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Crowchild Trail Study Phase 1: Engage process design

Designing an engagement program with citizens’ input

Description: Over the course of three workshops, an 18-member citizen Engagement Design Team reviewed different engagement tools and discussed when different tools should be used in the six study phases.

Engagement goal: Establish a citizen Engagement Design Team to answer the question “How do we have the most effective conversation possible about the Crowchild Trail Corridor Study?”

Outcome: A recommended engagement program for Phases 2 to 6 that was fully endorsed by the Engagement Design Team.

Summary of Engagement Process

Timeline Engagement Opportunity Engagement Summary
Jan. - Feb. 2015 Recruitment of Engagement Design Team members Team members included one representative from each of the following communities that border the Crowchild Trail Study area:
  • Banff Trail
  • Hounsefield Heights/Briar Hill
  • Richmond/Knob Hill
  • Scarboro
  • Shaganappi
  • Sunalta (a space was reserved but not filled)
  •  St. Andrews Heights
  • West Hillhurst
The remainder of the team included a representative from the Crowchild Citizens Council, and Calgarians who applied online and were randomly-selected through a computer process. Learn more about the  Engagement Design Team.
March 2015    Workshop #1
Mar. 11, 2015
Presentation and Workshop Activity
Online Questionnaire
Feb. 23 to Mar. 13, 2015
Online Questionnaire Summary (shared in Workshop #2) - About 500 Calgarians completed an online questionnaire on how they would like to be engaged on the Crowchild Trail Corridor Study.
Workshop #2
Mar. 14, 2015
Presentation and Workshop Activity
Workshop #3
Mar. 19, 2015
Presentation and Workshop Activity
Recommended Engagement Program