Town of Canmore

Council Clips – February 16, 2021

Delegation: Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce

In partnership with the Town of Canmore, the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce offered grants of up to $5,000 to support 39 eligible Bow Valley businesses facing unexpected restart costs due to COVID-19. For more information about the recipient categories and the type of expenses covered, read the presentation in the meeting agenda package.

Bow Valley Family Resource Network Update

Council heard an update on the services offered by the Bow Valley Family Resource Network. For more information visit Family Resource Network.

Property Assessment Update

The Town of Canmore’s assessor, Benchmark Assessment Consultants, presented a summary of the 2021 property assessments.  Overall, residential assessments increased by 0.2% while non-residential assessments decreased by 2.9%, but individual property owners will see different amounts on their assessments, depending on how market changes have impacted their neighbourhoods. To watch the video of the presentation visit Council Agendas, Minutes, and Videos or for more information about property assessments visit Property Assessments.

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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