Calgary Minute: Community Bailouts, Grading Calgarians, and the CBE's On Notice

Calgary Minute: Community Bailouts, Grading Calgarians, and the CBE's On Notice

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Calgary Minute - Your weekly one-minute summary of Calgary politics


This Week In Calgary:


Last Week In Calgary:

  • Education Minister Adriana LaGrange put the Calgary Board of Education on notice. A recent audit of the CBE provided 25 recommendations for them to follow and the Minister made it clear that unless they get their act together by November 30, she will have no choice but to dissolve the board.

  • City Council approved a $22 million bailout for Calgary social agencies, city partners, community associations, sports groups and taxi and limousine drivers. Reducing licensing fees and cutting costs is great, but we're not sure handing out more cash to groups that already received significant budget hikes is the best use of taxpayer money.

  • The Chief of the Calgary Emergency Management Agency gave Calgarians a C+ for their social distancing efforts last week, despite there being no tickets issued. If you were grading Council, what grade would you give them?




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