A huge residential community could be built between the Town of Cochrane and the Bearspaw District, adding another 14,000 people to Rocky View County.
The plan was presented this week to Cochrane councillors and while no one seemed thrilled at the idea, some were in agreement because that Glenbow Ranch development would ensure that the City of Calgary wouldn’t built high rise buildings next to the town.
The lesser of two evils in some way. Keep the big city at bay by building in between.
The new community would be built on the south side of Highway 1A on the east side of Cochrane stretching out towards Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park. As it stands, the centre of the community would have some density with single-family structures on the east…