Jasper National Park cancels bear warnings due to visitors flocking to take photos

August 20 2019 8:13pm Jasper National Park officials have cancelled bear warnings, citing concerns over the lengths people are going to in order to capture pictures of the animals. As Josh Ritchie reports, some reportedly chase the warnings to get…

Banff campground reopens after man sent to hospital in rare wolf attack

A campground in Banff National Park where a wolf attacked a man in a tent last week has reopened to the public. The attack happened at the Ramparts Creek campground on the Icefields Parkway north of Lake Louise, around 1…

Banff campground closed after wolf attack

An early-morning wolf incident has closed Rampart Creek Campground in Banff National Park. At around 1 a.m. Friday morning, Parks Canada received a report of a wolf attacking a tent in the campground, leaving one camper with injuries to their…

Bull bison relocated to Rocky Mountain House after wandering out of Banff National Park

Parks Canada says a third bull bison has wandered out of Banff National Park. A herd of wild plains bison has been free to roam a 1,200 square-kilometre area in the backcountry for the past year as part of a…

Lake Louise shuttle lineups test tourist patience with long waits

Long lines for Lake Louise shuttles tested the patience of tourists over the August long weekend. Most passengers had to wait one to two hours to get from one destination to the next in Banff National Park. The shuttles run…

Parks puts up toilet etiquette signs to help international tourists with outhouse use

Some new signs are popping up in the Canadian Rockies to show international visitors how to properly use outhouses. Staff at Lake O’Hara in British Columbia’s Yoho National Park installed toilet etiquette signs, which ask users to sit rather than…

Woman knocked out, hikers’ shoes ‘blown off’ by weekend lightning strikes in Banff National Park

Three hikers spending time in Banff National Park last weekend got more than just a day in the wilderness when a storm rolled in over the mountains and knocked all of them from their feet. According to Parks Canada, a…

Backcountry hike to see Banff bison a spiritual journey for group of Alberta women

Marie-Eve Marchand and Tanealle Shade stand on a grassy knoll in Alberta’s Banff National Park hoping to catch a glimpse of the bison herd. As they look at a small warden’s cabin, Marchand raises her binoculars to Divide Pass. “They’re…

25-year-old man’s body found in Herbert Lake after drowning

A 25-year-old man’s body was recovered in Banff National Park’s Herbert Lake on Saturday, July 6. READ MORE: Emergency crews respond to two possible drownings in southern Alberta Sunday, RCMP say On June 30 at around 7:15 p.m., the man…

Second Banff grizzly dies after being struck by vehicle: Parks Canada

The second grizzly bear in three weeks has died after being struck by a vehicle in Banff National Park. Resource conservation manager Bill Hunt says a female yearling was found severely injured Saturday on the road leading to the Sunshine…