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TSMV Concerns
Bow Valley Engage: Rod de Leeuw on Financial Impacts of TSMV

One of TSMV's biggest claims is how they will bring financial stability to our community. But if what if that's not true? Rod de Leeuw was Canmore's Chief Finanical Officer for 11 years and says we should look at past trends and think otherwise. Please share widely!

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Monday, February 15, 2021

Adam Linnard's talk at the public hearing resonated - so, we got together for a longer interview! We cover Canmore history, economic disparity, racism and how TSMV's proposals would solidify these problems. On the flip side, Adam shares potential solutions and the danger of finger-pointing. We all need INTROSPECTION in our journey for a better, more inclusive Canmore! Please share!

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Why it is difficult to build houses and roads on lands that have had extensive coal mining.

Why there must NOT be any structures built on the unfinished golf course on Three Sisters Creek in Canmore.

The undermining issues and concerns with the proposed development of TSMV are analyzed in this 23min video.

Deepen Your Understanding of Undermining with Jerry Auldt

There are common misconceptions about the mines beneath Canmore. In this interview, Jerry Auld explains mining techniques, Canmore history, and just how incredibly reckless TSMV's proposals are with regards to developing on our undermined lands. And don't forget the earthquake! Please share!

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Thursday, February 18, 2021
Karsten Heuer on TSMV's latest development proposals

Local wildlife biologist, Karsten Heuer shares his candid thoughts on the harmful development proposals from TSMV. Please share with your networks!

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Friday, February 12, 2021

Wildlife biologist Karsten Heuer describes why wildlife corridors in and around the town of Canmore are significant on a continental scale.

Sarah Elmeligi Elaborates on Wildlife Corridors

Local wildlife biologist and grizzly expert Sarah Elmeligi puts forth her thoughts on TSMV's latest proposals and their impact on critical wildlife corridors in the Bow Valley. Also - she has a fun experiment that you can do to ponder animal movement!

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Shaun Peter and Bow Valley Engage on Wildfire

WILDFIRE. This issue has flown under the radar until Shaun Peter brought forth his concerns on TSMV's wildfire mitigations. Like undermining, there are grave safety concerns for our community. I learned so much from this, and I hope you do so to. Wildfire will affect all of us. Please share!

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Friday, February 26, 2021
Dave Verhulst on Connection, Sensory Awareness and Learning

Dave Verhulst leads nature programs for youth. He talks about preserving nature for future generations, connection to the landscape and learning from past development mistakes. In the latter half of the video he identifies what makes living here so special - SENSORY AWARENESS. Please let us know your thoughts, and share with fellow parents and kids 🙂

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Monday, February 22, 2021
Carol Stark on Mining the Future and Meaningful Engagement

In 2006, Town of Canmore sponsored a year-long public engagement process for our town's evolution: "Mining the Future". Much has changed since then, and citizen efforts to update Mining the Future have been denied by Town Admin and Council. Carol Stark helped lead the process in 2006, and shares her thoughts on the benefits of gathering again for Mining the Future 2.0 to create real solutions. Please share!

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Naia West on Engagement

Check out our latest interview with Naia West! Born in Canmore, Naia shares her thoughts on public engagement, activism and the importance of getting involved! So cool to see citizens of all ages care! Please share to inspire the younger folks in your community 🙂

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Saturday, February 20, 2021
Carolyn Shaw on Mental Health in the face of Development

Everytime TSMV comes forward with development proposals, Canmore's mental health suffers. Local counsellor Carolyn Shaw talks about this, and provides tools to help. If you or someone you know is going through anxiety, depression, apathy, in the face of development - please watch and share this video. You're not alone!

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Thursday, February 25, 2021
Robin & Tenaya on Getting Involved

When Tenaya and Robin spoke up against TSMV in 2017, they were in high school. Here they are, 4 years later - smarter than ever, and engaged in creating a better vision for Canmore. Please share as an example to the youth in your world 🙂 PS: Robin had an opinion piece released on CBC.ca on March 1st. Well done!

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Julie Lamoreux's heart-felt submission at the Public Hearing resonated with so many. Here, she speaks more about mental health, the toll TSMV takes on our community, and how we should start thinking of how we break the cycle. Please share! PS: If you go to Mar 11, morning session of Public Hearing (Town of Canmore Youtube page), she starts at 18:25.

Posted by Bow Valley Engage on Saturday, March 13, 2021