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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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