Interest in chamber music keeps climbing, thanks in large part to Banff - Toronto Star

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 15:49

Toronto Star

Interest in chamber music keeps climbing, thanks in large part to Banff
Toronto Star
Canada's most famous chamber ensemble of the first half of the 20th century? The Hart House String Quartet, according to the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, and few would disagree. What the encyclopedia neglects to mention is that the Hart House had ...

CBC Arts: Exhibitionists in Banff! Take a look at what the team's been up to - CBC.ca

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 13:51

CBC.ca

CBC Arts: Exhibitionists in Banff! Take a look at what the team's been up to
CBC.ca
But a few of us were in Banff National Park this October for more than Rocky Mountain backdrops and bragging rights. We'll be rolling out a few videos about the artists we met there (plus another episode of CBC Arts: Exhibitionists that'll be hosted ...

MEC embraces outdoor diversity at event in Banff after challenge to better reflect customers - CBC.ca

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 10:49

CBC.ca

MEC embraces outdoor diversity at event in Banff after challenge to better reflect customers
CBC.ca
The Banff Centre hosted a panel on diversity in the outdoors this weekend featuring the CEO and ambassadors of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC). The company made headlines last month after David Labistour, MEC's CEO, issued a public apology in an ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stopping in Great Falls - KRTV Great Falls News

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 16:36

KRTV Great Falls News

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stopping in Great Falls
KRTV Great Falls News
The World Tour follows the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, which is one of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world. The World Tour has planned stops in 550 communities and 40 countries and features a collection of ...

Interest in chamber music keeps climbing, thanks in large part to Banff - Toronto Star

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 09:00

Toronto Star

Interest in chamber music keeps climbing, thanks in large part to Banff
Toronto Star
Canada's most famous chamber ensemble of the first half of the 20th century? The Hart House String Quartet, according to the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, and few would disagree. What the encyclopedia neglects to go on to mention is that the Hart ...

The Faces of Banff-Lake Louise: Ginny White - Freeskier Magazine

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 03:12

Freeskier Magazine

The Faces of Banff-Lake Louise: Ginny White
Freeskier Magazine
When it comes to stunning natural landscapes, there are few locales on earth that rival the beauty of Banff National Park, located in Alberta, Canada. The country's first national park stretches across 2,564 square miles of wilderness that includes ...

Banff Centre World Tour coming to Cranbrook - E-Know.ca (press release)

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 06:11

Banff Centre World Tour coming to Cranbrook
E-Know.ca (press release)
Join Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook in welcoming the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour and the spirit of outdoor adventure it brings, to Cranbrook's Key City Theatre on January 4, and 5, 2019. Remember to purchase tickets early to avoid ...

Banff leads as environmental role model for green commuting - The Crag and Canyon

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 00:40

The Crag and Canyon

Banff leads as environmental role model for green commuting
The Crag and Canyon
Banff is leading the way as a model environmental community with 70 per cent of Banff residents commuting by means other than their personal vehicle according to the 2017 census. This summer participants in the 2018 Banff Commuter Challenge traveled ...

Banff chess open seeks players - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 03:29

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff chess open seeks players
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – The Banff Open chess tournament is entering its third year and is seeking more players than ever to compete during the three-day event held at the Banff Centre on Nov. 10-12. Growing every year, the tournament has seen participation increase ...

Local Banff resident launches bus service to Calgary - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 03:29

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Local Banff resident launches bus service to Calgary
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – When Greyhound announced it was ending its bus service throughout Western Canada earlier this summer it caused a lot of anxiety for those who relied on the bus. However, the free-market appears to be responding as more and more private ...

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New holiday light policy for Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 03:29

Rocky Mountain Outlook

New holiday light policy for Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFFBanff wants to avoid festive lights being strung willy-nilly on trees and poles during the winter season. Seasonal or holiday lighting aims to add pageantry for visitors to the tourist town, however, a new policy lays out the rules for future ...

Grain still problem on train tracks - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 03:29

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Grain still problem on train tracks
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – The Bow Valley's most dominant male grizzly bear was forced off the train tracks near Banff last week amid fears he would be struck by a train again. Bear No. 122, also known as the Boss, was feeding on a pile of grain on Oct. 23 when Canadian ...

Bow Valley wolf pack rebounds - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 03:29

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Bow Valley wolf pack rebounds
Rocky Mountain Outlook
“The great thing is she has not been in a campground looking for food and has received no food that we know of,” said Jesse Whittington, a wildlife ecologist with Banff National Park. “We have to make sure that she and her pups don't receive food ...

Cochrane Curler Part of Gold Medal Win in Banff - CochraneNow.com

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 15:58

CochraneNow.com

Cochrane Curler Part of Gold Medal Win in Banff
CochraneNow.com
Julianna MacKenzie has added a gold medal to her collection for her part in Team Bakos' win at the Banff U15/U18 Curling Bonspiel, Oct. 26-28. The U18 women's team went 5-0 on their march to the gold medal in a field of 12 teams. They faced Team Bakker ...

3 skiers injured after being swept 100 metres in Banff National Park avalanche - CBC.ca

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 18:54

CBC.ca

3 skiers injured after being swept 100 metres in Banff National Park avalanche
CBC.ca
Three skiers were injured after being swept down a mountainside in Banff National Park on Monday. The skiers were on the southeast aspect of the east ridge of Mount Patterson, north of Bow Summit, in the Icefields Parkway on Monday morning when the ...
Skier taken to hospital after being caught in avalanche, dragged in Banff National ParkGlobalnews.ca
Skier hurt in Banff avalancheCityNews Calgary

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Three skiers injured in avalanche in Banff National Park; 1 taken to hospital - CTV News

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 14:20

CTV News

Three skiers injured in avalanche in Banff National Park; 1 taken to hospital
CTV News
BANFF, Alta. -- Three skiers were injured after being swept almost 100 metres in an avalanche in Banff National Park. Parks Canada says its visitor safety team responded to a satellite distress call around 11:30 a.m. on Monday. "We had a group of three ...
Banff's bison herd growing, thriving as it explores new range, Parks Canada saysCBC.ca
Avalanche sweeps three skiiers down a steep slope in BanffCFJC Today Kamloops
Three skiers injured in avalanche in Banff National ParkToronto Star

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Eye on Travel–Rocky Mountaineer from Banff to Vancouver, Canada–October 27, 2018 - Peter Greenberg.com Travel News

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:53

Peter Greenberg.com Travel News

Eye on Travel–Rocky Mountaineer from Banff to Vancouver, Canada–October 27, 2018
Peter Greenberg.com Travel News
This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from onboard one of the great trains in North America–the Rocky Mountaineer. We'll travel across Canada, from Banff to Vancouver. This is the largest privately owned train company in the world, and it follows the ...

Banff Film Festival makes Great Falls opening stop for adventure shorts tour - Great Falls Tribune

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:14

Great Falls Tribune

Banff Film Festival makes Great Falls opening stop for adventure shorts tour
Great Falls Tribune
For the 26th year, the Banff Film Festival's first stop on the world tour is Great Falls, this year on Nov. 9. The only fundraiser for the Great Falls Ski Patrol, proceeds are used to pay for supplies for first aid during the ski season. The volunteer ...

$23.8-million affordable housing complex officially opens in Banff - Journal of Commerce

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 08:07

Journal of Commerce

$23.8-million affordable housing complex officially opens in Banff
Journal of Commerce
BANFF, ALTA — A new housing complex in the town of Banff, Alta. officially opened its doors recently. At approximately 64,000 square feet, the new housing complex in Ti'nu will provide 131 affordable residential units in a mix of studios, one-bedroom ...

Wild Bison Again Roaming in Banff National Park - Live Trading News

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 17:56

Live Trading News

Wild Bison Again Roaming in Banff National Park
Live Trading News
Wild Bison Again Roaming in Banff National Park. At 1 time, the North American continent was home to 30-M bison. Now, for the 1st time in 140 years, wild bison again roam the rugged slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains where, in 1885, Canada's 1st ...