Town of Canmore

GIS and Mapping Services

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) use a variety of technologies to create static, digital, and interactive mapping products.  Spatial data is collected from a number of different sources such as engineering plans, GPS acquisition, and even paper products. This information is used by various departments in their daily operations, for future planning and analysis or for managing infrastructure. 

Land Ownership Information

The Alberta Land Titles provides free access to a Spatial Information System named SPIN2. Anyone can log on and use the SPIN 2's search services to search for ownership, title information, registered plans of survey and more. The website also offers the public the option of creating an account to purchase products. 

Please visit the following url to access the SPIN2 website:

GIS Data

Some GIS datasets are available freely for download through the Town’s Open Data program. These datasets include LiDAR, orthophoto, addresses and more. Please visit the Canmore Open Data website to browse all the datasets available at

Other datasets may be available upon request by contacting the GIS department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 403-678-1591. A data license agreement will be required.

Please note for each data request, a charge of 75$/hour will be applied to process and assemble the data. The minimum charge for all requests will be 75$.

Parcel Data

Parcel mapping and cadastral boundaries is created, maintained and sold by AltaLIS. The Town can share this data only for Town specific projects. For all other uses, the data must be acquired through AltaLIS.

Custom Mapping

Custom maps may be created by request at a charge of $75/hr.

Data License Agreement 

For data not available through Open Data, the Town requires a data license agreement to be signed and returned to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. prior to releasing the data.  Please click here to download the data license agreement.

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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