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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
Local lab assistant raises awareness and appreciation for behind the scenes workers

Local lab assistant raises awareness and appreciation for behind the scenes workers

“It’s a unique profession … we may not be as prolific as doctors and nurses, but we are proud of the work we do."
Malcolm Hotel serves up Soup for the Soul

Malcolm Hotel serves up Soup for the Soul

"It’s there for if you need it … we all know that sitting down and breaking bread is one of the best ways to put a smile on people’s faces so that is what we are really after is giving people something stable in the community."
Now more than ever, mental health should be a priority

Now more than ever, mental health should be a priority

"The big message is that we can all take care of ourselves. Self care is an important piece – if people are feeling isolated, lonely or disconnected – the big thing is to reach out and get some help and we do have lots of resources to do that."
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.”