Code of Conduct for Elected Officials Approved
Canmore will participate in the 2026 Olympic Bid Corporataion
The federal and provincial governments, as well as the City of Calgary, have announced they will cover the costs of preparing a bid for Calgary to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. In the wake of these funding announcements, the City of Calgary formally requested that the Town of Canmore participate in Calgary’s Bid Corporation (BidCo) and nominate a director to sit on the board. Council voted to accept the invitation and appointed CAO Lisa de Soto as the director representing Canmore. It is important to note that approval to participate in a BidCo does not mean the Town of Canmore has decided to support the formal bid for the games – that decision will be made sometime before September 2018. More details on the BidCo can be found here and to learn more or to participate in a community survey, visit
In other news, Council:
· Overturned an earlier decision and approved a request for property tax exemption from the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative Society.
· Saw an updated design for the new ice rink and washroom facilities being constructed in the Larch area. As a result of public feedback, the rink will be moved further north and a vault toilet will be installed in the west side of the rink. For more info visit Winter Activities & Outdoor Ice
· Accepted the 2017 Candidate Campaign Disclosures and Financial Statements, which are posted at Election Finances and Contribution Disclosure
· Approved the 2018 Offsite Levy Bylaw.
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