By Jason Herring, January 17 2019 —
It’s been over two years since Calgary’s city council last debated the contentious issue of fluoridating city water. In 2019, Calgary should remedy one of its most embarrassing failings as a city by taking action to add fluoride back … Read the rest
October 11 2018 —
In about a week from now, recreational cannabis will be legalized in Canada, becoming the world’s second country to make consumption and sale of the substance fully legal nationwide. However, despite its legalization, there will still … Read the rest
By Jennifer Khil, August 30 2018 —
In a move that was both spot-on and long overdue, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi proposed using $25 million of the city’s “rainy-day” fund on mental health and addiction support over the summer at … Read the rest
By Matty Hume, July 5 2018 —
Throughout July and August, there will be an increased presence of Calgary Police Service (CPS) and Transit Peace Officers between the Brentwood and Tuscany LRT stations, Ward 4 councillor Sean Chu announced from … Read the rest
By Evan Lewis, March 27 2018 —
The formal bidding process for the 2026 Winter Olympics will begin any day now and Calgary City Council is still working to persuade citizens that it’s worth the cost. Requests have been made … Read the rest
By Scott Strasser, September 20 2016 —
On Sept. 13, Calgary City Council rejected a motion to review a study from University of Calgary researchers on the effects of fluoridated drinking water.
Councillors Peter Demong, Diane Colley-Urquhart and Richard Pootmans … Read the rest
By Scott Strasser, August 1 2016 —
Calgary city council voted down two proposals regarding secondary suite reform on July 25, maintaining the city’s stance on the issue and its strategy for handling it.
Coun. Shane Keating’s proposed method for … Read the rest
By Scott Strasser, May 27 2016 —
It’s been a busy few months for Calgary city council and one University of Calgary law professor has been in the thick of it.
Faculty of Law associate dean Alice Woolley said she … Read the rest