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Canadian Citizen Information Session

This free session is for Permanent Residents of Canada who are interested in becoming Canadian Citizens. Tuesday, October 22, 1 – 4 p.m. at Banff Town Hall. Registration is required. 

Free childcare and transportation available upon request. To register, call 403.762.1144. or contact

Living in Canada as a Permanent Resident Session

This is a free session 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! Wednesday, October 30, 6 – 9 p.m. at Banff Town Hall. 

Free childcare and transportation available upon request. To register, contact or call 403.762.1144.

Notice of Public Hearing Bylaw 417

The purpose of Bylaw 417 is to permanently close the road located on 514 Deer Street.

A Public Hearing provides an opportunity for members of the public to provide feedback to Council on a proposed bylaw. Any member of the public may submit comments to Council at the public hearing, either in writing, in person or both. Date of hearing: Tuesday, October 15, 2 p.m. For more information on the hearing, visit

Events This Week

Banff Pride Week

October 1 – 6

Banff PRIDE is an annual celebration of community. Visit the Banff PRIDE Facebook page for more information and a listing of events.

Fall Community Rummage Sale

Saturday, October 5

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sell your stuff at the annual Rummage Sale at The Fenlands.
To rent a table for $25, visit or call 403.762.1251.

Fire Prevention Week

October 6 – 12

Not every hero has a cape. Plan and Practice your Escape.You may have as little as 2 minutes to escape a home fire from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Everyday steps can create heroic results. Practice your home escape plan today.

Join us for the annual Fire Prevention Week Pancake Breakfast and Open House

Canmore: Sunday, Oct. 6, from 8 – 11 a.m. at the Canmore Fire Hall. 
Banff: Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Banff Fire Hall.

Donations will be graciously accepted for the Bow Valley Food Bank. 

Try Curling

Monday, October 7

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Experience what it’s like to sweep the ice to get your rock into the house. Banff Curling Club instructors will be on hand to teach you what this sentence means and how to do it during this try-curling program. For ages 18+. This is a free event. All equipment and instruction is provided. Registration required, register at

Wine Education and Tasting: American Red Blends

Wednesday, October 9

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Hone your wine expertise during this informational session at the Banff Library while sampling the latest in red wine blends from the United States. Facilitated by Shelly Gordash, manager of the Banff Liquor Depot. Space is limited; registration is required. Ages 18+. Visit to register.

BanffLIFE Pasta Night


6 – 8 p.m.

Want to enjoy a home cooked meal, meet new people and play some games? Then you should join us every Wednesday for BanffLIFE Pasta Night at 101 Bear Street. BanffLIFE is the best connection and resource for young adults aged 18 – 30. All programs and events are dedicated to promoting and building a healthy lifestyle for young adults living and working in Banff and Lake Louise. 

First Aid Courses

Saturday & Sunday, October 19 – 20

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Town of Banff offers a selection of first aid courses, including Standard First Aid, Emergency First Aid, and First Aid Re-certification. Register at


Governance & Finance Committee 

Tuesday, October 15, 9 a.m., Council Chamber

Public Hearing Bylaw 417

Tuesday, October 15, 2 p.m., Council Chamber  


Tuesday, October 15, Following the Public Hearing, Council Chamber  

Visit or subscribe to meeting agendas at

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