Community News

Job Posting: Community Coordinator

Community Coordinator Wanted The community of Bankview is a vibrant inner city neighbourhood, known for its eclectic mix of housing, proximity to the wonderful 17th Avenue retail district, and amazing city vistas. The volunteer-run Bankview Community Association (BCA)...

What does a new roof for the Bankview Hall have to do with you?

The Bankview Community Association is seeking your help to volunteer some time for our casino fundraiser, taking place this year at Cowboys Casino (421 12th Avenue SW)! This fundraiser can raise over $70,000 for the community association, which has helped realize...

Embrace Gardening: Free Event on Perennials and Harvesting

Embrace Gardening' is a community gardens' inspired and supported initiative intended to expand the understanding and appreciation of gardening in general through engagement with Calgary at large by using inner city community gardens as an educational opportunity....

First Annual Neighbour Day Event a Success!

In collaboration with the City of Calgary and The Bankview Community Association, a group of residents from Bankview organized the first Neighbour Day Event on Saturday June 17th, 2017. The event was celebrated with a great enthusiasm.   Neighbour Day was established...

The Village: Public Hearing at City Council July 31

A public hearing for planning and development matters, including the proposed Village project on 14A street, is to be held at the Council Chamber, Calgary Municipal Building, 800 Macleod Trail SE, on Monday, 2017 July 31, commencing at 9:30 a.m. The agenda can be...

Free Summer Art Program for Newcomer Teens

Prospect is offering a free summer art program, ArtStart, for youth 12 – 14 years who are newcomers to Canada. ArtStart will offer youth many opportunities, including a free monthly transit pass, a trip to Fort Calgary, local libraries, and fun with the other youth...

14 A Street’s Lady Bug Festival, Neighbour Day 2017 by Robyn Joffe

The annual Ladybug Festival held on Calgary’s Neighbour Day,Saturday June 17, 2017 was again a  giant success. Once again 14 A st SW.  was alive with ladybugs, children, balloon fights, hotdogs and a neighbourhood band complete with a children’s choir. This event...

What Happened to the Stampede Breakfast?

For the first time in a long time, Bankview won't be holding its annual Stampede breakfast. If you attended our AGM in April you heard Maureen, the longtime lead volunteer, talk about all the work involved and what made it so successful--volunteers. Unfortunately,...

Goodbye, Matt!

The Bankview Community Association wishes our Community Coordinator, Matt Worona, best of luck as his contract ends. Matt will be contributing his passion and expertise in cycling and pedestrian infrastructure to his new role with the City of Kelowna. Matt's...

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