The Bow Valley Interagency e-letter is for community organizations and agencies throughout the Bow Valley to receive and share information on upcoming events, workshops and programs, as well as to keep members up to date on any changes to agency policies, offerings, staff changes or volunteer opportunities. To post in the e-letter, please email

Bow Valley Interagency E-Letter

April 22, 2019

The e-letter is sent out every two weeks. The next edition will be sent out Monday, May 6. To post in the e-letter, please email your submission to Please send posters in either PDF or JPEG format.


Bow Valley Primary Care Network

First Nations Health Consortium

Banff Community Services

Bow Valley College

Job Resource Centre

Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley

YWCA Banff

Alberta Health Services

Canmore FCSS

Town of Canmore Community Grant Program 2019 
The Town of Canmore Community Grants Program is established to provide funding to Canmore-based not-for-profit societies and community organizations for projects that benefit residents of Canmore and enhance community programming in accordance with the Town of Canmore’s vision, goals, and strategic priorities.  The objectives of the grants are to increase the capacity of local groups by providing occasional support for their efforts.

The Town of Canmore Community Grant Program is intended to provide up to 50% of the total expenses for one-time, project-based initiatives within two municipal funding streams:
Grant Competition is not open for both the community initiatives and community events.

Applications can be found at
Deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 30.

Canmore Hospital Ladies Auxillary

Settlement Services

Bow Valley Early Childhood Coalition

Bow Valley Parent Link

Bow ValleyConnections Centre

Bow Valley Connections Centre is a not-for-profit organization hosting fun and enriching social events for teens and adults with developmental disabilities. We meet every Tuesday evening at the Canmore Legion for a variety of programming and activities.

Upcoming Tuesday Drop-in Events
Tuesday April 23rd: Bowling!
Meet at Banff Springs Hotel Bowling Lanes for 6 pm till 8pm. 15.00 for 2 games including shoes.

Tuesday April 30th: Social Dance
Facilitator Elizabeth O’Connell will lead us in a Virginia Reel, to be followed by some fun line dancing sequences.

Tuesday May 7th : Talents and Interests
It’s your chance to shine! An night where we can show and tell our interests and talents.

Tuesday May 14th: Scavenger Hunt
Meeting at the Legion, a fun scavenger hunt around the downtown core with clues, prizes and mystery characters.

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Tuesday evenings
Location: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 3, 834 7 St. Canmore (downstairs)

Upcoming monthly Friday night gym night:
Friday April 26th: All welcome. No fee. 
Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
Location: the gym at Elizabeth Rummel School, 1033 Cougar Creek Dr. Canmore.
Enter through the front main doors.

Southern Alberta Brain Injury Society


If your agency or organization has an upcoming volunteer opportunity you would like advertised on the Volunteer Canmore Facebook page or in the Crag and Canyon free of charge, please email

Volunteer Drivers Needed
The Canmore FCSS Volunteer Driver Program is in need of some dedicated individuals to join our excellent team of drivers responsible for getting clients (primarily seniors) to their medical appointments out-of-town. (usually Calgary). Potential volunteers require a vehicle in excellent operating condition, a valid drivers license, and a reasonable sense of direction in Calgary. Volunteer drivers will be reimbursed for their gas.
Please contact Mavis at for more information.

Bow Valley Interagency Meeting Schedule

The Bow Valley Interagency meetings are co-hosted by Banff and Canmore FCSS. All community organizations and agencies throughout the Bow Valley are invited to attend to share information and to listen to guest speakers throughout the year discuss issues that are prevalent in our area. For more information on Bow Valley Interagency, please contact Lu Douce, Canmore FCSS 403.678.7136, or Shawn Carr, Banff FCSS 403.762.1255.

Meetings are held 5 times a year, on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:00-4: 30 pm. Locations alternate between Banff Town Hall and the Canmore Civic Centre

Next Meeting: Tuesday, May 21 - Banff

Bow Valley Interagency Meeting Schedule 2019:
May 21 - Banff
Sept 17 - Canmore
Nov 19 - Banff

Town of Canmore FCSS                 
902 7th Ave                                          
Canmore AB                                       
T1W 1A5                                              
Town of Banff FCSS
110 Bear Street
Canmore, AB