Tag Archives: Canmore History

Canmore Juxtaposed: Feb. 7 opening with a caveat

The 2015 Exposure Photography Festival begins in the Bow Valley at the end of the month and with it comes the Saturday, Feb. 7 opening (7-9 p.m.) of Canmore Juxtaposed: An exhibition of blended photography in the Canmore Civic Centre … Continue reading

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Memories of Canmore – 1933

The following excerpt was taken from a 1979 interview with Geraldine Violet Minota Light, who arrived in Canmore in 1933 with her husband, RCMP officer John Green. The couple lived in the NWMP barracks on Main Street for nearly two … Continue reading

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Blending Then and Now photographs

These photographs, blended using Photoshop, are drafts of a project I’m planning with the Canmore Musuem & Geoscience Centre (all historical images are courtesy of the museum). At this point, I’m referring to these five photographs as drafts as they … Continue reading

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Slowly but surely, old Canmore is going

Another of Canmore’s old homes has been demolished. I don’t know much about this house once located at 813 7th Street other than May Riva lived here up into the 1980s. Canmore born, May Riva was a pillar of our … Continue reading

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Falling off the history rails… and climbing back up.

Is it just me or has life been extra busy of late, what with Christmas, Norovirus, work, head colds, work, raising a child, dog walking… and on it goes! However, the great thing about falling off the rails – with … Continue reading

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Historical Walk Tour Thursday

Please join me this Thursday (June 7) for this summer’s first historical walking tour. I’ll lead a downtown tour roughly about every second Thursday starting at 4:30 p.m. The Thursday afternoon tours will run about an hour. I’ll also be … Continue reading

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