New to Banff

New to Banff?

Everyone is welcome!

Banff is a strong and diverse community and newcomers play an important role in making our town a great place to live. is a dedicated website for newcomers to access a variety of programs, services, and community resources in one convenient location, in five different languages:

English, Japanese, Tagalog, Tigrinya and French

From work, community life and affordability, to housing and health resources, has the answers you need.

Many more resources are available to help you or someone you know adjust to life in Banff, below are additional tools available to connect with local resources:

Newcomer Guides

The Newcomer Guide will connect you with local resources to help you adjust to life in Banff. Everyone is welcome! No matter where you are from or how long you’ve lived here, we are here to help you.

Get more information about all the programs and services in this guide from the Town of Banff Community Services.

Banff Town Hall, 110 Bear Street

We Speak Your Language
The content in this guide has been translated to Japanese, Tagalog and Tigrinya, and is available at To request a translated guide please email or stop by Banff Town Hall.

ትሕዝቶ እዛ መሐበሪ እዚኣ ናብ ጃፓናውያንታጋሎግ ከምኡውን ጢግሪንያ ተተርጒሙ ኣሎ ኣብ ድማ ይርከብ ። ባንፍ እተተርጐመደው በ  መምርሒ ኽትሓትት እንተ ደሊኻ በጃኻ ኢ-መይል ጽሓፍ ወይ ናብ ኣዳራሽ ከተማ  ባንፍ እተተርጐመደው በ ል።

このガイドラインの内容は、日本語、タガログ語、ティグリニア語に翻訳されており NewToBanf.caにて入手可能です。翻訳ガイドをご希望の場合は、にメールでご請求するか、またはバンフタウンホールまでお立ち寄り下さい。

Ang nilalaman ng gabay na ito ay naisalin sa Hapon, Tagalog at Tigrinya, at makikita sa Upang humiling ng isang naisaling gabay mangyaring mag-email sa o pumunta sa Banff Town Hall.

Downloadable Assets for Partners

If you interact with newcomers help us promote the resources available at and welcome those new to our community. Use these ready-to-go assets and content available below.


Share these videos on social media, in newsletters or presentations.


Print them, post them on your website, or email them!

Social Media Posts 

Spread the word about the many resources available to newcomers on social media by including these readymade images and pre-written post copy with your followers. You’ll find images sized for sharing on Facebook and Instagram.