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Greg Colgan

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 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.

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gcolgan@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Greg

Fatality leads to increased calls for Canmore pedestrian bridge over highway

Fatality leads to increased calls for Canmore pedestrian bridge over highway

The death of a 20-year-old woman on Highway 1 in Canmore has renewed calls for an overpass in the area.
New Grassi Lakes, Nordic Centre bus route to begin in 2024

New Grassi Lakes, Nordic Centre bus route to begin in 2024

“The goal is to create a transportation option to get into the park to one of the busiest areas of Kananaskis and do that in a way that can give people access to the park without having to park as much,” said Minister of Environment and Parks Jason Nixon about a plan for a free transit route between the Canmore Nordic Centre and Grassi Lakes day-use areas by 2024.
Grassi Lakes, Goat Creek day-use areas closed for 2022 season for infrastructure improvements

Grassi Lakes, Goat Creek day-use areas closed for 2022 season for infrastructure improvements

Two popular hiking spots in Kananaskis Country will be closed this summer and $4 million collected from Kananaskis passes will be used to improve the areas. The work will result in the temporary closure of popular trails and climbing areas such as Ha Ling trail, Grassi Lakes trail and climbing area, East End of Rundle route and climbing area and Riders of Rohan Mountain bike trail.
Report shows financial benefits to Town of Canmore from The Last of Us filming

Report shows financial benefits to Town of Canmore from The Last of Us filming

The Town of Canmore saw a $325,000 windfall from being the site of filming for the HBO post apocalyptic television series.
Roam transit, Parks Canada sign five-year $12.9 million deal, new electric buses to be purchased

Roam transit, Parks Canada sign five-year $12.9 million deal, new electric buses to be purchased

A $12.9 million five-year agreement between the Bow Valley Regional Transit Service Commission and Parks Canada will help purchase electric buses as part of the overall goal to reduce car use and road emissions.
Canmore Nordic Centre to receive $17.5 million for infrastructure repairs, upgrades

Canmore Nordic Centre to receive $17.5 million for infrastructure repairs, upgrades

Kananaskis pass money helping fund $17.5 million in upgrades to the Canmore Nordic Centre over the next two years.
Climate change forces Parks Canada to remove historic Abbot Pass hut

Climate change forces Parks Canada to remove historic Abbot Pass hut

A historic hut near Lake Louise will be dismantled because the ground beneath it is crumbling away as the snow and ice in the area recede due to climate change.
Canmore downtown paid parking set to launch this spring

Canmore downtown paid parking set to launch this spring

Canmore visitors - be prepared to pay for parking in the popular mountain town's downtown in the coming months.
Emily Dickson: Bow Valley's Beijing Bound Athletes

Emily Dickson: Bow Valley's Beijing Bound Athletes

“To be able to go through both those things and still be able to make this goal happen, the Olympics are so challenging because you only get one shot every four years and if you miss one it’s another four years."
Lawsuit filed against guide, alpine school, ACMG claims negligence, breach of duty

Lawsuit filed against guide, alpine school, ACMG claims negligence, breach of duty

A British Columbia man is taking a guide, an alpine school and the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides to court following a guided trip in July that he is claiming left him with multiple injuries.
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