Town of Canmore

Council Clips – January 19, 2021

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 Living Wage.

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 Homeless 2 Housing Coalition.

Other items

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 Council Agendas, Minutes, and Videos.



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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