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'Considerable' avalanche risk in Banff, Yoho, Kootenay national parks - Globalnews.ca

Banff News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:39

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'Considerable' avalanche risk in Banff, Yoho, Kootenay national parks
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Parks Canada is advising people to “avoid avalanche terrain” in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks this long weekend due to considerable avalanche risk. The warnings pertain to the treeline and alpine mountain terrains – below treeline areas have ...

Paul Brandt, Shad headline Banff music festival - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:24

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Paul Brandt, Shad headline Banff music festival
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Before Paul Brandt became a multi award-winning country music star, he was looking to turn heads with guitar in hand at a small indie show in Banff. “I was first getting started and needed to impress everybody,” said Brandt about a gig at Wild Bill's ...

Banff town council considers cannabis future - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:18

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff town council considers cannabis future
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Banff town council heard this week about the future regulatory framework it will have to consider with respect to the legalization of cannabis expected to come into effect later this year. With Bill C-45 working its way through the senate from the ...

Banff councillor declares conflict of interest - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:18

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff councillor declares conflict of interest
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Councillor Corrie DiManno found herself in hot water this week after she failed to declare she had a pecuniary interest in a matter before council that could impact her employer – the Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission. On Jan. 22, the pro ...

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Banff property values jump by double-digits - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:18

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff property values jump by double-digits
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Property values in Banff are once again on the rise, with the average residential property assessment jumping 17 per cent from last year. The biggest increase was led by residential properties on the north side of the Bow River, particularly in the ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival comes to Ithaca - ithaca.com

Banff News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:56

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Banff Mountain Film Festival comes to Ithaca
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For 20 years, Ithaca has hosted the Banff Mountain Film Festival, first in a tiny venue, and now films are shown in one of the most prestigious venues Tompkins County: Bailey Hall at Cornell University. This year, the festival will make its way from ...

Banff grapples with unique challenges before cannabis legalization - Calgary Herald

Banff News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:05

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Banff grapples with unique challenges before cannabis legalization
Calgary Herald
“We are unique in terms of our fixed land base and very limited amount of commercial space, and the fact that we have very unique town purposes as a national park community — to serve as a visitor service centre . . . and provide a range of services ...
Banff grapples with unique challenges before cannabis legalization ...National Post

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Banff's Bylaw 420: Tricky elements to legalizing cannabis in national park - CBC.ca

Banff News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:01

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Banff's Bylaw 420: Tricky elements to legalizing cannabis in national park
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The actual detailed regulations that set out specific rules will come next. McKay said council will discuss the issue later in February. But time is running short — the federal government has signalled it would like legalization to happen this July ...

Banff begins to figure out cannabis policies ahead of legalization - Globalnews.ca

Banff News - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 21:07

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Banff begins to figure out cannabis policies ahead of legalization
Globalnews.ca
But as Banff starts down the road of defining its own policies on cannabis, a delicate balancing act is required to ensure the town's retail district doesn't become a so-called “green mile.” “You know, we worry about that,” McKay said. “We will be ...

Olympic skiing at Lake Louise in Banff park a 'bad idea:' conservationist - Westman Journal

Banff News - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:37

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Olympic skiing at Lake Louise in Banff park a 'bad idea:' conservationist
Westman Journal
"We need to be moving the other direction, taking pressure off Banff park." Locke suggested the federal government needs to dismiss any talk of holding Olympic events in the national park immediately. "It was a bad idea in the late '60s when it came up ...

Including Banff National Park as venue in Calgary Olympic bid a ... - CBC.ca

Banff News - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 15:50

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Including Banff National Park as venue in Calgary Olympic bid a ...
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A well-known Alberta conservationist says the idea of holding alpine skiing in Banff National Park as part of a potential Calgary Olympic bid is bad and shouldn't even be discussed.

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Olympic skiing at Lake Louise in Banff park a 'bad idea ... - National Post

Banff News - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 12:03

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Olympic skiing at Lake Louise in Banff park a 'bad idea ...
National Post
BANFF, Alta. — A well-known Alberta conservationist says the idea of holding alpine skiing in Banff National Park as part of a potential Calgary Olympic bid is bad and shouldn't even be discussed.“This is not a debate.
Including Banff National Park as venue in Calgary Olympic bid a 'bad idea:' conservationistCBC.ca
Olympic skiing at Lake Louise in Banff park a 'bad idea:' conservationistThe Western Star

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Banff gas thievery lands Calgary man in jail - 660 News

Banff News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:52

Banff gas thievery lands Calgary man in jail
660 News
Banff gas thievery lands Calgary man in jail. Local · News. by Ian Campbell. Posted Feb 9, 2018 6:47 am MST. A Calgary man is behind bars after a bizarre case of stolen gas in Banff. According to the Mounties, they had spotted someone earlier this ...

Calgarian nabbed, stolen AHS truck recovered, after Banff RCMP chase fuel-siphoning suspect - CTV News

Banff News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 20:48

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Calgarian nabbed, stolen AHS truck recovered, after Banff RCMP chase fuel-siphoning suspect
CTV News
Charges are pending against a 31-year-old man from Calgary in connection with the theft of fuel in the Banff townsite and a thwarted getaway attempt in a stolen vehicle. According to RCMP, officers were called to a location along Spray Avenue at ...

Conservation bid would protect area bigger than Banff National Park, but offroaders are fighting it - CBC.ca

Banff News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:09

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Conservation bid would protect area bigger than Banff National Park, but offroaders are fighting it
CBC.ca
A proposal to conserve a massive swath of western Alberta wilderness is facing opposition from recreation enthusiasts and some business owners who worry the measures would be too restrictive. The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), among ...

Banff Centre hosts exclusive of Ballet BC's Romeo and Juliet - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 05:26

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff Centre hosts exclusive of Ballet BC's Romeo and Juliet
Rocky Mountain Outlook
An age-old love story with tragic implications is being reimagined in an ambitious premiere before a Banff audience. Ballet BC presents Romeo and Juliet, Saturday (Feb. 10) at 7:30 p.m. at the Eric Harvie Theatre at the Banff Centre. Tickets are $30 ...

Banff Hospitality and Tourism Institute gaining momentum - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 05:10

Banff Hospitality and Tourism Institute gaining momentum
Rocky Mountain Outlook
It may still be in its infancy, but, judging by the energy and optimism displayed during a workshop in Banff last week, the idea of a Banff Hospitality and Tourism Institute appears to be gaining momentum. On Jan. 25, 30 business and community leaders ...

Banff bison to roam free this summer in park for first time in more than a century - CBC.ca

Banff News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 02:09

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Banff bison to roam free this summer in park for first time in more than a century
CBC.ca
The herd of 16 bison relocated from Elk Island Park to a remote 45-acre enclosure in Banff National Park seems to be thriving at the one-year anniversary of the project. Now, the animals are getting ready to be released into the wild this summer. "It's ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018 - Aptos Times

Banff News - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 17:49

Aptos Times

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018
Aptos Times
Banff Mountain Film Festival Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.com Ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to the Rio ...
Badass Banff: Outdoor film festival still focuses on honoring the storytelling behind the filmPlanet Jackson Hole
Popular Banff Film Festival Feb. 21-22 at UWUniversity of Wyoming News
To the limit and beyondRepublican Journal

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