Town of Canmore

Protective Services and Municipal Enforcement

Municipal Enforcement mission statement:

Serving the community to enhance our quality of life by engaging with residents and visitors to contribute to a safe and livable community.

Core functions:

  • Provide a high level of customer service and responsiveness to residents and visitors in Canmore
  • Be highly visible and approachable in the community while conducting proactive patrols
  • Take an education-based approach through enforcement of Bylaws and provincial statutes

Canmore RCMP mission statement:

Serving the community to enhance our quality of life by preserving the peace, upholding the law, and providing quality service.

Core functions:

  • Preserve the peace, protect life and property, prevent crime, and apprehend criminals
  • Impact crime through education, prevention, public engagement, and community consultation (awareness)
  • Implement a yearly plan of strategies to enhance the safety of the community
  • Provide 7 day a week, 24 hour per day coverage

Office location:

Municipal Enforcement (NEW!)
100 Glacier Drive
Canmore, AB T1W 1K8
7 Days a Week
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

RCMP Detachment
101 Elk Run Blvd
Canmore, AB T1W 1L1
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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Who do I Call?

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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