Welcome to Ward 7! I am honoured to represent some of Calgary's most dynamic and friendly neighbourhoods. From the beautiful pathways of Dalhousie, to the tree-lined streets of Crescent Heights, to the bustling culture hub of downtown, Ward 7 has something for everyone.
As your Councillor, I advocate for the things that are most important to you - transportation and housing choices, safe and attractive neighbourhoods, and amenities that best serve your families. We can build a better Calgary, together. - Druh
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Ward 7 News: Boomer's Housing Crunch Coming Soon
Updated: 2014-02-28 00:00:00
March 2014 Newsletter Message:
Many of us baby boomers who have aging parents are colliding with a health care and housing system that is ill equipped for the next wave of senior citizens.Over the next 30 years, one half of Calgary’s population will be outside the working age. Where seniors want to live, how they live, and move around the city will change dramatically.
Ward 7 News: Diversity
Updated: 2014-02-27 00:00:00
“We should see our own reflection.”Last month, Mayor Nenshi ruffled a few feathers by stating that the City of Calgary is "too
white and too male", generating a flurry of angry tweets. As one of only two female members of City Council, I received several media calls asking for my opinion.I'll start by saying that I don't support an Affirmative Action approach to hiring practice....
Ward 7 News: Calgary's Snow Woes and Snow Angels
Updated: 2014-02-03 00:00:00
With another month of wintery weather behind us, our toboggans, skates, and snowshoes have been working overtime.
This winter has produced record amounts of snow in Calgary. As a result, City crews have struggled to meet the challenge of ensuring that roads, pathways and bus stops are kept clear of snow and safe for residents. It is not for lack of money spent. By the end of 2013,...
Ward 7 News: Latest on Sunnyside Flood Control Improvements
Updated: 2014-01-31 00:00:00
The City of Calgary Water Services continues to address stormwater and sanitary concerns in Sunnyside. They are upgrading the stormwater infrastructure, improving the resilience of the sanitary system serving the eastern part of Sunnyside, and changing their operations to better respond to weather conditions. Water Services works closely with the Sunnyside Flood Task Force, a group of...
Ward 7 News: 2013 Census Results
Updated: 2013-09-20 00:00:00
Welcome to our new Ward 7 residents, 794 to be exact! The new numbers are based on the recently released Calgary 2013 Census, taken in April. Calgary's population increased from 1,120,225 in 2012 to 1,149,552 in 2013, and Ward 7 is now at almost 80,000 people. Queens Park Village welcomed the most new residents, followed by Banff Trail, and the Downtown Commercial Core.
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