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  • Discovery Ridge Polar Plunge

    On January first Discovery Ridge will be hosting the Old Guys In Action’s Polar Plunge at 1:00, followed by the first ever DRCA New Years Day Skate at 2:30pm. Enjoy hot chocolate (donated by Javino’s), baked goods and music by Time Music. This conte...

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  • Second Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony at Battalion Park

    Ward 6 Councillor Richard Pootmans, in collaboration with the King’s Own Calgary Regiment, invites Calgarians to participate in the upcoming second annual Remembrance Day Ceremony in Battalion Park in Signal Hill on Monday, November 11th at 10:30am. ...

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  • Road Conditions app

    Last winter, The City of Calgary released the Calgary Road Conditions App for the iPhone, Android and Blackberry. This is a very helpful tool during the winter months, as it allows users to: stay informed about snow events and parking bans as they a...

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  • Highway 8 improvements

    Over the course of several months, my staff and I worked closely with the Transportation Department to determine and implement solutions to congestion on Highway 8/Glenmore Trail. After detailed analysis, Transportation determined that enhanced inter...

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  • Province of Alberta News Release (July 28, 2013)

    Below is a News Release sent out from the Province of Alberta on July 28, 2013, which contains important information regarding flood assistance and mitigation measures. News Release - July 28, 2013 Redford government introduces measures to build s...

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  • Blue Cart collection resumes July 8

    Blue cart collection had been temporarily suspended city-wide during the June 2013 flood crisis, but Waste & Recycling Services (W&RS) will resume regular blue cart collection throughout Calgary the week of July 8. This is a test.   Residen...

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  • May 2013 W6 Report

    As explained below, this will be our last W6 Report before the October 2013 election. Thank you for your feedback and suggestions that have helped make this newsletter informative and useful. I would like to take this opportunity to let you know abou...

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  • City finances

    What would you do with $52 million? Let's drop the debt! Property taxes are the primary source of funding for The City's operating budget and are also collected by The City on behalf of The Province, as required by the Alberta Municipal Government Ac...

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  • Safety

    Since October 2011, there has been steady progress in addressing streetlight outages in Ward 6 and across the city. At that time, there was a severe backlog in streetlight-related service requests and it became clear that something needed to be done....

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  • Community

    Supporting Business Revitalization Zones (BRZs) Business Revitalization Zones (BRZs) are an important aspect of our city’s cultural and social landscape, while also contributing approximately $59 million in annual business taxes. They play an import...

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