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.


posted October 19
1 minute read

Firing Under Pressure

Biathlon, derived from the Greek word meaning “two tests”, is an Olympic sport combining cross-country skiing and precision rifle shooting. The combination of two different events—skiing and shooting—adds to the unpredictability of the race outcome and therefore the excitement, suspense, speculation and potential for surprise!


25 days ago
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Theatre Canmore- Let the Show Begin!

Get ready for Theatre Canmore's wonderful fall and Hallowe'en family friendly events. We're starting the season with a Haunted House rendition of "Hamlet", presented in a unique family friendly way.


1 month ago
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Avens Gallery…Your Canmore Art Destination

In this welcoming gallery you will find original art created by 40 Western Canadian artists, where lifelike bronze sculptures and stunning artwork is a feast for your eyes as well as your soul!


2 months ago
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Canmore's Beer

They say it takes a community to raise a child. Arguably, the same could be said for a craft brewery. The local Canmore community has been instrumental in the success of Canmore Brewing Company. On any given evening, it’s not uncommon to find dozens of bikes lined up in front of the new brewery, their muddy-faced and happy riders, enjoying their just rewards inside. It’s fast becoming a new Bow Valley ritual - the post ride craft beer at the new brewery.


2 months 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.


2 months 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 months ago
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Banff Fishing Unlimited

Imagine….the calm and awe inspiring surroundings of the Canadian Rocky Mountains…the quiet but eager anticipation of line in water….then…BANG. The fight is on! The tug of your rod and finally a flash of movement 6 feet below you in the water, the fish darting to and fro. A soaring Bald Eagle eyes’ the action, hoping for an easy meal. On the distant shoreline, unawares…a bear snuffles the scrub. Meanwhile, the next few moments for you decides the outcome.


3 months ago
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Silver Tree Studio

Local owner, Lynne Harrison is a remarkable woman. Her Silver Tree Studio is truly a place of creativity. Her one of a kind landscape art, moves into garment design, and accessories. The Studio also hosts live music with local singer songwriter Lori Reid, and others. Sometimes when you least expect it. Silver Tree Studio is more than just a place to shop, it is a place to experience.


3 months ago
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Explore Canmore’s vibrant arts and culture at artsPlace

artsPlace is a welcoming, user-friendly space where Bow Valley residents and visitors can gather to experience a full range of classes, workshops, camps, performances, films, and exhibits. Discover and celebrate the adventure of art and creativity at Canmore’s community art centre!


4 months 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.


4 months ago
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Experience the best of Canmore, Alberta with Clique Hotels & Resorts

We are an exclusive group of luxury hotels, located in Calgary and Canmore. Our top rated Canmore resorts include; Copperstone Resort, Falcon Crest Lodge, Stoneridge Mountain Resort And Blackstone Mountain Lodge. Our Resorts provide condominium style suites with a "Home Away From Home" experience in the Canadian Rockies.


5 months ago
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Spring Creek – Canmore’s Premier Neighbourhood

A new neighbourhood full of life – Spring Creek, located in the heart of downtown Canmore. Here at the heart of downtown Canmore, the Spring Creek vision is coming to life. And life, in return, has come dramatically to Spring Creek. All year round, Canmore’s premier master-planned neighbourhood pulses with energy and activity, with a rhythm of mountain living that’s engaging, exciting and endlessly fun!


Bow Valley Builders and Developers Support Wildlife Corridors

Local developers have been proactive in identifying, creating, protecting and monitoring wildlife corridors since 1992. These wildlife corridors work together with lands designated by the Province as Provincial and Wildland Parks to provide room for animals to move in and around Canmore. 



5 months ago
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Stewart Creek in Three Sisters Mountain Village is Your Basecamp for Adventure

Three Sisters Mountain Village (TSMV) offers residents the best in mountain living amid breathtaking, world-renowned scenery while remaining dedicated to preserving the natural beauty of the Bow Valley.


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


7 months ago
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Experience Canmore With Waymarker Hospitality

Waymarker Hospitality is a leader in providing hotel accommodations and lodging in Canmore, Alberta. With seven different properties, each with its own unique charm and character, Waymarker strives to demonstrate its commitment to guests, employees, and owners, while showcasing the incredible scenery and adventure that can be found in the Bow Valley.