Banff ski hill offers free lift ticket to Elvis Presley impersonators on The King's birthday - MetroNews Canada

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 16:49

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Banff ski hill offers free lift ticket to Elvis Presley impersonators on The King's birthday
MetroNews Canada
What better way to celebrate The King of Rock n' Roll's birthday but with a free day on the ski hill? Banff Sunshine Village is offering a free lift ticket to anyone dressed up like Elvis Presley on Monday, in honour of the music legend's birthday. The ...

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Banff gymnastics club looking for high-flying members - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 05:03

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Banff gymnastics club looking for high-flying members
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Molly Fedoration, 3, plays on the bars at the Banff Gymnastics Club located at St. George-in-the-Pines Anglican Church in Banff on Friday (Dec. 29). The club is looking for more participants, as a decrease in nearly 40 per cent has affected the club's ...

Third annual Songs for Shelter hopes to raise funds for YWCA Banff - The Crag and Canyon

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 18:00

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Third annual Songs for Shelter hopes to raise funds for YWCA Banff
The Crag and Canyon
It brings together four local musicians for a night of song, and will also include a 50/50 draw and door prizes, all in the hopes of raising money for the YWCA Banff, said organizer and musician Mike Petroff. Organizers are hoping to meet and exceed ...

Second shooting in six months in Banff-Ledbury community - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 20:09

Second shooting in six months in Banff-Ledbury community
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Police found a man with a single gunshot wound near Ledbury Park late in the night on Dec. 30. The man's injuries weren't life threatening, but the shooter is still at large. The guns and gangs unit is currently investigating the incident. - Metroland ...

Gunshot wound sends man to hospital - CBC.ca

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 12:54

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Gunshot wound sends man to hospital
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An 18-year-old man was taken to hospital after being shot Saturday night. Police were called to the area of Banff and Ledbury avenues in south Ottawa shortly before 10 p.m and found one victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was taken to ...

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Banff wolves may soon have meal they haven't tasted in 140 years: wild bison - CBC.ca

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:53

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Banff wolves may soon have meal they haven't tasted in 140 years: wild bison
CBC.ca
It's a potential meal that wolves in Banff National Park haven't tasted in more than 140 years: wild bison. Banff's reintroduced bison herd is getting ready to go it alone next summer as their paddock fences come down, and that means facing predators ...
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Fairmont Banff Springs - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 10:42

Fairmont Banff Springs
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Banff Springs has 13 spots to refuel, ranging from a gourmet market to the 1888 Chop House, serving wild game, Ocean Wise seafood and prime cuts of Alberta beef. Go light at the Samurai sushi bar or power up for outdoor adventures with fondue and ...

Cave and Basin book offers context, clarity on history of Banff hot springs - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 05:21

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Cave and Basin book offers context, clarity on history of Banff hot springs
Rocky Mountain Outlook
The abridged story of the Cave and Basin says three railway workers – Frank McCabe and brothers Tom and William McCardell – discovered the hot springs in the fall of 1883. The story goes on to say that their attempt to claim ownership of the springs ...

The year in Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 05:12

Rocky Mountain Outlook

The year in Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
JANUARY: An investigation into the cause of the Mount Royal Hotel fire deemed it an accident. It was determined a propane torch used by workers as part of construction work on the hotel's roof ignited combustible material that smouldered for hours ...
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Iconic Banff hotel on schedule for 2018 opening 1 year after devastating fire - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 22:26

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Iconic Banff hotel on schedule for 2018 opening 1 year after devastating fire
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The $45-million reconstruction includes new interior and exterior designs based on the hotel's history, something that will be a new attraction for visitors says Nancy Dadalt, who works for Banff Lake Louise Tourism. “Bringing out the heritage of the ...

Banff National Park saw increased traffic in 2017 thanks to free parks pass - Calgary Herald

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 17:39

Banff National Park saw increased traffic in 2017 thanks to free parks pass
Calgary Herald
The popular year-long program allowing visitors to enter Banff National Park for free has earned more than just a passing grade. The free parks pass initiative, which was put in place across Canada as part of the nation's 150th birthday celebrations in ...

Authors gather in Banff to create Canadian fables for the 21st century - Calgary Herald

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:12

Authors gather in Banff to create Canadian fables for the 21st century
Calgary Herald
A couple of years ago, author Zsuzsi Gartner picked up a used copy of the controversial book, The Secret Life of Plants. The 1973 curio explores the idea of plant sentience, an area of study that has not exactly been widely embraced by mainstream ...

Coast Line: Banff Mountain Film Festival tickets on sale - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 03:38

Coast Line: Banff Mountain Film Festival tickets on sale
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Tickets are on sale for the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Feb. 22-25 at the Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour offers big-screen stories when it comes to Santa Cruz for four shows and two programs in ...

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Banff Marathon getting greener - The Crag and Canyon

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 13:32

The Crag and Canyon

Banff Marathon getting greener
The Crag and Canyon
The Banff Marathon calls itself the greenest marathon in the world — and if every great journey starts with a single step, the local marathon is making strides towards sustainability. Organizer Paul Regensburg presented to Banff council an overview of ...

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Fourplex to replace heritage home in Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 05:31

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Fourplex to replace heritage home in Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
A near century-old heritage home in Banff is being torn down to make way for a new housing development on Caribou Street. On Dec. 14, the municipal planning commission gave Cameriam Properties, owned by local John Dowson and New York Rangers' president ...

Community Foundation officially opens The Basement - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 05:31

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Community Foundation officially opens The Basement
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Wyatt Maclean, left, Lorraine Widmer-Carson, Corrie DiManno and Aidan Rutly play some foosball at the official opening of the Banff Canmore Community Foundation's The Basement community space and youth centre in Banff on Thursday (Dec. 14). Aryn Toombs ...

YWCA housing project approved by MPC - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 05:31

Rocky Mountain Outlook

YWCA housing project approved by MPC
Rocky Mountain Outlook
On Thursday (Dec. 24), the Municipal Planning Commission approved a $7.7 million mixed-use development of nine hostel units for transitional housing and 24 apartment units at the Y's Spray Avenue property. “The development would make an impact on the ...

Powder Alert Happening Now in Banff & Lake Louise, Canada! - OnTheSnow.com

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 17:08

Powder Alert Happening Now in Banff & Lake Louise, Canada!
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Whether traveling on your own or using a Mountain Collective pass that includes both Banff Sunshine and The Lake Louise Ski Resort, the resorts of SkiBig3 offer a ski vacation experience that will indelibly mark your soul and satisfy any craving for ...

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