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Canmore is named for Malcolm III of Scotland who was nicknamed “Canmore” which is Gaelic means “Big Head”.


Location:  Canmore is located in the south western part of the Province to the west of Calgary.

Judicial District:   Calgary Judicial District


Provincial Courthouse – Canmore


Location:  800 Railway Avenue / 8 Street

Built:  1981 – 183

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Swinton Architects Ltd. of Calgary

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces south and is two story wood and cream colured concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the centre of Canmore. The building is the Provincial Building and the court occupies the south one story section with hipped brown coloured roof. The entrance os at the northwest corner. 


See:  The architect, Swinton Architects Ltd. of Calgary also designed the courthouses at Airdrie and Okotoks.


See:  Within the Calgary Judicial District is the Court of Queens Bench at Calgary and Provincial Courthouses located at AirdrieCochraneDidsburyOkotos and Turner Valley.





















Photos taken 2019