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Study recommended for Calgary-Banff passenger rail

Study recommended for Calgary-Banff passenger rail

The provincial government is being lobbied to do a formal feasibility study on passenger rail from Calgary International Airport to Banff National Park.
Bold Banff coyotes approaching people

Bold Banff coyotes approaching people

“We have noticed an increase – or maybe it’s just that people are reporting it – but over the last couple of weeks we’ve had a few situations where people have been approached by a group of three coyotes,” said Blair Fyten, Parks Canada human-wildlife coexistence specialist
New restaurant embraces Canadiana experience

New restaurant embraces Canadiana experience

“We want them to come down and work their way through the history of the fur trade on the way in and enter into a warm inviting room that serves up braised meats in a sharing form and create charcuterie boards."
Province called to do study on passenger rail from Calgary to Banff

Province called to do study on passenger rail from Calgary to Banff

“The Town is not yet prepared to commit to rail service over bus transit until there’s a better understanding of environmental and financial impacts of both,” said Canmore Mayor John Borrowman in a letter to Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin
Skoki the zoo bear now 33 years old

Skoki the zoo bear now 33 years old

“He was a very happy-go-lucky bear, but his major crime was sticking his head in the bakery in Lake Louise,” said Mike Gibeau, who was part of the Parks Canada team that was managing bear #16, now known as Skoki, at the time.
Banff plans to buy land for $1.3 million for housing project

Banff plans to buy land for $1.3 million for housing project

“From my perspective, and we say it many times, land is king and this opportunity coming up to attach itself to a project we’re down the road on, I just think is a real blessing," said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen.
First Banff bison calf dies in wild

First Banff bison calf dies in wild

“This is the first bison to die in Banff National Park as far as we know in over 150 years – and that’s a significant milestone.”
Stoney Nakoda question why discovery of bison skull wasn't shared with them

Stoney Nakoda question why discovery of bison skull wasn't shared with them

"Since the time of memorial, we have called the Rocky Mountains home in the eastern and western slope and from the time this town was built, we have held a relationship and played a part in tourism in Banff and Banff National Park."
Grade 8 students at Banff Elementary School host anti-bullying workshops

Grade 8 students at Banff Elementary School host anti-bullying workshops

“I want to teach the children that bullying’s not a good thing, that we should stop and help if someone’s getting bullied.”
Banff fire specialist brings skills to Australia

Banff fire specialist brings skills to Australia

“It’s a reminder that the fire season can have a greater scope then people are used to in Canada.”