Eat like royalty in Banff's castle - The Crag and Canyon

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:51

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Eat like royalty in Banff's castle
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AFT, originally known as Calgary Food Tours, was an idea conceived by President Karen Anderson that has since garnered popularity, offering tours in Calgary, Edmonton, Banff and Canmore. According to its website, the tours offer visitors an opportunity ...

Banff food initiative could help the town meet its environmental goals - The Crag and Canyon

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:40

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Banff food initiative could help the town meet its environmental goals
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Alanna Pettigrew displays some of the food items that are given out by the Banff Food Rescue, an intiative that takes food products grocery stores can no longer sell but are still edible, and hands them out for free to members of the community in ...

Free FireSmart assessments for Banff homeowners - The Crag and Canyon

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:40

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Free FireSmart assessments for Banff homeowners
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The Town of Banff is offering free FireSmart assessments to residents to make their homes more fire resistant. FireSmart is a nationally-recognized program that the municipality has been implementing more and more for fifteen years. Fire Chief Silvio ...

Banff hosts third annual Iiniskim cross-cultural powwow - The Crag and Canyon

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:11

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Banff hosts third annual Iiniskim cross-cultural powwow
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Over 700 people gathered last weekend for the 3rd Annual Banff Iiniskim Cross-Cultural Powwow. The event was held at The Fenlands and presented by The Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum and the Iiniskim Powwow Committee. This year, there were just ...

A New Underworld: Orphée+ reboots classic tale with modern technology at the Banff Centre - Calgary Herald

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 10:09

Calgary Herald

A New Underworld: Orphée+ reboots classic tale with modern technology at the Banff Centre
Calgary Herald
Joel Ivany pulls no punches when asked about the Toronto performances of Orphée+, the bold reinvention of Christoph Willibald Gluck's 18th-century Baroque opera Orphée et Eurydice that will be performed in Banff later this month. Initially, he thought ...

Mt. Norquay latest location in Alberta to ban plastic straws - Calgary Herald

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 14:17

Calgary Herald

Mt. Norquay latest location in Alberta to ban plastic straws
Calgary Herald
Taking inspiration from the Bow Valley “Straws Suck” campaign, the Banff resort is cutting out the use of plastic straws and cutlery from its four eateries: the Cliffhouse Bistro, Lone Pine and the cafeterias in the North American Lodge and Cascade Lodge.

Banff Nabs PETA Award for Fireworks-Free Canada Day Celebration - PETA (press release)

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:18

Banff Nabs PETA Award for Fireworks-Free Canada Day Celebration
PETA (press release)
Banff, Alta. – A Compassionate Town Award is on its way from PETA to Banff, whose town council recently voted unanimously to switch from conventional fireworks to less noisy pyrotechnics during holiday celebrations, starting with Canada Day. Town ...

Town of Banff's Canada Day 'quiet fireworks' show - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 18:45

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Town of Banff's Canada Day 'quiet fireworks' show
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Town of Banff's Canada Day 'quiet fireworks' show. The Town of Banff opted for a quieter version of fireworks this Canada Day, which were supposed to be better for the environment. more. <iframe src="https://globalnews.ca/video/embed/4312981/" ...

This Canada town launches quiet fireworks to protect wildlife, pets - CBS News

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:40

CBS News

This Canada town launches quiet fireworks to protect wildlife, pets
CBS News
As the Fourth of July nears in the U.S., the town of Banff, Canada, launched a pyrotechnic display over the weekend that lacked the loud bangs of typical Canada Day fireworks celebrations. The reason? To avoid scaring the animals that live in and ...

Banff ditches big-bang Canada Day fireworks to protect wildlife - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 22:21

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Banff ditches big-bang Canada Day fireworks to protect wildlife
The Globe and Mail
Canada Day fireworks in Banff this weekend went off without a bang. The town switched to a pyrotechnics display like you might see at a rock concert over fireworks for its holiday celebrations going forward, so as not to terrify the thousands of ...

Mount Royal Hotel in Banff Reopens After 2016 Fire - Hotel News Resource (press release)

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 13:07

Hotel News Resource (press release)

Mount Royal Hotel in Banff Reopens After 2016 Fire
Hotel News Resource (press release)
The Mount Royal Hotel, located in the heart of Banff, will officially reopen its doors on July 1 to welcome the community and guests back to the historic property. Following a devastating fire in December 2016 that brought together the Banff community ...

Here's why Parks Canada wants you to use transit to visit Banff and Lake Louise - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 21:31

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Here's why Parks Canada wants you to use transit to visit Banff and Lake Louise
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Here's why Parks Canada wants you to use transit to visit Banff and Lake Louise. Fri, Jun 29: There are notoriously long lines of traffic headed out to the mountain parks for the Canada Day long weekend. But as Sarah Offin reports, there's some new ...

Historic Banff National Park lodge fined $27000 for destroying swallow nests - Edmonton Journal

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 14:59

Edmonton Journal

Historic Banff National Park lodge fined $27000 for destroying swallow nests
Edmonton Journal
An historic Banff National Park lodge built by one of the country's most famous mountain outfitters has been fined $27,000 after staff illegally destroyed bird nests. Officials investigating a report in August 2016 that barn swallow nests had been ...
Banff lodge fined $27K for destroying endangered swallow nestsCBC.ca
Lodge in Banff National Park fined for destroying endangered swallow nestsNational Post

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Banff's Mount Royal Hotel Reopens After 2016 Fire | Business Wire - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 13:17

Business Wire (press release)

Banff's Mount Royal Hotel Reopens After 2016 Fire | Business Wire
Business Wire (press release)
The Mount Royal Hotel, located in the heart of Banff, will officially reopen its doors on July 1 to welcome the community and guests back to the histo.

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Banff's Mount Royal Hotel rises from the ashes - Calgary Herald

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 22:50

Calgary Herald

Banff's Mount Royal Hotel rises from the ashes
Calgary Herald
July 1st marks the grand-reopening of the Mount Royal Hotel on the corner of Banff Avenue and Cariboo Street in the heart of Banff. While the carpenters, electricians, painters and furniture movers scurry through the back entrance to complete the ...
Mount Royal Hotel in downtown Banff set to re-open Canada DayGlobalnews.ca

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Banff hotel catches fire - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 21:41

Banff hotel catches fire
Globalnews.ca
Mount Royal Hotel in downtown Banff set to re-open Canada Day. By Deb Matejicka Community Reporter. As our country prepares to celebrate its birthday this weekend, the historic Mount Royal Hotel in downtown Banff will celebrate a rebirth of its own on ...

Mount Royal Hotel in downtown Banff set to re-open Canada Day - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 21:34

Globalnews.ca

Mount Royal Hotel in downtown Banff set to re-open Canada Day
Globalnews.ca
WATCH: Gutted by fire more than a year and a half ago, the Mount Royal Hotel in downtown Banff will open its doors to guests again on Canada Day. The redesign pays homage to the iconic landmark's rich history in the town.
Banff's Mount Royal Hotel rises from the ashesCalgary Herald

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Daily bite: Eat the Castle food tour at the luxurious Fairmont Banff Springs - Eat North (blog)

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 18:41

Eat North (blog)

Daily bite: Eat the Castle food tour at the luxurious Fairmont Banff Springs
Eat North (blog)
The mountains are calling, and you must go! Alberta's beautiful Banff, located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, is a true Canadian treasure, and the luxurious Fairmont Banff Springs is an extraordinary sight, with its French Renaissance castle-like ...

Banff No Place for Olympics | The Crag and Canyon - The Crag and Canyon

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 18:19

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Banff No Place for Olympics | The Crag and Canyon
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Last week, it was announced that Calgary has taken an important step forward in making a bid for the 2026 Olympics, by announcing the Chairman of the Board ...

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Banff town council bans smoking and vaping cannabis in public places - The Crag and Canyon

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 18:19

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Banff town council bans smoking and vaping cannabis in public places
The Crag and Canyon
A strong majority of Canadians support the impending legalization of cannabis, and so it's disappointing to see the Town of Banff respond by continuing the failed policies of prohibition. With their recent decision to ban the smoking and vaping of ...

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