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Tribunal hearings highlight defeated amendments, scale of development

Tribunal hearings highlight defeated amendments, scale of development

Proposed amendments during second reading and the timelines and phasing for commercial and residential development took a pivotal role in Land and Property Rights Tribunal between Three Sisters Mountain Properties Limited and the Town of Canmore.
Kananaskis Guest Ranch redevelopment approved by Bighorn's planning commission

Kananaskis Guest Ranch redevelopment approved by Bighorn's planning commission

“Somebody buys a luxury property on the Bow River, pays a significant amount of money and then comes 5 a.m. in the middle of summer when they’re trying to relax they will be looking across the river at heavy mobile equipment in operation and later that day they will feel a blast that will vibrate their house."
Heritage homeowner trying to sell home for $1

Heritage homeowner trying to sell home for $1

“I am in discussion with someone who may wish to move my home to Canmore… If I am unable to relocate my house, in order to allow time for appeal and to meet our construction schedule, I have applied for a demolition permit.”
Stormwater master plan for Dead Man's Flats completed

Stormwater master plan for Dead Man's Flats completed

“We’ll be looking out for that if there’s developments or changes planned. It provides us an overall guiding document and it’s good news when they don’t result in capital budgets and infrastructure, but they’re identifying that potential.”
Legal statements filed between Town of Canmore, Thunderstone Quarries on Smith Creek ASP

Legal statements filed between Town of Canmore, Thunderstone Quarries on Smith Creek ASP

“Canmore states that the action is an attempt by Thunderstone to intimidate Canmore to preemptively approve Thunderstone’s unsubmitted, uncrystallized development ideals, notwithstanding Canmore’s good faith actions taken in accordance with its legislated powers and obligations,” stated the Town of Canmore's defence statement.
MPC approves new multi-purpose pavilion for Banff rec grounds

MPC approves new multi-purpose pavilion for Banff rec grounds

Town of Banff increasing elevation of new multi-use pavilion by about 200 mm for flood mitigation
Closing remarks on Smith Creek hearing focuses on consistency, inconsistencies with NRCB decision

Closing remarks on Smith Creek hearing focuses on consistency, inconsistencies with NRCB decision

The closing remarks for the Land and Property Rights Tribunal on the Smith Creek ASP had all sides arguing on the consistency or inconsistency in its relation to the 1992 NRCB decision.
Wildlife corridor mitigations, concerns raised at Three Sisters, Canmore hearings

Wildlife corridor mitigations, concerns raised at Three Sisters, Canmore hearings

The polarizing and contentious wildlife corridor that was necessary for the Smith Creek area structure plan came under the microscope at the Land and Property Rights Tribunal.
Town presents case to tribunal on denied Smith Creek ASP

Town presents case to tribunal on denied Smith Creek ASP

After a week of testimony for representatives and experts for Three Sisters Mountain Village Properties Limited on the Smith Creek area structure plan, the Town of Canmore responded with its case at the Land and Property Rights Tribunal hearing.
SDAB to decide on B&B license, greater concerns expressed on bylaws

SDAB to decide on B&B license, greater concerns expressed on bylaws

What began as an appeal against a new bed and breakfast showed greater concerns with the Town of Canmore’s existing bylaws on the accommodation type.