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Safety During the Festive Season

It’s December and by now we’ve figured out how to safely celebrate holidays and special occasions. But it is still a good time to...

Collection Day Changes

Winter Green Cart Schedule Starts in November The seasons are changing and so is your green cart collection. Starting in November, your green cart will...

Drive Safely This Winter by Being Prepared

When driving during the winter season, be sure to plan for long trips carefully, listen to the radio or television for the latest weather...

The Flu vs COVID-19

Flu season this year looks very different as it coincides with the COVID 19 pandemic. As you begin to prepare for flu season, it...

Safely Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous items such as propane tanks, oil and chemicals don’t belong in your carts. If a container has a hazardous symbol, bring it...

City Offering Event Grants

We know Calgarians are looking for ways to safely participate in arts, culture, sport, and recreation events like they did before the COVID-19 pandemic....

How to Make or Buy a Mask

Making a Mask Wearing a non-medical mask may help prevent the spread of COVID-19. There are many ways to make a cloth mask. Health Canada has...

The Calgary Catholic School District’s Three Year Capital Plan

https://www.cssd.ab.ca/BoardOfTrustees | [email protected] Learn more about your Calgary Catholic School District Board of Trustees! A critical role for trustees of the Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD)...

Canmore Community Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Canmore recorded a population of 13,992 living in 5,738 of its 7,963 total private dwellings, a 13.9% change from its 2011 population of 12,288. With a land area of 69.43 km2 (26.81 sq mi), it had a population density of 201.5/km2 (522.0/sq mi) in 2016.
The population of the Town of Canmore according to its 2014 municipal census is 13,077, a 6% change from its 2011 municipal census population of 12,317. At its current population, Canmore is one of the largest towns in the province and is eligible for city status. According to Alberta’s Municipal Government Act, a town is eligible for city status when it reaches 10,000 residents.

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Canmore had a population of 12,288 living in 5,176 of its 7,973 total dwellings, a 2.1% change from its 2006 population of 12,039. With a land area of 68.9 km2 (26.6 sq mi), it had a population density of 178.3/km2 (461.9/sq mi) in 2011. In its own 2011 municipal census however, the town counted a population of 12,317, a 0.7% increase over its 2009 municipal census population of 12,226. The 2011 municipal census also reported a non-permanent population of 5,982 for a combined population of 18,299.

About 1.5% of residents identified themselves as aboriginal at the time of the 2006 census.

About 85% of residents identified English as their first language. Almost 5% of the population identified French as their first language, while 3.5% identified German, more than 2% identified Japanese, and just over 0.5% identified Dutch as their first language learned. The next most common languages were Korean, Polish and Czech at 0.4% each, followed by Ukrainian, Russian and Spanish at about 0.3% each.

Canmore Community Map

Google Map of Canmore, AB