June Events for Ward 13

June Events for Ward 13

By Diane Colley-Urquhart on June 2016

SW Transitway Town Hall with Councillor Diane Will all the information on the SW Transitway project and all the engagement received through the online portal, I want to have a frank discussion on the future of city transit in our Ward. Have your questions ready and please join me as we discuss the SW Transitway project and where I stand on it. Please note this Town Hall will not include City staff. Wednesday, June 8, 2016 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Woodcreek Community Association (1991 Woodview Drive SW) Ward 13 Mobile Town Hall I invite you to meet with me and the[...]

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Comprehensive Review of Mass Festivals on City Land

Comprehensive Review of Mass Festivals on City Land

By Diane Colley-Urquhart on August 2015

CALGARY, AB – August 11, 2015 A two-day music event that took place over the weekend of August 7 and 8, 2015 at Fort Calgary attracted anywhere from 14,000 – 20,000 people. The Chasing Summer event was billed as the largest electronic music gathering in Western Canada. “Did the City know this when the permit was granted, and what responsibility does Fort Calgary have?” questioned Cllr Diane Colley-Urquhart, Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Community & Protective Services and Emergency Management Committee. 17 people ranging in age from 18 to their mid-30s were taken away by separate ambulances due to[...]

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ReTree YYC in Ward 13

ReTree YYC in Ward 13

By Diane Colley-Urquhart on June 2015

The City of Calgary’s ReTree YYC program has been working diligently on the recovery and restoration of the urban forest from last September’s snowstorm, or also now commonly referred to as Snowtember. The recovery and restoration, which will happen over the next three years, will ensure Calgary holds a strong and resilient canopy for generations to come. Here is an update on the work going on in Ward 13 as part of the ReTree YYC initiative: Tree planting in the following communities: May 2015: Woodbine Woodlands July 2015: Evergreen Tree pruning in the following communities: June to July 2015: Woodlands[...]

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Canada Day and Calgary Stampede 2015 Event Safety

Canada Day and Calgary Stampede 2015 Event Safety

By Diane Colley-Urquhart on June 2015

With Canada Day and the Calgary Stampede just around the corner, there are lots of upcoming festivities happening in Calgary over the next couple of weeks. With all of these exciting events planned, Animal & Bylaw Services has been working collaboratively with the Calgary Police Service and internal/external partners to ensure that the safety and security of citizens and visitors continue to remain a top priority. The planning team representatives include: Animal & Bylaw Services (ABS) Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) Calgary Police Service (CPS) The Calgary Parking Authority (CPA) Calgary Fire Department (CFD) Interdepartmental Events Team, Recreation (IET) Parks[...]

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