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A year in review: Canmore 2019

A year in review: Canmore 2019

The year 2019 held many big things for Canmore, including town council declaring a state of climate emergency and approval of an entirely new Land Use Bylaw
Canmore's Soulafa Al-Abbasi honoured for philanthropic work in health care

Canmore's Soulafa Al-Abbasi honoured for philanthropic work in health care

Executive director of Canmore and Area Health Care Foundation Soulafa Al-Abbasi has been included on the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 40 under 40 list
Alberta Budget 2019 promises funds to William Watson Lodge

Alberta Budget 2019 promises funds to William Watson Lodge

"It’s [William Watson Lodge] quite unique and it’s quite the jewel in the crown for environment and parks to offer year-round barrier-free wilderness and lodging."
Road closures for avalanche work after heavy snowfall hits Bow Valley

Road closures for avalanche work after heavy snowfall hits Bow Valley

Spray Lakes Road in Canmore is closed due to potential avalanche conditions and there is a planned closure of the Trans-Canada Highway between Field and the Alberta-B.C. border Saturday night (Dec. 21)
Canmore RCMP reminds everyone to be safe this holiday season

Canmore RCMP reminds everyone to be safe this holiday season

"Leaving your vehicle idling and unlocked is an invitation to have it stolen ... the best prevention for theft is to not provide opportunities to people looking for an easy target."
Canmore Land Use Bylaw approved with incentives to develop accessory dwelling units

Canmore Land Use Bylaw approved with incentives to develop accessory dwelling units

"We are building our neighbourhoods and our community for all time and we need to have the foresight and forethought to ask homeowners the same as we ask of large scale developers." 
UPDATED: Body of missing man with Canmore ties found

UPDATED: Body of missing man with Canmore ties found

UPDATED: Alberta RCMP issued a press release Saturday (Dec. 21) that the 52-year-old Wallator had been found deceased
Canmore approves amended operating budget, 4.8 per cent increase in municipal taxes

Canmore approves amended operating budget, 4.8 per cent increase in municipal taxes

The final approved 2020 budget for the Town of Canmore included $55 million in operating expenditures and $19.5 million in capital projects. The total amount of municipal property taxes to be collected next year was set at $26 million, which includes the final 4.8 per cent increase.
Federal government disagrees with CRPS funding calculations for Exshaw School

Federal government disagrees with CRPS funding calculations for Exshaw School

"For us to extend that to another year, it’s a shame, but I have to worry about the mental health of my staff. That piece [mental health] is not just the staff, it’s the families too.”
CRPS considering paid parking in school lots during summer months

CRPS considering paid parking in school lots during summer months

During its regular board meeting in November, the Canadian Rockies Public School division said it’s considering paid parking options at its school parking lots in Canmore and Banff for the summer months