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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

Town staff to rework downtown paid parking based on lessons learned

Town staff to rework downtown paid parking based on lessons learned

“We do have an opportunity to modify our downtown paid parking program based on the lessons learned in Quarry Lake and the Town of Banff."
SDAB rules against 10th Street visitor accommodation project

SDAB rules against 10th Street visitor accommodation project

“We were elated, but we hope what will happen going forward is they’ll bring forward a development to one similar to across the street. … If they came back with something like that, great, where do we sign up."
Krausert elected mayor, Canmore council selected

Krausert elected mayor, Canmore council selected

“It’s surreal. I’ve been thinking about this for years. I’ve literally had this date in my calendar for years,” Krausert said shortly after learning of his election win. “Now that it has come true, I’m more than ready to work with the new council and do the work to make Canmore the best place possible.”
Phone line introduced, funding reiterated for Kananaskis Country

Phone line introduced, funding reiterated for Kananaskis Country

“It’s one place where they can report incidents that are taking place within public parks and be able to interact with conservation enforcement officers. Right now that’s happening with at least 15 different lines that will be consolidated into one line.”
Downtown Canmore paid parking key election issue for residents

Downtown Canmore paid parking key election issue for residents

With paid downtown Canmore parking inevitably coming in 2022, how should the rollout take place, especially after the lessons learned during the first year of paid parking at Quarry Lake and in the Town of Banff?
Four up for school board race in Canmore

Four up for school board race in Canmore

While school boards are often overlooked at municipal elections, the Canmore ward – also known as Mount Rundle – for the Canadian Rockies Public Schools has four candidates aiming for two spots.
Council candidates vie for three seats in MD of Bighorn

Council candidates vie for three seats in MD of Bighorn

Voters in the MD Of Bighorn will head to the polls in two wards to elect three candidates in the Oct. 18 municipal election.
Canmore council receives truth and reconciliation update for end of term

Canmore council receives truth and reconciliation update for end of term

“I want to commend you on the work, the FCCSC (Family and Community Support Services Resource Centre) department, they’ve just done a great job and they have a really good understanding of the importance of the work and how important it is."
Outdoor recreation study calls for more infrastructure investment on Crown land

Outdoor recreation study calls for more infrastructure investment on Crown land

“This is a huge contributor, a huge generator of employment and economic activity. As we look as a province, it’s the kind of activity we want to encourage and sustainable, outdoor recreation seems to check a lot of those boxes."
Study on potential new heliport location to be discussed during budget talks

Study on potential new heliport location to be discussed during budget talks

“Obviously there's a number of concerns in the community, particularly noise in and around the heliport, but also greenhouse gases. It's not easy to locate a heliport. There's always going to be some noises that are associated with the heliport, but this is a particularly unique type of noise in the community.”