Town of Canmore

Awards & Grants

Bertram Dyck Leadership Bursary

The Bertram Dyck Bursary was created by the Town of Canmore to honour Bert’s several years of leadership in our community - first as mayor for two terms from October 1992 until October 1998, and then as Chief Administrative Officer from March 5, 2001 until his retirement on May 15, 2005.

The $1,000 Leadership Bursary is awarded annually to a Grade 12 graduating student residing in Canmore.  Applicants must compose and submit a minimum 500-word essay on Leadership.  

The committee will consider the following:

  1. An understanding of the qualities of a leader (what makes a leader)
  2. Challenges to effective leadership
  3. A personal history of leadership, though not a requirement, should be in context of points a) and b) above

The essay is due to the Town of Canmore by May 31, 2020 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Community Grants

The Town of Canmore Community Grant Program is intended to provide up to 50% of the total expenses for one-time, project-based initiatives within two municipal funding streams.

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Mayor's Awards for Volunteer Excellence

Show a community volunteer your appreciation by nominating them for a Mayor’s Award for Volunteer Excellence.

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