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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Survey on cannabis use and sales

The Town of Banff is seeking input from its residents and stakeholders on the use and sale of cannabis in the national park community, in advance of the federal government and provincial government introducing legislation regarding the legalization and re...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Cave Avenue Proposed Affordable Rental Housing

There’s a proposal for an affordable housing development on Cave Avenue. Visit housingbanff.com for preliminary information on this project and take our survey. Survey closes February 4.Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2018

Heritage grant helps preserve Banff’s history

A provincial heritage grant will help restore and maintain some of Banff’s most historic landmarks. The Alberta Historical Resources Foundation has awarded the Town of Banff $32,000 in grant funding for preservation work on the Bow River Bridge...Read on...
Posted on: December 20, 2017

New public art for Banff

Banff’s newest piece of public art was officially unveiled Wednesday on the banks of the Bow River. River Ribbon is a polished steel sculpture by Canadian artist Alexander Caldwell, located southeast of the pedestrian bridge along the Bow Rive...Read on... Public Art
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Major Projects Update 2017

Highlights of the more than 80 major (capital) projects underway or completed in 2017 are below. View the detailed report.  The Town purchased 221 Beaver St, where the Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission offices are located,...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: November 7, 2017

FireSmart work resumes

Tree thinning and limbing work will resume in the townsite this week, part of the Town Banff's FireSmart program.

Crews are scheduled to be onsite by the end of the week in the forested area behind the Banff Centre, behind Cave Avenue and around the Parks...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Banff Commonwealth Walkway to be unveiled Sunday

The Honorable Lois Mitchell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta and Commonwealth Secretary General Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland QC will unveil the Banff Commonwealth Walkway Sunday (Sept. 17) in a festive ceremony in Banff.

The Banff Commonwealth Walkway, a Cana...

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Download the Commonwealth Walkway trail guides