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Cropped Rainbow on Maligne

April 17, 2014 – Alberta Primetime. Parks Canada will soon decide on a proposal for a new hotel facility at Maligne Lake in Jasper – and the proposal is decidedly polarizing; some insist that it would counter the falling visitation and allow visitors to get closer to nature, while others say it would simply damage  [ Read More ]

Photo credit  Satoru Kikuchi.

April 17, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cathy Ellis. Reports of toxic trash and garbage along the Canadian Pacific Railway line in Banff National Park have prompted a Parks Canada investigation. A series of photos provided to the Outlook show items of toxic trash, including discarded bottles of anti-freeze, diesel fuel and motor  [ Read More ]


April 10, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cathy Ellis. The extension of the Legacy Trail at the west entrance to the Banff townsite is close to completion. Parks Canada has completed its part of the extension from Vermilion Lakes Road to the Fenlands day use area and the Town of Banff has installed  [ Read More ]

cropped Canoe on Maligne

April 09, 2014 – The Globe and Mail. Story by Gloria Galloway. Three former Parks Canada executives are urging the federal Environment Minister to say no to the construction of a lodge on Maligne Lake – the iconic body of water in Jasper National Park that is one of the most photographed places in Canada.  [ Read More ]


April 7, 2014 – Business in Vancouver. Story by Glen Korstrom. Federal government budget slashing at the Vancouver-based Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) is drawing international condemnation and changing the way other tourism organizations in B.C. do business. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) released a damning report last month that criticized Ottawa for cutting  [ Read More ]


April 2, 2014. Story posted by Administrative Coordinator. It was a classic photo finish. In a breathless and closely matched cross-country ski challenge, Banff National Park Superintendent Dave McDonough and Karen Sorensen, Mayor of Banff, crossed the line at exactly the same time on March 29 at the newly-opened Tunnel Mountain trails. “That was fun,”  [ Read More ]


March 27, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Lynn Martel. He was a backcountry ski guide, Second World War veteran, hotel proprietor, boat operator, horseman, trail builder and a fuel truck driver who navigated the rugged back roads of the Rockies and Selkirks. When Syd Feuz died last Friday (March 21) at 92, he  [ Read More ]


March 6th, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cathy Ellis. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Parks Canada have put up signs at Lake Louise to warn of avalanche danger in the wake of five fatalities in the area in recent weeks, including a father and his 11-year-son tobogganing not far from the hotel. Parks  [ Read More ]


March 21, 2014 – Viewpoint, Business News Network. On Friday March 21, TIAC President and CEO David Goldstein was interviewed by Business News Network (BNN) anchor Frances Horodelski on the competitiveness of Canada’s travel and tourism industry. David provided an overview of Canada’s strengths and discussed some of public policy issues currently impeding Canada from  [ Read More ]

Banff icon Ralphine Locke passes

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March 13, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Rob Alexander. Ralphine Locke straddled a remarkable line throughout her life. On one side of the line were her deep roots in Alberta’s history. On the other side was her vision that the celebration of our history provided a road map for the future. In the  [ Read More ]

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