Calgary Minute: Stadium Mandates, Lame Ducks, and More Candidate Videos
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This Week In Calgary:
Council returns to City Hall this week for some final meetings before breaking for the municipal election in October.
- Wednesday sees two meetings scheduled starting with a Standing Policy Committee on Transportation and Transit at 9:30 am, where Council will receive a presentation on the City's mobility trends and look into a study on widening Country Hills Boulevard. There will also be a Standing Policy Committee on Planning and Urban Development at 1:00 pm where Council will look to defer numerous proposals until later in the year.
- Thursday brings three more meetings, a meeting of the Intergovernmental Affairs Committee at 9:30 am, followed by a meeting of the Calgary Planning Commission at 1:00 pm and the Foothills Athletic Park Advisory Committee at 2:00 pm.
Last Week In Calgary:
If you haven't already gotten your second shot, it's going to get a little tricky if you want to catch a Flames game in the months (and possibly years) ahead. Calgary Sports and Entertainment announced that COVID-19 vaccines will be mandatory for all staff and fans working at and visiting both the Scotiabank Saddledome and McMahon Stadium in Calgary.
As the election draws near, it's important to make sure you're informed on what your ward candidates have to say on the issues that matter most to you. That's why we've uploaded a third batch of candidate videos to our Election Candidate Database, with more to come soon.
- A new Calgary-based company is hoping to tap into a market that has been somewhat unfilled since the departure of the Greyhound bus routes in 2018. The Canada Bus line will run between Calgary and Edmonton - with additional routes scheduled for Red Deer, Banff, and Canmore later in the year.
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