"... a voice of conscience." - Rabbi Mark Glickman

Rabbi Mark Glickman was elected chair of the Calgary Interfaith Council the other week. During his remarks, he shared a commentary on why faith leaders and those who build community must be a part of the public discourse.


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The Climate Strategy

Rev. Tony Snow and Christine Laing spoke on our behalf at city council this week on the subject of the proposed Climate Strategy. Below is a recording of the presentation by the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good at city council, with Rev. Tony Snow (Hillhurst United Church) and Christine Laing (co-chair of our Environment Research Action Team) being our primary presenters.

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Media Coverage

View previous media mentions here.

Green Line

Is 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.

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Greenline Action

Here is some of our news coverage on our Green Line Action.

  • “There’s $3 billion from the feds and the province for this project, and that money will go away if we don’t go ahead with this project,” says Rev. Anna Greenwood-Lee with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good. (CTV News)
  • CTV news last night at 5 pm we are on briefly 8 minutes in - Link
  • CTV news last night at 6 pm we are on briefly at about minute 23 - Link
  • CBC news last night – 10:44 -... Read more


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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