Town and Parks outline winter FireSmart projects - The Crag and Canyon

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 22:30

The Crag and Canyon

Town and Parks outline winter FireSmart projects
The Crag and Canyon
Parks Canada Initial Attack Crew members Evan Peck (left) and Matt Foster work on a fuel reduction project in the Fenlands area of Banff National Park as part of the fire managemnt protection plan for the Town of Banff and the national park on Thursday ...

Seals, Bald Eagles and Bears, Oh My! All Aboard a Wildlife Tour of Western Canada for the Animal Adventure of a ... - PEOPLE.com

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 18:12

PEOPLE.com

Seals, Bald Eagles and Bears, Oh My! All Aboard a Wildlife Tour of Western Canada for the Animal Adventure of a ...
PEOPLE.com
From the rainforests of Vancouver, British Columbia, through the Canadian Rockies into Alberta province's breathtaking Banff National Park (and beyond!) aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, get travel tips on planning the Canadian animal adventure of a ...

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Banff Mountain Film Festival makes Kalispell stop - Daily Inter Lake

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 16:56

Daily Inter Lake

Banff Mountain Film Festival makes Kalispell stop
Daily Inter Lake
14 and 15, the Banff Mountain Film Festival's World Tour will stop at Flathead High School. The two-night film screening will give Flathead Valley a taste of the 42nd annual Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, held from Oct. 27 to Nov. 4 in Banff ...

National Arts Centre exec heading to Banff Centre - The Crag and Canyon

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 16:55

The Crag and Canyon

National Arts Centre exec heading to Banff Centre
The Crag and Canyon
National Arts Centre senior executive Rosemary Thompson is heading west and taking on the role of vice-president of marketing, communications and board relations at the Banff Centre. Thompson has been in her current role at the NAC in the nation's ...

We're seeing it first: Banff Film Festival makes Great Falls opening stop for adventure shorts tour - Great Falls Tribune

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 21:02

Great Falls Tribune

We're seeing it first: Banff Film Festival makes Great Falls opening stop for adventure shorts tour
Great Falls Tribune
For 25 years, the Banff Film Festival has been equipping the Great Falls Ski Patrol members with band-aids, splints and everything else they need to recover skiers from wipeouts and accidents on the hill. Each year, the festival makes Great Falls its ...

Banff's Premiere Ski Resort Opens for Winter November 8th - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:28

Banff's Premiere Ski Resort Opens for Winter November 8th
GlobeNewswire (press release)
BANFF, Alberta, Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Banff Sunshine Village, Alberta's leading ski resort, is set to open its mountain terrain for skiers and snowboarders on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017. Two days ahead of schedule. For opening day ...

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Presentation recounts Scottish climbers' bloody encounter with grizzly bear near Banff - CBC.ca

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 12:01

CBC.ca

Presentation recounts Scottish climbers' bloody encounter with grizzly bear near Banff
CBC.ca
The pair are part of the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival on Saturday, where they are hosting a sold-out presentation of Bullock, Boswell and the Bear at the Banff Centre. The presentation recounts their bloody encounter with a grizzly in December ...

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Parks Canada kills 4 bull elk that 'persistently' entered Banff townsite - CBC.ca

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 10:01

CBC.ca

Parks Canada kills 4 bull elk that 'persistently' entered Banff townsite
CBC.ca
Parks Canada's annual elk cull started early this season, after the decision was made to kill four males that were "persistently and consistently" coming into the Banff townsite. "We're constantly working to haze [elk out of the townsite], to manage ...

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Should Frank Lloyd Wright's Destroyed Banff Pavilion Be Reborn? - Architectural Digest

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:56

Architectural Digest

Should Frank Lloyd Wright's Destroyed Banff Pavilion Be Reborn?
Architectural Digest
Frank Lloyd Wright designed more than a thousand buildings in his 70-year career. About 500 of them were built, but Wright also “lost” several of his works, including the majestic Larkin Administration Building in Buffalo (1906–1950) and the Banff ...

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Toyota Tacomas road trip to Banff: a travel vlog - Autoblog (blog)

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:06

Autoblog (blog)

Toyota Tacomas road trip to Banff: a travel vlog
Autoblog (blog)
Our past two videos about our epic road trip from Seattle to Banff, on-road and off-, have focused on the two trucks (a 1998 Toyota Tacoma and a 2017 Tacoma TRD Pro) and the gear we took along. But in this travel vlog, we're focusing on the journey itself.

Big Snowfalls in Canada as 2017-18 Season Starts at Banff - InTheSnow

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 18:56

InTheSnow

Big Snowfalls in Canada as 2017-18 Season Starts at Banff
InTheSnow
There have been huge snowfalls in Western Canada over the past 48 hours and one of Banff's ski areas has announced it will open tomorrow, Friday 3rd of November, for the 2017-18 ski season. Mt Norquay will open on Friday, with the two other Banff ski ...
Mt. Norquay and Nakiska set to welcome skiers and snowboarders this weekendCTV News
Nakiska gets early jump on ski seasonCalgary Herald

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Rockies locals shine at Banff Mountain festivals - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 04:42

Rockies locals shine at Banff Mountain festivals
Rocky Mountain Outlook
It's the largest mountain culture festival in the world and it's happening in Banff this week, running through Sunday (Nov. 5). The 42nd annual Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival features 82 films, selected from 382 entries from 36 countries, and ...

Four bull elk killed in Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 04:16

Four bull elk killed in Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Parks Canada killed four bull elk this fall that were either highly aggressive or seeking refuge inside the Banff townsite from predators like wolves and cougars. The fourth elk was killed Oct. 24 while the other three were put down earlier this fall ...

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Frank Lloyd Wright team moving ahead without council OK - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 04:16

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Frank Lloyd Wright team moving ahead without council OK
Rocky Mountain Outlook
... re-building demolished Wright-designed structures on their original sites – has announced a team of professors from Toronto's Ryerson University won a bid to update Wright's original drawings of the Banff Pavilion, one of only two of his designs in ...

Team of professors join effort to rebuild Frank Lloyd Wright pavilion in Banff - The Crag and Canyon

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:28

The Crag and Canyon

Team of professors join effort to rebuild Frank Lloyd Wright pavilion in Banff
The Crag and Canyon
A group of Frank Lloyd Wright admirers headed by an American filmmaker is one step closer to rebuilding a pavilion in Banff National Park designed by the famous architect and demolished nearly 80 years ago. The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative has ...

Rosemary Thompson trading NAC for Banff - iPolitics.ca

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:47

iPolitics.ca

Rosemary Thompson trading NAC for Banff
iPolitics.ca
After eight years as the director of communications at the National Arts Centre, Rosemary Thompson is moving to Alberta to take up residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. She will start her new job as the vice president, marketing, ...

12th annual Banff Mountain Film Festival kicks off - Channel 24

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 08:43

Channel 24

12th annual Banff Mountain Film Festival kicks off
Channel 24
Cape Town - Attention all outdoor enthusiasts and adventure addicts: Be sure to book your seats for the eagerly anticipated annual Banff International Mountain Film Festival, taking place between 3 and 12 November 2017. Cape Union Mart will be bringing ...

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Banff Pork Seminar will inform, challenge industry - National Hog Farmer

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 16:43

Banff Pork Seminar will inform, challenge industry
National Hog Farmer
The big issues in the pork industry and the best people to interpret them, all in one of the most scenic places on the planet. That's what the 47th Banff Pork Seminar promises Jan. 9-11 at the Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta. “We always have a ...

Eyes of Society selected for Banff Mountain Film Festival - Haida Gwaii Observer

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 13:01

Haida Gwaii Observer

Eyes of Society selected for Banff Mountain Film Festival
Haida Gwaii Observer
Eyes of Society was recently chosen for this year's Banff Mountain Film Festival, and has already screened at festivals in Vancouver, Washington D.C., at several art galleries and on Air Canada flights. Filmed last summer, the nine-minute doc features ...

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The Canadian Rockies: Banff, Jasper, and Yoho National Parks - San Diego Reader

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 23:42

San Diego Reader

The Canadian Rockies: Banff, Jasper, and Yoho National Parks
San Diego Reader
#The stretch of Canadian Rockies encompassing Banff, Jasper, and Yoho National Parks must be among the most stunning slices of natural wonder in the world. Glaciers, mountains, gorges, lakes, waterfalls, rivers, and forests all create a scenic mélange ...