Chance for regional involvement believes McBride

Cochrane Mayor Truper McBride sees the potential for the Calgary Regional Partnership to play a larger role in conserving wetlands with the release of a new Alberta Wetlands Policy, last Tuesday.

McBride said he welcomes the beginning of the framework announced by the province but is anxious to know how it will be implemented, something that will take some time to develop.

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Town needs to think regional for pool, says Pattison

Morinville needs to think regional if it wants a pool and more economic development, says Coun. David Pattison.

Pattison, 59, told the Gazette this week that he’ll seek a second term on town council during this fall’s election. The 25-year town resident joined council in 2010, and works as a land-use planner with the province.

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St. Albert mayor says region must share infrastructure costs with Edmonton

EDMONTON – Edmonton should not be left holding the bag for major regional projects such as the downtown arena and the $205-million interchange at 41st Avenue, the mayor of St. Albert said Wednesday.

But the neighbours are unlikely to open their wallets unless the province is very persuasive.

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