Late last night, Calgary’s City Council voted 13-2 to declare a climate emergency and call to action. This motion included a clear direction to city administration to make Calgary a Net-Zero city by 2050.
In July of 2021, the Green Line LRT, as announced by Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is a go. A news release from the Government of Alberta the same day also confirmed that the province has reviewed the City of Calgary's business case for the Green Line - and approved it.
That means all three levels of government are onboard the Green Line and, in the fall of 2021, construction begins. Learn more here.
Langevin School has been renamed, effectively immediately, by the Calgary Board of Education!
ENMAX is going Net-Zero by 2050.
This is an important step by the city in meeting our shared responsibility and do our part in addressing climate change. The adoption of the goal means a change to how the utility runs its companies, the creation of new opportunities for Calgarians and moving forward on climate change in our city.
April 16th, 2021. This week we had a victory for the city and the Calgary Alliance. The Calgary Police Service and AHS have agreed to expand the Police and Crisis Team (PACT) and Mobile Response Team (MRT).
What are PACT / MRT teams? The PACT teams consist of a mental health professional and a specially trained police officer. The mobile response teams are made up of mental health professionals. These teams respond to emergencies when having just a police officer simply does not make sense.Read more
We took action by asking our city councillors to pass the city's Mental Health strategy. In March of 2021, the strategy passed at council and will begin to be implemented across the city. This programming was threatened with cuts in July of 2019. We took action then, too, to stop those cuts to the most vulnerable in our city.Read more