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