Calgary Minute: Perishable Stock, Relief Packages, and the City's Code of Conduct

Calgary Minute: Perishable Stock, Relief Packages, and the City's Code of Conduct

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


This Week In Calgary:



Last Week In Calgary:


  • After Mayor Nenshi publically expressed concerns about re-opening Calgary's economy, the Province left Calgary out of their reopening plans as the rest of Alberta, excluding Calgary and Brooks, entered 'Phase 1' on Thursday. Many businesses in Calgary were blindsided by the last-minute delay, particularly restaurants - many of whom were left with tens of thousands of dollars worth of perishable stock.

  • Monday's council meeting was a busy one as Council debated and approved various COVID relief packages for the arts, the taxi industry, and more. Council also received an investigation report into an 18-month old Facebook post by Councillor Farkas that was found to have violated the City's Code of Conduct by 'undermining' confidence in the City.

  • Our Executive Director, Megan McCaffrey, wrote an article highlighting some significant problems with the City's Code of Conduct. She explains how preventing Councillors from holding City Hall accountable will only harm our democratic process, not protect it.




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