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Town of Canmore's first common amenity units approved

Town of Canmore's first common amenity units approved

“As we’ve learned over time, we can’t require someone to build employee housing or staff accommodation or even affordable housing. What things we can require and control is the form, which adversely has an impact on all those things but mainly around affordability."
Heritage home linked to high-ranking CPR engineer facing wrecking ball

Heritage home linked to high-ranking CPR engineer facing wrecking ball

“We were all fairly frustrated because there’s not a lot we can do… As a heritage corporation, we can just advise.”
101-unit visitor accommodation approved for vacant lot on Bow Valley Trail

101-unit visitor accommodation approved for vacant lot on Bow Valley Trail

Bow Valley Trail will have a 101-unit visitor accommodation following approval by the Town of Canmore's planning commission.
Tribunal hearing focuses on FOIPs, affordable housing

Tribunal hearing focuses on FOIPs, affordable housing

A series of Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy requests attempted to show the Town of Canmore acted in bad faith and went above its rights when deciding on the Smith Creek area structure plan.
Lawrence Grassi ARP receives approval

Lawrence Grassi ARP receives approval

“I’m incredibly proud of this community for both showing up for and against, sharing their opinions in a respectful way and doing so with great thought. I’m proud of the ingenuity that exists in our community and the potential this initiative has. I’m proud of the work by administration to prepare this and I’m really proud of this council. … No matter what, someone’s going to be upset. We have to think about what is best for the community as a whole.”
Visitor accommodation approved for Dead Man's Flats

Visitor accommodation approved for Dead Man's Flats

“If you’re in a three-bedroom unit, you may be two families and travelling there in separate vehicles. We want to make sure we can accommodate that parking on-site."
Public hearing set on sports equipment rental businesses in hotels

Public hearing set on sports equipment rental businesses in hotels

Banff town council is looking at a bylaw change to expand the districts of town in which sports equipment rental businesses are allowed to operate.
Town files statement of defence against TSMVPL's $161 million civil lawsuit

Town files statement of defence against TSMVPL's $161 million civil lawsuit

The Town of Canmore is denying all allegations in the ongoing civil lawsuit by Three Sisters Mountain Village Property Limited asking for $161 million.
Bighorn council revises development standards documents

Bighorn council revises development standards documents

“I think these plans are better … and more user friendly."
Banff's hotel assessments dramatically down

Banff's hotel assessments dramatically down

“Because of the ongoing issues with COVID-19, there has been a definite reduction in hotels values."