Town of Canmore

Council Clips - May 19, 2020

Y2Y and the Smith Creek Wildlife Corridor
A delegation from Y2Y (the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative) provided Council with the organization’s response to comments made during a presentation of the Province of Alberta’s decision respecting the Smith Creek wildlife corridor earlier this year. To see Y2Y’s written submission go to item B1 in the  pdf meeting agenda package (14.13 MB)

Bow Valley Future Scenarios Modelling
A second delegation from Y2Y, this time in partnership with the ALCES group, demonstrated an on-line computer model developed to help address human-wildlife conflict in the Bow Valley. They invited the Town to participate in an advisory group being formed by Y2Y to provide input into the modelling approach and indicators.

Canmore Undermining Regulations
The Province of Alberta adopted legislation in 1997 to address development of undermined lands in certain areas of Canmore. At the request of the Town, the Province has update this legislation to amend and clarify the engineering and approval process, insurance requirements, and associated guidelines. An updated Undermining Regulation came into effect on April 1, 2020. For more information click here

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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