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Pilot program has robotic dogs, cats helping local seniors with companionship

Pilot program has robotic dogs, cats helping local seniors with companionship

A pilot project created by the Town of Canmore’s Family and Community Support Services has provided 24 robotic animals as pets to local seniors to help with social isolation.
Median sale price for single detached homes in Canmore increases by 30 per cent in 2020

Median sale price for single detached homes in Canmore increases by 30 per cent in 2020

Heading into 2021, the Canmore real estate market was definitely geared toward sellers as demand for properties in the mountain town soared during the pandemic.
COVID-19 restart fund a boon for Bow Valley businesses

COVID-19 restart fund a boon for Bow Valley businesses

There were 39 businesses who received funding from the Town of Canmore and Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce's restart fund that aimed to provide financial help for COVID-19 related expenses.
Virtual meeting explores concerns, opposition to proposed Three Sisters Mountain Village development

Virtual meeting explores concerns, opposition to proposed Three Sisters Mountain Village development

Opponents of the proposed Three Sisters Mountain Village development voiced their displeasure and concerns during a two hour virtual panel discussion hosted by Bow Valley Engage on Tuesday (Feb. 23).
Canmore residents to see 4.5 per cent municipal tax increase

Canmore residents to see 4.5 per cent municipal tax increase

Canmore council voted Tuesday (Feb. 23) to approve the $57.8 million operating budget and $13.8 million capital budget, with a 4.5 per cent municipal property tax increase.
Kananaskis Country sees record visitors for 2020

Kananaskis Country sees record visitors for 2020

If anyone visiting Kananaskis Country in 2020 thought it was busier than normal, it wasn’t their imagination after the popular provincial park had a record 5.39 million visitors.
Canmore moving ahead with Main Street closure for summer 2021

Canmore moving ahead with Main Street closure for summer 2021

Canmore council has directed administration to develop a plan for another road closure for two blocks of Main Street beginning in May and lasting until Thanksgiving. The municipality is working with the downtown Business Improvement Area to address concerns that arose as a result of the 2020 closure.
Cougar feeding on elk carcass leads wildlife officials to close area in Canmore

Cougar feeding on elk carcass leads wildlife officials to close area in Canmore

An elk carcass found near Cougar Creek in Canmore on Monday (Feb. 22) has led Alberta Parks to close the area to prevent a human wildlife conflict as there was evidence of a cougar feeding from it.
Scaled back international program continuing with 'very rigorous' COVID-19 precautions

Scaled back international program continuing with 'very rigorous' COVID-19 precautions

The popular international student program run by the Canadian Rockies Public Schools division that helps with revenue for additional staffing and resources is continuing under strict COVID-19 provincial and federal precautions.
Taxable assessments nearing $9 billion in Canmore

Taxable assessments nearing $9 billion in Canmore

The Town of Canmore saw its taxable assessment value for property in the community come close to $9 billion after more than $145 million in new residential and non-residential growth was assessed.