Authorities in Banff seek return of historical artifact - CTV News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 17:08

CTV News

Authorities in Banff seek return of historical artifact
CTV News
Banff RCMP is looking for the public's help to recover a unique item that went missing from a historical site near Lake Minnewanka on Saturday. Police were notified on July 28 after staff noticed that a 1900s-era coal miner's lamp, part of a guided ...
This historical coal miners lamp disappeared from a ghost town. Banff RCMP is searching for itCalgary Sun

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RCMP searching for historic coal miners lamp removed from Banff National Park - Toronto Star

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:08

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RCMP searching for historic coal miners lamp removed from Banff National Park
Toronto Star
BANFF, ALTA. - Police are asking for help finding a 1900s-era coal miners lamp that was removed from a historic site in Banff National Park. Banff RCMP received a report on Saturday that the artifact was missing from the Lower Bankhead near Lake ...

Calgary - Calgary Herald

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 13:42

Calgary Herald

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Smoky winds continue to hover in the Calgary air as wildfires burn to the west of the city in B.C. and Banff. The wildfires have also led to the closure of Highway 93 between Radium B.C. and Castle Junction, which wasn't expected to open until at least ...
Evacuation Order issued for Kootenay Park LodgeE-Know.ca (press release)
Wildfires force closure of Highway 93 from Radium Hot Springs to Alberta borderGlobalnews.ca
Vacationers halted by wildfire smoke in the mountain parksCTV News

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Banff Centre ball raises funds for artists' scholarships - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 12:01

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Banff Centre ball raises funds for artists' scholarships
The Globe and Mail
Nestled at the foot of Tunnel Mountain in Banff National Park in Alberta and surrounded by those Rocky Mountains that make this country so aesthetically marvellous, is the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, which for 85 years has been a place that ...

Globe editorial: Baby bison born in Banff, and other good news - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 19:00

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Globe editorial: Baby bison born in Banff, and other good news
The Globe and Mail
Beyond obvious ecological benefits – the ruminants are crucial for maintaining grassland biodiversity – the herd roaming Banff National Park's Panther Valley carries unmistakable symbolic weight for the region's Indigenous peoples. It should for all ...

Globe editorial: Baby bison born in Banff, and other good news - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 19:00

The Globe and Mail

Globe editorial: Baby bison born in Banff, and other good news
The Globe and Mail
Beyond obvious ecological benefits – the ruminants are crucial for maintaining grassland biodiversity – the herd roaming Banff National Park's Panther Valley carries unmistakable symbolic weight for the region's Indigenous peoples. It should for all ...

Letter warns UNESCO about Olympic impact in Banff National Park - CBC.ca

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 12:54

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Letter warns UNESCO about Olympic impact in Banff National Park
CBC.ca
A Canadian environmental group wants a United Nations agency to warn the federal government about the possible impact of holding Winter Olympic events in Banff National Park. The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has written a letter to UNESCO ...
This 3km Boardwalk In Banff Takes You To The Coolest CanyonNarcity

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Lake Louise, Jasper, Banff have Alberta's highest cannabis violation rates - Edmonton Journal

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 06:00

Edmonton Journal

Lake Louise, Jasper, Banff have Alberta's highest cannabis violation rates
Edmonton Journal
Among municipal RCMP forces, Banff had the greatest number of marijuana possession, trafficking, production and import/export offences last year — 901 per 100,000. Overall cannabis violations declined year over year in 2017 as the federal government ...

Banff Centre's dance program performs provocative, edgy Hamlet Complex - Calgary Herald

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 19:55

Calgary Herald

Banff Centre's dance program performs provocative, edgy Hamlet Complex
Calgary Herald
As Banff Centre's dance program The Creative Gesture moves into its third summer season, many ask where the experimental program has been going. The answer, clearly, is somewhere very exciting and cutting edge. Under the guidance of Ballet BC artistic ...

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Letter warns UNESCO about Olympic impact in Banff National Park - Sportsnet.ca

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 17:27

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Letter warns UNESCO about Olympic impact in Banff National Park
Sportsnet.ca
CALGARY — A Canadian environmental group wants a United Nations agency to warn the federal government about the possible impact of holding Winter Olympic events in Banff National Park. The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has written a letter ...
This 3km Boardwalk In Banff Takes You To The Coolest CanyonNarcity

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Stop order issued for Banff B&B - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:57

Stop order issued for Banff B&B
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – The Town of Banff has issued a stop order against a bed and breakfast home on Bow Avenue that was shut down in March for illegally operating too many rooms and violating live-in owner rules. Kerry-Lee Schultheis has been going through the ...

Banff bison herd growing - Rocky Mountain Outlook - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:57

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff bison herd growing - Rocky Mountain Outlook
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – Three bison calves have been born in Banff's backcountry, bringing the herd's size to 29. Nine of the 10 female bison were pregnant this year and, with ...
'Made-in-Banff' bison calves born in the backcountry for first time in ...CHAT News Today
If a wildfire swept toward Banff, here's how crews would respondYahoo News Canada (blog)
UNESCO warned about Olympic impact on BanffNiagaraFallsReview.ca

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Second trial set for accused Banff Centre hacker - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:57

Second trial set for accused Banff Centre hacker
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – A former employee at the Banff Centre that is accused of illegally accessing the company's information technology systems in 2016 is heading back to trial. Thomas Towne was charged with mischief involving data and unauthorized use of a ...

Banff looks to set commercial housing standards - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:57

Banff looks to set commercial housing standards
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – Politicians are considering ways to ensure required commercial housing is appropriate for employees. Council has passed first reading of bylaw 362, which proposes all newly constructed bedrooms built by businesses as required housing must be ...

The Halluci Nation comes to Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:57

The Halluci Nation comes to Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – Electric powwow and Juno Award winning group A Tribe Called Red is travelling to Banff to play a show at the Shaw Amphitheatre on Sunday (July 29). The group, known for blending powerful bass with dub step and traditional powwow, is playing ...

Banff ponders council recording options - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:57

Banff ponders council recording options
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – The Town of Banff is investigating video streaming and recording technology for meetings in council chambers. The move to audio record council, Municipal Planning Commission and Development Appeal Board meetings has long been pushed by ...

Charges dropped against illegal Banff cannabis dispensary - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:57

Charges dropped against illegal Banff cannabis dispensary
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – Federal Crown prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges related to an illegal cannabis dispensary that opened up in Banff at the beginning of 2017. Canna Clinic opened its doors at the beginning of January with a business licence from the ...

If a wildfire swept toward Banff, here's how crews would respond - CBC.ca

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 16:02

If a wildfire swept toward Banff, here's how crews would respond
CBC.ca
The training was a good indication of how crews would respond if a wildfire swept toward Banff. "We have triggers set on the landscape, depending on the fire conditions, as to where the wildfire is in proximity to the town. Three to four days out we'd ...