Town of Canmore

Council Clips - November 6, 2018

2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Support

Council voted 6 to 1, with Councillor McCallum in opposition, to support Calgary’s potential bid on the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games and agree to provide the required IOC Guarantees on the condition that satisfactory terms are reached with other orders of government for funding support sufficient to cover the operational costs of Games delivery in the Town of Canmore. Council expressed their support for the Games citing the legacy opportunities for Canmore to gain 242 units of Perpetually Affordable Housing, additional flood mitigation, and as a result of hosting the Paralympics, improve our accessibility. For more information visit

Town of Canmore Organizational Review Final Report

Council heard the results of an organizational review carried out on Town administration over the last several months. The review found that the Town has reached the limit of its current administrative model, and the final report recommends that a business transformation initiative be undertaken across the organization to improve structure, capacity, and processes to better deliver day-to-day operations and service to the public as the volume and complexity of work increases. To read the report, see item G-2 in the November 6 agenda package:

Rezoning at 530 4th Street

Council granted a request from the owner of 530 4th Street to rezone the property from R1 (residential single family detached) to R2 (residential family two-unit).

Spring Creek Mountain Village Public District Amendments

Council voted unanimously to amend the Spring Creek Mountain Village area redevelopment plan by adjusting the boundaries of a public use district in Stage 2 so it matches the boundaries of future subdivisions.

To read any of the reports in the meeting agenda package or watch the webcast, visit

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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