Councillor Courtney Walcott is a respected educator, proud basketball coach and passionate community organizer in Ward 8.
Prior to his election to City Council, Courtney worked as a respected educator teaching at Western Canada High School. In addition to teaching, he was a basketball coach and an equity, diversity, and inclusion facilitator. He graduated from Mount Royal University with a degree in history, and the University of British Columbia with a degree in education. Courtney is a strong community advocate, having petitioned the Calgary Board of Education to form an anti-racist task force, and has helped bring together community organizations in advocating for funding from the City of Calgary. Courtney values housing as a human right, and will work to make housing affordability, availability, and choice a priority for Council and the City of Calgary.
You can read Courtney's 2021 election platform here.