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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Family Day in Banff

Celebrate Family Day at The Fenlands! Enjoy free curling, skating and kids activities from 12 – 3 p.m. Or head to the Sally Borden Recreation Centre for swimming and rock climbing from 1-6 p.m.For rock climbing, there will be 45 minute sessions run...Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2017

Development Appeal Board Meeting Feb. 23

Take notice that the Development Appeal Board (DAB) will hold a hearing on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 9 a.m. in the Town Hall Council Chamber located at 110 Bear Street, Banff AB to hear the following appeals against a decision of th...Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2017

Roam to Lake Minnewanka this summer

Parks Canada and Roam Public Transit jointly announced new Roam service to Lake Minnewanka this summer.  As part of a two-year pilot, the service from the Town of Banff to Lake Minnewanka will be extended from the May long weekend to mid-Septemb...Read on...
Posted on: January 26, 2017

Homegrown Art Show Applications Due Feb. 15

The Homegrown Art Show is a chance for residents of the Bow Valley to showcase their work at a month-long exhibit. All ages and skill levels are welcome to apply to display their work at Banff Town Hall for the month of March. A wide variety of art is fe...Read on...
Posted on: February 6, 2017

Snow & Ice Report and Winter Parking Regulations

Snow & Ice Report – Monday, February 6A snowfall warning is still in place for the Town of Banff and another 5 to 10 cm is expected over the next 12 hours. Current accumulation is between 20 and 30 cm, and in some places this may be more due to win...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2017

SnowDays wraps up with The Big Bear, All-Star Curling Feb. 3-5

The SnowDays winter festival comes to a close this weekend, but not without two big celebrations. The Big Bear rail jam takes over the train station grounds as skiers and snowboarders show off their skills on a custom built terrain park. on Fri...Read on...
Posted on: January 26, 2017

Special Screening of Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age on Feb. 2

Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age is a documentary exploring the impact of screen technology on children/youth and features challenges that many families are facing around this issue. A special screening will be held on Thursday, February 2, 6:...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Special Meeting of Council Jan. 25

A special meeting of council has been called for Wednesday, January 25 at 9 a.m. The purpose of this meeting is to consider the following: Bylaw 380 – Land Use Bylaw Amending Bylaw – Apartment Housing Parking. This meeting will be hel...Read on...
Posted on: December 28, 2016

Notice of Public Hearings

Two public hearings will be held in January to review Land Use Bylaw Amending Bylaws.

The public hearing for Bylaw 379 - Land Use Bylaw Amending Bylaw - Development Fee Amendment, will be held Monday, January 9 at 2 p.m. at Banff Town Hall.

The pub...Read on...

Bylaw Reviews
Posted on: December 21, 2016

New Year’s Eve family event launches Canada 150

Banff, AB –Iconic downtown Banff Avenue comes alive this New Year’s Eve with street entertainment, music, campfires and songs, mascots, games, activities and food trucks for the family friendly launch of Canada’s sesquicentennial.

The fun begins at 7 ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 2, 2017

Banff Avenue northbound lanes closure

Two northbound lanes on Banff Avenue are closed to vehicle traffic from Buffalo Street to Caribou Street. The east sidewalk and traffic lanes are also closed to pedestrian traffic from the mid block crossing to Caribou street. The closure is effective imm...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Every smoke alarm has an expiration date: what’s yours?

Most Alberta homes have at least one smoke alarm, but residents often don’t know how old the alarms are, or if they need to be replaced.

A recent survey by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) showed that only a small percentage of people know ho...Read on...

Fire Prevention Week
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Smarter parking signs make it easier to explore Banff

Visitors entering the townsite from the west will be able to make smarter parking decisions this summer, getting them out of their cars and involved in their chosen activities faster and easier.

The Town has installed several new “smart parking” blade...Read on...

Transportation Master Plan
Posted on: July 11, 2016

Power Outage July 11

Follow Fortis Alberta on Twitter @FortisAlberta for updates on the power outage in Banff or visit https://service.fortisalberta.com

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Posted on: January 20, 2016

Community invited to open house on affordable housing developments

Learn about upcoming affordable housing developments at a community wide open house Thursday, February 4, hosted by the Town of Banff at the Scout Hall.

Parks Canada recently released 14 lots within town boundaries to the Banff Housing Corporation – a ...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2015

Council approves purchase of land for affordable housing


Banff, AB – Council unanimously approved the purchase of 12 parcels of land released by Parks Canada earlier today. They also approved a budget for public consultation, preliminary civil engineering work, and o...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

First report of benchmarking project released

A benchmarking program undertaken by 10 municipalities has proved to be an invaluable exercise, say participating CAOs that will benefit all of Alberta’s local governments.

The Alberta Municipal Benchmarking Initiative released the report on Water Ser...Read on...

Drinking Water Report
Posted on: June 17, 2015

Banff throwing a huge celebration for Canada Day

Banff, AB – Canada Day is the biggest celebration of the year in Banff, and this year’s event is packed with activities and entertainment all day long.

A huge birthday party celebration is an annual tradition organized by The Town of Banff, with concer...Read on...

Canada Day