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Employee housing sticking point in Land Use Bylaw

Employee housing sticking point in Land Use Bylaw

CANMORE – Nearly two-dozen residents voiced their concern about a variety of changes proposed in Canmore’s new land use bylaw during a public hearing on Feb. 5.
Resort municipality status remains elusive 10 years on

Resort municipality status remains elusive 10 years on

For more than 10 years the communities of Canmore, Banff and Jasper have been lobbying the provincial government to be given special status to support their tourism-based economies, however their efforts have so far fallen on deaf ears.
Canmore approves new entranceway signage policy

Canmore approves new entranceway signage policy

CANMORE – Municipal council will now have the final say to resolve disputes about entranceway signs located on public property. Council unanimously agreed at its Feb.
Council postpones decision on Peaks of Grassi housing development

Council postpones decision on Peaks of Grassi housing development

CANMORE – The public will have to wait six more weeks to find out the fate of a controversial development project in the Peaks of Grassi neighbourhood. After a closed door meeting on Tuesday (Feb.
Food waste revolution arrives in Canmore

Food waste revolution arrives in Canmore

CANMORE – The Bow Valley has a new way to save food from the landfill, but don’t confuse the food barn with the food bank.
Alberta Party promises changes to tourism levy

Alberta Party promises changes to tourism levy

CANMORE – If the Alberta Party is elected in the spring, it will direct money collected through the province’s hotel tax to support the tourism industry instead of supporting the government’s general coffers.
Canmore shines in solar energy report

Canmore shines in solar energy report

CANMORE – If the Town of Canmore wants to slash its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent over the next three decades it will need to explore alternative energy sources and solar energy appears to be a promising solution.
New visitor accommodation approved for downtown Canmore

New visitor accommodation approved for downtown Canmore

CANMORE – Basecamp Resorts is ready to set up a brand new camp in downtown Canmore.
High school students learn on the job with work experience program

High school students learn on the job with work experience program

BOW VALLEY – Jackson Dierickse stood proudly at the Canmore Civic Centre last Friday as organizers of the Canmore Winter Festival unveiled Dirty Bird, a sculpture the 14-year-old spent a week helping to create.
Hospital foundation launches ER fundraiser despite drop in use

Hospital foundation launches ER fundraiser despite drop in use

CANMORE – The Canmore and Area Hospital Foundation is embarking on its largest fundraising drive ever to renovate and expand the hospital’s emergency room, however data provided by Alberta Health Services (AHS) shows the number of people accessing ca