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 […]
The Annual General Meeting for the Tuscany Community Association (TCA) will be held Date: Wed May 15th, 2019 at 7:00pm Location: Tuscany Club All members are invited to attend
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.
Celebrate with your neighbours on June 15: Neighbour Day 2019 Click here to apply for a $100 micro-grant from the TCA to support your Neighbour Day event! Held annually on the third Saturday of June, Neighbour Day is an opportunity to get together with your neighbours and celebrate Calgary’s strong community spirit. This year Neighbour Day falls on Saturday, June 15. The City is once again waiving its greenspace booking fees for approved Neighbour Day events taking place on June 15. As of January 1, 2019 The City has waived fees for block party permits. Please note that the deadline to apply for these permits is May 24, 2019. The City welcomes all Calgarians to celebrate and encourages as many people as possible to host local community events. has evolved to be an opportunity for communities across the city to come together in the form of BBQs, block parties, cleanups and […]
On October 4th, The City hosted a Ward Traffic Safety meeting at the Silver Springs Community Association. As part of it, attendees were given an opportunity to review the findings of the past Ward Traffic Safety meeting, discuss specific concerns within our communities, and receive updates from The City and Calgary Police Services. The presentation is available here… Community Traffic Safety Meeting 2018 Engagement Some of the notable points are: In 2016, there were a total of 26 fatal collisions in the City of Calgary. In 2017, that number fell to 10 fatal incidents. With regard to injury collisions, there were 2,430 incidents in 2016 which climbed to 2,796 in 2017. The majority of injury collisions occur to vehicle occupants. For a 1% decrease in speed, there is a 2% decrease in collisions, a 3% decrease in injuries, and 4% decrease in fatalities. During the last round of ward traffic […]