Family and friends continue to search for Airdrie man missing for 3 weeks

It’s been roughly three weeks since Yannick Bastien was supposed to return from his canoe trip near Banff. The 26-year-old from Airdrie, Alta., took his canoe and a tent to Lake Minnewanka on Sept. 21. When he didn’t show up…

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…

Massive grizzly bear killed on Transcanada Highway

September 5 2019 6:54pm A large male grizzly was hit by a truck last week. It’s the third grizzly bear killed on the same stretch of road in as many years. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

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…

Wolf put down after attacking camper in Banff National Park

August 9 2019 7:07pm A wolf has been put down after it attacked a camper in Banff National Park. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

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…