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.  


New Driver Course Rebate Program

Town of Canmore Council approved the use of $25,000 from the outflow revenue generated from the photo radar program to be put towards a rebate program called the New Driver Training Course Rebate Program. There will be a maximum of 100 rebates of $250 available to Canmore residents per calendar year. Please note that individuals are only eligible for this rebate program if they have completed the training courses in the current year.

To participate in the rebate program or to find out more information, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 403,678.0155 

Submission Process

1. pdf Click here to download the form (142 KB)

2. Submit your completed form along with confirmation of completed Driver's Education Training Certificate and confirmation of Driver's License (Class 7 or Class 5) by one of the following ways:

By email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or by mail/drop off in person at the following address:

Town of Canmore
Attn: New Driver Training Course Rebate Program 

902 7 Ave
Canmore, Alberta
T1W 3K1

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 Volunteer Celebration

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

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