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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Banff invites resident input as 2023 Service Review about to start

Downtown group news

The Town of Banff has published the 2023 Service Review documents to solicit feedback and kick off the annual Council deliberations with a review of all municipal services and the levels of service, an examination of cost increases, and potential new proj...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Artist selected for Bear Street project

Bear Street Winter news

The Banff Community Art Committee is excited to announce the selection of Tiffany Shaw for the Bear Street public art project. The interdisciplinary artist based in Alberta will take the next few months to work with a professional curator hired by the com...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Adventure and Nature Playground

Adventure Playground News

We’re planning to build a new playground at the recreation grounds, but it’ll look different from typical playgrounds of the past. Learn more and share your feedback.

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Banff's new bridge to cut vehicle traffic, support greener choices and active lifestyles

Bridge Opening News

The Nancy Pauw Bridge officially opened today, creating a new crossing over the Bow River that will help reduce vehicle use and promote active modes of transportation in the heart of Canada’s first national park.

Named for local philanthropist Nancy Pauw, ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Energy efficiency upgrades light up Banff’s rec centre and turn down emissions, costs

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A new energy efficiency retrofit at the Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre will reduce the electricity consumption of the lighting systems, saving tax dollars and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The project replaced around 300 lights with LED fixtures in ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Banff offers support for those affected by tragic death


The Town of Banff is coordinating support services for a community in shock after a late-night incident claimed the life of a long-time local resident. RCMP has the authority to release the individual’s name after they have communicated with fam...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Banff kicks off new community recreation and fitness facilities

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The Town of Banff has opened new space for recreation, fitness and community connections, based on public input about how to enhance year-round opportunities and activities that appeal to more people in the community. The new $242,000 fitness and field am...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

In Memoriam: Queen Elizabeth II


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Canada's head of state, passed away today, September 8, 2022. 

“On behalf of the Town of Banff and Council, I extend my deepest condolences to the Royal Family and the citizens of our Commonwealth,” said Mayor Corri...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Town of Banff cybersecurity incident – update on costs

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July 12 Update

The Town of Banff is using $656,000 to cover the costs of responding to a cybersecurity attack and to enhance the Town’s ongoing cybersecurity. The unplanned expenditure is funded by Banff’s budget stabilization reserve, which was created to...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Banff’s St. Julien Road closes for reconstruction

St Julien Concept Image News

St. Julien Road is closed to public access starting Monday, April 25, and continuing for the duration of the project, which is scheduled to conclude in the fall. Members of the public travelling by vehicle, bicycle and foot will be detoured. &...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Banff Food Rescue named Zero Waste Trailblazer for Earth Day

Food Rescue News

The Town of Banff is pleased to recognize Banff Food Rescue with a Zero Waste Trailblazer award in a special designation for the week of Earth Day.

Founded in 2016, Banff Food Rescue is a 100% volunteer-driven organization whose goal it is to provide food ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Builders, renovators head down zero waste trail in Banff

2022 Construction Signage 1 News

The Town of Banff is implementing a new program to reduce waste going to landfill from construction, renovation, and demolition (CRD) projects. 

“The Town of Banff is working hard to become a leader in environmental responsibility, where...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Register for Emergency Alerts

Emergency Alert News

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

2022 Banff budget requires 2.6% less tax levy than in pre-pandemic 2019

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After 12 days of discussing all services and programs, Banff Town Council finalized the 2022 budget, setting in motion $20.2 million of tax-supported operating expenditures for the year, a 4% increase over 2021. 

The 2022 budget includes ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Bow Valley residents urged to take care of mental health


Initiative helps people See the Signs of struggling and provides helpful resources

 A coalition of organizations in the Bow Valley has launched a campaign to help people who could be struggling and at risk of crisis due to the many challenges caus...

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