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Canmore’s history was built on coal

Canmore’s history was built on coal

Despite being founded as a railway town in the fall of 1883, Canmore came to be known for its coal mining and in particular for the fact the semi-anthracite coal found in the Cascade Coal Basin burned hot with little smoke – making it ideal for generating steam
Miners’ Day events commemorate 40th anniversary of closure

Miners’ Day events commemorate 40th anniversary of closure

Each year, those who worked for the mines, and their families, gather for the Miners' Day parade and reunion to celebrate Canmore's mining heritage and recognize that miners didn’t just dig coal – they built communities
Railway Avenue to be redesigned

Railway Avenue to be redesigned

CANMORE – Railway Avenue will eventually be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction as part of a new design plan to ease congestion and improve other modes of transportation such as walking and cycling.
Parking issues stall Canmore development plan

Parking issues stall Canmore development plan

CANMORE – The proponent of a new multi-storey commercial development project located beside Crossway Community Thrift store will need to find a way to provide more parking stalls before proceeding with any plans.
Town of Canmore tree settlement nets $27k

Town of Canmore tree settlement nets $27k

CANMORE – Following the illegal removal of trees last March from public lands, the Town of Canmore received a settlement of $27,826 in insurance funds to go towards future replanting and watering of new trees for the community.
Woman dead after Grassi Lakes bouldering accident

Woman dead after Grassi Lakes bouldering accident

CANMORE – A Calgary woman died after falling at the Grassi Lakes area Saturday (June 29) afternoon in what officials are calling “an extremely unfortunate accident.
Peaks development moves forward

Peaks development moves forward

CANMORE – A controversial development project in the Peaks of Grassi neighbourhood is one step closer to reality after Canmore’s subdivision authority gave its stamp of approval on July 2.
Local hardware store forced to evict resident cats

Local hardware store forced to evict resident cats

CANMORE – Jasmine, otherwise known as Jazzy, and Molly can often be found lounging in chairs, jumping from shelves or wandering down the aisles of Canmore’s Home Hardware.
Canmore fire hall future location part of 2020 budget process

Canmore fire hall future location part of 2020 budget process

CANMORE – The future location for a new fire hall in Canmore will be decided through the 2020 budget process, after council voted to accept a study examining possible locations as information.
Midwifery service opens its doors  in Canmore

Midwifery service opens its doors in Canmore

CANMORE – Women in the Bow Valley who wish to deliver their baby with the help of a midwife will now be able to do so thanks to a new clinic in Canmore.