Renaming a Mountain

“Squaw’s Tit” is an official name for the high point of a ridge that lies southwest of the Mount Charles Stewart summit and northwest of Mount Lady Macdonald near Canmore. It was named after the […]

Lake Louise AB
Lake Louise

Discovery Day at Lake Louise

Did you know that the “Discovery Day” of Lake Louise is on August 24th? For centuries before the European settlement started in North America, Stoney Nakoda and other indigenous groups used different areas all the […]

Downtown Canmore Alberta

Is Canmore a town or a city?

The demographic trend toward urbanization in Canada began well before Confederation and it is still growing in that way. According to the Canadian Encyclopedia “80% of Canadians live in urban areas, meaning cities, towns, villages […]