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Craig Baird

Craig Baird

Craig joined the Outlook in April 2022 as a reporter, focusing on the MD of Bighorn and other sectors of the Bow Valley news cycle. He comes from rural central Alberta, and has worked at newspapers in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Most recently, he was the city hall reporter at the Regina Leader-Post.

Phone
587-807-0627
Email
cbaird@greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Craig

Home, adventure in new graphic novels

Home, adventure in new graphic novels

“I know first hand as a graphic novel publisher, what we have here with that talent. Alberta punches above its weight nationally in terms of comic creators.”
Rosin: Leadership a unifying process for UCP

Rosin: Leadership a unifying process for UCP

“We can’t just tell Westjet to put a vaccine passport on all flights only out of Alberta. They are not going to do that because they operate on an international market.”
Public hearing set for Exshaw Mountain Gateway

Public hearing set for Exshaw Mountain Gateway

“I’m think it is really important we take those next steps with the public input and information before we go much further so we know what everyone is looking for, looking at, and what their concerns are."
Data collection on Exshaw groundwater study to finish by October

Data collection on Exshaw groundwater study to finish by October

“They are going to do the last of the data download this month. They will also be removing all the instrumentation. They don’t want to leave it out in the wintertime because it is very delicate and can be damaged.”
Conditions updated for Dead Man’s Flats outdoor rink

Conditions updated for Dead Man’s Flats outdoor rink

“I don’t understand how maintain a manhole chamber became part of the community association’s responsibilities. I don’t think it would have ever been a condition presented by administration. I am glad we are striking it.”
Art Guild exhibit to help visitors understand connections

Art Guild exhibit to help visitors understand connections

“We like to have a range of work to show people that we are inclusive, we are trying to spread the word that if you are creative in any media, you can show at the gallery. We have a really good cross section right now of different pieces.”
MD looking for service fee for emergency services on Crown land

MD looking for service fee for emergency services on Crown land

“Most calls are for visitors recreating in the wilderness and injuring themselves. Access into the areas is primarily on secondary gravel roads and trails which results in increased apparatus costs, increased repair costs, firefighters being exposed to dangerous response conditions.”
Canmore council dissolves environmental advisory committee

Canmore council dissolves environmental advisory committee

“By no means is accepting this a diminishing of our commitment to the environment, nor is it not appreciating what has gone before. What it is, is recognizing that we have an efficiency here that we don’t need to apply tax dollars for running a committee that has become redundant over time.”
Canmore council approves land transfer, residency program

Canmore council approves land transfer, residency program

“Taking a look at the potential tools available, for CRPS to implement right across the board systems such as CCH has, it will require a level of administration that is not practical. Some sort of cooperation with CCH would be needed.”
Canmore residents cry foul over sewage stench

Canmore residents cry foul over sewage stench

“We can hope that it is less, and the winds won’t change, and it's not as hot, but we have had a number of years where it is increasingly hot. We are seeing changes in winds, so I would like to say maybe it won’t happen next year, but I wouldn’t bet on it.”