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Liberals, NDP announce federal election candidates for Banff-Airdrie

Liberals, NDP announce federal election candidates for Banff-Airdrie

Anne Wilson from Canmore will be the NDP candidate for the upcoming federal election, while Gwyneth Midgley has been nominated for the Liberals – Canadians head to the polls on Oct. 21
Liberal candidate announced, NDP has Sept. 30 to find candidate

Liberal candidate announced, NDP has Sept. 30 to find candidate

Candidates for Banff-Airdrie are already on the campaign trail, with voters expected to go to the polls on Oct. 21
New direct bus service to Moraine Lake for larch season

New direct bus service to Moraine Lake for larch season

With the popularity of the fall larch season, when trees turn to vibrant yellow, Roam will run a direct bus service from downtown Banff to Moraine Lake.
Parks Canada approves major developments for Lake Louise ski hill

Parks Canada approves major developments for Lake Louise ski hill

Ski hill officials say the plan allows for growth and improved experiences to accommodate up to 9,000 skiers and riders a day, but also includes environmental gains like moving summer use away from grizzly bear habitat and removing about 660 hectares from the leasehold to improve wildlife connectivity
Calgary man fined $1,500 for weapon in Lake Louise campground, forfeits gun

Calgary man fined $1,500 for weapon in Lake Louise campground, forfeits gun

"The Lake Louise RCMP was dispatched to the location after the accused uttered threats to the neighbouring campsite occupants ... they believed their generator was threatened."
Attack by stressed black bear 'not surprising'

Attack by stressed black bear 'not surprising'

A highly stressed black bear that was forced to swim across Lake Louise to avoid hordes of tourists bit a hiker. Parks Canada is monitoring the bear, but there have been no further incidents since the Aug. 23 encounter.
Tourist bitten by highly stressed black bear

Tourist bitten by highly stressed black bear

A black bear that was stressed from swimming across Lake Louise and trying to avoid throngs of tourists ended up biting an international tourist before fleeing into the forest
Boil water advisory remains in effect in Lake Louise

Boil water advisory remains in effect in Lake Louise

Parks Canada won't lift a boil water advisory in the village of Lake Louise until they're sure the drinking water is safe.
Lake Louise under boil water advisory

Lake Louise under boil water advisory

Parks Canada put a boil water advisory in place for the village of Lake Louise on Monday (Aug. 19). The agency is concerned about the possibility of increased turbidity in the water as the reservoir fills up following a water main break two days ago
Lake Louise closed due to congestion earlier this week

Lake Louise closed due to congestion earlier this week

Parks Canada and the RCMP began restricting non-essential traffic from entering the town around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (July 23) and maintained rolling restrictions until 6 p.m.