Foothills won’t support broadcast towers

The MD of Foothills council refused to support the construction of four 104.5 metre tall towers northeast of Black Diamond due to concerns they will impact the flight path of a nearby airport.

Reflecting concerns expressed at a public consultation meeting last month, MD councillors voiced concerns about the proximity of Touch Canada Broadcasting’s proposed towers to the Cu Nim Gliding Club’s airport. The towers, proposed to be located 115 metres north of Highway 7 northeast of Black Diamond, are to provide AM radio service to Calgarians.

Read more: