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Tartan Details - Canmore Highland Games Dress

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Canmore Highland Games Dress" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10009
Designer: Garen, Dorothy
Tartan date: Not Specified
Registration date: 16 March 2009
Category: District
Restrictions: Yes.
The tartan can be ordered through the Three Sisters Scottish Festival Society who organise the Canmore Highland Games.


Registration notes: This tartan represents Canmore's Scottish roots, namely King Malcolm Ceann Mor and the Scots who worked the Canadian Pacific Railway and settled in the area. Each colour represents as aspect of life in Canmore: green for the evergreen forests, blue and yellow for the sunny Alberta skies, black for the coal mines, white for winter's snow capped peaks and fuschia for 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 Canmore Highland Games began in 1991 and are held annually on the Sunday of Labour Day weekend.
Information notes: Keywords: Canada; Scottish heritage; Highland Games
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
Registrant details: Ms Sally Garen, aka Canmore Highland Games #202, 902 Main St, Canmore, Ab, Canada, T1W 2B8
canmorehighlandgames@telus.net
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