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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 paper.

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gcolgan@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Greg

Silvertip gondola proposals continues public engagement phase

Silvertip gondola proposals continues public engagement phase

The ongoing public engagement phase for the proposed gondola at Silvertip Resort made its first appearance at Canmore council. But with much of the decision in the hands of provincial organizations, residents can expect to see a lengthy process before they return to municipal council.
Monthly downtown parking pass for Canmore, potential pass for non-residents

Monthly downtown parking pass for Canmore, potential pass for non-residents

“For non-resident employees, I think it’s a need to have and that’s because they don’t have those other options but they need to come down to work and our businesses need them to come down and work.”
Tribunal orders Town to approve Smith Creek, Three Sisters Village ASPs

Tribunal orders Town to approve Smith Creek, Three Sisters Village ASPs

The Land and Property Rights Tribunal has ordered the Town of Canmore to adopt both the Smith Creek and Three Sisters Village area structure plans.
Canmore joins Bow Valley Food Alliance's food charter

Canmore joins Bow Valley Food Alliance's food charter

“Food insecurity is not going anywhere and the need is greater than ever and only increasing. It is similar and interconnected with affordability, climate change and affordable housing in the sense that municipalities are a player when addressing these complex issues, but we aren’t the only player.”
Exhibits focus on education about consent, sexual violence

Exhibits focus on education about consent, sexual violence

“As resort communities, we tend to keep that pristine image and not talk about some of these problems that we face. I wanted to draw attention to it. … The number of comments I got back really showed me these issues strike a chord with our communities.”
SDAB to rule on stockpiling of dirt for Gateway project

SDAB to rule on stockpiling of dirt for Gateway project

A battle over dirt on the unfinished golf course – the second time in four years – will soon be decided.
Property taxes set for Canmore

Property taxes set for Canmore

Canmore taxpayers have a final number for taxes for the upcoming year.
Photo radar here to stay – for now – in Canmore

Photo radar here to stay – for now – in Canmore

“The revenues we’re getting from photo radar are being use to help improved safety in our community and safety on our roads. If we’re able to use funds from photo radar to decrease the need for photo radar that’s a win in the future.”
Significant Canmore employee housing project gets go-ahead

Significant Canmore employee housing project gets go-ahead

“You want staff today, it’s very difficult if you don’t have employee housing.”
South Canmore development heads to public hearing, with hesitancy

South Canmore development heads to public hearing, with hesitancy

“It’s important to hear from the community that the test set out in our Municipal Development Plan for considering these types of changes are being met by the proponent's proposals, in particular the community benefit of a care facility balanced with the type of development being proposed."