Alberta's bears are waking up - CBC.ca

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:45

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Alberta's bears are waking up
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... the bears are waking up in Alberta. Banff National Park shared a photo on Twitter showing a grizzly bear, believed to be Bear 122 (a.k.a. The Boss), on March 28. Meet 'The Boss': Banff's biggest, baddest bear. It's that time of year: a male grizzly ...

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Banff grizzly bear 'The Boss' done denning in the dark - Calgary Herald

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 14:53

Banff grizzly bear 'The Boss' done denning in the dark
Calgary Herald
In a Facebook post, Banff National Park says bear 122 is believed to be the one spotted in a video Rachel Hackney shared online — the season's first sighting. Hackney said she was driving along Highway 1A March 24 roughly 17 kilometres west of Banff ...

Banff grizzly bear 'The Boss' done denning in the dark | Calgary Herald - Calgary Herald

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 14:53

Calgary Herald

Banff grizzly bear 'The Boss' done denning in the dark | Calgary Herald
Calgary Herald
Grizzly bear 122, commonly referred to as The Boss, is back.In a Facebook post, Banff National Park says bear 122 is believed to be the one spotted in a video Rachel Hackney shared online — the season's first sighting.

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Comedian Martha Chaves finds funny in being an outsider - CBC.ca

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 16:20

Comedian Martha Chaves finds funny in being an outsider
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Martha Chaves will be one of five comedians performing at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Saturday night as part of the CBC Radio's Laugh Out Loud program's 10-year anniversary celebration. (CBC). If Martha Chaves' comedy career were a child ...

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour @ NFSA - The RiotACT

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 23:02

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BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour @ NFSA
The RiotACT
Wednesday 2 May through to Saturday 5 May, the BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour again drops into the National Film and Sound Archives in Canberra. Showcasing over 2.5 hours of nail-biting, awe-inducing, blood-pumping and emotionally-uplifting ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival returns - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 09:52

Huntington Herald Dispatch

Banff Mountain Film Festival returns
Huntington Herald Dispatch
After the gathering, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour travels the globe with stops in about 450 communities and 40 countries where 500,000 folks get to see a two-hour blast of the best outdoors films featuring ultrarunners, rock climbers ...
Buskirk-Chumley Theater to present touring film festivalIndiana Daily Student

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Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa for two days - Tahoe Daily Tribune

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:36

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa for two days
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Adventure seekers around the globe are all too familiar with the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival, which highlights the best movies showcasing extreme sports across the world. On Monday and Tuesday, Apr. 2-3, the festival's world tour returns to ...

Banff moves to declare townsite high wildfire risk - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 04:22

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff moves to declare townsite high wildfire risk
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Current wildfire risk zone map, left, as adopted in 2006, and the proposed new map of wildfire risk zones. TOWN OF BANFF. Most of the Banff townsite will likely be declared a high-risk zone for wildfire. At a council meeting Monday (March 26), town ...

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Corus Entertainment Launches 2018 Corus Writer's Apprentice Program in Conjunction with the Banff World Media ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 14:38

Corus Entertainment Launches 2018 Corus Writer's Apprentice Program in Conjunction with the Banff World Media ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)
"In its fifth year, the Corus Writer's Apprentice Program continues to foster fresh new creative talent and along with the networking opportunities at BANFF, it also provides them with real story room mentorship opportunities," said Barbara Williams ...
Corus Entertainment Launches 2018 Corus Writer's Apprentice ...Markets Insider

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Robert Greenblatt, Kevin MacLellan set for Banff keynotes - Screen International

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 14:59

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Robert Greenblatt, Kevin MacLellan set for Banff keynotes
Screen International
NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt and NBCUniversal chairman of global distribution and international Kevin MacLellan have been announced as the keynote speakers at the Banff World Media Festival in Canada in June. Panellists at Banff from ...
NBCU's Greenblatt, MacLellan to keynote Banff World Media FestivalRealscreen

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Banff council looks at updating fire risk map - The Crag and Canyon

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 14:29

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Banff council looks at updating fire risk map
The Crag and Canyon
The Town of Banff is looking to replace the existing Fire Risk Zone map in its Land Use Bylaw with an updated version. At Monday's meeting, council voted unanimously in favour of first reading to update the map, and then voted to set a public hearing ...

Banff World Media Festival Announces Speaker Lineup - Variety

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 14:09

Variety

Banff World Media Festival Announces Speaker Lineup
Variety
“We're delighted to welcome Bob and Kevin and such an extensive lineup of senior NBCUniversal executives to the festival to mark this year's Company of Distinction honors,” Jenn Kuzmyk, executive director of the Banff World Media Festival, said in a ...

NBCU's Robert Greenblatt, Kevin MacLellan to Keynote Banff Festival - Hollywood Reporter

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:32

Hollywood Reporter

NBCU's Robert Greenblatt, Kevin MacLellan to Keynote Banff Festival
Hollywood Reporter
Other studio and network brass headed to the Rockies includes Jeff Wachtel and Lisa Katz as NBCUniversal is Banff's 2018 company of distinction. Top NBCUniversal brass are headed to the majestic Canadian Rockies to represent the Hollywood network and ...
Banff World Media Festival Announces Keynotes and Panelists From NBCUniversalBroadway World

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NBCU chiefs to keynote Banff - C21Media

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 05:49

NBCU chiefs to keynote Banff
C21Media
The chairs of NBCUniversal (NBCU) entertainment and global distribution divisions will be delivering keynotes as part of the US studio's status as Company of Distinction at the Banff World Media Festival later this year. Robert Greenblatt, chairman of ...

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UPDATE: Banff Film Festival Reschedules Saturday's Events for this Tuesday, March 27 - High Country Press

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 15:07

UPDATE: Banff Film Festival Reschedules Saturday's Events for this Tuesday, March 27
High Country Press
Winter weather pounded the High Country on Saturday, forcing the cancelation of all Banff Film Festival events for Saturday. However, event organizers did not give up on the event and were able to reschedule it, even if it is on a short notice. If you ...

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Banff Film Festival comes to Morgantown - The Daily Athenaeum - thedaonline

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 21:39

The Daily Athenaeum - thedaonline

Banff Film Festival comes to Morgantown
The Daily Athenaeum - thedaonline
Get ready for a day of adventure because the Banff Film Festival is coming to Morgantown. The Banff Film Festival is a world tour composed of the world's best mountain films. The film festival will feature nine films with subjects such as free-diving ...

Video captures wolf as it pads along Banff ski resort access road - CBC.ca

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 22:32

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Video captures wolf as it pads along Banff ski resort access road
CBC.ca
An employee at a Banff ski resort had some majestic company on his commute to work Friday morning. Brad Pugh, a liftie at Banff Sunshine Village Resort, captured a video of a wolf on the ski village's access road shortly before dawn. The video, which ...

Latin Fiesta's spicy first anniversary to melt snow away - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 16:43

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Latin Fiesta's spicy first anniversary to melt snow away
Rocky Mountain Outlook
John Michealz and Catalina Miranda at Banff Latin Fiesta at Hoodoo Lounge this past January. HUGO PECKHAM photo. The dance floor is going to be on fire Friday night in Banff as a host of fiesta goers ignite rhythmic flair in the mountain town. Banff ...