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Canmore mayor asks potential long weekend visitors to be respectful and safe

Canmore mayor asks potential long weekend visitors to be respectful and safe

"The biggest conversation we have been having is around Main Street and how we would manage that, especially pedestrian traffic and to keep safe flows."
Canmore fire chief reminds residents of campfire rules heading into long weekend

Canmore fire chief reminds residents of campfire rules heading into long weekend

Fires in designated fire pits within the municipal boundaries of the Town of Canmore are permitted at this time. Campfires on public land, or in the provincial parks, are not.
Legacy Trail expected to open by long weekend

Legacy Trail expected to open by long weekend

The popular trail between Canmore and Banff is currently being swept. However, potential users are warned there are limited, or no services available in either community.
Canmoreite collaborates on care packages for hospital staff

Canmoreite collaborates on care packages for hospital staff

"It was just my way of giving back to frontline workers. They saved my dad many, many times over the last year and I just wanted to say thank you to them."
Make In Tonite offers alternative to Bow Valley takeout

Make In Tonite offers alternative to Bow Valley takeout

“Yes, we get to promote people and support local businesses … but in the end this a community experience and however you get to enjoy community, amongst a bunch of people you are sheltering in place with, [or] people you love and care for, far away."
Canmore council approves changes, increased budget for Quarry Lake design concept

Canmore council approves changes, increased budget for Quarry Lake design concept

"I do not think it is broadly understood in the community the critical role the [Rocky Mountain Heritage Foundation] plays in all these matters and while it is a small foundation, it is totally committed to maintaining Quarry Lake Park in the ways the community wants."  
Canmore council will allow online presentations during public hearings

Canmore council will allow online presentations during public hearings

"We are still learning every day about this technology and the technology itself keeps improving."
Road closure bylaw required for new fire hall on Palliser Trail

Road closure bylaw required for new fire hall on Palliser Trail

Canmore council is moving forward with a bylaw to close an unused road allowance along Palliser Trail in order to proceed with plans to design and build a new eight-bay fire hall at that location
Canmore and Exshaw school gardens continue to grow through COVID-19 shutdown

Canmore and Exshaw school gardens continue to grow through COVID-19 shutdown

"There are a lot of hard, long days involved in this and it is nice that people are starting to recognize that our community's food security is an important thing we need to be thinking more of." 
Canmore council moving forward with partnership, funding for local tourism organization

Canmore council moving forward with partnership, funding for local tourism organization

In April, council voted unanimously to approve a tourism bridging document setting out the municipality's goals and initiatives under the 10-year tourism strategic plan, provide $54,000 to Tourism Canmore Kananaskis in 2020 and direct administration to develop a formal funding and partnership agreement with the organization moving forward