On April 15th, 2008, the Government of Alberta established the Capital Region Board (CRB), comprising the 24 municipalities in the region, and directed the CRB to prepare a Capital Region growth plan. The growth plan, Growing Forward, was approved by the Province on March 11, 2010.
Growing Forward promotes the member municipalities to establish regional partnerships in key priority areas for growth, recognizing the positive benefits of shared development, infrastructure and policy frameworks.
- Regional Headlines
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- Mayor rethinks downtown building
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- Premier Hancock unveils new economic development strategy
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- Citizens group slams LRT route consultation process