Town of Canmore

Council Clips – January 18, 2022

Alberta Health Services – Emergency Medical Services in Canmore         

A delegation from Alberta Health Services attended the meeting today to discuss Council’s concerns about the availability of ambulance services in Canmore.   The presentation is available for viewing at Council Agendas, Minutes, and Videos - click on the webcast link for Jan. 18.

Bow Valley Food Alliance

A delegation from the Bow Valley Food Alliance requested that Council consider signing the Bow Valley Food Charter. The charter outlines eight values that support the creation of community-based food systems that are equitable and ecologically regenerative: Local Food Systems, Accessibility, Health, Social Justice, Earth and Environment, Collaboration and Diversity, and Vibrant Regional Economies. The decision whether or not to sign the charter will be considered at the next regular council meeting on Feb. 1.

Climate Action Plan Update and 2022 Areas of Focus

Council heard a presentation on the status of the 65 actions in Canmore’s Climate Action Plan as well as details about the six major areas of focus for 2022.  To get all the details visit Climate Action Plan.

Committee of the Whole regular features:

Have a look at the January 18 agenda package to see: 

  • Councillor Updates
  • Administrative Update 
  • Resolution Action List
  • Bow Valley Regional Housing November Bulletin

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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