Let's be thoughtful about how we celebrate.
An Event Centre in Victoria Park has been planned since 2017, and has been part of the Culture & Entertainment District within the Rivers District Master plan since 2019 following an extensive engagement process.
The City of Calgary has reached agreements in principle with the Province of Alberta, Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation (CSEC), and the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede to proceed with a significant phase of the Culture and Entertainment District in downtown Calgary.
Your freedom to dance how you please, to wear what you like – or even to read what you want – is under attack.
Three big actions today prioritizing affordable housing solutions which will see $13.7M invested by the City of Calgary
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.
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.
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.
Important new investments in transit, active mobility, social supports, poverty reduction, housing initiatives, arts & culture funding, and heritage preservation have been included in amendments to the 2023-2026 Service Plans and Budgets.
Reposted from the Calgary Herald.The proposed 2023-2026 budget delays significant investments in Calgary in a modest attempt to maintain the status quo. These delays present an enormous missed opportunity over the next four years — one that will be felt by many Calgarians almost immediately.
A moderated conversation on the approaches municipal governments are taking to address the housing crisis. How are we breaking down systemic barriers and ensuring we meet everyone’s housing needs? Steve Paikin, host of TVO’s The Agenda, moderates this dynamic conversation with political leaders across the country.
My Resignation from Police Commission
New measures would enhance enforcement against motorists that create excessive noise.
On July 26, Council will consider the approval of what has been referred to as “new business cases,” “new communities,” “edge growth,” and more commonly, “urban sprawl.”
The strategy builds on the existing strategy and aligns with the Council Climate Emergency declaration to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and adapt to our changing climate at an accelerated pace and scale. It follows Council's commitment to Building Accountability into the Declaration of a Climate Emergency and Call to Action.
Today, Council's Executive Committee approved a Housing and Affordability Task Force Notice of Motion, co-sponsored by myself and Councillors Carra and Penner. Council will consider this Notice of Motion on June 7th.
Spring is upon us…or so it seems. We’re seeing lots of little bunnies in Lindsay Park, dandelions showing their bright faces, and people wearing shorts already! It has been great to see the hustle and bustle return to sidewalks and parks, and we’ll soon be in patio and festival season (and playoffs?). We hope the longer days and nicer weather has done good for you all—all things considered.
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The Sprawlcast's Jeremy Klaszus interviewed me about policing in Calgary.