Know your bin schedule this holiday season For the upcoming holidays, there is no pick up on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day for residential homes with carts. Make sure you know your schedule and sign up for free reminders by visiting calgary.ca/collection. If you normally put your blue, green or black carts out on Wednesday, put your cart(s) out two days earlier on the Monday. Christmas Day (Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019) pick up will move to Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020) pick up will move to Monday, Dec. 30, 2019.
Many things just don’t belong in the blue bin. Not only are they not blue bin recyclable, but they can cause serious safety risks for your collector, staff and equipment at the recycling facility. There have been several major fires at the recycling sorting facility this year because of people putting dangerous items in their blue carts that they shouldn’t. Doing this endangers lives and forces the temporary closure of the facility. Think before you put something that is potentially explosive and deadly into a recycling bin. Keep these types of items out of the blue bin: · Batteries are the #1 cause of fires at the recycling facility. This includes batteries from laptops, cameras and AA batteries. They are filled with chemicals that when crushed or when they get wet, can easily catch fire. Recycle batteries the right way: Take your old batteries to a participating retailer for […]
On Monday Oct 7th the TCA, along with the other Community Associations, will host an All Candidates Forum for this Federal Election. Join us at the Royal Oak Victory Church from 730-830pm, or watch the live-stream on FB, YouTube, or Periscope. Stay informed during this federal election! https://www.youtube.com/c/DaveCheung/live https://www.pscp.tv/Tuscany_Calgary https://www.facebook.com/2019RockyRidgeForum/?__tn__=HHH-R
West Calgary Ring Road Construction Notice – September 2019Bow River Pathway Construction This fall there will be ongoing work at the far west end of Bowness Park underneath the Stoney Trail NW bridge. A second bridge over the Bow River is being constructed for the West Calgary Ring Road. Starting in early September, construction on a new pathway alignment and staircase will begin. The new pathway alignment (1 – shown on the plan below) replaces a section of pathway (2) in an area needed for the construction, and the new staircase (3) will provide an alternate connection for a temporary pathway closure (4). The pathway will be closed temporarily in late October or early November for approximately three weeks to perform preparatory site works in this area. Pathway users can expect timber clearing, mulching, excavation and grading for the new pathway alignment. The new stairs require a retaining wall, and both […]
We love that Tuscany so perfectly balances life in the city and life in the country together! We are lucky to have so many incredible creatures living here in our neighbourhood! With that said we do want to show caution when sharing our spaces with our furry friends, take a look at this helpful article from the City all about Bobcats!
As a result of the continuing jobs crisis here in Calgary, MPs Michelle Rempel and Pat Kelly are holding a free Career Services event. This is not a job fair. This event aims to assist those who are looking for work by connecting them with service providers and resources that can assist with job search, resume writing, interview skills, enhance online job search techniques and more. When: May 23, 6:00- 8:00 PMWhere: Foothills Alliance Church (333 Edgepark Blvd N.W.).Cost: Free This free, come-and-go event will showcase local organizations and resources available to individuals in Calgary that can assist with a job search, or help with the challenges that come with unemployment. Attendees will also be able to connect with local post-secondary institutions to discuss options around furthering education, and with groups who can point attendees to resources available for managing the stress related to a job loss. Please check back […]
Coming to Tuscany on Saturday June 15th! A space for kids to rediscover play. The mobile adventure playground is not a registered program, but a playground that offers a different way to play. Onsite play ambassadors are there to inspire play and keep the playground safe, but not directly supervise the children. Parents are encouraged to stay and watch their children play and see how their imaginations soar in this new adventure space. What are adventure playgrounds? Adventure playgrounds are dynamic spaces where children can explore, create, imagine and learn in their own way. They contain a variety of materials and loose parts such as boards, tires, tape and cardboard that children are free to use to build, demolish, assemble and change their environments as they desire. Adventure playgrounds are unlike the traditional playgrounds commonly found in City parks. Traditional playgrounds are outdoor play areas usually equipped with standardized play […]
Calgary landfills move to summer hours From April 1 to October 31, City landfills will run extended operating hours. All locations have a residential Throw ‘n’ Go area that accepts: · household chemicals and propane tanks for safe disposal · electronics recycling · clothing and textiles recycling · tire recycling Visit calgary.ca/landfill for driving directions and hours of each landfill site. Green carts spring into weekly collection schedule Spring has sprung, and with it comes an increase in yard waste. Weekly green cart collection will resume the first week of April. Calgarians can visit calgary.ca/collection to find out their new green cart schedule and to sign up for free reminders including phone, email and text alerts or download the free Garbage Day app to receive notifications on their smartphones. There are no changes to blue or black cart collection.