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

January 2, 2019

The e-letter is sent out every two weeks. The next edition will be sent out Monday, January 14. To post in the e-letter, please email your submission to Please send posters in either PDF or JPEG format.


Upcoming Bow Valley Interagency Meeting
The next Bow Valley Interagency Meeting is:
Tuesday, January 15
3:00-4:30 pm
Banff Town Hall, Council Chambers

The agenda will be sent out next week, we hope to see you there!

Bow Valley Interagency Meeting Schedule 2019:
If you would like one of the speaker spots at an upcoming meeting, please contact:
Canmore - Lu Douce
Banff - Shawn Carr
Bow Valley Literacy Program

Bow Valley Learning Council
Bow Valley Learning Council is hiring!
  • ESL instructors
  • CELPIP coaches
  • Beginner French instructors
If you have part-time, evening availability in Banff and/or Canmore, starting in January 2019, and would like to share your skills and passion with us, please send your resume to
Parkinson Association of Alberta

Bow Valley Parent Link

Settlement Services

Canmore FCSS
For a complete list of upcoming FCSS workshops, click here.

Mortgages 101: How to Qualify for Buying a Home
Learn how to buy a home in the Bow Valley in a fun and interactive evening. Understand what banks are looking for in applications and some unique ideas to help you qualify.
Thursday, 24 January or Thursday, 21 February
7:00-8:30 pm
$10.00 per person
Canmore Civic Centre, Classroom
Presenter:  Greg Foss, Mortgage Associate

Bow Valley Primary Care Network
The Bow Valley Primary Care Network (PCN) is excited to announce a new way to “get the message out”…we have a MONTHLY E-NEWSLETTER
That’s right, we have fun things to tell you about!
Call/email our office to be put on the distribution list. 
We plan to include class listings, links to online registration, healthcare-related news, health snip-its and show off our team to the Bow Valley. There is also an opportunity for us to show off what you are doing (if your offering fits into our promotional protocol)
 For November’s newsletter, click HERE

Settlement Services

Connectors Program (for participants):
With the help of a volunteer or volunteer family:
  • Learn about important community resources and organizations
  • Enjoy free activities that celebrate Community and culture such as Community Table Lunch and Dinner
  • Build social connections
  • Meet new people and try new things
  • And more!
Community Connections in the Bow Valley:
  • Participate in the Connectors Program
  • Join a local resources walking tour with the Coordinator staff person
  • Be part of cultural community events  
  • Join other community events
  • Try new sports
  • And more!


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.

Canmore & Area Health Foundation
Help us raise up to $45,000.00 towards equipment purchases at the Canmore General Hospital by volunteering your time at the Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation upcoming Casino: Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday, January 30 at Century Casino Calgary. Email: Soulafa Al-Abbasi at ( for details.

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, January 15, 2019 - Canmore

Bow Valley Interagency Meeting Schedule 2019:
January 15 - Banff
March 19 - Canmore
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