Why now?

The conversation about large-scale developments in the Bow Valley’s sensitive landscape has broad implications related to the reasons we choose to live here, the forces that are shaping our town, and how to make our home even better by engaging more residents in the conversation.

Canmore Commons adds value to these conversations by providing readers with trusted resources, news and updates, and simple summaries that inspire you to have a say on complicated and controversial development and environmental matters. 

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Inform, engage, activate.

To inform, inspire and empower the people of Canmore to help ensure the long term viability of our community and environment.


It can be challenging to get your head around the issues and implications that living in an environmentally sensitive yet popular destination like Canmore entails.Canmore Commons hopes to provide you with the context you need to feel empowered with a broader understanding of the issues that matter to you, to elevate the level of conversation and to encourage you to make your voice matter. 


Goal 01

Harness the knowledge of local experts to give readers the tools they need to engage in effective and meaningful discussions.

Goal 02

Create a platform that keeps citizens up to date with resources, questions and concerns related to local developments and the environment.

Goal 03

Present an active and balanced voice for the residents of Canmore. And yes, grizzlies, wolves and elk are residents, too!