Media Coverage

Green Line

The vote will be close on the Green Line and the media is following what leaders have to say on both sides of the issue. 

 

The Green Line project back on track

The Calgary Alliance for the Common Good believes council is playing politics and ignoring the transit needs of those in north Calgary.

It said any project failing to cross the Bow River would be yet another way people in the under-served north get short-changed.

 

Councillors propose scaled back version of Green Line

“I know a woman who lives in the NE and works at a care home in the south. She has to go bus, train, bus, bus and then back again,” said Rev. Anna Greenwood-Lee with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good. “That’s a ridiculous commute and we need to think carefully how we get people from one side of our city to the other.”  

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Calgary Food Bank Closes Temporarily

The Calgary Foodbank has been temporarily closed to put in place procedures to keep staff, volunteers and clients safe during the pandemic.  In this article by Global our Board Chair Anna Greenwood-Lee calls on others to step up and take the place of many high-risk volunteers as the pandemic runs it course.

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#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. 

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