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UPDATED: Parks Canada issues second warning for bold wolves

UPDATED: Parks Canada issues second warning for bold wolves

A second warning was issued by Parks Canada Tuesday (July 7) over a wolf displaying bold behaviour seeking human food in the Banff townsite and surrounding areas, including the Minnewanka Loop and Tunnel Mountain
Bold wolf seeking food in Banff National Park prompts warning

Bold wolf seeking food in Banff National Park prompts warning

“A wolf has been displaying bold behaviour at backcountry campsites and seeking human food rewards."
Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book fest going digital, more accessible

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book fest going digital, more accessible

This year's Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival from Oct. 31 to Nov. 8 will feature online films, book readings, panel discussions, speakers and a virtual marketplace
The Radiant shines a new light on Banff Avenue

The Radiant shines a new light on Banff Avenue

"I think restaurant is a loaded word in our particular industry with certain people because I feel like calling the Radiant a restaurant is falling very short of what we envision for this space. We are a restaurant; we are a parlour; we are a lounge; we are a stage; we are a vehicle for artists to express themselves; we are a space where everyone is welcome."
Grizzly cubs emerge with mama bears in Rocky Mountain national parks

Grizzly cubs emerge with mama bears in Rocky Mountain national parks

“In any given year there’s roughly four to six females that have young-of-year cubs.”
Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Roam Transit making face coverings mandatory for Bow Valley bus routes

Beginning next Monday (July 13), passengers travelling on Roam Transit buses in the Bow Valley will be required to wear a face covering, with some exceptions. Roam is the first public transit provider in Alberta to make face coverings mandatory as an additional safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
CPAWS calling for visitor use management strategy for Banff National Park

CPAWS calling for visitor use management strategy for Banff National Park

“Banff is the most visited Canadian national park. Banff should be a leader in this,” said Sarah Elmeligi, an independent consultant with Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society . “Visitation continues to grow and if we’re not proactive in adjusting it, we’re just going to end up being a dog chasing it tail.”
Banff proposing formal code of conduct legislation

Banff proposing formal code of conduct legislation

“The merits of a panel or the drawbacks of a panel in my mind need to be determined by a council at the time when a formal complaint has to be addressed."
Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

"We have to look at all the risks and benefits for our kids, for the teachers and for the administrators," said Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw during a town hall livestream Thursday (June 25). "Having kids stay at home and do virtual school for long periods of time brings with it other risks that we need to take into consideration."
Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

Rocky Mountain Outlook wins multiple newspaper awards

The Rocky Mountain Outlook has won a number of newspaper awards of excellence for its coverage of news, arts and sports in the valley last year