ABOUT US

Stonewaters is an always-evolving space that gathers a curated collection of products, bringing unique, functional and timeless goods to our community and abroad. 
It’s our goal to give our customers a unique experience and at the same time support independent artists and designers.
Locally owned and operated in Canmore, our store is a particular mix of antique mountain treasures and modern design objects.
Oh, and don’t forget the artisan chocolate and the good tunes!

 

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A little of our history...

Stonewaters was conceived in 1999 by childhood school mates Tim Nokes and Mike Gordon.

The two grew up in Banff, Alberta and by the mid 1980’s were running their own successful  businesses. Gordon was operating Canwest flooring, a venture he had co-founded and Nokes was rocking it with Tim Nokes Design, a graphic arts and Branding company.

Fast forward to 1999, the two founded Stonewaters in their first location. It successfully operated there until 2005 but it became apparent the space and location was not ideal considering Canmore’s swelling residential expansion. 

It was at that time when Mike was approached by Phil Marra of the legendary local grocery business Marra’s to take over the space which was (and still is) a highly desirable downtown location. Mike quickly agreed to this and Tim designed a timeless retrofit of the building that has won awards for Architectural Excellence in the redesign. 

 

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