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Banff boosts transit options in hope of reducing cars in national park - CBC.ca

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:28

CBC.ca

Banff boosts transit options in hope of reducing cars in national park
CBC.ca
Banff is hoping to reduce the number of vehicles entering the national park by boosting transit options in and around the townsite. "The Banff National Park experience is better, period, when you leave your car behind," said Nancy Dadalt, director of ...
Roam transit to expand bus service between Banff and Lake LouiseRocky Mountain Outlook
Snowmelt and rain swells Bow River upstream of CalgaryYahoo News Canada (blog)

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Alice Springs Banff Mountain Film Festival cancelled as 39 vehicles vandalised - NT News

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:51

NT News

Alice Springs Banff Mountain Film Festival cancelled as 39 vehicles vandalised
NT News
ALICE Springs residents out enjoying the Banff Mountain Film Festival had their night ruined after four youths allegedly damaged and vandalised 39 vehicles. Four youths between the ages of 12 and 15 are believed to be responsible for smashing windows ...

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Banff Fest announces inaugural Diversity Of Voices Initiative participants - Cartt.ca

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:04

Cartt.ca

Banff Fest announces inaugural Diversity Of Voices Initiative participants
Cartt.ca
TORONTO - The Banff World Media Festival has unveiled the recipients of its inaugural Diversity of Voices Initiative that will assist select emerging and established independent Canadian creators in attending the confab next month. The Initiative will ...

Lots of options for long weekend travelers to go car-less in Banff - 660 News

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:44

660 News

Lots of options for long weekend travelers to go car-less in Banff
660 News
Calgarians looking for a mountain escape may travel to Banff this long weekend and there is lots of transportation to help get people around. Explore the Park has information on bus routes, schedules, bike rentals and easy to reach walking trails ...

Banff bison exhibit opens with family-friendly theme - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:25

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff bison exhibit opens with family-friendly theme
Rocky Mountain Outlook
The child-friendly exhibit has a “hands-on and immersive installation highlighting the reintroduction of bison to Banff National Park, and a historical exhibit documenting earlier attempts at bison reintroduction in the Bow Valley, that will be ...

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Planning tools in place to help guests navigate Banff National Park May Long Weekend - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 19:52

Planning tools in place to help guests navigate Banff National Park May Long Weekend
GlobeNewswire (press release)
BANFF, Alberta and LAKE LOUISE, Alberta, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enhanced digital and face-to-face resources are rolled out and ready to support increased transit and shuttle services, encourage responsible trip planning and help visitors ...

A new 2018 tax rate bylaw for Banff - The Crag and Canyon

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:55

The Crag and Canyon

A new 2018 tax rate bylaw for Banff
The Crag and Canyon
After three readings, council voted unanimously to pass the 2018 tax rate bylaw at a 4.41 to 1 split between non-residential and residential properties in Banff. The average residential property (assessed at $487,000) would see an annual increase to ...

Banff council passes cycling and pedestrian initiatives on Tunnel and Buffalo roads. - The Crag and Canyon

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:51

The Crag and Canyon

Banff council passes cycling and pedestrian initiatives on Tunnel and Buffalo roads.
The Crag and Canyon
In a 5-2 vote Tuesday, council passed the Trailers Master Plan initiative to paint wider right-of-ways for cyclists and pedestrians on two busy Banff roads. Environmental manager Chad Townsend and engineering coordinator Pierre-Hugues Gagnon requested ...

Banff considers prohibiting public pot use - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:07

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff considers prohibiting public pot use
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Banff is also looking at where cannabis retail stores can be located under provincial legislation and municipal land use planning; however, an early move to ban retail stores entirely from at least two councillors did not get support from the majority ...

Banff considers prohibiting public pot use - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:20

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff considers prohibiting public pot use
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Banff is also looking at where cannabis retail stores can be located under provincial legislation and municipal land use planning; however, an early move to ban retail stores entirely from at least two councillors did not get support from the majority ...

Return of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 19:59

Return of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
New Zealand Alpine Club announces the return of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour for its 16th year in May and June 2018. The Banff Mountain Film Festival, a programme of Banff Centre, is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain ...

Two friends kick off 'Bike 2 Banff' campaign in London - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 10:46

Globalnews.ca

Two friends kick off 'Bike 2 Banff' campaign in London
Globalnews.ca
Two friends are setting off across the country today in order to raise money for mental health. Arthur Szydlowski, of London, and his friend Liv Mickie will ride their bikes from London to Banff, Alberta to raise money for youth mental health programs ...

Daniela Caputo's Destinations: Banff, Alberta | Travel Trends ... - The Suburban Newspaper (blog)

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:11

The Suburban Newspaper (blog)

Daniela Caputo's Destinations: Banff, Alberta | Travel Trends ...
The Suburban Newspaper (blog)
Location: Banff is a town within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It is located in the SPECTACULAR Rockies, and it's approximately 126km west of ...
Parks Canada promises to take hard look at commercialization in Banff and JasperThe Crag and Canyon

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Provincial election nomination processes begin in Banff-Kananaskis - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 04:07

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Provincial election nomination processes begin in Banff-Kananaskis
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BOW VALLEY – With a year until the next provincial election, and the United Conservative Party's inaugural policy convention taking place last weekend, those seeking nominations for the new riding of Banff-Kananaskis are beginning their respective ...

Banff: Elizabeth Vargas, 'Handmaid's Tale' Exec Producer to ... - Hollywood Reporter

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 10:12

Hollywood Reporter

Banff: Elizabeth Vargas, 'Handmaid's Tale' Exec Producer to ...
Hollywood Reporter
'Trial and Error' star Kristin Chenoweth will host the Banff Rockie Awards at the Canadian industry retreat.

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Ecological integrity to be top priority for Parks Canada: environment ... - CBC.ca

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 18:35

CBC.ca

Ecological integrity to be top priority for Parks Canada: environment ...
CBC.ca
Protecting and conserving the natural environment is Parks Canada's main job, the federal environment minister concludes in her response to a massive public ...

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Parks Canada promises to study commercialization in Banff and ... - Calgary Herald

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 15:20

Calgary Herald

Parks Canada promises to study commercialization in Banff and ...
Calgary Herald
The federal government is pledging to take a hard look at commercialization and development in Banff and Jasper national parks, in a move that could have ...
Ecological integrity to be top priority for Parks Canada: environment ministerCTV News
Ecological integrity to be top priority for Parks Canada: environment ...TheChronicleHerald.ca

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Despite high tourism, Banff hopes to court more shoulder-season visitors - CBC.ca

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 09:06

CBC.ca

Despite high tourism, Banff hopes to court more shoulder-season visitors
CBC.ca
Banff National Park saw a record high number of tourists come through the gates last year, but the local tourism agency is hoping to lure in even more visitors — especially during the off season. Stan Seaforth is the promotions manager at the Rose and ...

Missing Whistler man's body found near Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 04:09

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Missing Whistler man's body found near Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
William “Willy” Lynskey was missing since April 2017. His remains were found near Banff at the end of April 2018. SUBMITTED IMAGES. A body found near Banff at the end of April has been identified as a missing Whistler man – William "Willy" Lynskey. In ...