Skip to content

Banff

Bow Valley bike theft trends show expensive taste

Bow Valley bike theft trends show expensive taste

"Traditionally, bicycle thefts in Banff have involved inexpensive bikes that were left outside, often unlocked. The current trend reveals a targeted approach, with bikes stolen from secure locations.”
Banff council gives direction for preparing 2021 budget

Banff council gives direction for preparing 2021 budget

“Many of us in our community are going through a belt-tightening period and many of our residents anticipate that the Town will try and endeavour to tighten our belt."
Unsafe catwalk leads to closure of a section of Johnston Canyon trail

Unsafe catwalk leads to closure of a section of Johnston Canyon trail

The closure doesn't prevent people from accessing the upper viewpoint of the Upper Falls, the Ink Pots or the viewpoint at the Lower Falls
Banff residents encouraged to remove crabapple trees to keep hungry bears out of town

Banff residents encouraged to remove crabapple trees to keep hungry bears out of town

Legal opinion shows a court might be reluctant to force property owners to cut down crabapple trees, but the Town has authority to make residents manage wildlife attractants so as not to attract hungry bears
Banff proposing climate action work plan

Banff proposing climate action work plan

“What does climate action look like in a COVID-19 world, a world that could carry on for years? We’re all very optimistic at this stage that there will be a vaccine coming, but it’s also possible that won’t happen and we’ll be dealing with a challenged tourism industry for a longer period.”
Banff National Park prescribed burn underway

Banff National Park prescribed burn underway

A prescribed fire in the Flint's/Stoney Meadows area, 28 kilometres from the Banff townsite, is currently being conducted by Parks Canada
Town of Banff talking staff wages ahead of 2021 budget preparation

Town of Banff talking staff wages ahead of 2021 budget preparation

“At budget time, you can ask for any number that you want to ask for … I certainly understand and respect that wages are going to be as sensitive a topic as any other based on what we’re in the middle of," said Mayor Karen Sorensen
Banff hopes to relaunch environmental rebates

Banff hopes to relaunch environmental rebates

The Town of Banff hopes to relaunch its environmental and solar panel rebate programs next year, but with changes to increase participation
Reserves expected to get CRPS through 2020-21 school year

Reserves expected to get CRPS through 2020-21 school year

"Based on this snapshot in time right now, this is looking at essentially wiping out our reserves by the end of the year," said Canadian Rockies Public School trustee Luke Sunderland
The splendour of autumn in the Rockies

The splendour of autumn in the Rockies

While a stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs is a special treat, the beauty of autumn in the mountains is a treasure freely available to all.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks