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LETTER: Where is the third party review of the Three Sisters Village ASP?

LETTER: Where is the third party review of the Three Sisters Village ASP?

Editor: Policy 18.2.15 in Canmore’s Municipal Development Plan requires that when an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is provided by the developer to address the impact of their proposed development on the Canmore community and environment, the Town
LETTER: Canmore council needs more action on climate initiatives

LETTER: Canmore council needs more action on climate initiatives

Editor: On April 27, Canmore Town council rejected one of the Three Sister Mountain Village area structure plans – the Smith Creek ASP – but gave second reading to the Village Centre ASP with several amendments. Bow Valley Climate Action spent several
LETTER: The UCP continues to mislead the public

LETTER: The UCP continues to mislead the public

Editor: The one thing that has been consistent with the United Conservative Party is lies, lies, lies. It started with Premier Jason Kenney's campaign promises. Perhaps we should have been forewarned.

LETTER: Thank you Councillor Marra

Editor: I would like to thank Councillor Karen Mara for the position she took on the Three Sisters Village area structure plan second reading. Perhaps others could learn from her wisdom in not voting for something you are unsure of.

LETTER: Concerned about safety at Canmore intersection

Editor: I sincerely hope the 14-year-old girl who suffered minor injuries while crossing the intersection of Bow Valley Trail and Railway Avenue on her bicycle last week is recovering from her physical and any mental trauma from the incident.

LETTER: Canmore should avoid the liability nightmare of developing on undermined land

Editor: During the recent TSMV public hearings, many pondered the next undermining collapse, knowing full well it won’t be the last.
LETTER: Upset by council decision to approve Three Sisters Village ASP at second reading

LETTER: Upset by council decision to approve Three Sisters Village ASP at second reading

Editor: I can’t remember ever being as upset by a municipal decision as I am now.
LETTER: The importance of reducing smoke with FireSmart burning

LETTER: The importance of reducing smoke with FireSmart burning

This letter suggests municipalities give consideration to air curtains, a well established technology, required in some regions such as the Cowichan Valley Regional District in British Columbia.

LETTER: Parting thoughts with tongue firmly planted in cheek

Editor: As I part ways with the picturesque town of Canmore, I want to share some parting thoughts. Please bear with my twisted sense of humour. Firstly, a heartfelt thank you to the brave anti-TSMV’ers on the sunny side of the valley.

LETTER: Speaking up to protect the eastern slopes from coal mining

Editor: Since moving to Banff from Saskatchewan in the fall of 2021, I have become aware of the issues surrounding Alberta’s coal policy.