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Eliminating parking requirements for new Banff housing 'fundamental shift'

Eliminating parking requirements for new Banff housing 'fundamental shift'

“Future changes to density will not have the same impact if parking amendments aren’t altered,” said Dave Michaels, manager of planning services for the Town of Banff.
LETTER: Concerned about fire egress in Canmore

LETTER: Concerned about fire egress in Canmore

LETTER: Shock waves and phantom roadblocks are resultant phenomena from increased volume. Under panic, this would be much worse.
Canmore passed over for federal-run Housing Accelerator Fund

Canmore passed over for federal-run Housing Accelerator Fund

“While all the funds under HAF have been committed, discussions are still ongoing to notify unsuccessful applicants, with one being Canmore."
Harvie Heights residents want hamlet to retain quiet charm

Harvie Heights residents want hamlet to retain quiet charm

“We just don’t want to be invaded … there’s some large developments coming up and we have concerns around that and hope that we can preserve the sanctity and serenity and the natural beauty of our community.”
EDITORIAL: Housing ministers give clear expectations to Canmore

EDITORIAL: Housing ministers give clear expectations to Canmore

EDITORIAL: The Town of Canmore was put on full notice in recent weeks by two of the highest profile portfolios in the federal and provincial governments.
Canmore continues to lobby for municipal debt limit exemption to aid in affordable housing projects

Canmore continues to lobby for municipal debt limit exemption to aid in affordable housing projects

“It doesn’t cost the province anything and it doesn’t jeopardize the taxpayers of the municipality because of the security. It allows these projects to move forward by getting traditional financing. It’s a win all around.”
LETTER: Railway lands proposal on 'wrong side of the tracks'

LETTER: Railway lands proposal on 'wrong side of the tracks'

LETTER: As a born and raised former resident of Banff, I believe Liricon’s railway lands proposal is entirely on the wrong side of the tracks, and that the company’s cynical appropriation of language belonging to the Stoney Nakoda First Nation should be removed from this proposal.
Canmore off-site levy bylaw amendment passed, potentially heading to appeal

Canmore off-site levy bylaw amendment passed, potentially heading to appeal

Canmore council approved an amendment to its off-site levy bylaw, despite Bow Valley Builders and Developers Association (BOWDA) asking for a postponement to work out differences that could lead to an appeal made with the Land and Property Rights Tribunal (LPRT).
Bow Valley MLA criticizes provincial budget's neglect of housing, tourism support

Bow Valley MLA criticizes provincial budget's neglect of housing, tourism support

“I would have expected at least for us to be increasing funding to population growth, but we’re not.”
Federal, provincial housing ministers put Canmore on notice

Federal, provincial housing ministers put Canmore on notice

A pair of comments from the federal and provincial housing ministers have the high profile portfolio leaders asking Canmore to do more when it comes to housing.
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