Welcome to Ward 9 - a collection of the most diverse, historic, and interesting neighbourhoods in Calgary. Stretching from Winston Heights to Acadia, from Dover to Roxboro, you will find the city within a city that is Ward 9.
Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra was elected in 2010 to serve the people of these incredible neighbourhoods at City Hall. Gian-Carlo's mission is to ensure that neighbourhoods are the driving force behind change, and that the citizen is truly a decision-maker in the future of our city.
For more information on Alderman Carra, Ward 9, and the latest City Business, please visit Alderman Carra's external website.
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Ward 9 communities
Acadia, Alyth/Bonnybrook Industrial Park, Bridgeland, Burns Industrial Park, Dover, Dover Glen, Eastfield Industrial Park, Erlton, Fairview, Fairview Industrial Park, Foothills Industrial, Glendeer Business Park, Golden Triangle, Great Plains Industrial Park, Highfield Industrial Park, Inglewood, Lynnwood, Lynnwood Ridge, Manchester, Millican, Mills Estates, Ogden, Ogden Shops, Parkhill, Ramsay, Renfrew, Rideau Park, Riverbend, Riverside, Roxboro, South Foothills, Shepard Industrial Park, Stanley Park, Starfield Industrial Park, Tuxedo Park, Valleyfield Industrial Park, West Dover, Wigmore Industrial Park, Winston Heights/Mountview.
WARD 9 OFFICE MANDATE: To develop within Ward 9 - and advocate for within the city of Calgary - citizen driven, neighbourhood based governance grounded in our economic, social, and environmental interdependency.
Gian-Carlo Carra was elected to serve his first term as Alderman for Ward 9 in October 2010. Gian-Carlo was raised in both Calgary and New York City. This upbringing provided him with a unique perspective on living in large urban cities and a special appreciation for Calgary's people, neighbourhoods and natural landscape.
An award-winning urban design professional, Gian-Carlo is committed to helping shape a more sustainable future for Calgary. He brings to Calgary City Council a passion for building walkable, safe, and fiscally responsible communities designed to contain a diverse range of lifestyles and opportunities.
In his first term in office, Gian-Carlo brings his expertise and desire to create a great city to the following committees:
- Standing Policy Committee on Land Use Planning & Transportation
- Standing Policy Committee on Community & Protective Services
- Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA)
- Inter-Municipal Committee – Foothills
- Land and Asset Strategy Committee
- Legacy Parks Fund Steering Committee
- Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
Prior to becoming Ward 9 Alderman, Gian-Carlo operated a Calgary-based urban design consulting business, and was an active public speaker, community activist and academic researcher. He earned his BA in history (1996) and later his Masters in Environmental Design/Urban Design (2005), both at the University of Calgary.
A believer in an active, healthy lifestyle, Gian-Carlo has been a volleyball coach and a leader in the Ultimate Frisbee scene, representing Calgary in both national and international competitions.
Download Alderman Gian-Carlo Carra's biography