A New Arena For Calgary – Are We Doing Enough?

One of the most talked about issues in Calgary right now is the ongoing debate about a new arena and event centre. These are the kinds of debates that capture the imagination and the passion of Calgarians. Negotiations between the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation (CSEC) and The City of Calgary have been ongoing for […]

Changes are Coming to Calgary’s Public Art Policy

Public art has been one of the biggest topics around City Hall over the last month. The unveiling of a new art installation, Bowfort Towers, has brought to light some significant issues facing our current Public Art Policy. Calgarians have raised some very serious concerns about the selection process for our public art both in […]

2017 Civic Census Shows Growth Continues in SE

Last week The City unveiled the results from the 2017 Civic Census. The full details of the Census can be found here – 2017 Civic Census Here are a few of the highlights of the results: Calgary’s population is 1,246,337. This total is up 11,166 residents from 2016 (0.9% increase) A significant proportion (10,192 people) […]

Expanding Value of Green Line Stage 1

Stage 1 of the Green Line is big step forward, but undeniably it falls short of the expectations that many of us had. We heard frustration from Members of Council, we heard frustration from colleagues in other orders of government and most importantly we heard frustration from Calgarians. I pride myself on being a problem […]

Funding and Action Needed for Deerfoot Trail Solutions

This is going to come across as a really obvious comment – folks in southeast Calgary feel very strongly about Deerfoot Trail. For decades Deerfoot has been one of the few transportation options for the tens of thousands of folks that live south of Glenmore Trail and west of the Bow River. In the spring […]

Council to Decide on Green Line Stage 1

The next two and a half months are going to be critical for the Green Line LRT. Council has a decision to make on how the project will be staged as well as final decisions for the full alignment and station locations. The first of those decisions will come on Monday with the final vision […]

May 23 – Traffic Safety Town Hall

Residential traffic safety is one of the highest volume issues that Councillor’s hear about from residents. Ward 12 is home to many of Calgary’s fastest growing new communities – that growth can come with some challenges when it comes to managing traffic flows and ensuring our streets are safe places for everyone. In response to […]

April 25 – Coffee With Your Councillor

The next edition of Coffee With Your Councillor is right around the corner. This time we’ll be in New Brighton. We’ve had lots on our agenda at City Hall over the last few weeks, so I’m looking forward to a terrific discussion. When: Tuesday, April 25 – 7:00pm – 8:30pm Where: New Brighton Resident’s Association – 2 New […]