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Greg Colgan

Greg Colgan

Greg joined the Outlook as the assistant editor in early 2021 and became the editor in September 2021. He comes from southwestern Ontario and has been a journalist for more than 10 years. He has previously covered sports, municipal and provincial politics, arts and entertainment and many other topics. He primarily covers Canmore and Town council for the paper.

Email
gcolgan@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Greg

Fatality leads to increased calls for Canmore pedestrian bridge over highway

Fatality leads to increased calls for Canmore pedestrian bridge over highway

The death of a 20-year-old woman on Highway 1 in Canmore has renewed calls for an overpass in the area.
Report shows financial benefits to Town of Canmore from The Last of Us filming

Report shows financial benefits to Town of Canmore from The Last of Us filming

The Town of Canmore saw a $325,000 windfall from being the site of filming for the HBO post apocalyptic television series.
Roam transit, Parks Canada sign five-year $12.9 million deal, new electric buses to be purchased

Roam transit, Parks Canada sign five-year $12.9 million deal, new electric buses to be purchased

A $12.9 million five-year agreement between the Bow Valley Regional Transit Service Commission and Parks Canada will help purchase electric buses as part of the overall goal to reduce car use and road emissions.
Emily Dickson: Bow Valley's Beijing Bound Athletes

Emily Dickson: Bow Valley's Beijing Bound Athletes

“To be able to go through both those things and still be able to make this goal happen, the Olympics are so challenging because you only get one shot every four years and if you miss one it’s another four years."
Lawsuit filed against guide, alpine school, ACMG claims negligence, breach of duty

Lawsuit filed against guide, alpine school, ACMG claims negligence, breach of duty

A British Columbia man is taking a guide, an alpine school and the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides to court following a guided trip in July that he is claiming left him with multiple injuries.
Fall labour market review highlights worker shortage in Bow Valley

Fall labour market review highlights worker shortage in Bow Valley

“We have seen a big increase in people who worked in the service sector, be it hotels, restaurants, retail, who had time to reflect on their work and they’re calling us and saying they want to work with a career coach to look at their options."
PHOTOS: Dancing in the dark – northern lights put on a show

PHOTOS: Dancing in the dark – northern lights put on a show

PHOTOS: Aurora Borealis? At this time of year? At this time of day? In this part of the country?
HBO show filming to begin in downtown Canmore

HBO show filming to begin in downtown Canmore

“This filming will give us insight into the complexity of film permitting at this level and provide the baseline necessary for future requests. This is the biggest filming in Canadian history, so it’s amazing all of the things that are in place."
Dead Man's Flats wildfire contained, investigation continuing

Dead Man's Flats wildfire contained, investigation continuing

“The fire danger in the Calgary Forest Area, where this wildfire is located, is extreme. In these conditions, a wildfire can start easily and spread very quickly. We ask all Albertans to do their part to prevent wildfires. Last year, 88 per cent of wildfires were human-caused. There is currently a fire ban in place for the entire Calgary Forest Area, which means that outdoor camp fires are not allowed.”
Sorensen named to Canadian Senate, Banff council to select new mayor

Sorensen named to Canadian Senate, Banff council to select new mayor

“While I never intended to leave the role of mayor before this term was complete, I am confident in the abilities of our very thoughtful and diverse Council, and I am comforted knowing a municipal election is only a few months away. And while I will be spending part of my time in Ottawa, Banff has and will always have my heart."