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CANMORE HIGHLAND GAMES

DESCRIPTION

This tartan was designed by Dorothy Garen in May 2000 and it represents Canmore's Scottish roots, namely King Malcolm Ceann Mor and the Scots who worked the Canadian Pacific Railway and settled in this area.

       Each colour represents an aspect of life in Canmore:
       green is for the evergreen forests,
       blue and yellow are for the sunny Alberta skies,
       black represents the coal mines,
       white for the winter's snow-capped peaks, and
       fuschia represents the mountain heathers and wildflowers.

The colours were chosen to be both regional and historical.

The Canmore Highland Games tartan has been adopted as the Town's official Scottish colours. The Games began in 1991, and are held annually on the Sunday of the Labour Day weekend. The tartan available through the Three Sisters Scottish Festival Society who organise the Canmore Highland Games.

The dress version of the tartan is pictured below.

SETT

Y/8 G8 K8 G18 B24 K6 P8 K8 W8 K18 B6 G/140 (SRT No. 10008)




CANMORE HIGHLAND GAMES DRESS




SETT

Y/4 G6 K4 G16 B18 K2 P4 K4 W6 K14 B4 W/104 (SRT No. 10009)