1. Bow River Trail Paving news

    Bow River Trail Paving

    The Bow River Trail, from the Canoe Docks to Central Park, and from the Bow River Bridge to the Pedestrian Bridge, is scheduled to be repaved May 27-31. Please obey all construction signs. Read on...
  2. Banff Avenue Road Overlay 2020

    Banff Avenue Repaving

    Banff Avenue, between Buffalo Street and Wolf Street, as well as Banff Avenue between Badger Street and the town boundary, will be repaved May 23-29. Read on...
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    Transfer Site Closure

    The Transfer Site at the Operations Yard is scheduled to be closed for maintenance on Thursday, May 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. It will reopen on Friday, May 29. Read on...
  4. Above_Banff Town_Unsplash_Brandon Lam_Horizontal news

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

    Banff & Lake Louise Tourism, Parks Canada, the Town of Banff, and Banff & Lake Louise Hospitality Association created the Banff & Lake Louise Economic Task Force to deliver a phased plan to safely and effectively re-open the economy in Banff National Park Read on...
  5. Utility Bills

    Utility Bills

    Utility bills for the January 1 – March 31, 2020 billing period were mailed on April 29, 2020 and are due May 29, 2020. If you have not received your bill, please contact taxes.utilities@banff.ca. Read on...
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    Register for Emergency Alerts

    Get a text or email in the event the Town of Banff issues an emergency alert. Emergency Planning
  7. Re Use It Centre

    Temporary Closure of Re-Use It Centre

    Due to construction projects happening at the Waste Transfer Site, the Re-Use It Centre will be temporarily closed to the public starting Monday, May 11 Re-Use It Centre
  8. Family Resource Network

    New program replaces Parent Link for Banff parents

    Town of Banff received provincial funding from Alberta Children’s Services to provide programs and services as part of the Bow Valley’s Family Resource Network. Read on...
  9. Tree Fuel

    Banff residents fight wildfire by clearing and removing “fuel”

    As part of the Banff FireSmart program, all homeowners and residents are encouraged to join firefighters in the May 9 Wildfire Hazards Cleanup Day to reduce the risk of wildfire jumping into town by cleaning up yard debris close to buildings. Read on...
  10. Canada Day

    Towns cancels programming for Canada Day, reminds Albertans to avoid travel to Banff

    In accordance with Alberta Health Services directives to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Town of Banff has cancelled large-scale events until the end of summer. Read on...
  11. Emergency Prepardness Week

    Take 30 seconds now to save valuable time in an emergency

    For the 25th annual Emergency Preparedness Week across Canada, the Town of Banff urges all residents and businesses that the Number 1 action everyone should do is sign up for the Town’s Emergency Alerts. Read on...
  12. Rec Ground Surveillance

    Video monitoring at Banff Recreation Grounds helps maintain public health orders

    To help ensure Alberta Health orders on physical distancing requirements are being met and remind residents on the restrictions on gatherings of more than 15 people, the Town of Banff has temporarily installed video cameras at three locations. Read on...
  13. Open for Business Sample Image news

    Customized ‘We’re Open’ signs available for Banff businesses

    The Town of Banff has created sign templates that it will customize for any local organization to help clarify their available services, while emphasizing health and safety protocols are in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  14. Covid - 19 Construction Poster Small Image

    Construction Sites Enhance Safety Measures

    With more than 30 private and public construction projects underway in Banff, the Town has implemented a number of measures to ensure crews are following strict COVID safety protocols. Read on...
  15. Utility Bills

    Utility invoices mailed, deferral option continues

    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. Read on...
  16. April 20 2020 downtown

    Bow Valley residents urged to stay home and avoid non-essential travel

    As the warmer weather draws more people outside, the Town of Banff continues to urge Bow Valley residents to stay home and follow preventative measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
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    Food Supports and Services

    If you have urgent food needs and are unable to access or purchase food, please email help@banff.ca or call 403.762.1251 Food Supports and Services
  18. Bear Street Concept Image

    Bear Street reconstruction breaks ground

    The Town of Banff has launched a major reconstruction project designed to bring significant pedestrian-focused enhancements to a key commercial and service centre in the community. Read on...
  19. Roam Transit

    Roam Public Transit Free Until June 1

    It's now fare free to Roam on all routes until June 1, 2020 Roam Public Transit
  20. Equipment Lending Kits

    Town of Banff provides residents safe recreation programming

    The Town has launched a number of innovative online programs to keep people healthy and connected while at home. Programs include live and interactive activities such as online yoga, fitness, cooking, theatre and music. Read on...
  21. Checkstop

    Town of Banff continues checkstops during COVID-19 crisis

    After the first implementation of checkstops over the Easter long weekend, the Town of Banff Emergency Coordination Centre is continuing with random checkstops throughout the coming weeks. Read on...
  22. Mayor Sorensen ECC

    Mayor of Banff and Director of Emergency Management provide video updates on COVID-19

    The Town of Banff and the Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) has added another channel to provide critical information to the community. Read on...
  23. Recreation Programs

    Activities and Recreation Videos

    Enjoy these free programs at home while you practice physical distancing. Activities and Recreation Videos
  24. Hand Saniziter and Mask

    Banff Emergency Coordination Centre calls for supplies to back up essential services

    The Town of Banff’s Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) continues to redistribute critical equipment contributed from local businesses to essential services. Read on...
  25. Municipal Enforcement

    Banff steps up COVID enforcement and security patrols

    Banff RCMP and Community Peace Officers are increasing monitoring and enforcement to maintain safety in the community and security of property. Read on...
  26. Dog Park Closure

    Banff off-leash dog park closed

    Banff’s Emergency Coordination Centre has closed the town’s off-leash dog park to help comply with physical distancing requirements in place to stop the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
  27. Grocery Store

    Grocery stores in Banff elevate health protocols to ‘stop the spread’

    Grocery stores are an essential service that provide safe and reliable access to food and supplies. However, Banff’s grocery stores (IGA and Nester’s Food Market) are also among the highest risk locations for the spread of the coronavirus. Read on...
  28. Alberta Health Services Logo

    Alberta Health identifies positive COVID-19 case in Banff

    On Friday, March 27, Alberta Health Services identified at least one positive case of COVID-19 is confirmed in Banff, which is part of the Calgary Health Zone. Read on...
  29. Wipes Block Pipes

    ‘Flushable wipes’ aren’t flushable

    Banffites are warned not to flush wipes marketed as ‘flushable’ down toilets as they clog sewer lines and can cause messy backups. Read on...
  30. Playground Closure

    Playgrounds closed in the Town of Banff

    All playgrounds in the Town of Banff have been closed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Please visit Banff.ca/COVID for regular updates Banff.ca/COVID
  31. Covid-19

    Support Services for Residents

    This page has emergency social service resources that are available to Banff residents, including Permanent Residents, Temporary Foreign Workers and Refugees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support Services for Residents
  32. Service Review

    Banff sets up support service for residents

    The Town of Banff has set up an email service for residents seeking information about assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read on...
  33. Town Hall Summer

    Town of Banff declares Local State of Emergency to limit spread of COVID-19

    The Town of Banff has declared a State of Local Emergency to support the Province of Alberta’s efforts to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    Banff activates Municipal Emergency Plan in response to COVID-19

    Town of Banff activates partial Emergency Coordination Centre to ensure essential services and to support AHS during novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read on...
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