2,000-year-old bison skull returned to Alberta First Nation

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 15, 2019 7:37 pm Updated November 15, 2019 7:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A 2,000-year-old bison skull unearthed during utility work in…

Johnson Lake drained in effort to eliminate parasite

Parks Canada has taken a dramatic step in the war against whirling disease by partially draining Johnson Lake in Alberta. SEE BELOW: The difference in Johnson Lake from October 2019 with low water levels to normal in September 2016. Johnson…

Banff replaces service vehicles with electric models

Banff took action to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions by launching an electric vehicle initiative on Tuesday. Related News The town is replacing its service vehicles with electric models using the Responsible Energy Vehicles (REV) initiative. Combined with…

Canada election: Banff-Airdrie

The Banff-Airdrie electoral district was created during the 2012 redistribution of federal electoral boundaries and includes Airdrie, Banff, and Cochrane. The seat is currently held by Conservative Blake Richards. Candidates Conservative Party of Canada: Blake Richards (Incumbent) Green Party: Austin…

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…

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…

Tourists asked to plan ahead due to summer congestion in the mountains

Visitors planning a trip to Lake Louise are being asked to leave their vehicles behind in order to curb congestion. Angela Anderson with Banff and Lake Louise Tourism said there are ways to access the breathtaking mountain community without driving…