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The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Returns for Two Nights in Cranbrook this January - BCLocalNews

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:00

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Returns for Two Nights in Cranbrook this January
BCLocalNews
Devotees of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will be pleased to hear the tour will return to Cranbrook's Key City Theatre for not just one, but two nights of films celebrating the spirit of adventure on January 5th and 6th, 2018. The Banff ...

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First Nations propose older names for Banff geography - Sun Peaks Independent News

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 19:17

Sun Peaks Independent News

First Nations propose older names for Banff geography
Sun Peaks Independent News
CANMORE, Alberta – Canmore, at the entrance to Banff National Park, will have a different name if the Alberta Geographical Names Program approves the application of the Stoney Nakoda First Nations. That new name, the Nakoda bands said, would be the old ...

Rogue raccoon who hitched into Banff captured and killed - Calgary ... - CBC.ca

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:46

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Rogue raccoon who hitched into Banff captured and killed - Calgary ...
CBC.ca
A raccoon that had been spotted in and around the town of Banff, Alta. in recent months is no more.

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AAA issues call for presenters for 2018 Banff Session - Canadian Architect

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:17

Canadian Architect

AAA issues call for presenters for 2018 Banff Session
Canadian Architect
Every two years, the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) hosts a conference that brings speakers from around the globe to share ideas, innovation and ingenuity. Taking place in the breathtaking remoteness of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff ...

Banff to help fund wildfire assessment - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 05:18

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff to help fund wildfire assessment
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Parks Canada firefighter Matt Foster throws a log onto a FireSmart burn pile along the Fenlands Trail in Banff on Thursday (Nov. 9). Parks Canada and the Town of Banff have been performing FireSmart activity surrounding the Banff townsite, revisiting ...

Banff appoints Proper Rights' Kuzmyk | News | C21Media - C21Media

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 06:52

C21Media

Banff appoints Proper Rights' Kuzmyk | News | C21Media
C21Media
Canada's Banff World Media Festival has appointed a former Proper Rights executive and C21 bureau chief as its executive director. Jenn Kuzmyk. Jenn Kuzmyk takes up the role immediately, becoming responsible for leading all commercial activities and ...
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RCMP seek information on Banff theft - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:00

Rocky Mountain Outlook

RCMP seek information on Banff theft
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Banff RCMP are asking for public assistance regarding a theft from Monod Sports, Thursday (Nov. 30). According to RCMP, at 2 p.m. two females stole two jackets from Monod's, then got into a vehicle in front of the store and fled the scene. The suspect ...

YWCA honours Canada's Day of Remembrance & Action with special screening in Banff of film on domestic abuse - The Crag and Canyon

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 18:57

The Crag and Canyon

YWCA honours Canada's Day of Remembrance & Action with special screening in Banff of film on domestic abuse
The Crag and Canyon
The YWCA Banff is screening the award-winning, crowd-funded film A Better Man at the Whyte Museum next week for its annual Red Rose event. The Dec. 6 screening and following discussion is in honour of Canada's Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence ...

RCMP seek information on Banff theft - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 05:17

Rocky Mountain Outlook

RCMP seek information on Banff theft
Rocky Mountain Outlook
Banff RCMP are asking for public assistance regarding a theft from Monod Sports, Thursday (Nov. 30). According to RCMP, at 2 p.m. two females stole two jackets from Monod's, then got into a vehicle in front of the store and fled the scene. The suspect ...

Theatre: 'A Christmas Carol' comes to life in Banff through December - The Crag and Canyon

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 21:37

The Crag and Canyon

Theatre: 'A Christmas Carol' comes to life in Banff through December
The Crag and Canyon
Starting a new tradition this year, the Fairmont Banff Springs is partnering with the local Carter-Ryan Productions to put on a month-long run of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol” for what they're calling Christmas at The Castle. The show will cater ...

Poetry prize winner coming to Banff - The Crag and Canyon

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 21:37

Poetry prize winner coming to Banff
The Crag and Canyon
Alessandra Naccarato's poem “Postcards for my Sister” has earned her the 2017 CBC Poetry Prize, and with it $6,000 and a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre. Naccarato, of Salt Spring Island, B.C. told the CBC her grandmother and other strong ...

New face at the Banff Centre - The Crag and Canyon

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 21:37

The Crag and Canyon

New face at the Banff Centre
The Crag and Canyon
Someone new will be at the helm of the Banff Centre's literary journalism program, starting next year. American journalist and author Susan Orlean will take on the role of Rogers Communications Chair in Literary Journalism in 2018. “The Banff Centre ...

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Town of Banff to lower the flag in honour of a 'founding father' - The Crag and Canyon

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 20:42

The Crag and Canyon

Town of Banff to lower the flag in honour of a 'founding father'
The Crag and Canyon
Banff council unanimously voted in favour of lowering the flag for “one of Banff's founding fathers” Bill Roberge for his memorial service on Dec. 15. Roberge died Oct. 28 at the age of 90 and was a pillar of the community, said Councillor Brian ...

Singletrack Magazine | Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns To UK ... - Singletrack

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:50

Singletrack

Singletrack Magazine | Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns To UK ...
Singletrack
This year, from January to May, the Banff Film Festival toured the UK showing amazing footage of all kinds of sports in big mountain settings. It evidently did well enough, as they're returning next year, with dates running from January the 13th to May ...

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Scrooge to visit Banff - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:28

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Scrooge to visit Banff
Rocky Mountain Outlook
If one were to have friends and family list their favourite holiday presentation, in all likelihood it would be Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol – even if said list was checked twice. Though penned in 1843, Dickens' popular Christmas fiction has ...

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Banff grain spill attracts wildlife - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:19

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff grain spill attracts wildlife
Rocky Mountain Outlook
A significant grain spill on the Canadian Pacific Railway in Banff National Park last week attracted wildlife to the site. While much focus has been on bears eating spilled grain along the train tracks, Parks Canada wildlife staff noticed a mule deer ...

Wright pavilion project moving ahead - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:18

Wright pavilion project moving ahead
Rocky Mountain Outlook
The team behind a push to build a replica of an iconic Frank Lloyd Wright pavilion in Banff National Park says it's moving along in its work to meet conditions set by the Town of Banff. Evie Eshpeter, director and founder of the Frank Lloyd Wright ...

Spirit of giving continues with a party, canned food drive and a way to see Eagles play for free this week - The Crag and Canyon

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 22:42

The Crag and Canyon

Spirit of giving continues with a party, canned food drive and a way to see Eagles play for free this week
The Crag and Canyon
Now in its 17th year, the party at the Banff Legion is a chance to get out and celebrate the beginning of the holiday season and help brighten Christmas for families in Banff, Lake Louise and Field. The afternoon and evening features prize draws ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns - Powell River Peak

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 09:59

Powell River Peak

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns
Powell River Peak
Films featured are the winning selections from more than 400 entries from around the world at Banff Mountain Film Festival, which launched in 1976. The festival celebrates films and documentaries about mountain culture, sports and the environment. Each ...

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