Cannabis

ABOUT THE PROJECT The federal government is making plans to legalize and regulate cannabis in Canada, with legislation scheduled to take effect this year. Overview of legislative responsibilities. In an effort to protect children and limit second-hand exposure, The Provincial Act – Bill 26: An Act to Control and Regulate Cannabis has restricted smoking or…

Public Engagement

ABOUT THE PROJECT The Town of Cochrane and the Cochrane community recognize that public input can improve municipal decision-making. Since the current Public Engagement Policy was last approved in 2014, expectations and technology have changed: community members expect municipal governments to gather more feedback and be more open, transparent and consultative in their decision making;…

Smart Cities

FINAL Smart Cities Challenge proposal (Submitted to Infrastructure Canada April 23, 2018) ABOUT THE PROJECT The Town of Cochrane, is embarking on a major community-driven initiative to identify opportunities for developing smart city solutions to address local issues. In November 2017, Infrastructure Canada announced the Smart Cities Challenge requesting Canadian cities to collaborate with their residents, businesses, academic…

Council Strategic Priorities

ABOUT THE PROJECT The Town of Cochrane is committed to making our community even better. Council’s Strategic Priorities focus on services and outcomes Cochrane residents want and need. They also set the direction for the next four years to achieve a desired future for Cochrane residents. All of the Town’s decision making is shaped by Council’s Strategic…