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Paid parking, free transit proposed in Canmore budget

Paid parking, free transit proposed in Canmore budget

CANMORE – Canmore council is being asked to consider approving plans to implement paid parking downtown in combination with fare-free transit in 2019.
Canmore council aiming for 4.6 per cent municipal tax increase

Canmore council aiming for 4.6 per cent municipal tax increase

CANMORE – It is a tight 2019 municipal budget, according to Canmore’s elected officials, but they have managed to find a way to decrease the proposed municipal property tax increase from 6.6 to 4.6 per cent.
Firefighters trade blue uniforms to raise money for breast cancer

Firefighters trade blue uniforms to raise money for breast cancer

CANMORE – Not content with just putting out fires and providing emergency medical care, Canmore Fire-Rescue took on a new challenge last month – helping find a cure for breast cancer.
Canmore considering 6.6 per cent municipal tax increase in 2019

Canmore considering 6.6 per cent municipal tax increase in 2019

CANMORE – Canmore’s elected officials began deliberating the 2019-20 operational and capital budgets and are being asked to approve a 6.6 per cent municipal property tax increase for next year.
Canmore council approves rezoning applications

Canmore council approves rezoning applications

CANMORE – Elected officials approved two separate rezoning applications for Spring Creek and south Canmore at the beginning of the month, but it was clear the latter caused some concern for the mayor.
Canmore proposes legalizing suites in Land Use Bylaw

Canmore proposes legalizing suites in Land Use Bylaw

CANMORE – Canmore council is being asked to make secondary suites in all single-family homes and duplexes throughout the community legal as part of a brand new Land Use Bylaw.
Canmore gets NRCB approval for Cougar Creek debris dam

Canmore gets NRCB approval for Cougar Creek debris dam

CANMORE – More than five years have passed since the skies above Canmore opened up and soaked the community, causing mountain creeks to swell with debris and water, but the community remained without long-term mitigation for the most affected neighbo
Canmore’s municipal corporate structure getting a makeover

Canmore’s municipal corporate structure getting a makeover

CANMORE – The Town of Canmore has grown over the past 20 years, but the structure used at the administrative level of the municipality hasn’t adapted with those changes.
Christmas Spirit launches annual fundraising campaign

Christmas Spirit launches annual fundraising campaign

BOW VALLEY – To help spread holiday cheer and goodwill, the Bow Valley Christmas Spirit Campaign is back this year, with higher goals and some changes to the way it distributes food.
End of Olympic bid puts resort status in doubt

End of Olympic bid puts resort status in doubt

CANMORE – Canmore and Banff’s quest to gain resort municipality status from the provincial government to help pay for critical infrastructure and services may have suffered a major blow after Calgarians voted ‘no’ to pursue the 2026 Winter Olympics o