July – Councillor Ward Sutherland’s Report


Stampede Season

Welcome to July! The Calgary Stampede is fast approaching. What I enjoy most about the 10-day annual celebration of western spirit is the chance for me to meet residents at all the Ward 1 Stampede breakfasts and BBQs. This year I’m looking forward to the Silver Springs Community Association’s 5th Annual Family BBQ and Celebration of Canada’s 150th, Rocky Ridge Royal Oak Community Association’s 9th Annual Stampede Breakfast, and Scenic Acres Community Association’s Annual Stampede Breakfast. If there’s a Stampede event going on that I missed, let me know by contacting my office at 403-268-2430 or email me at ward01@calgary.ca.

Accessible City services and programs

Did you know that The City offers a variety of accessible services and programs that benefit people with disabilities and seniors? They include:

  • Accessible transit and transportation options
  • Accessible recreation facilities and adapted programs
  • Emergency preparedness tips for people with all types of disabilities
  • Assisted listening devices for Council meetings

Call 311 to request an accommodation or service for a City event or meeting

Contact 311 to request an accommodation or service for any City event, including public meetings, open houses or engagement sessions. Services like captioning, sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices and other services are available to accommodate your needs. Please provide at least two weeks’ advance notice so we can coordinate the service. Visit calgary.ca/accessibility for more information.

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