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MD of Bighorn suspends all public meetings for next 30 days

MD of Bighorn suspends all public meetings for next 30 days

“This is not the first state of local emergency we’ve had – we’ve had flood, [landfill] fire and now pandemic. I’ve had a talk with council and I believe we are moving forward in an intelligent way."
COVID-19: Bow Valley closures, event cancellations

COVID-19: Bow Valley closures, event cancellations

Bow Valley venues, events and programs have been affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic – this is a list of closures and event cancellations that will be updated regularly
Bighorn transportation study loses gas

Bighorn transportation study loses gas

"The idea for regional transportation is not lost but there are urgent and important priorities that supersede transportation needs right now."
McDougall Church development permit approved, historic status still pending

McDougall Church development permit approved, historic status still pending

"There is no formal process for evaluating requests to rescind a Provincial Historic Resource designation ... Designations have historically only been rescinded when a resource has been profoundly compromised."
Stoney Nakoda asks province to remove historic designation for McDougall Church site

Stoney Nakoda asks province to remove historic designation for McDougall Church site

"It has been requested by the Stoney Nakoda Nation that the historic designation be rescinded and we are awaiting the province to get back to us."
SAEWA picks preferred site for Energy from Waste facility

SAEWA picks preferred site for Energy from Waste facility

Thanks to a $400,000 grant from the Alberta Community Partnership program, 11 potential sites were identified last year with the Newell Regional Landfill recently announced at the top contender. 
Bighorn flood mitigation projects face uncertainty after funding cuts

Bighorn flood mitigation projects face uncertainty after funding cuts

"The fact the funding was cut was a bit of a surprise and really unfortunate."
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