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Juxtaposed at Civic Centre atrium

Feb 5, 2015, Rocky Mountain Outlook, Tanya Foubert

Canmore historian, photographer and writer Rob Alexander isn't necessarily known for doing things the easy way and the same appears to be ...


Canmore Juxtaposed, Mountain FM

Sept. 22, 2014, Mountain FM, interview with Rob Murray


Utility boxes transformed into works of art

Aug 28, 2014, Rocky Mountain Outlook, Cole Carruthers

Canmore’s newest public art installations were celebrated Friday evening (Aug. 22) at the Town’s civic centre, where the local works of art now covering 14 Fortis utility boxes throughout Canmore were on display with the artists themselves attending the reception.


A Canmore utility box featuring artwork by Rob Alexander is one of 14 boxes that the Town of Canmore and Fortis Alberta have wrapped with work by local artists. The project not only seeks to beautify the town, but also to discourage graffiti. Justin Parsons/ Crag & Canyon/ QMI Agency

Canmore debuts utility box art

Aug. 21, 2014, Bow Valley Crag & Canyon, Justin Parsons

The streets of Canmore are looking a little brighter since a community art project to decorate the town’s utility boxes came to fruition earlier this month.



Wartime diaries bring Canmore journalist closer to grandfather he never knew

Nov. 10, 2012, Calgary Sun, Bill Kaufmann

Canmore journalist Rob Alexander is busy making up for never having met his grandfather, who served heroically as a medical officer throughout many of Canada’s Second World War campaigns.


Canmore man publishes WWII journals

Sept. 13, 2012, CBC Calgary Radio, The Eyeopener with David Grey.


Dieppe remembered, 70 years later, through a grandfather’s red leather journal

Aug. 20, 2012, Globe and Mail, Carrie Tait

In a worn red leather journal, in the messy handwriting of a doctor, Captain Laurence Guy Alexander recorded a devastating day in Canada's history: Aug. 19, 1942.


Local writer celebrates town's foundation

Dec. 12, 2010, Rocky Mountain Outlook, Bob Sandford

Though stories have appeared in the local newspaper since Canmore became a community in 1883, the writing of a care-fully researched formal local history had to wait until Edna Hill Appleby published Canmore: The Story of an Era in 1975.