Calgary's proposed plan "Plan It" seeks to lay out the city's future for the next 60 years, and it represents a dramatic shift away from unregulated suburbanization. It faces a lot of opposition.
Jun 25, 2009 The Globe and Mail
Edmonton Alberta is planning to go from a "somewhat bike friendly city to a very bike friendly city." But can it afford it during a recession?
Feb 27, 2009 CBC
In his first foreign trip, President Obama will meet with Canadian PM Harper to discuss, amongst other topics, the environmental impact of mining Alberta's oil sands.
Feb 24, 2009 The Washington Post
This summer, the provincial government announced a $2 billion public transit fund focused on regional co-operation. Thousands of commuters from bedroom communities around Calgary could benefit from the infrastructure.
Dec 22, 2008 The Calgary Herald
Calgary is poised to make itself into a city that encourages density without sacrificing too much of the leg room currently offered by existing suburbs.
Nov 18, 2008 Calgary Herald
Calgary has the largest ecological footprint of any large Canadian municipality. The city council is trying to fix that history with Plan It Calgary, a new land use and transportation plan- and developers are none too pleased.
Sep 14, 2008 Fast Forward Weekly
Growing rapidly and becoming an ever more expensive place to live, Calgary -- Alberta's oilpatch city -- is in danger of "losing its heart" writes Peter Menzies.
Aug 17, 2008 The Globe and Mail
Its pathway system increasingly congested with users, the city of Calgary has announced it is going to start ticketing speeding or reckless cyclists.
Aug 12, 2008 The Globe and Mail
<p>Following a series of Segway pilot tests in other Canadian cities, the town of Sylvan Lake Alberta is loosening up laws restricting them the space age vehicles to private property.</p>
Jul 16, 2008 The Globe & Mail
<p>Chris Turner reports on an artistic experiment in suburban agriculture that raised the ire of Calgary's city hall.</p>
Feb 12, 2008 The Globe and Mail