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Canmore considers update to housing action plan

CANMORE – It has been more than seven years since Canmore council approved a comprehensive housing action plan and elected officials are looking at reassessing the strategic planning document in the near future.
Canmore council approves offer for CCHC to purchase Mountain Haven units

Canmore council approves offer for CCHC to purchase Mountain Haven units

CANMORE – On the brink of foreclosure, Canmore’s Mountain Haven Cooperative Housing project is getting help from the community’s housing corporation and elected officials. With a unanimous motion Tuesday night (Sept.
School board hires consultant to look at development potential

School board hires consultant to look at development potential

CANMORE – The Canadian Rockies Public School division has hired a consultant to begin the process of looking at a parcel of land it owns in Canmore for future development potential.
Palliser area lands subject to planning process regardless of Olympic bid

Palliser area lands subject to planning process regardless of Olympic bid

CANMORE – Publicly owned and undeveloped lands along Palliser Trail represent the biggest asset for future affordable housing regardless of a 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid.

Collision closes 1A Highway

GHOST LAKE VILLAGE – The 1A Highway between Canmore and Cochrane is closed after a vehicle collision on Sunday afternoon. According to a Cochrane RCMP press release, emergency services were called to the scene at 1:50 p.m. near Ghost Lake Village.
Lifesaving efforts at Quarry Lake lead to provincial awards

Lifesaving efforts at Quarry Lake lead to provincial awards

CANMORE – Two men who ran to help another in distress in Quarry Lake last summer will receive an award from the Royal Life Saving Society in October.
Canmore to create in-house property assessment branch

Canmore to create in-house property assessment branch

CANMORE – In a bid to improve the assessment of property values in Canmore, council recently approved establishing an in-house assessment branch that will work directly with the town’s finance department.
Hotel sign allowed to stay

Hotel sign allowed to stay

CANMORE ­– A hotel sign that was in violation of town bylaws will be allowed to stay after the subdivision and appeal board upheld an appeal to keep it the way it is.

Significant ridership increases from free local transit in Canmore

CANMORE – Local transit in Canmore was already seeing increased ridership in 2018, but a two-month trial of fare-free transit in the community has exceeded expectations, according to municipal officials.
Canmore approves $145,000 for outdoor rink

Canmore approves $145,000 for outdoor rink

CANMORE – The municipality will spend an additional $145,000 to replace an outdoor rink on the old daycare lands to cover unexpected costs and ensure it can be used for pickleball next summer.