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Canmore considering pedestrian-only Main Street for reopening

Canmore considering pedestrian-only Main Street for reopening

"We want businesses to thrive, we want to encourage residents to shop local and we want to preserve the strong sense of community we have in Canmore, which includes being a welcoming and inclusive community – and we want to acknowledge the role of tourism in our town." 
Pet dog in Canmore refuses to leave dying elk's side

Pet dog in Canmore refuses to leave dying elk's side

“I could not coax Angus to leave him at all; he just wouldn’t go. Marvin was breathing very, very shallowly at that point so he probably died sometime during the next two hours.”
Local funds to be raised at Stay At Home Gala

Local funds to be raised at Stay At Home Gala

“This is an opportunity to raise some funds for COVID-19 emergency grants in the Bow Valley and sit back and enjoy an evening of song, celebration and inspiring words from across Canada and closer to home in Alberta.”
Town of Canmore, school board prepare capital projects for possible stimulus spending

Town of Canmore, school board prepare capital projects for possible stimulus spending

"We are preparing a list of shovel-ready projects that we can move forward with as soon as the government announces any funding."
Hobbyists turned heroes: Canmore residents use 3D printers to help frontline workers

Hobbyists turned heroes: Canmore residents use 3D printers to help frontline workers

A retiree, high school teacher and firefighter have combined forces to print hundreds of ear savers and face shields for frontline and essential workers amid the global pandemic
Canmore businesses adapt to new reality with COVID-19

Canmore businesses adapt to new reality with COVID-19

"The big thing is that we all have to stick together. We will all struggle and suffer differently and we all have different abilities to adapt and overcome. It is a case of staying positive, looking forward to the future and getting through this together." 
COVID-19 testing now available in Bow Valley

COVID-19 testing now available in Bow Valley

“Not everyone will need a face-to-face consultation. For example, it may be more appropriate to have a phone appointment with a physician, or another health professional at the clinic."
Canmore road construction requires large 'de-watering' area

Canmore road construction requires large 'de-watering' area

The Town of Canmore is not building a new swimming pool between Bow Valley Trail and the CP Rail line near Spring Creek – the large water-filled trench is being used to manage groundwater levels for a nearby $5.3 million deep utility replacement project
Above average snowpack levels in front ranges of Rocky Mountains

Above average snowpack levels in front ranges of Rocky Mountains

"We had a pretty decent snow year in Canmore this year, not a lot of melting through chinooks and the snowpack has stayed with us." 
Drivers charged with speeding on Trans-Canada Highway between Cochrane and Canmore

Drivers charged with speeding on Trans-Canada Highway between Cochrane and Canmore

"Even with COVID-19, Alberta integrated traffic officers continue to be on the lookout for unsafe driving behaviours."