BANFF, Alta. – A well-known Alberta conservationist says the idea of holding alpine skiing in Banff National Park as part of a potential Calgary Olympic bid is bad and shouldn’t even be discussed.
“This is not a debate. This is a bad idea,” said Harvey Locke, a Banff resident who is an expert on national parks, wilderness and wildlife. “The very idea that someone could provoke a conversation about an inappropriate activity in a national park — and then say we have to debate it — is wrong.
BANFF, Alta. – An RCMP officer on a routine traffic stop in Banff, Alta., caught more than he expected on his car’s dash camera.
The video, which shows the constable talking to a motorist, captured a cougar sneaking by a couple of metres away — in front of a grocery store. It shows the officer briefly turning his head to look at the big cat.