Canmore 2020 Living Wage
“Living Wage” is a community indicator that represents the approximate income an average family requires to meet their basic needs and maintain a safe, decent standard of living within their community. Canmore’s 2020 Living $30.97 per hour for each parent of a 2-parent, 2-child household, but is lower if affordable programs for local food, shelter, and transportation are factored in. For more information visit https://canmore.ca/town-hall/community-statistics/local-economy.
Homeless to Housing Coalition
The Town of Canmore is a member of, and the fiscal agent for, the Homeless to Housing Coalition (H2HC). Council heard an update on the coalition’s activities, including the receipt of a $57K federal grant which will be used to create an emergency shelter program in Canmore for individuals who are without shelter. For more information about H2HC visit https://canmore.ca/residents/housing/homeless-2-housing-coalition.
Go to the meeting agenda package to read any of the above reports as well as these regular features:
- Councillor Updates – a monthly report on the activities of individual councillors
- Service Area Reports – each department provides a summary of operational activities
- Council Resolution Action List – direction given by Council to administration
You can also see a video of the presentations at https://canmore.ca/town-hall/town-council/council-minutes-agendas.