Canmore, Alberta

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Canmore is a town in Alberta, Canada, located approximately 81 km west of Calgary near the southeast boundary of Banff National Park.wikipedia
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Alberta

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Canmore is a town in Alberta, Canada, located approximately 81 km west of Calgary near the southeast boundary of Banff National Park.
Tourist destinations in the province include Banff, Canmore, Drumheller, Jasper, Sylvan Lake and Lake Louise.

Calgary

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Canmore is a town in Alberta, Canada, located approximately 81 km west of Calgary near the southeast boundary of Banff National Park. Canmore's economic future seemed dismal until the announcement in the early 1980s that Calgary would be hosting the 1988 Winter Olympics, and that Canmore would play host to the Nordic events.
The nearby mountain resort towns of Banff, Lake Louise, and Canmore are also becoming increasingly popular with tourists, and are bringing people into Calgary as a result.

Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre

The building was restored in 1989 and it is under the care of the Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre.
Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre (CMAGS) is the public name used by the Centennial Museum Society of Canmore.

1988 Winter Olympics

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Canmore's economic future seemed dismal until the announcement in the early 1980s that Calgary would be hosting the 1988 Winter Olympics, and that Canmore would play host to the Nordic events.
Most events took place in Calgary while several skiing events were held in the mountain resorts of Nakiska and Canmore, west of the city.

List of towns in Alberta

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Canmore is a town in Alberta, Canada, located approximately 81 km west of Calgary near the southeast boundary of Banff National Park.
There are currently nine towns – Blackfalds, Canmore, Cochrane, High River, Okotoks, Stony Plain, Strathmore, Sylvan Lake and Whitecourt – that are eligible for city status having populations in excess of 10,000.

Municipal District of Bighorn No. 8

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The town shares a border with Kananaskis Country to the west and south and the Municipal District of Bighorn No. 8 to the north and east.
It was created as a municipal district on January 1, 1988 from the former Improvement District No. 8, absorbing the Town of Canmore in the early 90's.

Mount Lawrence Grassi

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Mount Lawrence Grassi is a mountain located immediately south of the town of Canmore just east of the Spray Lakes road in Alberta's Canadian Rockies.

Banff National Park

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Canmore is a town in Alberta, Canada, located approximately 81 km west of Calgary near the southeast boundary of Banff National Park.
When nearby Calgary hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics, the cross-country ski events were held at the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park at Canmore, Alberta, located just outside the eastern gates of Banff National Park on the Trans-Canada Highway.

Ha Ling Peak

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Ha Ling Peak is a peak at the northwestern end of Mount Lawrence Grassi — a mountain located immediately south of the town of Canmore just east of the Spray Lakes road in Alberta's Canadian Rockies.

Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

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Major trail systems are located on the Benchlands of Mount Lady Macdonald, at the Canmore Nordic Centre, and along the north slope of Mount Lawrence Grassi.
Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park is a provincial park in Alberta, Canada, located immediately west of Canmore, 105 km west of Calgary.

Bow River

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Bisected by the Trans-Canada Highway, located on the Canadian Pacific Railway and run through by the Bow River, Canmore is ideally situated on a number of major transportation routes, which has influenced its tourism-based economy and historical mining industry.
It flows south to the village of Lake Louise then turns east and flows through the town of Banff and through Canmore.

Mount Lady Macdonald

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Mount Lady Macdonald (2,606 m / 8,550 ft);
Mount Lady Macdonald is a mountain located within Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park in the Bow River valley at the Town of Canmore, Alberta, which is located just east of Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

The Three Sisters (Alberta)

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Three Sisters (2,936 m, 2,769 m, 2,694 m or 9,633 ft, 9,084 ft, 8,839 ft).
The Three Sisters are a trio of peaks near Canmore, Alberta, Canada.

Trans-Canada Highway

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Bisected by the Trans-Canada Highway, located on the Canadian Pacific Railway and run through by the Bow River, Canmore is ideally situated on a number of major transportation routes, which has influenced its tourism-based economy and historical mining industry.
From Field, British Columbia, the highway continues east as Alberta Highway 1 to Lake Louise (Alberta), Banff, Alberta, Canmore, Alberta and Calgary where it becomes known as 16 Avenue N, initially an expressway and later a busy street with many signalized intersections.

Kananaskis Country

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The town shares a border with Kananaskis Country to the west and south and the Municipal District of Bighorn No. 8 to the north and east.
Recreation facilities in Kananaskis include several campgrounds, a golf course, a hotel, a holiday ranch, two alpine ski areas (Nakiska, which hosted alpine skiing and freestyle moguls skiing during the 1988 Winter Olympics and Fortress Mountain Resort and a competitive cross-country ski area, the Canmore Nordic Centre) that the public can use.

Bow Valley

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It is located in the Bow Valley within Alberta's Rockies.
The Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park is located between the Banff National Park and Canmore in the Bow River Valley.

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

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Many feature films have been shot in the Canmore area, including Brokeback Mountain, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Open Range, The Edge, Legends of the Fall, Shanghai Noon, Mystery Alaska, Snow Dogs, the pilot episode of Everwood, and others.
Filming took place near Calgary, Canmore, and Edmonton, Alberta, and Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Grotto Mountain

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Grotto Mountain (2,706 m / 8,878 ft);
Grotto Mountain is a mountain located in the Bow River valley, across from Canmore, Alberta, Canada.

Mike, from Canmore

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The town was also popularized by the late John Morgan of the Royal Canadian Air Farce with his monosyllabic character "Mike from Canmore".
Mike, known as Mike from Canmore, was a fictional character from the 1993-2008 sketch comedy series Royal Canadian Air Farce.

Brokeback Mountain

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Many feature films have been shot in the Canmore area, including Brokeback Mountain, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Open Range, The Edge, Legends of the Fall, Shanghai Noon, Mystery Alaska, Snow Dogs, the pilot episode of Everwood, and others.
The mountain featured in the film is a composite of Mount Lougheed south of the town of Canmore and Fortress and Moose Mountain in Kananaskis Country.

Canmore Folk Music Festival

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The Canmore Folk Music Festival is held annually on the Heritage Day long weekend in August at Centennial Park on the Stan Rogers Stage. The festival has played host to the likes of Ry Cooder, Stan Rogers, Arlo Guthrie, The Arrogant Worms, The Paperboys, The Rankin Family, Moxy Früvous, Oscar Lopez and many other notable artists. The Canmore Folk Music Festival is the longest running music festival in Alberta, and in 2007 celebrated its 30th year.
The Canmore Folk Music Festival is an annual three-day outdoor music event held the first weekend of August in Canmore, Alberta, Canada, established in 1978.

2014 Alberta municipal censuses

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The population of the Town of Canmore according to its 2014 municipal census is 13,077, a NaN% change from its 2011 municipal census population of 12,317.

Alberta's Rockies

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It is located in the Bow Valley within Alberta's Rockies.
Canmore General Hospital - Canmore

Everwood

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Many feature films have been shot in the Canmore area, including Brokeback Mountain, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Open Range, The Edge, Legends of the Fall, Shanghai Noon, Mystery Alaska, Snow Dogs, the pilot episode of Everwood, and others.
Filming took place primarily in Ogden, South Salt Lake, Draper, Utah, and Park City, Utah except the series pilot which was filmed in Canmore, Alberta, Denver, Colorado and Calgary.

John Morgan (comedian)

John Morgan
The town was also popularized by the late John Morgan of the Royal Canadian Air Farce with his monosyllabic character "Mike from Canmore".
Born in Aberdare, Wales, Morgan played numerous characters on the CBC sketch comedy television series Royal Canadian Air Farce from 1993 to 2001 and its predecessor on CBC Radio, including perpetually disgusted Scotsman Jock McBile, socialite Amy De La Pompa, and monosyllabic Mike from Canmore, as well as satirical portrayals of such prominent individuals as Herb Gray, Deborah Grey, and Boris Yeltsin.