Town of Canmore

Street Sweeping

Each spring, crews sweep sand and dirt left on the streets from the winter season. Street sweeping usually begins in mid-April, depending on snow melt. 

Street Sweeping Zones

There are nine separate zones for street sweeping in Canmore, as indicated on the map below (click map to enlarge). Crews start and end in different zones each year, this is decided by weather and street conditions.

How you can help

  • Watch for street sweeping and no-parking signage in your neighbourhood
  • Move any parked cars
  • Sweep your sidewalk and driveway in advance
  • Remove rubber driveway mats and any other on-street obstructions (basketball nets, waste collection carts, etc.)
  • If street sweeping occurs on your waste collection day, please place your roll-out cart at the end of your driveway and not on the road or sidewalk
  • Do not park on the street until the signs at the neighbourhood entrances have been removed

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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