Spring street sweeping
Town crews will be sweeping driving lanes, curbs, and any unoccupied parking zones, and residential streets for the next few weeks. Keep an eye out for signs, and visit banff.ca/Alerts to sign up for future street alerts, and learn when parking bans will be in effect to allow for sweeping.
Reuse workshop for businesses
This free online workshop for businesses will provide facts on how to safely BYO, reuse, and reduce single-use items, and more related to COVID safety. You will hear from a local panel of Zero Waste Trailblazers and health specialists. This Renormalizing Reuse workshop is open to businesses in Banff, Canmore, the MD of Bighorn, and Lake Louise/ID9. Visit banff.ca/BizReuse to register.
Be Bear Aware with Parks Canada
Join the Town of Banff and Parks Canada in an interactive Bear Aware session that will have you learning how to be safe in bear country. The 60-minute in-person session will be led by two Parks Canada wildlife specialists and includes a presentation on how to identify different types of bears, common bear behaviors and tools and tips to prevent bear encounters. Online, in-person, and family focused sessions are available throughout May. Learn more, and find the dates at banff.ca/Events
First Aid courses
First aid certifications are regularly required in the workplace by employers and can be a great benefit for those looking for a new job. The Town of Banff offers Red Cross Emergency and Standard First Aid certifications that cover the basics such as CPR and injury response and treatment. Blended Standard First Aid and recertification are being held at The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre on May 15. Visit banff.ca/Events or call 403.762.1251 to learn more, and to register.