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Development in Banff continuing despite COVID-19 pandemic

Development in Banff continuing despite COVID-19 pandemic

“We’re still seeing investment; we’re seeing people using the opportunity to do projects that were possibly a little further out."
Canmore council accepts offer to purchase unused road allowance

Canmore council accepts offer to purchase unused road allowance

"I do want to remind everyone that this area and these little pathways through the centre of our community are really special for people," said Councillor Joanna McCallum, who voted against the motion. "You can walk through these magical areas of Canmore that still exist. It was clear from the letters we received that people really value those areas and find them special."
Property owner objects to proposed direct control district

Property owner objects to proposed direct control district

"I believe it comes down to an issue of fairness," said Van Horne resident Russell Stanley during a recent public hearing. "The existing five homes were built with a 60-metre setback enforced by the Town. "Our understanding was that this was an environmental setback that would not change. We designed and built our home based on that." 
Seeley makes notice of motion to reconsider tourist home restriction on Second Avenue

Seeley makes notice of motion to reconsider tourist home restriction on Second Avenue

"Since the passing of this bylaw, council and administration have received immediate and significant feedback with respect to the tourist home zoning limitations," said Councillor Rob Seeley. "With a new more informed understanding of limiting the number to one tourist home unit, I advocate for further consideration." 
Changes approved for unfinished Stewart Creek project

Changes approved for unfinished Stewart Creek project

Direct control district proposed to maintain 60-metre setback from Bow River

Direct control district proposed to maintain 60-metre setback from Bow River

Residents of a Canmore neighbourhood are proposing a direct control district to ensure a 60-metre setback from the Bow River for the two remaining vacant lots is in place should they be developed
Council approves Teepee Town changes to Land Use Bylaw

Council approves Teepee Town changes to Land Use Bylaw

Changes to the Land Use Bylaw proposed for Second Avenue included allowing tourist homes to be developed, but limiting them to one unit per lot
Canmore council considering loan bylaw to guarantee next affordable housing project

Canmore council considering loan bylaw to guarantee next affordable housing project

While Canmore Community Housing Corporation considers bids to develop affordable housing in the Peaks of Grassi, council is considering a loan guarantee bylaw to secure financing for construction of the 10 townhouse units
Subdivision approved for Silvertip commercial development to commence

Subdivision approved for Silvertip commercial development to commence

"I am pleased to see some commercial development commencing on Silvertip lands. I think that is very important for moving forward with the delivery of the area structure plan."
Canmore real estate market booming with COVID-19

Canmore real estate market booming with COVID-19

"A lot of people are trying to sell right now, but that does not mean they will get what they want ... sellers have to be prepared to price it appropriately and be realistic," said MaxWell Capital Realtor Robb Aishford. "The Canmore market has always done its own thing."