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Greg Colgan

Greg Colgan

Greg joined the Outlook in 2021 as the assistant 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

Community volunteers recognized for valued contributions

Community volunteers recognized for valued contributions

“Volunteers have a passion for getting involved. They take action to support the causes of organizations that matter to them and they make an impact on the community.”
New 74-unit visitor accommodation approved for Bow Valley Trail

New 74-unit visitor accommodation approved for Bow Valley Trail

The Town’s planning commission approved a 74-unit build at 115 Kananaskis Way and 501 Bow Valley Trail following unanimous approval of a pair of minor variances.
Banff not part of new targeted provincial restrictions

Banff not part of new targeted provincial restrictions

“With the very serious situation in our community, we urge everyone to follow the public health measures in place to stop the curve.”
Residents voice concern over heliport lease as town hall nears

Residents voice concern over heliport lease as town hall nears

“I don't really see any benefits to the larger community for these flightseeing tours. It just doesn't make sense that our quality of life should be affected to this degree.”
Two of three Bow Valley school boards fully opt out of draft K-6 curriculum

Two of three Bow Valley school boards fully opt out of draft K-6 curriculum

“Given the reality the pandemic will likely continue into the summer and possibly to continue to impact schools next year, we feel it is in the best interest of our staff and students to opt-out of this process. Though we know it is important to have our contributions heard, which is normally achieved through a piloting process, we do not want to introduce any additional pressures onto our students and professional staff next year."
Three Sisters Village development plan heads to third reading, Smith Creek plan defeated

Three Sisters Village development plan heads to third reading, Smith Creek plan defeated

Canmore council approved second reading of the Three Sisters Village area structure plan, while unanimously defeating the Smith Creek ASP on Tuesday. Though council had the opportunity to continue to third reading, that decision, and final approval of the bylaw, was postponed until at least May 11.
Canmore receives positive feedback on audit of 2020 financials

Canmore receives positive feedback on audit of 2020 financials

Canmore's revenues and expenses were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, but it still managed to see a $1.3 million surplus from its operating budget.
Reservation program to be piloted on popular Roam transit regional routes in Banff National Park

Reservation program to be piloted on popular Roam transit regional routes in Banff National Park

“One of those challenges will be too many people wanting to use the bus. I think this gives us a great opportunity to try the reservation system and determine if it is viable for our transit services, primarily our regional type services."
Campaign aimed at helping Banff, Lake Louise hospitality workers

Campaign aimed at helping Banff, Lake Louise hospitality workers

“While it’s no secret that the pandemic has affected the outlook of people far and wide, those working in hospitality have been hit especially hard," said Wanda Bogdane with the Banff Lake Louise Hospitality Association. "If these numbers hold true, it means that nearly every person you interact with in Banff National Park is facing enduring sadness or distress. That’s a big deal.”
Additional details finalized for upcoming Main Street pedestrian area

Additional details finalized for upcoming Main Street pedestrian area

With only about two weeks before Canmore’s Main Street is closed to vehicle traffic, more details have been finalized to help local businesses on what will be the second year of the pedestrian and cycling only street.