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Raccoon captured and killed near Banff - Calgary - CBC News - CBC.ca

Banff News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:36

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Raccoon captured and killed near Banff - Calgary - CBC News
CBC.ca
A rogue raccoon that had been spotted in and around the town of Banff, Alta. in recent months is no more.

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AAA issues call for presenters for 2018 Banff Session - Canadian Architect

Banff News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:17

Canadian Architect

AAA issues call for presenters for 2018 Banff Session
Canadian Architect
Every two years, the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) hosts a conference that brings speakers from around the globe to share ideas, innovation and ingenuity. Taking place in the breathtaking remoteness of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff ...

Banff to help fund wildfire assessment - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 05:18

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff to help fund wildfire assessment
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Parks Canada firefighter Matt Foster throws a log onto a FireSmart burn pile along the Fenlands Trail in Banff on Thursday (Nov. 9). Parks Canada and the Town of Banff have been performing FireSmart activity surrounding the Banff townsite, revisiting ...

Banff appoints Proper Rights' Kuzmyk | News | C21Media - C21Media

Banff News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 06:52

C21Media

Banff appoints Proper Rights' Kuzmyk | News | C21Media
C21Media
Canada's Banff World Media Festival has appointed a former Proper Rights executive and C21 bureau chief as its executive director. Jenn Kuzmyk. Jenn Kuzmyk takes up the role immediately, becoming responsible for leading all commercial activities and ...
Banff Fest gets a new bossCartt.ca

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RCMP seek information on Banff theft - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:00

Rocky Mountain Outlook

RCMP seek information on Banff theft
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Banff RCMP are asking for public assistance regarding a theft from Monod Sports, Thursday (Nov. 30). According to RCMP, at 2 p.m. two females stole two jackets from Monod's, then got into a vehicle in front of the store and fled the scene. The suspect ...

YWCA honours Canada's Day of Remembrance & Action with special screening in Banff of film on domestic abuse - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 18:57

The Crag and Canyon

YWCA honours Canada's Day of Remembrance & Action with special screening in Banff of film on domestic abuse
The Crag and Canyon
The YWCA Banff is screening the award-winning, crowd-funded film A Better Man at the Whyte Museum next week for its annual Red Rose event. The Dec. 6 screening and following discussion is in honour of Canada's Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence ...

RCMP seek information on Banff theft - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 05:17

Rocky Mountain Outlook

RCMP seek information on Banff theft
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Banff RCMP are asking for public assistance regarding a theft from Monod Sports, Thursday (Nov. 30). According to RCMP, at 2 p.m. two females stole two jackets from Monod's, then got into a vehicle in front of the store and fled the scene. The suspect ...

Theatre: 'A Christmas Carol' comes to life in Banff through December - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 21:37

The Crag and Canyon

Theatre: 'A Christmas Carol' comes to life in Banff through December
The Crag and Canyon
Starting a new tradition this year, the Fairmont Banff Springs is partnering with the local Carter-Ryan Productions to put on a month-long run of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol” for what they're calling Christmas at The Castle. The show will cater ...

Poetry prize winner coming to Banff - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 21:37

Poetry prize winner coming to Banff
The Crag and Canyon
Alessandra Naccarato's poem “Postcards for my Sister” has earned her the 2017 CBC Poetry Prize, and with it $6,000 and a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre. Naccarato, of Salt Spring Island, B.C. told the CBC her grandmother and other strong ...

New face at the Banff Centre - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 21:37

The Crag and Canyon

New face at the Banff Centre
The Crag and Canyon
Someone new will be at the helm of the Banff Centre's literary journalism program, starting next year. American journalist and author Susan Orlean will take on the role of Rogers Communications Chair in Literary Journalism in 2018. “The Banff Centre ...

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Town of Banff to lower the flag in honour of a 'founding father' - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 20:42

The Crag and Canyon

Town of Banff to lower the flag in honour of a 'founding father'
The Crag and Canyon
Banff council unanimously voted in favour of lowering the flag for “one of Banff's founding fathers” Bill Roberge for his memorial service on Dec. 15. Roberge died Oct. 28 at the age of 90 and was a pillar of the community, said Councillor Brian ...

Singletrack Magazine | Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns To UK ... - Singletrack

Banff News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:50

Singletrack

Singletrack Magazine | Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns To UK ...
Singletrack
This year, from January to May, the Banff Film Festival toured the UK showing amazing footage of all kinds of sports in big mountain settings. It evidently did well enough, as they're returning next year, with dates running from January the 13th to May ...

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Scrooge to visit Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:28

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Scrooge to visit Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
If one were to have friends and family list their favourite holiday presentation, in all likelihood it would be Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol – even if said list was checked twice. Though penned in 1843, Dickens' popular Christmas fiction has ...

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Banff grain spill attracts wildlife - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:19

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff grain spill attracts wildlife
Rocky Mountain Outlook
A significant grain spill on the Canadian Pacific Railway in Banff National Park last week attracted wildlife to the site. While much focus has been on bears eating spilled grain along the train tracks, Parks Canada wildlife staff noticed a mule deer ...

Wright pavilion project moving ahead - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:18

Wright pavilion project moving ahead
Rocky Mountain Outlook
The team behind a push to build a replica of an iconic Frank Lloyd Wright pavilion in Banff National Park says it's moving along in its work to meet conditions set by the Town of Banff. Evie Eshpeter, director and founder of the Frank Lloyd Wright ...

Spirit of giving continues with a party, canned food drive and a way to see Eagles play for free this week - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 22:42

The Crag and Canyon

Spirit of giving continues with a party, canned food drive and a way to see Eagles play for free this week
The Crag and Canyon
Now in its 17th year, the party at the Banff Legion is a chance to get out and celebrate the beginning of the holiday season and help brighten Christmas for families in Banff, Lake Louise and Field. The afternoon and evening features prize draws ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns - Powell River Peak

Banff News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 09:59

Powell River Peak

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns
Powell River Peak
Films featured are the winning selections from more than 400 entries from around the world at Banff Mountain Film Festival, which launched in 1976. The festival celebrates films and documentaries about mountain culture, sports and the environment. Each ...

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Snowfall warnings issued for Banff and Jasper - CBC.ca

Banff News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 16:18

CBC.ca

Snowfall warnings issued for Banff and Jasper
CBC.ca
Snowfall warnings have been issued for a swath of the Rocky Mountains with the heaviest amounts expected to fall in the middle of the highway that connects Banff and Jasper. "A strong southwesterly flow over the mountains will create favourable ...
Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for Alberta's Banff, Jasper National ParksGlobalnews.ca

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Ladacor breaks ground on Banff modular project - Journal of Commerce

Banff News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 08:05

Journal of Commerce

Ladacor breaks ground on Banff modular project
Journal of Commerce
"Though the building is constructed using modular components it adheres to the Town of Banff's Design Guidelines," said Jamie Clark, principal, Systemic Architecture. "These guidelines require a high degree of timber frame detailing and other elements ...