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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. 

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Developable Land Reviews and Assessments


Purchasing land can be the first step in the development process. At B&A, we specialize in working with our clients to assess the future development potential of their land and help inform strategic acquisition decisions. We work to limit possible risks and to set up projects for future success.

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B&A Awards Annual Planning Scholarship


We are proud to announce, in partnership with the University of Calgary, the 2020 recipient of the Gregory Brown Scholarship is Tina Dadgostar. Congratulations, Tina!

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B&A Expands its Partnership Team


On April 1, 2020, the B&A Partnership officially grew from five members to seven. Congratulations to Brian Murray and Geoff Dyer as they join Kathy Oberg, Ken Venner, Nathan Petherick, Pam McInnis and Vern Hart as our newest partners at the firm.

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Public Engagement during Social Distancing


B&A is committed to staying connected, building great communities and serving our clients during the current crisis. Learn more about some of the exciting ways we are maintaining our commitment to public engagement.

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Response to COVID-19


In response to recommendations from Canadian/Provincial Governments, regarding the coronavirus outbreak, B&A Planning Group is open and moving to a remote/isolated work model, to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, while continuing to serve our clients and deliver project work. We acknowledge that this is impacting all our clients and their families and we are committed to providing ongoing excellence through and beyond this crisis.

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Kathy Oberg Celebrates 20 Years at B&A


In February 2020, Managing Partner, Kathy Oberg, is celebrating 20 years with the company. To celebrate this milestone, we asked her to reflect on her career to date and to highlight a few of her insights and words of wisdom.

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Edmonton Office Welcomes the Addition of Heather Chisholm


Planner, project manager, policy developer, stakeholder engagement enthusiast and mentor; Heather Chilsolm is a “Jill” of all trades, and B&A is delighted to welcome her to the Edmonton Office where she will fulfill the role of Senior Planner.

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B&A Kick’s off 2020 at the Annual ASGA Convention and Tradeshow


For the second consecutive year, B&A Planning Group is hosting an information booth and is a Title Sponsor at the Alberta Sand and Gravel’s (ASGA) annual Convention and Tradeshow.

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B&A Supports 2019 APPI Conference


The Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) is hosting its annual conference in Fort McMurray from October 6 – 8, and B&A will be there as a sponsor, vendor and presenter.

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B&A Project Receives UBCM Award


The Village's now adopted OCP and Zoning Bylaw were recognized at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) with an Honourable Mention award in the Governance category. B&A Planning Group to create a new Official Community Plan (OCP) and Zoning Bylaw that will achieve its goals of economic development, population growth, a mixed-use downtown, innovation in housing and development of a high-tech centre.

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