Our very own fiscal cliff

Calgary’s growth management strategy under siege

South of the border there is much gnashing of teeth over the impending “fiscal cliff” on which the United States economy teeters. Meanwhile, here in Calgary, a proposed plan to avoid our very own fiscal cliff — a tsunami of infrastructure spending and maintenance that will bury us if we continue business as usual — is under siege.

On December 3, in a legislative showdown to determine if we will pull up short of the metaphorical cliff or continue galloping toward it, council will consider a proposal put forth by developers to neuter the city’s growth management strategy… (read the full article by Sustainable Calgary’s Noel Keough in Fast Forward Magazine by clicking here).

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