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Greg Colgan

Greg Colgan

Greg joined the Outlook as the assistant editor in early 2021 and became the editor in September 2021. He comes from southwestern Ontario and has been a journalist for more than 10 years. He has previously covered sports, municipal and provincial politics, arts and entertainment and many other topics. He primarily covers Canmore and Town council for the Outlook.

Email
gcolgan@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Greg

Provincial funding aims to increase low-income transit programs

Provincial funding aims to increase low-income transit programs

“Transit is essential for many purposes, including commuting to work, attending medical appointments, picking up groceries or travelling for recreational activities. It needs to be accessible for all, frequent, reliable and, of course, affordable.”
Employee housing proceeds following SDAB ruling

Employee housing proceeds following SDAB ruling

An appeal against employee housing on the edge of Spring Creek Mountain Village was tossed out by the Town of Canmore’s Subdivision and Development Appeal Board.
Potential Railway Avenue redesign could begin in 2024

Potential Railway Avenue redesign could begin in 2024

“I think what we’re used to in North America is the primacy of the single-passenger vehicle and we need to think more about the sharing of our transportation network among different modes. If we provide a safer environment then more people will want to walk, more people will want to get on their bikes and consider that.”
EDITORIAL: History shows little chance for additional intercept parking

EDITORIAL: History shows little chance for additional intercept parking

EDITORIAL: For more than 30 years, the idea of intercept parking has been pitched by the Town of Banff and for more than 30 years Parks Canada has said no.
CCH, CRPS reach deal on potential additional affordable units

CCH, CRPS reach deal on potential additional affordable units

"We’re always exploring news ways that can serve the core needs of the program, which has to do with keeping residents in our community and giving them opportunities to buy into our community.”
TSMVPL, Town of Canmore potentially hit pause for one legal case

TSMVPL, Town of Canmore potentially hit pause for one legal case

An agreement between the Town of Canmore and Three Sisters Mountain Village Properties Limited will see the Court of Appeal process play out prior to a potential mandamus application on the future of the Smith Creek and Three Sisters Village area structure plans.
Town of Canmore considering electronic option for property tax bills, assessments

Town of Canmore considering electronic option for property tax bills, assessments

“Providing property tax owners with a paperless option will allow for more timely access to the notices as well as a more environmentally friendly option of communication."
Canmore facing significant lack of childcare spaces

Canmore facing significant lack of childcare spaces

“Anyone who’s a working knows when your childcare is going great, life is great. When it is sour, life is sour. It is so stressful to be out of childcare or to learn your daycare provider is possibly closing their day home.”
SDAB to decide on common amenity housing, commercial project

SDAB to decide on common amenity housing, commercial project

“Anyone in the hospitality industry in Canmore or Banff knows if you don’t have staff housing you will not get staff.”
YEAR IN REVIEW: A look back at Canmore in 2022

YEAR IN REVIEW: A look back at Canmore in 2022

YEAR IN REVIEW: A look at some of the top stories and events that took place in 2022 in Canmore.