Town of Canmore

Council Clips – April 13, 2021

Supporting More Temporary Patios

The new public health directive prohibiting indoor dining is affecting many local restaurants. In what has already been a difficult year for our community, Council has renewed support for opening Main Street to pedestrians as part of a pandemic response to allow residents and visitors to safely support local businesses. In addition, we are temporarily easing bylaw requirements related to outdoor patios throughout the town and expanding financial grants available to local businesses as two more ways we can continue to support community businesses. For details on the pedestrian- and cycle-only Main Street visit https://canmore.ca/projects/pedestrian-and-cyclist-only-main-street

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 Wesley 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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