construction of wildlife overpass to start in spring 2022

Construction of wildlife overpass to start in spring 2022

"It’s a really significant step forward for mitigating the impacts of highways on wildlife in Alberta,” said Adam Linnard, Y2Y’s Alberta program manager.
Parks Canada urges ice skaters to use caution

Parks Canada urges ice skaters to use caution

“The ice has just formed and right now it can be pretty high risk if you chose to go way out on these water bodies,” said Steve Holeczi, a visitor safety specialist for Banff National Park.
Cougar kill close to town prompts spot closure

Cougar kill close to town prompts spot closure

The cougar was able feed on most of the dead elk before Parks Canada removed the carcass for public safety reasons.
Renowned conservationist Karsten Heuer 'super lucky' after fall from hunting tree stand

Renowned conservationist Karsten Heuer 'super lucky' after fall from hunting tree stand

“We are all relieved that Karsten has such amazing medical care and will be back in the community doing the things he loves,” said friend Colleen Campbell
Backcountry access off limits to protect Jasper's vulnerable caribou

Backcountry access off limits to protect Jasper's vulnerable caribou

“Without action, the only two caribou herds remaining entirely within Jasper will disappear."
Fish and Wildlife confirms black bear family killed in Canmore in August

Fish and Wildlife confirms black bear family killed in Canmore in August

“It’s important for us to know how our actions as a community are being effective, or not effective, in keeping bears out of town and hopefully reducing the number of relocated bears."
Close cougar encounter in Canmore prompts warning

Close cougar encounter in Canmore prompts warning

“They backed away towards the community and the cougar followed them, coming as close as 30 feet."