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Alana MacLeod

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Iron Goat to offer free meals to help out Food and Friends

Iron Goat to offer free meals to help out Food and Friends

Thanks to Canmore's Iron Goat, the popular Monday night Food and Friends community meal will continue to be able to provide takeout meals that will now be delivered
Roam Transit reducing service to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading

Roam Transit reducing service to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading

“I think we’ll still meet the needs of the community for people that need to get around for groceries … essential workers [can get to work], but still working with people to stay home.”
Town of Canmore defers property tax and utility payments

Town of Canmore defers property tax and utility payments

“This is a new and unprecedented situation and has created a high level of economic and income uncertainty for residents and business owners in our community."
Town of Canmore declares state of local emergency

Town of Canmore declares state of local emergency

“This will give the us the increased authority to take additional measures to protect the Canmore community, such as closing municipal playgrounds – which we are doing today. While the state of local emergency allows us to take additional action within the municipality, it does not allow us to close the highway, which is under provincial jurisdiction."
Updated: Town of Canmore declares state of local emergency

Updated: Town of Canmore declares state of local emergency

“This will give the us the increased authority to take additional measures to protect the Canmore community, such as closing municipal playgrounds – which we are doing today. While the state of local emergency allows us to take additional action within the municipality, it does not allow us to close the highway, which is under provincial jurisdiction."
Town of Canmore addresses community questions surrounding COVID-19

Town of Canmore addresses community questions surrounding COVID-19

“We do not have the authority or the resource capacity to enforce a restriction on the movement of people in or out of our community – only the province or federal government can close highways or close airports, as we’ve seen with the federal government restricting travel from around the world."
Canmore Rotary Club launches fundraiser for COVID-19

Canmore Rotary Club launches fundraiser for COVID-19

“During this unprecedented health emergency we know that our community is struggling and we’re in a position to make a difference."
Government of Alberta announces education plan for students at home during global health emergency

Government of Alberta announces education plan for students at home during global health emergency

“Canadian Rockies School Division appreciates the clarity and continuity it will provide for our teaching staff. We have some of the finest teaching staff in this country who will work diligently to assist our students in their educational pursuits during these challenging times.”
Town of Canmore continues to manage COVID-19 with daily meetings, closures

Town of Canmore continues to manage COVID-19 with daily meetings, closures

“Most of all we’ve done here has been as a result of recommendations or direction from public health authorities, so we’ll continue to rely on the informed advice of the experts,” said Canmore Mayor John Borrowman.
Food and Friends suspends services as result of COVID-19

Food and Friends suspends services as result of COVID-19

“Food and Friends, we will reopen once the danger zone has passed – whether there’s any workforce left in the valley to need our services is the big question."