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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 15 years. He has previously covered sports, municipal and provincial politics, arts and entertainment and many other topics. He primarily covers Canmore council for the Outlook.

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Recent Work by Greg

Off-site levy talks between Canmore, area developers remain contentious

Off-site levy talks between Canmore, area developers remain contentious

As one of the most important municipal revenue collecting bylaws head to Canmore council, disagreements between the Town and area developers have them heading towards a potential legal battle.
Canmore reserves transferred to support affordable housing project

Canmore reserves transferred to support affordable housing project

“I know it’s a big price tag, but I’m looking forward to having it move forward.”
On-It rate from Calgary to Banff increasing by $2.50, direct Calgary to Lake Louise route approved

On-It rate from Calgary to Banff increasing by $2.50, direct Calgary to Lake Louise route approved

In 2023 the On-It bus service from Calgary to Canmore and Banff had 42,745 riders in the summer and an extra 2,081 when it ran for six days in December between Christmas and New Year.
Transit commission bumps On-It rate, approves direct Calgary to Lake Louise route

Transit commission bumps On-It rate, approves direct Calgary to Lake Louise route

“On-It was very successful last summer and we’re doing a similar amount of service for this upcoming summer, with the potential addition of running a direct bus for a good portion of the summer from Calgary to Lake Louise.”
Federal housing fund 'only for the most ambitious communities in Canada'

Federal housing fund 'only for the most ambitious communities in Canada'

“There will come a point the fund will be exhausted. We’ve been very clear from the get-go, this particular fund is only for the most ambitious communities in Canada,”
Taxable assessments in Canmore near $12 billion

Taxable assessments in Canmore near $12 billion

“It’s a little bit of a wider range for the Town in various different pockets. … Not every property increases or decreases at the same rate.”
Canmore direct control districts to see potential development authority change

Canmore direct control districts to see potential development authority change

“That’s really not the level of decision-making council should be concerned with,”
Tourist homes remain controversial topic in Canmore

Tourist homes remain controversial topic in Canmore

“Canmore’s obviously a really important destination in Canada for all the right reasons. It’s a beautiful spot and lots of people want to stay there."
Canmore proposed off-site levy potential legal battle between Town, developers

Canmore proposed off-site levy potential legal battle between Town, developers

The ongoing off-site levy bylaw could have the Town of Canmore and area developers heading for a showdown at the Land and Property Rights Tribunal.
Banff visitor paid parking rates to see another increase

Banff visitor paid parking rates to see another increase

“I believe all of those projects and budgets are completely worthwhile all the way from free local transit for residents to three hybrid electric buses, the Mountain Avenue transit lane, e-bike rebates and more frequency on our local and regional Canmore routes. … It’s going to help us continue to enhance and strengthening our sustainable transportation network.”
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