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…

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…

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…

Grizzly bear killed after being hit by semi on highway in Banff National Park

A male grizzly bear has been killed after being hit by a semi truck in Banff National Park. The collision happened just after midnight Tuesday on Highway 93 South near the Trans-Canada Highway. READ MORE: Fish and Wildlife looks for…

Lake Louise releases plan on potential changes, gives back 1,000 hectares of undeveloped land

After years of negotiating with Parks Canada, Lake Louise Ski Resort is proposing some big changes and it’s sharing them with the public. It involves giving 1,000 hectares of land back to Parks Canada in exchange for being able to…

Canada Goose plans to open 6 new stores in Alberta, Ontario, U.S. and Europe

Luxury parka maker Canada Goose announced plans Tuesday to open six new stores, including two in Europe. The retailer says it plans to open a store in Milan, Italy, and in Paris as well as an additional store in the…