Town of Canmore

Activating Main Street & Town Centre

One of the key goals of the 2018 ITP Update is to maximize the number of people that can access the Town Centre and create a vibrant, active, social place where businesses thrive and people want to spend time. To accomplish this, the primary flow of traffic will be shifted around the Town Centre with improvements to those roads. Cars and parking will still be permitted on Main Street and within the Town Centre, but by gradually transitioning some of the space that is currently used for through traffic and car storage into spaces for people, its primary function will be a vibrant, public space where people can shop, eat, congregate, and connect. 

 

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 Wesley 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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