Town of Banff Information

Roots of Empathy in Banff

Town of Banff Family and Community Support Services is seeking a volunteer family and their new 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. Babies and one or both parents will visit the school about once a month for 30 minutes throughout the school year. If your baby will be 2 – 4 months old this October and 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.

Events This Week

Drop-In DJ Roller Skating Night

Friday, August 23

8 p.m. 
This popular Friday night roller skate features a DJ playing the hits. The Fenlands. 16+. Drop-in rates apply. For more information, visit

Try Roller Derby

Sunday, August 25

6 – 8 p.m.
The Lady Macs will be at The Fenlands to teach Roller Derby to anyone ages 6 and up. Learn the basics of the sport from our local roller derby team. Free. Equipment provided. Registration required,

Movie Under the Stars

Monday, August 26

8 p.m.
Head to Central Park for a free movie under the stars. Bring your blanket and enjoy some popcorn! Cancelled if raining or high winds. Volunteers are needed! Please consider helping out to ensure that we are able to hold this event. Contact

Bow Valley Parent Link Open House

Tuesday, August 27

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join the Bow Valley Parent Link at an open house celebrating their fall programs and new schedule for families and discover local resources. A light snack will be provided for both parents/caregivers and children. No registration required. 101 Bear Street.

Banff International String Quartet Competition

Monday, August 26 – Sunday, September 1

Banff Centre features the world's finest young string quartets as part of the 13th annual Competition. Share in a dramatic and rich journey as an audience member. Tickets available.

Ice Sports Gear Swap

Sunday, September 15

2 – 5 p.m.
Banff Minor Hockey, Banff Curling Club and Banff Skating Club present the first annual Gear Swap. Stop by and pick up your equipment for this upcoming season of ice sports and enjoy a fundraising BBQ for Kids Sport. 

Have gear to sell? Visit to book your table. Tables are $10 each. Profits support Kids Sports in the Bow Valley. 

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, September 9, 9 a.m., Council Chamber


Monday, September 9, 2 p.m., Council Chamber  

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