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Tell Council You Support the Four Ward Proposal!

We need your help!

Did you know….according to a recent poll the MAJORITY of Calgarians SUPPORT secondary suites.

Read the full article here.

There is an exciting proposal to be voted on June 29th at Council that will make it less burdensome to build new, safe and affordable secondary suites in Wards 7, 8, 9 and 11.

On June 29th, City Council will vote on a bylaw to increase the existing area where secondary suites are zoned within the above four wards. If this bylaw is approved, it would still require new suites to meet all safety and building regulations.

However, homeowners within these wards would no longer have to go through the burdensome process of pleading before City Council on a case by case basis. This will provide a fairer process for approving suites for homeowners in Wards 7, 8 ,9 and 11.

We are asking for your help as we are so close to our goal:

Please send an email to City Council today and let them know that you live in one of the four Wards affected and that you support the proposed changes to the bylaw.

Ward 1 – Councillor Ward Sutherland <>;

Ward 2 – Councillor Joe Magliocca <>;

Ward 3 – Councillor Jim Stevenson <>;

Ward 4 – Councillor Sean Chu <>;

Ward 5 – Councillor Ray Jones <>;

Ward 6 – Councillor Richard Pootmans <>;

Ward 7 – Councillor Druh Farrell <>;

Ward 8 – Councillor Evan Woolley <;

Ward 10 – Councillor Andre Chabot <>;

Ward 11 – Councillor Brian Pincott  <>;

Ward 12 – Councillor Shane Keating <>;

Ward 13 – Councillor Diane Colley-Urquhart <>;

Ward 14 – Councillor Peter Demong <>

Mayor Nenshi <>


Want to know more about secondary suites?

Check out our Ward 9 T.V. episodes about it below:

Episode 48

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Episode 47

Or, take a look at some of the Frequently Asked Questions on secondary suites


Green Line Southeast – Charrettes in June

The month of June will give our neighbours in Ward 9 a huge opportunity to contribute to their communities and  the development of the Green Line Southeast through participating in the charrette process. This is a chance for Ward 9ers to give their input and feedback on the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) plans to the Design Charette teams, during the public engagement sessions of the charrette.

What is a charrette

A charrette is an intensive, multi-day session where designers, architects, engineers, subject matter experts, key stakeholders and community representatives collaborate on creating designs for a defined area. Our team will work with a set number of community participants over three evening sessions. Workshop participants will be selected from among those who expressed an interest to participate at previous sessions. Participants will work together with the specialists to discuss issues related to the area, generate ideas for a vision, and to develop the TOD plan. On the Saturday following each of the workshops, the proposed plans are open for public viewing and comments.*

Green line se artistic pic


Ramsay/Inglewood/Crossroads – Public Charrette

June 22, 2015 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Alexandra Centre Society (Dance Hall) – 922 9 Ave S.E.


Inglewood/Ramsay/Crossroads – Preliminary Concepts Review & Feedback

June 25, 2015 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Inglewood Community Hall – 1740 24th Ave S.E.


Inglewood/Ramsay/Crossroads – Public Charrette 

June 27, 2015 | 12:00pm  – 2:00pm

Alexandra Centre Society (Dance Hall) – 922 9 Ave S.E.


Spring Community Cleanups in Ward 9


Each year your local community associations help you get rid of unwanted household items and property waste.  Save yourself a trip to the landfill while meeting great people, and keeping your community beautiful!




See the June 2015 schedule below: 


Riverbend Community Cleanup

Saturday, June 27

19 Rivervalley Drive SE

9:00am to 2:00pm

For more information please contact Doug Ratke at


Check out the complete schedule of Calgary’s community cleanups!