Town of Banff Information

Roots of Empathy

Town of Banff Family and Community Support Services is seeking a volunteer family and their 2 – 4 month old baby to be part of Roots of Empathy at Banff Elementary School starting in October.  Roots of Empathy is a classroom based program that teaches human development, emotional literacy, and nurtures  the growth of empathy. If you would like to find out more, please contact or call 403.762.1124.

Maple Leaf

Settlement Services August Workshops

Settlement Services has many free workshops this month. Learn more about Permanent Residency, becoming a Canadian Citizen, and schooling in Canada.

Call 403.762.1144 or email
to register for the following:

Canadian Citizen Information Session

Tuesday, August 27, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

This free session is for Permanent Residents of Canada who are interested in becoming 
a Canadian Citizen. Registration is required. Free childcare and transportation available upon request.

Living in Canada as a Permanent Resident Session

Thursday,  August 29, 6  – 9 p.m.

This is a free session, hosted at Banff Town Hall, for Permanent Residents or anyone who has already submitted a PR application. Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a Permanent Resident. Find out about no cost English programs, health care in Canada, housing information, career opportunities, and more. Registration is required.

Schooling in Canada Parent Orientation

Tuesday, August 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

For all immigrant parents with children in school or registering their children for school in 2019/2020. Hosted at the Banff Community High School.Registration is required. Childcare and transportation upon request. Breakfast and lunch provided.

Events This Week

Bow Valley Parent Link – Let's Get Active

Friday, August 9

12 – 1:15 p.m. 
Drop-in, on select Friday’s in August to the Banff Parent Link Centre for some active play in our big gross motor room! Join other families for a busy morning filled with lots of movement and free play opportunities.

Yoga at the Library

Sunday, August 11

10 – 11 a.m.
All levels are welcome to join Yoga at the Banff Public Library. Mats are available, but limited. Register in person at the library, or call 403.762.2661. 

Lois Trono Concert

Sunday, August 11

2 – 5 p.m.
Friends of Louis Trono & the Town of Banff are pleased to present a free concert
in Central Park. Bring your lawn chair or picnic blanket and join us for a free live
concert featuring nostalgic music from the Big Band era.

Doors Open Banff

Sunday, August 11

1 – 4 p.m.
Visit Banff’s oldest and most significant pieces of built heritage. See historic properties including the McGinn residence, Whyte Home and the Moore Home. Visit for more information.

Bow Valley Parent Link – Infant Massage

Tuesday, August 13

1 – 2 p.m.
Join us for a parent/baby massage course where you will learn to use nurturing touch of massage to bond with your baby. Infant massage helps babies sleep better, and aids digestion, among other benefits. For pre-crawling babies and one caregiver. To register call 403.678.2529 or email

Canadian Par 3 Championships

Saturday, August 17

2 – 6 p.m. 
Players will complete all 18 holes of the Stanley Thompson Golf Course at The Banff Springs Golf Club, redesigned into Par 3's. Top 2 finishers will represent Canada at the 2020 World Championship in Bermuda. Prizes available on all 18 holes. For details, please call golf reservations at 403.762.6801.

Utility Bill

Second Quarter 2019 Utility Bills

The Utility Bills for the April 1 - June 30 Billing Period were mailed on July 30, and are due August 30. If you have not received your bill, please contact 403.762.1230 


Governance & Finance Committee 

Monday, August 12, 9 a.m., Council Chamber


Monday, August 12, 2 p.m., Council Chamber  

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