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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

Arguments for Court of Appeal case submitted by TSMVPL, Stoney, LPRT

Arguments for Court of Appeal case submitted by TSMVPL, Stoney, LPRT

The arguments to decide if an appeal can move forward on the Land and Property Tribunal orders for the Town of Canmore to approve a pair of area structure plans were filed by all parties.
Town of Canmore files grounds to appeal tribunal orders on TSMVPL-owned lands

Town of Canmore files grounds to appeal tribunal orders on TSMVPL-owned lands

The Town of Canmore is seeking permission to appeal the Land and Property Rights Tribunal decisions on nine proposed basis to receive the chance to formally appeal.
Accessibility skateboarding program opens up sport

Accessibility skateboarding program opens up sport

“The skateboarding community and the people I’ve met at the skate parks have offered to help. The board shops fully sponsored us for everything we could’ve asked for. The whole skateboard community just wants to get people into skateboarding.
Canmore introduces first community standards bylaw

Canmore introduces first community standards bylaw

“It is good to have it in one place, so people don’t have to be jumping around trying to figure out where cleaning sidewalks is versus wildlife attractants versus noise and it is something many municipalities are doing. Just because others are doing it doesn’t make it right, but in this case, I believe it is. We will continue to evolve over time.”
Liner for cell closure at Francis Cooke gets go-ahead

Liner for cell closure at Francis Cooke gets go-ahead

A $550,000 capital budget project to purchase material for a liner to close a lime cell at the Francis Cooke Regional Resource Recovery Centre and Landfill will move forward.
Canmore to reach out to Stoney Nakoda on potential name changes for Indian Flats, Teepee Town

Canmore to reach out to Stoney Nakoda on potential name changes for Indian Flats, Teepee Town

“It is really easy to support this. I appreciate the format it’s being done. It’s publicly done, so the public knows we’re doing this and that we’ve turned our mind to it and it’s not something we’re ignoring and it leaves the task in the court of our neighbours to which it affects and when they get around to it on their time and their priorities they will address it with us. It shows a willing heart and sprit on behalf of the Town and community residents."
Stoney Nakoda, NRCB receive intervenor status for Canmore, TSMVPL leave to appeal hearing

Stoney Nakoda, NRCB receive intervenor status for Canmore, TSMVPL leave to appeal hearing

A Court of Appeal decision will see two of three groups be given intervenor status for the upcoming leave to appeal hearing that was filed by the Town of Canmore for the Land and Property Rights Tribunal’s order to adopt the Smith Creek and Three Sisters Village area structure plans.
Hearing adjourned for man facing second degree murder charge

Hearing adjourned for man facing second degree murder charge

A man charged with the murder of a lifelong Banff resident made his second court appearance, with the hearing adjourned until the first week of September to allow for more time to complete disclosure.
Banff operations yard could see facelift in coming years

Banff operations yard could see facelift in coming years

“Since incorporation, the level of municipal service has expanded dramatically. With this, the space required to support these service levels has resulted in numerous ad hoc changes to the existing yard."
Draft Roam transit budget proposes increase in service hours, new positions

Draft Roam transit budget proposes increase in service hours, new positions

“It speaks to the needs within the organization that are very important to delivery in what our mandate is. It’s come to a point where in order to meet the expectation for service, it means putting in place positions like the training staff. This is something people, especially the later bus, have asked for. To be in a position to consider this is really great news for the timeline evolution of the transit commission.”