#KeepCalgaryStrong 2.0

During the fall of 2019, as city council considered cuts to community services and the low-income transit pass, we mobilized. The result was that we preserved the low-income transit pass and changed the conversation at City Hall. Here is some of the press our campaign received. 

 

660 news, ‘Rally held as council debates low-income transit passes,’ by Saif Kaiser, Nov. 25, 2019.

https://www.660citynews.com/2019/11/25/rally-held-as-council-debates-low-income-transit-passes/

 

CBC Calgary, ‘Protesters oppose possible 250% price hike to low-income transit pass’ by Drew Anderson/Dave Gilson, published on Nov. 25, 2019.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/low-income-transit-pass-price-hike-march-1.5372521?cmp=rss

 

CITY TV,’Fighting to save city services,’ published on Nov. 25, 2019 https://www.660citynews.com/video/2019/11/25/fighting-to-save-city-services/

 

CTV Calgary, TV clip with Chris Ep reporting, published on Nov. 25, 2019. ‘https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1838901&binId=1.1201914&playlistPageNum=1

 

The Star Calgary, ‘Nenshi says calls to reconsider Calgary anrea deal is distracting as tough budget talks begin,’ by Madeline Smith, published on Nov. 25, 2019. ‘https://www.thestar.com/calgary/2019/11/25/nenshi-says-call-to-reconsider-calgary-arena-deal-is-distracting-as-tough-budget-talks-begin.html

 

Calgary Herald, Advocacy groups, residents vent their frustrations as city budget debate begins, by Meghan Potkins. Published on Nov. 25, 2019.

https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/live-city-budget-debate-kicks-off-with-open-mic-at-city-hall



CTV, ‘City budget deal means each household will pay about $10 a month more in residential taxes,’ by Stephanie Thomas. Published on Nov. 29, 2019.

https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/city-budget-deal-means-each-household-will-pay-about-10-a-month-more-in-residential-taxes-1.470947


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