News


Whether it is the start of a new project, or announcing an approval, here you will find all the latest news about B&A and our great partnerships with our clients. 

BILD Volunteer, Marissa Koop


B&A is pleased to recognize Marissa Koop, Exceptional Service Award recipient from BILD Alberta

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Harry Harker brings 46 years of expertise, innovation and mentorship to B&A Planning Group


With an illustrious 46-year-long career that spans both private and public practice in Alberta and British Columbia, Harry Harker has joined B&A Planning Group as an Associate, where he will continue to promote a collaborative, innovative approach to community, inter-municipal and regional planning.

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Rural Revitalization in a Changing World


B&A and Parkland County receive the award of Planning Merit for the Parkland County Technical Growth Study

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Long-Awaited Meadowlark Trail Becomes a Reality


On September 25, 2018, Rocky View County Council unanimously approved an application to redesignate a 10km stretch of abandoned railway between Beiseker and Irricana to allow for the development of the Meadowlark Trail; a missing link in world’s longest recreational trail, The Great Trail.

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Marissa Koop Joins B&A to Lead New Environmental Planning Service Area


B&A is thrilled to announce our hiring of Marissa Koop, whose 15-year career in Environmental Planning has paralleled the evolution and growth of the industry on both a municipal and provincial level.

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Project News and Highlights


B&A has been hard at work this year on many projects across Canada. We like to celebrate our partnerships with our great clients and our accomplishments on amazing projects. Here are a few highlights and updates from the year so far.

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Project Approvals & Completions in 2018


Project Approvals January to July 2018

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Urban Design Continues to be a Focus at B&A


Urban design has been a core service area at B&A for years and we are excited to expand our capabilities with the addition of Geoff Dyer who will fill the position of Strategic Lead in Master Planning and Urban Design.

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Meet B&A Associate Grant Mihalcheon


Grant brings to B&A Planning Group a broad range of planning experience gained through over 25 years of municipal and private sector planning. Since joining B&A Planning Group, Grant has been involved in processing and project management of residential, commercial and industrial projects in the Calgary region. Recent projects included the Trinity Hills mixed-use, Wolf Willow and Stoney Industrial outline plans.

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B&A Launches into New Era with Key Staffing Acquisitions


Following completion of a recent senior management transition, the creation of a new strategic management team and the adoption of a three (3) year strategic plan, B&A is pleased to share the following announcements on service area growth / diversification initiatives and recent hirings, as we seek to continue to deliver exceptional value to our clients from land acquisition to planning approval.

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