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Your Housing Questions, Answered

Your Housing Questions, Answered

On September 25, 2023, I hosted a conversation about the recently-approved Housing Strategy. Several questions were submitted online. Answers are provided below.

Council Delays Action on Housing Affordability

Council Delays Action on Housing Affordability

  • On Tuesday June 6th, Council voted 8-7 against accepting the Housing and Affordability Task Force’s recommendations.
  • Following some substantial criticism over the course of the following hours, Councillor Pootmans requested a reconsideration of the vote when the Council session reconvened the afternoon of June 7th.
  • The recommendations were then amended and approved to be included in the Corporate Affordable Housing Strategy, which will come to the Community Development Committee on September 14th, 2023.
$4.9M  Announced for Protected Bike Lanes in Beltline

$4.9M Announced for Protected Bike Lanes in Beltline

Today, the City of Calgary and Government of Canada announced $4.9 million in joint funding for active transportation infrastructure improvements along 2.15 kilometer segments of the 14 Avenue S and 15 Avenue S corridors in Calgary's Beltline.

Concept design for 15 Ave S

Tyre Nichols

Tyre Nichols

Writing about the death of another Black man at the hands of the police has become an exercise in restraint. I grieve, but I fear my grief will cause me to speak too quickly, without care, and without the consideration that Tyre Nichols deserves.

Concentration of Policing Power is Troubling

Concentration of Policing Power is Troubling

The UCP provincial government intends to install political appointees to police commissions across Alberta. For Calgary, the UCP has given themselves the power to appoint up to fifty per cent of the Calgary Police Commission.

Screenshot of Minister of Public Safety Mike Ellis announcing the Police Amendment Act.

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