Our mission, vision and values


  • To give voice to community issues important to the future growth and development of Rocky View County.
  • To stand up for Rocky View residents and landowners and make sure that rural concerns are front and center in regional planning discussions.
  • To help foster an innovative, inviting, thriving and sustainable County that balances the diverse make-up of Rocky View. We do our best to report on the important regional issues and make sure all the facts are on the table so residents and government can make informed decisions on important issues.


  • We are forward looking, constructive, and respectful of the diverse landscapes that make up Rocky View County.
  • We contribute quality ideas to appropriately manage growth, enhance quality of life opportunities, and build inspired communities while holding true to values that honour the past and recognize our agricultural roots.
  • We help sustain and improve property values, seek to encourage fiscal responsibility, and encourage strong environmental stewardship.
  • We embrace the future, cognizant that Rocky View County will play an important role in the growth of the Calgary region to create a better tomorrow for everyone.
  • We foster healthy environments where diverse land uses can co-exist and even complement each other.
  • We increase understanding and acceptance of sustainable development practices and the importance of lifestyle preservation.


  • Improved fiscal, social and environmental sustainability
  • Innovative thinking
  • Collaborative engagement
  • Importance of local history and agriculture
  • Positive, well managed, progressive growth
  • Preservation of existing lifestyles