Town of Canmore

Council Clips – September 15, 2020

Main Street Re-opens to Vehicles Sept. 24

Main Street will re-open to vehicular traffic on Thursday, Sept. 24. Formal, annually-permitted in-street patios are allowed to remain in place until Oct. 15.  When the street re-opens to vehicles, many of the traffic pattern changes made over the summer will remain in place – including a speed limit of 30 km/h in the Town Centre. Main Street is envisioned as a local business area, not a main thoroughfare through town. Activating Main Street & Town Centre

Bow Valley SPCA Annual Report

The president of our local SPCA, Lisa McDowell, gave Council an annual update on the organization’s adoption centre, community outreach, and volunteer engagement services, as well as described the effect COVID-19 has had on their operations. To learn more about the Bow Valley SPCA, visit or read their report under B1 here

Committee of the Whole Regular Features

Check out the meeting agenda package to read:

  • Councillor Updates – a monthly report on the activities of individual councillors
  • Service Area Reports – each department provides a summary of operational activities
  • Council Resolution Action List – direction given by Council to administration
  • Bow Valley Regional Housing updates

You can also see a video of the presentations at Council Agendas, Minutes, and Videos

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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