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Mixed reactions at McDougall Church appeal

Mixed reactions at McDougall Church appeal

Following an appeal filed to the MD of Bighorn subdivision and development appeal board, the committee heard mixed reactions Tuesday (Feb. 18) night from Stoney Nakoda elders and residents to whether the McDougall Church should be restored or not.
MD applauds IDP finish line

MD applauds IDP finish line

Communication, cooperation, decision-making and dispute resolution – Those are some of the key policies outlined in the recently approved Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) between the MD of Bighorn and Town of Canmore that has been two years in the making.
Building permit services move out of Bighorn

Building permit services move out of Bighorn

With the cost of processing building permits coming in higher than the revenues they bring in, the MD of Bighorn has chosen to stop delivering the service altogether and landowners looking for building permits will now have to go through an accredited agency instead
Regional landfill banks $1M surplus after ‘development-heavy’ year for the Bow Valley

Regional landfill banks $1M surplus after ‘development-heavy’ year for the Bow Valley

Several companies trash have turned into a valley treasure as the Bow Valley Waste Commission will be banking more than $1 million surplus for the 2019 fiscal year.
Stoney Nakoda appeals McDougall Church restoration development permit

Stoney Nakoda appeals McDougall Church restoration development permit

The Stoney Nakoda band has been trying to convey its position that the provincial historic site designation should only be renewed if the historic significance of the site is recognized from the viewpoint of the Stoney Nakoda people and not just from the viewpoint of settler society, the Christian church and the McDougall Stoney Mission Society – with letters of concern sent as early as March 2019.
Second hotel proposed for Harvie Heights hamlet

Second hotel proposed for Harvie Heights hamlet

Suggestions to remove the pool and exercise portion to reduce height, designate at least one to two rooms for staff accommodations and ensure proper fencing is installed were part of the discussion residents said they were grateful to have with the developers before the final design goes through.
A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

The past year was a busy year for residents of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, the MD of Bighorn and Kananaskis Country
New provincial policing funding model will cost MD of Bighorn taxpayers more in 2020

New provincial policing funding model will cost MD of Bighorn taxpayers more in 2020

Taxpayers in the MD of Bighorn have historically not been paying for police services, but that is about to change after the province announced 300 new RCMP members for rural communities and changes to the funding formula to pay for those new positions
Baymag announces expansion, Bow Valley group airs concerns

Baymag announces expansion, Bow Valley group airs concerns

Of the concerns, the Bow Valley Clean Air society noted increased greenhouse gas emissions, nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter emissions, and decreased overall air quality
Alberta Transportation reveals preferred Dead Man's Flats and Trans-Canada Highway interchange plans

Alberta Transportation reveals preferred Dead Man's Flats and Trans-Canada Highway interchange plans

"If there were no developments, there would be no need to do anything for this interchange other than maintenance."