Land use bylaw tabled for second reading

Bill C10-13, more commonly referred to as the land use bylaw, may have passed its first reading unanimously, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t those who are unhappy with it.

Land developers showed up in droves to protest the bylaw in front of city council last week.

Their issue, to put it simply, was a matter of inches.

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Southern Alberta land-use plan raises ire of off-road users

Nearly nine years ago, Fran Nykoluk was mauled by a grizzly bear near Isolation Creek in the Livingstone Range as she tracked an elk that her husband had shot a few minutes earlier.

The bear, a mother with two cubs, popped out of the woods and stared her down for a few seconds before swiping at her head and throwing her to the ground. She played dead while the bear attacked, breaking bones in her face and puncturing her arms, legs, chest and groin.

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Planners reject electronic sign

Citing concerns about the creation of a “Vegas north,” Red Deer’s municipal planning commission on Monday pulled the plug on an electronic reader board sign proposed for a business near Gaetz Avenue.

Tom Bast Sports was seeking to install a dynamic sign on its premises at 6013 48th Ave.

The sign, which would measure about 2.4 metres by 1.4 metres, would comply with Red Deer’s land use bylaw.

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