Rural municipalities reaffirm objections to CMP

Two rural municipalities at heart of a regional planning dispute are dousing cold water on efforts by the provincial government to kick start stalled negotiations over the contentious Calgary Metropolitan Plan (CMP).

The councils for Wheatland County and the MD of Foothills both passed motions reaffirming their staunch objections to key development provisions in the CMP after the government announced last month it would bring in an independent mediator in hopes of resolving the longstanding inter-municipal dispute.

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