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Canmore council approves $50 million operating budget for 2019

Canmore council approves $50 million operating budget for 2019

CANMORE – Canmore council had high praises for its administration and the process to reach a final 2019-20 operating and capital budgets for approval on Tuesday night (Dec. 18) as they voted unanimously to approve both.
Canmore spending $2.9 million on organic diversion in 2019

Canmore spending $2.9 million on organic diversion in 2019

CANMORE – The Town of Canmore is expanding its recycling service in 2019 to add an organic diversion program for residential and commercial properties. The new service isn’t cheap, with a $2.
Canmore council not interested in acquiring conservation lands near Eagle Terrace

Canmore council not interested in acquiring conservation lands near Eagle Terrace

CANMORE – Two parcels of land set aside for conservation sandwiched between the Eagle Terrace and Silvertip subdivisions is proving awkward for local officials in Canmore.
Lions Park in Canmore may get a makeover

Lions Park in Canmore may get a makeover

CANMORE – Major changes are under consideration in the Town of Canmore 2019 capital budget for Lions Park.
Canmore budget increases funding  for Canada Day

Canmore budget increases funding for Canada Day

CANMORE – There are additional funds approved in 2019 for Canada Day events for the community after council voted this week to approve the budget.
Canmore council passes on free library service

Canmore council passes on free library service

CANMORE – The Canmore Library board would like to eliminate fees for access to its services for the community, but town council chose to pass on its request for an additional $25,000 in the budget next year to make it happen.
Canmore looking at its contract for water utility in 2019

Canmore looking at its contract for water utility in 2019

CANMORE – After 20 years contracting the water and wastewater utilities in the Town of Canmore out to EPCOR, the municipality expects to undertake a comprehensive review of the utility's operations in 2019 to determine if it should tender the contrac
Rockies Institute helps bridge the gap at climate conference

Rockies Institute helps bridge the gap at climate conference

CANMORE – The Rockies Institute is helping to bridge the gap between scientists and Indigenous groups in an effort to create meaningful dialogue that it hopes will lead to transformative approaches to climate change.

'Every priority comes with a cost'

CANMORE – Canmore’s elected officials spent more than 20 hours deliberating over the 2019-20 operational and capital budgets for the municipality in November and reached a final property tax increase of 4.9 per cent as a result of their efforts.
Canmore developer partners with mountain bike association

Canmore developer partners with mountain bike association

CANMORE – A new trail is being blazed for mountain biking and development in Canmore with the announcement this week of a partnership between a land developer and the local mountain bike association.