Canmore Stories

There is more to Canmore than immediately meets the eye. We are a community made up of a wide variety of diverse businesses, organizations and people, all of which have one thing in common; our love and sense of where we live.


20 days ago
1 minute read

Canmore's Dreamiest Book Store

Café Books is a sight to behold. The majority of the furniture is reclaimed and salvaged. The main bookcase is made from an old butler pantry, a Welsh chapel door from the 1800s was transformed into the washroom entrance; an 18th-century French workbench is used as a table for the cashier tills.


3 months ago
1 minute read

Clique Hotels & Resorts Food Bank Fundraiser

Clique just finished a very successful fundraiser for the Food Bank in Calgary Canmore and Whistler.


1 year ago
1 minute read

FAMILY FRIENDLY WITH FRONT DOOR ACCESS TO OUTDOOR FUN

Shawn and Marnie Dawson and their three kids have been living in Three Sisters Mountain Village for just over a year. After more than a decade of being based out of Peaks of Grassi, the couple began thinking longer-term. The prospect of planning for retirement and a growing family led the couple to make a move towards something slightly more spacious.


1 year ago
2 minute read

7 Days of Pure Mountain Experience!

Combining our love for the mountains and for the arts, the first ever Mountain Culture Summit at artsPlace is an incredible gathering of films, talks, workshops and special guests.


1 year ago
1 minute read

It is a sight to Behold!

The raising of the steel framework of the new Catholic Shrine Church of Our Lady of the Rockies Parish in Canmore, Alberta is almost complete. It is worth driving or walking by the construction site on Palliser Trail, situated at the base of Silvertip Resort. You will be amazed! It is changing daily and to date the crowning glory of the project was when the Cross was hoisted on top of the bell tower. Once completed, it's visibility from the Trans Canada Highway will make The Parish an iconic landmark for Canmore and the Bow Valley.


1 year ago
1 minute read

Biathlon Stars will Shine on Canmore's Backyard

It's not everyday we get to watch Olympic and World Champion biathletes race our ski trails, shop our grocery stores, or stroll our Main Street. Next week's World Cup Biathlon event is your chance to rub shoulders (or shop for apples) with the fittest athletes on the planet.


2 years ago
1 minute read

Malcolm Hotel's Conference Centre roof garden will display the Malcolm Clan Tartan next spring.....

As finishing construction draws near, one of the unique features of Canmore's newest luxury hotel's is put into place.


Building for the future...respecting the land forever.

Bow Valley Builders & Developers Association (BOWDA) is dedicated to a "sense of place" by ensuring cooperative and sustainable growth is undertaken and managed responsibly by the development industry, the Town of Canmore, and our growing population.


2 years ago
1 minute read

Cross Country Canada Presents Frozen Thunder

Since 2009, Frozen Thunder, an innovative snow-stockpiling project at the Canmore Nordic Centre, has provided the nation’s cross-country skiing and biathletes with early season on-snow training on more than two kilometres of groomed ski trails!


3 years ago
3 minute read

The Obvious (and not so obvious reasons) for taking an Avalanche Safety Training Course

There are numerous reasons why winter recreationalists should take an avalanche course. These reasons range from the obvious to the not so obvious and this article will explore some of the less obvious. The obvious reasons are well promoted, advertised, and proven but for the sake of making sure the good word is spread, those obvious reasons will be addressed first.


3 years ago
1 minute read

Discover our history at the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre

Who named the Three Sisters? What is the story behind Ha Ling Peak? Which are the oldest buildings in the Bow Valley? How long did the Canmore Coal Mines operate? How has Canmore changed since the coal mines shut down in 1979? The answers to all these questions and more are at the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre where we’re dedicated to telling the stories of our mountains and our communities to you.


3 years ago
2 minute read

Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley

Enjoy living or playing in the Bow Valley? The Biosphere Institute is a local charity that helps to make the Bow Valley more sustainable. We promote sustainable communities and environmental stewardship by engaging youth, residents, visitors, and local businesses through education, outreach programs and our community resource center.


Roam Public Transit

Roam Transit operates an environmentally friendly transit service throughout Canmore and the Bow Valley. Our service allows both residents and visitors to move freely and cost effectively without the use of a private automobile