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Greg Colgan

Greg Colgan

Greg joined the Outlook as the assistant editor and is now the interim editor. 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 paper.

Recent Work by Greg

Boil water advisory partially lifted for parts of Canmore and area

Boil water advisory partially lifted for parts of Canmore and area

“Your health and safety are our top priority. At this time, unusually high levels of turbidity have appeared in the treated water supply in areas of Canmore. As such, EPCOR and Alberta Health Services are advising ALL residents and businesses within the Town of Canmore to boil their tap water before consuming it."
Sorensen named to Canadian Senate, Banff council to select new mayor

Sorensen named to Canadian Senate, Banff council to select new mayor

“While I never intended to leave the role of mayor before this term was complete, I am confident in the abilities of our very thoughtful and diverse Council, and I am comforted knowing a municipal election is only a few months away. And while I will be spending part of my time in Ottawa, Banff has and will always have my heart."
Sorensen named to Canadian Senate, Banff council to select new mayor

Sorensen named to Canadian Senate, Banff council to select new mayor

“While I never intended to leave the role of mayor before this term was complete, I am confident in the abilities of our very thoughtful and diverse Council, and I am comforted knowing a municipal election is only a few months away. And while I will be spending part of my time in Ottawa, Banff has and will always have my heart."
Weekend wildfire burns 4.4 hectares, now under control

Weekend wildfire burns 4.4 hectares, now under control

“We have been fortunate this year so far in the Calgary Forest Area that there haven't been wildfires threatening communities, but we always have to be on alert."
Police seek information on Saturday night cyclist collision

Police seek information on Saturday night cyclist collision

“We have the basic idea of what happened, but given the severity of the injuries we want to talk to as many people as we can that may have seen or came to his aid."
Art galleries, museums reopen as COVID-19 cases drop, vaccines increase

Art galleries, museums reopen as COVID-19 cases drop, vaccines increase

From Banff to Lake Louise and Canmore to Kananaskis, there are dozens of galleries and museums showcasing talented artists and history from across the country.
Canmore Museum launches digital initiatives

Canmore Museum launches digital initiatives

CANMORE – Residents and tourists will have a new way of exploring Canmore’s past.
Event brings businesses, finance minister together for COVID-19 economic recovery talk

Event brings businesses, finance minister together for COVID-19 economic recovery talk

“He spoke to a number of different projects the government has been putting in place or looking to do so. It was nice for us as a chamber and our partners at BOWDA to be able to facilitate and let some of our members have that conversation in an intimate setting.”
Banff Food and Friends seeks volunteers, funding for September return

Banff Food and Friends seeks volunteers, funding for September return

“We’re determined to be able to open in September. I believe in our town and I believe we’re the type of place that you’re welcomed into the community, able to make a contribution and a difference. … It’s a caring community. I think you need events like this that are for and by the community to help regenerate that feeling of what a great community it is to live in.”
Energy from waste facility could be game changer for regional waste management

Energy from waste facility could be game changer for regional waste management

“If the SAEWA project is successful, we will be able to reduce that distance by 50 per cent for many municipalities and also have the ability for municipalities to have long-term budgeting for municipal works based on a dependent tipping fee at a facility that they actually have some control over. We can come up with a long-term dependable solution with predictable economic costs as well as environmental benefits.”