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The Three Sisters Mountain Village is thriving as a mixed-use development with tourist appeal, after engineers were able to stabilize underground voids left by nearly a century of coal mining. The site won a Canadian Brownfield Award in 2006. Image courtesy of Three Sisters Mountain Village Ltd. Nestled just inside the western folds of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada, is Three Sisters Mountain Village. Located in the town of Canmore, the site sits in the shadow of the three-peak mountain from which the developer derived its name. The property is adjacent to the Bow River, one of the leading trout-fishing watercourses in North America, and a few minutes’ drive from world-renowned Banff National Park. In this setting, Three Sisters wanted to offer a health, wellness, and adventure resort and residential community, including two golf courses, located just an hour’s drive from the booming city of Calgary. The government of…Log In to Read Full Article

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