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Craig Baird

Craig Baird

Craig joined the Outlook in April 2022 as a reporter, focusing on the MD of Bighorn and other sectors of the Bow Valley news cycle. He comes from rural central Alberta, and has worked at newspapers in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Most recently, he was the city hall reporter at the Regina Leader-Post.

Phone
587-807-0627
Email
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Recent Work by Craig

OLS students raise money for local, global causes

OLS students raise money for local, global causes

“A lot of kids have been interested in helping homeless in the Bow Valley. We brainstormed together some local organizations and they came up with all sorts of things.”
CRPS reviewing provincial budget impacts

CRPS reviewing provincial budget impacts

“From what we are seeing, thus far, is we are very optimistic with the budget that has been placed in front of us."
New MD of Bighorn CAO looking ahead to new role

New MD of Bighorn CAO looking ahead to new role

“Through the recruitment and interview process, it became clear that Shaina would be an excellent internal hire. She knows the community. She knows the staff. She has the corporate history. She has already built a respectable and trusting relationship with our council.”
Made With Love Banff Food and Cocktail Festival ready to indulge with flavours

Made With Love Banff Food and Cocktail Festival ready to indulge with flavours

“I hope people get different things. The first is entertainment, and also education. We want people to learn about different spirits, cocktails, cocktail culture, food and the different restaurants and bartenders and chefs in their region.”
Bow Valley fire departments getting hands-on training

Bow Valley fire departments getting hands-on training

“It starts with a little bit of theory in a classroom and as firefighters we have a limited time allowance so I am told it will be quite focused. We will go over the information they present. This will be a lot of hands-on.”
Bighorn SDAB denies appeal on rural development

Bighorn SDAB denies appeal on rural development

“The intention to apply for a development permit does not create a crystallized right on which to base a refusal of a current proposal. The board must look at the current context of the application, not at what might happen in the future.”
Made With Love Banff Food and Cocktail Festival ready to indulge with flavours

Made With Love Banff Food and Cocktail Festival ready to indulge with flavours

“I hope people get different things. The first is entertainment, and also education. We want people to learn about different spirits, cocktails, cocktail culture, food and the different restaurants and bartenders and chefs in their region.”
Labour market review shows local unemployment down, staff housing up

Labour market review shows local unemployment down, staff housing up

“Last year we didn’t have the traffic from those places. We didn’t have French Canadians, eastern Canada. The Australians didn’t come back last year. Now we are seeing them, and we are getting a lot of inquiries from those groups for the spring and summer.”
MD ready for next steps after MDP visioning sessions

MD ready for next steps after MDP visioning sessions

“This is what administration has brought to us in terms of the message they received from the public. How it can be brought forward into the municipal development plan.”
Mountain Cabin Quilters Guild opens annual artistic visions show

Mountain Cabin Quilters Guild opens annual artistic visions show

“We did a quilt show in the Fall and we had all kinds of quilts. This time this is strictly the membership that has to make something original. No patterns or copying or kits or anything like that. These are original art. It is more art than anything else.”