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Posted on: September 22, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

NDTR News

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is Thursday, September 30.

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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 20, 2021

Municipal Election

Election News

Municipal Election Day is October 18 at the Banff Park Lodge, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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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 15, 2021

Melissa's Park Road Race

Melissas road race news

Melissa's Park Road Race return to Banff on Saturday, September 25.

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Apply for a Committee

Apply for a Committee News

Members on Boards, Commissions, Committees and Corporations make important and meaningful decisions for our Town. Apply for a position and share your expertise with the community.

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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: August 9, 2021

Banff Town Council elects DiManno as mayor

Corrie DiManno

Following the resignation of Karen Sorensen as chief elected official on July 28, Banff Town Council has elected councillor and current deputy mayor Corrie DiManno to the position of mayor.

“I am humbled and honoured by council’s suppor...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Sorensen resigns as Banff mayor to accept appointment to Senate

Karen Sorensen News

Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen has resigned from the position of mayor and member of Banff Town Council after being appointed to the Senate of Canada. 

According to Alberta’s Municipal Government Act (MGA), a member of a municipal council is no longer...

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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 21, 2021

Work in Banff

Mountains of Jobs News

Mountains of jobs and loads of adventure are waiting for you. Check out jobs at the Job Resource Centre.

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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

Mayor Sorensen Screenshot

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: March 26, 2021

Train Station Lot Open

Train Station Lot Sign News

The Train Station Parking Lot is open for the season. Avoid parking hassles and park for free for 9 hours in this lot. Access it from Norquay Road.

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Town of Banff to charge visitors for parking downtown in 2021

Final Map_Pay Parking News

The Town of Banff will implement Visitor-Pay Parking and a Resident Permit System this summer, to address long-standing parking and traffic issues in the 4-square-kilometre town site.

 The program is scheduled to start in May to address parking ch...

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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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Posted on: December 29, 2020

The Aster - Registration of Interest

The Aster

Complete the Registration of Interest form so we can gauge early interest and keep you informed about updates. There’s no commitment or cost associated with completing this form.

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