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

"Debate over $87B City of Calgary climate strategy postponed until July"

Others in attendance were less concerned with the postponement and have their sights set on budget deliberations later this year when city council will set the financial plan for the city for the next four years.

“All of the hard work and hard decisions are going to be made in the budget process,” said Christine Laing with the Calgary Alliance for Common Good. “You need hard rules, you need hard money and those come with really hard decisions about where you put resources and how you allocate them.

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"City council punts climate strategy debate to early July"

The deferral did not dampen the spirits of a group of citizens gathered outside city hall to show support for the strategy.

Organized by the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good, the peaceful demonstration featured citizens wearing green scarves and arm bands.

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"Calgary climate strategy put off for one month"

Members of the Calgary Climate Hub and Calgary Alliance for the Common Good gathered at City Hall to provide input for the climate strategy debate on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Council voted 10-5 to postpone the debate until July.


Angela McIntyre with the Calgary Climate Hub said she didn’t think the postponement was that big of a deal.

“We are disappointed that they’re not actually going to put it for the climate strategy for today, but we’re all here in support of it,” said McIntyre.

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