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Bison herd officially protected on provincial land near Banff - CTV News

Banff News - 10 hours 8 min ago

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Bison herd officially protected on provincial land near Banff
CTV News
EDMONTON -- A plains bison herd has officially been protected as wildlife on provincial land near Banff National Park. The ministerial order by Parks Minister Shannon Phillips was signed today. It gives the Banff bison the same protection as other ...
Bison herd protected as wildlife on provincial land around Banff National ParkNational Post

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Mischievous magpie goes on low-key rampage in Banff skate shop - Calgary Herald

Banff News - 11 hours 51 min ago

Calgary Herald

Mischievous magpie goes on low-key rampage in Banff skate shop
Calgary Herald
Alfred Hitchcock would be proud of a feathered fiend who wandered into a skate and snowboard store in Banff on Saturday. In a video making the rounds on social media, the bird can be seen casually trotting up to the entrance to Unlimited Skate and Snow.

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'Renegade magpie' removal by heoric customer lauded by playful video - CBC.ca

Banff News - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 17:51

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'Renegade magpie' removal by heoric customer lauded by playful video
CBC.ca
Employees at a store in Banff, Alta., say they were busy cowering when a brave customer took a hectic situation into her own hands. On Saturday, a magpie — a notorious bird seemingly ever-present in Alberta towns — scuttled into the shop in the ...

Parking changes spark disagreement with owners at Banff's Sunshine Village - Toronto Star

Banff News - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 20:00

Toronto Star

Parking changes spark disagreement with owners at Banff's Sunshine Village
Toronto Star
CALGARY—Parks Canada and the owners of Banff's Sunshine Village resort are in a tussle over proposed parking changes to the year-round tourist site. Sunshine Village sits about 143 kilometres west of Calgary, inside Banff National Park. The owners of ...

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Bison bull euthanized after wandering away from Banff National Park - Edmonton Journal

Banff News - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 12:53

Edmonton Journal

Bison bull euthanized after wandering away from Banff National Park
Edmonton Journal
BANFF — Parks Canada says it has killed one of two bison bulls that wandered away from Banff National Park. Officials said the animal was moving toward private grazing land and posed a safety risk to the public and to livestock. “The decision to ...
Parking changes spark disagreement with owners at Banff's Sunshine VillageToronto Star

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Bison bull that wandered away from Banff National Park killed by Parks Canada - National Post

Banff News - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 11:46

National Post

Bison bull that wandered away from Banff National Park killed by Parks Canada
National Post
BANFF, Alta. — Parks Canada says it has killed one of two bison bulls that wandered away from Banff National Park. Officials said the animal was moving toward private grazing land and posed a safety risk to the public and to livestock. “The decision ...
Bison destroyed after wandering out of Banff National ParkCBC.ca
Bison euthanized after leaving Banff National ParkGlobalnews.ca
Wildfire in national park jumps BC highway, continues to growKelowna Capital News
Kelowna Capital News
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Bison destroyed after wandering out of Banff National Park - CBC.ca

Banff News - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 23:27

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Bison destroyed after wandering out of Banff National Park
CBC.ca
One of two bison that wandered out of Banff National Park earlier this month has been destroyed. The bulls had meandered out of the park in separate directions on Aug. 5, just one week after the herd was released into a 1,200-square-kilometre ...
Bison euthanized after leaving Banff National ParkGlobalnews.ca
Bison bull euthanized after wandering away from Banff National ParkCalgary Herald
Wildfire in national park jumps BC highway, continues to growKelowna Capital News

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Bison euthanized after exiting Banff National Park - CTV News

Banff News - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 21:58

CTV News

Bison euthanized after exiting Banff National Park
CTV News
Parks Canada officials confirm a bison bull has been euthanized and a second bison is being monitored after the animals left Banff National Park. The decision to euthanize the bull was made as it posed a safety risk to the public and livestock. More ...

Banff Parks Canada - Globalnews.ca

Banff News - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 20:42

Banff Parks Canada
Globalnews.ca
Banff's Sunshine ski resort launches campaign criticizing proposed guidelines from Parks Canada. The proposed site guidelines for Sunshine Village released this summer provide a framework for future use, growth and development at the resort until 2060.

Preparing for a worst-case scenario: Banff's plan of attack to help stave off wildfires and protect homes - Globalnews.ca

Banff News - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 20:18

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Preparing for a worst-case scenario: Banff's plan of attack to help stave off wildfires and protect homes
Globalnews.ca
Laurie Hardingham gazes out the front window of her Banff home. She's lived in the mountain town for 52 years but never has her view been as skewed as the past two summers. “It's our new norm,” she said, apologizing for the raspiness in her voice.

Banff's Sunshine ski resort upset with proposed guidelines from Parks Canada - Times Colonist

Banff News - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 17:20

Times Colonist

Banff's Sunshine ski resort upset with proposed guidelines from Parks Canada
Times Colonist
BANFF, Alta. — An internationally known ski resort in Banff National Park says a plan proposed by Parks Canada could hinder its future success. The proposed site guidelines for Sunshine Village released this summer provide a framework for future use, ...
Parks Canada kills a bull bison that wandered away from Banff National ParkToronto Star
Bison euthanized after leaving Banff National ParkGlobalnews.ca
Bison bull euthanized after exiting Banff National ParkCTV News

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Parks staff hope to lure wayward bison back to Banff National Park - CBC.ca

Banff News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:15

CBC.ca

Parks staff hope to lure wayward bison back to Banff National Park
CBC.ca
Parks Canada staff are hoping to lure two wayward bison back into Banff National Park. The two bulls, part of the first wild herd to roam in the park's backcountry in 140 years, meandered out of their 1,200-square-kilometre reintroduction zone ...
Two bison bulls bolt from Banff park projectRocky Mountain Outlook

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Flamenco virtuoso returns to Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:02

Flamenco virtuoso returns to Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – Jesse Cook likes to let his guitar do his talking for him. His fast flying fingers combine world rhythms with flamenco style music to say everything he has to say. “I find writing lyrics to be difficult, you kind of have to be emotionally ...

Banff council considers wildfire response at in-camera meeting - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:02

Banff council considers wildfire response at in-camera meeting
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BOW VALLEY – Elected officials in Banff met this week to be briefed on a strategic plan for how it would respond to a wildfire should one threaten the community, but the conversation was held behind closed doors. The agenda for the August governance ...

Two bison bulls bolt from Banff park project - Rocky Mountain Outlook - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:02

CBC.ca

Two bison bulls bolt from Banff park project - Rocky Mountain Outlook
Rocky Mountain Outlook
PANTHER VALLEY – After just one week as truly wild animals, two bison bulls in Banff National Park's reintroduction herd have headed for the hills.
Parks staff hope to lure wayward bison back to Banff National Park ...CBC.ca

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Banff officials expect busy season to continue despite wildfire smoke - Globalnews.ca

Banff News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 22:31

Globalnews.ca

Banff officials expect busy season to continue despite wildfire smoke
Globalnews.ca
WATCH ABOVE: Wed, Aug 15: Tourists visiting Banff National Park were greeted with hazy skies Wednesday. Joel Senick explains why officials don't expect the conditions to keep many visitors away.

Born to be wild: Bison released in Banff National Park already beginning to roam - Toronto Star

Banff News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 22:18

Toronto Star

Born to be wild: Bison released in Banff National Park already beginning to roam
Toronto Star
EDMONTON—Two bison who have wandered from a herd recently released into Banff National Park illustrate the complexities of reintroducing a species into a landscape vastly different from the one they once freely roamed. “We are monitoring them daily, ...
Two bison bulls wander out of Banff National Park a week after being releasedCalgary Herald

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Officials expect Banff visits to continue amid smoky conditions - Globalnews.ca

Banff News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:58

Globalnews.ca

Officials expect Banff visits to continue amid smoky conditions
Globalnews.ca
Officials expect Banff visits to continue amid smoky conditions. Wed, Aug 15: Tourists visiting Banff National Park were greeted with hazy skies Wednesday. Joel Senick explains why officials don't expect the conditions to keep many visitors away. more.