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More transit announced for Banff National Park - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:19

Rocky Mountain Outlook

More transit announced for Banff National Park
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – Parks Canada will offer public transit to Johnston Canyon this summer, one of Banff National Park's prime tourist attractions. In addition, the federal agency will continue offering its bus services to Lake Louise, but there will now be a $10 ...
Geez, everyone likes parks, concludes $150000 Parks Canada surveyThe Crag and Canyon

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Bow Valley wolves may den this spring - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:19

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Bow Valley wolves may den this spring
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – The ups and downs of the life of a wolf living in the busy and developed Bow Valley may see a positive turn this spring, with a chance the last remaining female in the beleaguered pack may give birth to pups. Parks Canada's annual closure for ...
Wildlife preparedness expert assesses Bow Valley readinessThe Crag and Canyon

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Diversity of Voices mentorship initiative to launch at Banff - Cartt.ca

Banff News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 22:57

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Diversity of Voices mentorship initiative to launch at Banff
Cartt.ca
TORONTO – The Canada Media Fund (CMF), the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC), and the Indigenous Screen Office have partnered with The Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) to launch a national mentorship and market access ...

Plan to pig out as COCHON555 takes over Fairmont Banff Springs - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:28

The Crag and Canyon

Plan to pig out as COCHON555 takes over Fairmont Banff Springs
The Crag and Canyon
An exciting international culinary event will make its Canadian debut at the Fairmont Banff Springs next week. Cochon555 features five renowned chefs, whom are challenged to make a half a dozen dishes using the entirety of a heritage pig. “The idea is ...

Banff Mountain Film Fest on the road: World Tour returns to Lucas Theatre - Connect Savannah.com

Banff News - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:20

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Banff Mountain Film Fest on the road: World Tour returns to Lucas Theatre
Connect Savannah.com
EACH YEAR, the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta, Canada, holds one of the world's premier film fests: The Banff Mountain Film Festival. Then they take the show on the road. With stops in over 500 communities and over 40 countries, this ...

Banff to host Canada's first Cochon 555 competition - 660 News

Banff News - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 12:57

660 News

Banff to host Canada's first Cochon 555 competition
660 News
“For Alberta to have it, for Banff to have it, and for us to be able to host it at the hotel, it's a very big deal in the industry, for sure,” said J.W. Foster, Executive Chef at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. He says any chef worth their salt wants ...
Gerry Forbes: Take Sunday brunch to the next levelCalgary Sun

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Gerry Forbes: Take Sunday brunch to the next level - Calgary Sun

Banff News - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 08:02

Calgary Sun

Gerry Forbes: Take Sunday brunch to the next level
Calgary Sun
Spring has sprung (finally!) and it being Sunday, everyone is headed for brunch. As of May 20, Banff will have one of the only Five Diamond offerings in Western Canada offering up an array of gastronomic delights. The Eden dining room at the Rimrock ...

Elizabeth Chorney-Booth, for the Calgary Herald - Calgary Herald

Banff News - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 09:44

Calgary Herald

Elizabeth Chorney-Booth, for the Calgary Herald
Calgary Herald
Cochon555, an American organization that hosts a roving culinary competition, is touching down in Banff later this month to help raise awareness about breeds of heritage pork. For the last 10 years, Cochon555 has travelled to American cities hosting ...

UPDATE: Banff bear cubs emerge from their den to a snowy Muskoka - www.muskokaregion.com/

Banff News - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 07:41

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UPDATE: Banff bear cubs emerge from their den to a snowy Muskoka
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ROSSEAU — (UPDATE: The Banff bear cubs emerged from their hibernation on Wednesday, April 11.) The three orphaned Banff bear cubs are eager for spring at Rosseau's Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary. The three tiny orphaned bear cubs who made national ...

Getting Caught Up with Banff-Cochrane UCP Constituency Association - CochraneNow.com

Banff News - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 22:04

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Getting Caught Up with Banff-Cochrane UCP Constituency Association
CochraneNow.com
You will have an opportunity to learn what the Banff-Cochrane UCP Constituency Association has been working on at a public open house tomorrow (April 14). Our local Constituency Association is looking forward to providing an update to members and the ...

'Roly-poly' bear cubs found, mysteriously, in Banff washroom to return home soon - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Banff News - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 21:59

Yahoo News Canada (blog)

'Roly-poly' bear cubs found, mysteriously, in Banff washroom to return home soon
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
These three abandoned bear cubs mystified Banff National Parks officials when they were discovered trapped inside a roadside washroom. But they've survived the winter in rehab and may soon be returning home. The black bear cubs were found by a motorist ...

Banff daycare appeals parking lot plan citing sex offenders and air pollution as concerns - CBC.ca

Banff News - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 16:41

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Banff daycare appeals parking lot plan citing sex offenders and air pollution as concerns
CBC.ca
A daycare in Banff, Alta. is appealing against a new parking lot development, citing security concerns posed by an influx of strangers, as well as increased air pollution. The Day Care Society of Banff says the Banff Child Care Centre is too close to ...

'Roly-poly' bear cubs found, mysteriously, in Banff washroom to return home soon - CBC.ca

Banff News - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:40

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'Roly-poly' bear cubs found, mysteriously, in Banff washroom to return home soon
CBC.ca
These three abandoned bear cubs mystified Banff National Parks officials when they were discovered trapped inside a roadside washroom. But they've survived the winter in rehab and may soon be returning home. The black bear cubs were found by a motorist ...

Mountain News: Zero vacancy rate at two Banff towns - Pique Newsmagazine

Banff News - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 05:05

Pique Newsmagazine

Mountain News: Zero vacancy rate at two Banff towns
Pique Newsmagazine
BANFF, Alberta—You think housing is tight in your town, check out Banff. The housing rental vacancy rate has been sitting at zero per cent since 2013. By comparison, the vacancy rate in Calgary, about an hour-and-a-half away, sits at 6.3 per cent. A ...

Protest song urges dog owners to keep pets leashed - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 04:14

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Protest song urges dog owners to keep pets leashed
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Aaron Smith and Katelyn Corbett play with Kahn, a 9-year-old mastiff, in Banff on Saturday (April 7). Aryn Toombs RMO Photo. BANFF – Keep your dogs on a leash protest song is barking at off-leash pooch walkers in Banff National Park. The Off-Leash ...

Banff farmers market returns to Central Park - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 04:11

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff farmers market returns to Central Park
Rocky Mountain Outlook
For the last three years, the farmers market has been located at the Bear Street parking lot as part of the trial for the woonerf – a Dutch word meaning living street where pedestrians and cyclists get priority, but vehicles are still allowed. Two more ...

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Orphaned cubs slated for early summer release back into Banff National Park - Calgary Herald

Banff News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:51

Calgary Herald

Orphaned cubs slated for early summer release back into Banff National Park
Calgary Herald
The three black bear cubs found in a Banff public washroom last spring are slated to return to the national park in early summer. The bruins have been undergoing rehabilitation at the Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary in Ontario since mid-2017. They have ...