Okotoks Wins 2015 FCM Sustainability Award

Water Conservation Success in the Town of Okotoks

This past week, I attended the 2015 Sustainable Communities Conference in London, Ontario. Hosted annually by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), this conference brings together municipal leaders, sustainability experts, non-profits and others to talk about how we can make our communities more sustainable. I have attended this conference three times now, and each time…

Accountability and Responsibility at the Selkirk & District Planning Area Board

Below is an article that appears in this week’s Selkirk Record. ┬áThis is one of a number of articles that have been written over the past two years regarding the concerns that the City of Selkirk has had with the direction and management of the Selkirk & District Planning Area Board. The planning office provides…

Selkirk’s Water Tower Development is Good for the City – Economically, Socially and Environmentally

This past Monday night, council passed what should be the final resolutions to sell a portion of the water tower lands to Seymour Pacific Developments for the construction of two new apartment blocks with a total of 110 new units. ┬áThis has been a development 15 months in the making and one that has stirred…