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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Corrie DiManno elected Banff mayor, three new councillors, according to unofficial results

Results

Corrie DiManno has been returned as the chief elected officer of the Town of Banff, with 1,096 votes. Mayoral candidate and former councillor Brian Standish received 500 votes, while Karen Thomas received 432 votes and Garry Gilmour received 32 votes in t...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Waste Reduction Week

Zero Waste Trail News

Waste Reduction Week is Oct. 18-24. Check out all the events, contests and programs happening this week.

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Banff affordable home complex opens applications for purchasing dwellings

New Aster Rendering News

The Banff Housing Corporation has opened the application process for interested Banff residents wanting to purchase a new home in the Aster condominium complex.

With construction expected to be complete in summer 2022, each dwellings’ sale price ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Library of Things

Library of things News New

The Library of Things has officially opened at the Banff Public Library. Banff and Lake Louise residents can now borrow things like tools, cooking appliances and hobby items – it’s free – all you need is a Banff Public Library membership.

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Business Survey COVID Measures & Town Response

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See the results of the survey conducted with local businesses on COVID measures and the town's response.

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

New Off-Leash Dog Park

Aster the Dog at Rec Grounds news

A new off-leash dog park has opened at the Banff Recreation Grounds.

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Proof of vaccination required at Banff recreation facility

Shinny News

Banff residents will have more confidence in their safety when participating in Town of Banff programs and recreation activities, as proof of vaccination will be required before entry. 

Starting Monday, September 20, the Town is implementing the G...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Mask Mandate in Alberta

Be Safe Be Kind

Starting September 4 at 8 a.m., masks will be mandatory for all indoor public spaces and workplaces. This is a province-wide mandate from the Alberta Government.

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Fall/Winter Classes and Programs

Via Ferrata

Registration is now open for fall/winter classes and programs. Visit banff.ca/register for a list of classes and to sign up.

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Town of Banff powers up newest solar project

Biomass Facility News

The Town of Banff’s latest solar photovoltaics (PV) project is now providing electricity to the energy centre building, which provides heat to four municipal buildings using a biomass district heating system. 

“The completion o...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Evacuation Guide

Fire Chief and Evac Guide news

Pick up a copy of the Town of Banff's Evacuation Guide at Town Hall, or download a PDF. There is no evacuation alert/order in place for the Town of Banff or nearby wildfires.

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Pay Parking Now in Effect

parking station news

Pay parking is now in effect in downtown Banff.

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

New green transit centre & electric buses move Bow Valley towards zero emissions goal

Roam Launch News

Roam Public Transit, the Government of Alberta, the towns of Banff and Canmore and Improvement District 9 (Lake Louise) opened a new transit operations centre today in Banff to enhance service across the Bow Valley, and accelerate down the road towards th...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Plan ahead for free or pay parking in Town of Banff

Parking News

The Town of Banff is introducing Visitor-Pay Parking in the downtown core on July 5 to increase turnover of stalls, resulting in more availability of short-term parking spaces in the core. The Town encourages visitors to plan their route before they arriv...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Solar PV Rebate

Solar Panels on Home

The Town of Banff’s residential and commercial Solar PV Rebate program has been expanded, and now provides eligible participants with a rebate of $750/kW up to a maximum of 20kW.

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Banff keeps dogs from becoming cougar snacks

cougar snack news

The Town of Banff has launched an information campaign and started construction of a new park to prevent pets from becoming food for wildlife, while protecting humans, and saving carnivores that make the Rockies their natural home. 

To help achiev...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Resident Parking Permit

Muskrat Street news

Banff residents can register their vehicles for a free Resident Parking Permit.

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Banff: keep wildlife out to keep them alive

Cougar Hotel News

The Town of Banff is asking property owners to use the Victoria Day Long Weekend to make sure their yards and buildings are not safe havens for wildlife, so they are safe for people and pets, and will keep our carnivore neighbours alive. 

While th...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Banff grocery store named Zero Waste Trailblazer

IGA Trailblazer News

The Town of Banff is honouring the local IGA with a Zero Waste Trailblazer Award, in recognition of environmental leadership for going above and beyond efforts to reduce, re-use and recycle. The Banff IGA was selected as the most recent recipient...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Banff mourns first resident to die due to COVID-19

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The Town of Banff has learned that a long-time resident of the community has died due to complications from COVID-19.

Mayor Karen Sorensen provides a video statement below, offering condolences to the family and friends of the individual.

Although Alberta H...

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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 https://banff.ca/550/Unwanted-Item-Pickup or sc...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Environmental Rebates

Dishwasher News

The Town of Banff provides financial rebates to support residents in choosing energy-efficient and renewable energy components for their homes.

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Banff Town Council reduces budget below pre-pandemic level

Service Review

Banff Town Council has finalized the budget for all municipal services, programs and infrastructure projects to be delivered in 2021.

In order to reduce the cost impact to taxpayers during the economic challenges caused by the pandemic, the Town reduced th...

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