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. 

B&A Partner, Planner, and Community Designer Darrell Grant Heads Into Retirement


Following almost 30 years of dedicated work at B&A, Darrell Grant is set to retire in April, 2018. Darrell has been an incredible asset and has brought many years of inspiration and hard work to the team with several unique and leading-edge projects under his belt.

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Greystone: Strong Communications and Engagement to Support the Application Process


Since August of 2016, Blaise Fontaine has been the Engagement Lead on The Greystone Area Structure Plan and Neighbourhood Plan application process in Cochrane, and when the application goes to Public Hearing, anticipated for this Spring, The Greystone team and our clients are feeling prepared and ready for what’s next.

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SHIFTING GROUND: New Legal Changes in Planning and What You Need to Know


On October 26, 2017, the Province of Alberta enacted the most dramatic overhaul to the Municipal Government Act (MGA) and associated regulations since 1995. These long anticipated changes will impact all aspects of planning and development within Alberta. These amendments will impact the costs of development, the timeframes for development approvals, the type and location of developments that will likely be approved and the location of key infrastructure to support development.

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2017 Project Highlights


We’re proud of the innovative and diverse projects we’ve helped bring to life and get approved this year. We’d love to share them all, but here are a few projects at a glance that B&A has managed and delivered on this year.

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MILESTONE ENGAGEMENT PROJECT FOR B&A: City of Leduc Community Vision and 2019 – 2022 Strategic Plan


One of the first projects to be awarded through our Edmonton office is the City of Leduc’s Community Vision and Strategic Plan. This project is led by Brian Murray, our Edmonton-lead and Associate, and Registered Professional Planner, with support from the Calgary office. 

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B&A helps clients achieve over 50 approvals across Western Canada in 2017!


Our track record of success over the past thirty years is based on our ability to achieve project objectives and planning approvals for our clients.

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Gaining Momentum in the Edmonton Metro Region


A lot has happened since we opened our doors in Edmonton – we’ve launched several new projects, invited our friends to join us in celebrating our expansion and have continued to grow relationships in the Metro Region.

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A Look Back at 2017


It’s an exciting time at Western Canada’s largest and fastest growing professional community and land development planning firm.

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Founder Greg Brown Retires from B&A After an Incredible 28 Years


In July, Greg will formally retire from B&A and move onto the next chapter in his life.

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New Management Team & Partnership Structure


B&A introducing a new Strategic Management Team to carry forward and build upon the excellent foundation and reputation of the firm.

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