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 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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B&A at Rail~Volution 2019 in Vancouver


We are excited to be attending Rail~Volution 2019, and to contribute to meaningful dialogue, idea generation, and innovation to support the planning and development of communities with transit oriented focus.

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A Tale of Two Cities


White City and Emerald Park, Saskatchewan, will soon see the first phase of development, leading to an exciting new master planned community including a new Town Centre known as Royal Park.

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B&A Awards Planning Scholarship to University of Calgary Student


Congratulations to Liyang Wan, this years’ recipient of the Gregory Brown Entrance Scholarship in Planning as she pursues her Master of Planning at the University of Calgary.

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B&A Celebrates 30 Years in Business


This month marks three decades of innovative planning, urban design, communications, engagement, and environmental projects at B&A Planning Group.

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CPAA 2019 – Exploring the Intersection of Planning and Politics


The Community Planning Association of Alberta (CPAA) is holding its annual conference this week, and B&A is once again an exhibitor, sponsor and presenter.

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B&A’s Eva Borbely Retires After 28 Years


For an amazing 28 years, Eva Borbely has shared her talent as a Planning Technician with B&A and is now looking ahead to retirement at the end of April. She has worked on countless projects over the years and has helped bring numerous client concepts into fruition – we are grateful for her hard work and wish her the best as she enters the next chapter in her life.

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Belmont Station Receives Approval and Recognition for Exceptional Neighbourhood Planning


On February 25, 2019, Calgary City Council unanimously approved Belmont Station, a comprehensively planned TOD neighbourhood at the south end of the planned LRT Red Line extension.

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B&A Takes Part in the Alberta Sand and Gravel Association’s Annual General Meeting


In early January, B&A’s Nathan Petherick and Bridget Honch attended the ASGA’s AGM and tradeshow as presenters and a title sponsor for the two-day event.
The ASGA represents the interests of Alberta sand and gravel (aggregate) operators on industry-related issues and educates the public on the value and uses of aggregate. The AGM serves as an opportunity to learn about changing regulations, lessons from peer companies, industry trends and new technologies, among other topics.

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