No talks of forcing MD into Calgary Regional Partnership

During a visit to Okotoks and High River last week Premier Alison Redford assured the MD of Foothills it will not be forced to join the Calgary Regional Partnership.

“We think that any regional planning, whether it be the (Calgary) regional partnership or the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (SSRP) only works if you are bringing people together for common cause,” Redford said in an interview in High River on Feb. 1. “The view of the MD of Foothills, which might be right, is with the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan, we see a larger overarching planning framework that deals with a lot of the issues that were part of the Calgary Regional Partnership.”

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