Tipi Harvesting

We're partnering with Indigenous leaders this June to participate in a tradition: tipi harvesting. Located near Castle Falls, Alberta, there is a free cultural workshop on June 25th. The team will be meeting up at 8:30 AM in Piuncher Creek, then an introduction to harvestinng tipi poles, and then a chat with an Elder.

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You're Invited for Breakfast

One of the members of the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good, the Calgary Interfaith Council, is hosting a breakfast with Mayor Jyoti Gondek.

And you're invited.

It's part of this year's interfaith breakfast.

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Calgary, a Fair Trade City?

Above is a recording of a short briefing that was delivered by Erin Bird (Fair Trade Calgary) on the project. Timestamps are in the YouTube description.

Joining us for a discussion was Erin Bird (from Fair Trade Calgary) to discuss Calgary's ongoing journey towards becoming a Fair Trade designated Town. We chatted over Zoom in January for a brief presentation and questions.

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Media Coverage

View previous media mentions here.

"Calgary Transit plans to double number of transit ambassadors."

Critics pleased with decision that avoids using peace officers, security guards

Christine Laing, a board member with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good, said her group is pleased to see Calgary Transit staffing the CTrains with helpers who are not peace officers or security guards.

“This is an excellent start,” said Laing. “It gives you good information about what the needs of the people using transit really are. And you can deploy it in a variety of ways to improve services across the board.”

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"From transit to climate, Calgarians speak on proposed four-year budget"

More than 100 Calgarians lined up at city hall on Tuesday to have their say about the city’s upcoming four-year budget.

The public hearing, on the second day of the city’s budget deliberations, featured citizens and community organizations, with transit and climate initiatives a common theme throughout the day.

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