Riding Banff, Alberta's “Star Wars” trail on May 4th - Canadian Cycling Magazine (blog)

Banff News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 21:45

Canadian Cycling Magazine (blog)

Riding Banff, Alberta's “Star Wars” trail on May 4th
Canadian Cycling Magazine (blog)
When I happened to be in Banff, Alberta on May 4th, which has unofficially become Star Wars day (“May the fourth be with you”) it was clear there was one trail I had to ride. Like a connection between all things in the universe, Banff's 'Star Wars ...

Missing Whistler man's body found near Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 04:08

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Missing Whistler man's body found near Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
William “Willy” Lynskey was missing since April 2017. His remains were found near Banff at the end of April 2018. SUBMITTED IMAGES. A body found near Banff at the end of April has been identified as a missing Whistler man – William "Willy" Lynskey.

Missing Whistler man's body found near Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 04:08

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Missing Whistler man's body found near Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
William “Willy” Lynskey was missing since April 2017. His remains were found near Banff at the end of April 2018. SUBMITTED IMAGES. A body found near Banff at the end of April has been identified as a missing Whistler man – William "Willy" Lynskey. In ...

Banff, Canmore look to fill 2000 jobs at spring hiring fairs - CBC.ca

Banff News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 22:25

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Banff, Canmore look to fill 2000 jobs at spring hiring fairs
CBC.ca
Hundreds of job seekers from as near as Calgary and as far as Australia flocked to Banff Thursday for the town's annual spring hiring fair. "We had about 500 jobs on the table today, that's what employers were looking to fill," said Michel Dufresne ...

Town of Banff expands program to replace wood shingle roofs on homes - CTV News

Banff News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 15:13

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Town of Banff expands program to replace wood shingle roofs on homes
CTV News
More residents in the Town of Banff are being offered a partial rebate from the municipal government to help replace their highly flammable wood shingle roofs. Homeowners are being offered $900 off the cost to make the switch to asphalt shingles, a ...

Missing Whistler man found dead in Banff National Park - Calgary Sun

Banff News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 14:49

Calgary Sun

Missing Whistler man found dead in Banff National Park
Calgary Sun
The body of a B.C. man reported missing more than a year ago was found by a hiker near Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park last month. Police say William Lynskey was last seen at his Vancouver apartment on April 11, 2017. The next day, he was ...
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Remains of missing BC man found in Banff National Park - 660 News

Banff News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 07:40

660 News

Remains of missing BC man found in Banff National Park
660 News
RCMP in Banff say human remains found last week by a hiker are those of B.C. man who disappeared a year ago. Mounties say the remains were found by a hiker near Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park on April 25th after the area was opened following a ...

Banff receives FireSmart recognition - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 04:09

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff receives FireSmart recognition
Rocky Mountain Outlook
“On behalf of the Town of Banff, I thank you for this FireSmart community protection achievement award, that recognizes the many years of work in Banff mitigating the fire risk through fuel management, training of response personnel, developing and ...

Banff Centre named in renovation dispute - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 04:09

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff Centre named in renovation dispute
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – A Calgary construction firm has placed a $4.4 million lien against the Banff Centre for allegedly failing to pay it for renovating Lloyd Hall, a $20 million project completed in January. BIRD Construction, which has offices across Canada ...

Banff moves to make homes more fire-resistant - Globalnews.ca

Banff News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:20

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Banff moves to make homes more fire-resistant
Globalnews.ca
Banff moves to make homes more fire-resistant. With the increasing threat of wildfires, Banff is trying to be proactive in protecting its community. As Reid Fiest reports, the Alberta town is expanding a program that would replace highly flammable ...

Banff hotels, restaurants looking to hire 400 workers as visitors expected to increase - Calgary Herald

Banff News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:14

Calgary Herald

Banff hotels, restaurants looking to hire 400 workers as visitors expected to increase
Calgary Herald
“They come to Banff before they've secured employment because they know that there's lots of hospitality jobs on offer and they're really coming for that life experience. At least half the people that are there will actually be from another country on ...

Banff expands roof replacement rebate to protect community from wildfire - Globalnews.ca

Banff News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:09

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Banff expands roof replacement rebate to protect community from wildfire
Globalnews.ca
With the increasing threat of wildfires, Banff is trying to be proactive to protect its community. As Reid Fiest reports, the Alberta town is expanding a program that would replace highly flammable roofs.

Body of Willy Lynskey, missing for over a year, found in Banff ... - Pique Newsmagazine

Banff News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 16:51

Pique Newsmagazine

Body of Willy Lynskey, missing for over a year, found in Banff ...
Pique Newsmagazine
Police have confirmed that human remains discovered last week in Banff National Park were that of Willy Lynskey, a 22-year-old Whistler man who was first reported missing over a year ago. On Wednesday, April 25, a group of Swiss hikers came across the ...

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Banff Centre brings back string festival - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:54

The Crag and Canyon

Banff Centre brings back string festival
The Crag and Canyon
Spurred by a sold-out first year, the Banff Centre International String Quartet Festival is coming back at the end of August, once again drawing renowned artists. The festival was born of the idea to bring together artists and audiences in the off ...

Banff to trial sidewalk seating on Wolf and Caribou Streets - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:49

The Crag and Canyon

Banff to trial sidewalk seating on Wolf and Caribou Streets
The Crag and Canyon
The conversation sprung up from a vote surrounding the town's sidewalk seating policy and its related fees and charges, in which representatives of Coyotes Southwestern Grill expressed they would like to see equitability in town resources being devoted ...

Theatre group reviving popular sketch show - The Crag and Canyon

Banff News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:39

The Crag and Canyon

Theatre group reviving popular sketch show
The Crag and Canyon
The Banff Theatre Collective is bringing back its hit sketch comedy show based on the Facebook group Banff Buy and Sell. The show, “Banff Buy and Sell Sketch Comedy,” pokes fun at the eccentricities of Banff. “It's a little bit of everything,” said ...

Joly to open Banff Fest - Cartt.ca

Banff News - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 22:46

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Joly to open Banff Fest
Cartt.ca
TORONTO – Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Mélanie Joly will kick off the 2018 Banff World Media Festival this year with a keynote speech Sunday, June 10th at 4:30 p.m.. Now in its 39th year, the Banff Fest is recognized globally as ...

Victim Services unit gets 'schooled' in Banff - FortSaskOnline.com

Banff News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 15:35

FortSaskOnline.com

Victim Services unit gets 'schooled' in Banff
FortSaskOnline.com
The Fort Saskatchewan Victim Services Unit was one of 126 units across the province to attend a bi-annual conference in Banff from Apr.5-8. “We learned about some of the awesome things that victim services units deal with on a daily basis. Everybody ...

Companies charged in death of worker on children's hospital site - CTV News

Banff News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 14:43

CTV News

Companies charged in death of worker on children's hospital site
CTV News
Two companies have been charged in the death of a 21-year-old man who was working at the Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan construction site. Eric Ndayishimiye died in 2016 when a steel lift fell on him while he was at work. The aspiring model and ...
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