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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Annual Recycling Round-Up


The 2020 Recycling Round-Up is Saturday, October 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Beaver Street Recycling Depot, next to the Fire Hall.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre cools energy use with ice-making technology

RealIce News

As part of an ongoing effort to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the Town of Banff has installed a REALice water treatment system for ice resurfacing in The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre. The project, partly funded by the R...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Apply for a Committee

Town Hall Summer

Learn more about each committee seeking new members at 

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Free Unwanted Item Pickup

Unwanted Item news

Don’t illegally dump items by a garbage bin or on the street. There are free, legal ways for residents to get rid of unwanted items that don’t fit in garbage bins, like furniture or appliances. Learn more at

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Elk Rut Season

Elk Rut Warning

The elk rutting season has begun and will last until mid-October.

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Fall/Winter Classes and Programs

Via Ferrata News

Register for classes and programs online at or call 403.762.1251

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Rainbow returns to Banff to celebrate Pride

Rainbow Crosswalk

A rainbow has proudly returned to the Town of Banff, providing a bright path for thousands of visitors and residents each day, while celebrating the community’s diversity.

“I am thrilled to celebrate our strong and vibrant community wit...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Call to Artists

Call to Artists News

The Town of Banff, through the Community Art Committee, is pleased to invite Canadian artists to put forth proposals for a high-impact public art project in a newly re-envisioned public space in downtown Banff.

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Plan Your Visit

Banff Sign news

If you’re coming to Banff, use the best exit into town to avoid traffic and delays. With several roads closed to vehicles, plan ahead to make your visit more fun.

Use the Banff Avenue/Minnewanka exit if:

  • You’re staying in a hotel or camp...
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Posted on: August 14, 2020

CP Rail Bridge Replacement

CP Rail Bridge News

Norquay Road will be temporarily closed at the railway crossing throughout the day on Wednesday, August 26. Delays are expected to last up to 15 minutes every half hour. Expect construction equipment in the area as CP Rail works on the replacement of the ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Conflict of interest allegations disproved


Banff Town Council voted on Aug. 10 to publicly release an independent investigation that found no wrongdoing of the Mayor or Council, after an individual who made a complaint began delivering to Banff homes a letter repeating disproved allegations.

The le...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Town Hall Open

Town Hall Summer

Town Hall is now open to the public 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 pm.

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

A Brand New Bear

Bear Street Render

Learn about the construction project on Bear Street and see which businesses are open.

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Town to deliver Banff Evacuation Guide and masks to all dwellings

Evac guide

The Town of Banff will deliver an updated Evacuation Guide to all Banff dwellings this month as part of the community’s efforts to prepare for emergencies such as flooding and wildfires.

Alongside the advice on preparing for disasters, the Town o...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Governments of Alberta and Canada advance assessment of rail service for Bow Valley


The Province of Alberta announced earlier today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) to explore the feasibility of a passenger rail service, extending from the Calgary International Airport through ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Task Force focussed on Banff’s economic recovery in wake of COVID-19

Above_Banff Town_Unsplash_Brandon Lam_Horizontal news

Banff & Lake Louise Tourism (BLLT), Parks Canada, the Town of Banff, and Banff & Lake Louise Hospitality Association (BLLHA) created the Banff & Lake Louise Economic Task Force to deliver a phased plan to safely and effectively re-open the eco...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Utility invoices mailed, deferral option continues

Utility Bills

The Town of Banff is mailing the monthly utility bill for water, sewer and waste services to properties, but account holders are reminded that payment deferrals remain in place.

People who are able to pay are encouraged to do so. However, many residents ma...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Bear Street reconstruction breaks ground

Bear Street Concept Image

Transformation of service centre revitalizes public space, prepares Banff for recovery 

The Town of Banff has launched a major reconstruction project designed to bring significant pedestrian-focused enhancements to a key commercial and service cen...

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