Community News

Bankview Needs You!

The Bankview Community Association is looking to fill a few volunteer positions: Board Secretary: a monthly commitment to attend our meetings and take minutes as well as to lend your voice and ideas to the Executive committee. A great position for someone with admin...

Bankview Community Association opposes the Village project

The Bankview Community Association is in opposition to RNDSQR's The Village project soon going to Calgary Planning Commission. Our February letter outlining our concerns about the development continues to represent how we feel about this project. We hope Calgary...

Idea Fair generates energy to make Bankview Better

Thank you to everyone who attended the Bankview Idea Fair. Once each participant signed in we asked them to write on a sticky the answer to their question. What is one important thing you look for in a community? They answered: harmony, fun events, quiet, real...

We Kicked Butt this Year! Bankview’s AGM

By: Kate Schutz Celebrating our successes This Bankview AGM was a different format than previous years with the business end happening quickly at the start. The remainder of the meeting was an opportunity to meet your neighbours and ask questions of invited guests,...

Bankview Histories – BUCKMASTER PARK

By Frederick Hunter 16 Street between 21 and 23 Avenues, S. W. Bankview's largest park fittingly bears the name of one of the Community's leading activists and best-known advocates, Professor Dr. Harvey Allan Buckmaster, a complex and fascinating man with a complex...

Bonjour Bankview | a graphic map for our vibrant Calgary community

By Chris Pecora The community of Bankview has a rich history and is filled with historic buildings, some of the best vantage points in the city, public art, charming parks, and incredible people (and their dogs). The idea was proposed through resident engagement (via...

Bankview Stampede and Beer Garden

As recalled by Gail Simper In 2002 Graham and I realized there were no events in Bankview and a Stampede Breakfast would be a great asset. For the first 2 years, the company I worked for, MI Swaco sponsored the chuck wagon where we cooked sausages and pancakes. We saw...

Bankview Histories: THE BANKVIEW FOOD STORE

1830, 17 Street, S.W. (demolished) By Frederick Hunter Almost from its very inception, Bankview has been host to numerous small business enterprises, including food services, mostly concentrated along its perimeters on both 14 Street and 17 Avenue. Very few, however,...

April President’s Message

I don’t know where the year went, but my term as President has come to an end. I am so proud of all the things that your volunteer community association has accomplished. The next board will be entering their year with a signed lease with the City, job descriptions...

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