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June 2, 2016
BREAKING NEWS
Village Brewery Neighbour Day Beer Rebate
Don't forget that if you're buying beer for your Neighbour Day event Village Brewery wants to help! Buy their beer, submit your receipts, and get a rebate! You could also win a beer tasting for 20 people at the brewery. Find out more.
Tell us Your Neighbour Day Plans!
What is your community association doing for Neighbour Day? We want to know so that we can try and stop by to check it out!
Email Rebecca and let her know what's happening.

Want My Neighbour Cards for Neighbour Day?
We are happy to provide you with some
My Neighbour Cards to hand out at your Neighbour Day event! Email Stephanie to order yours today.

AGM

Have you registered to come to our AGM? Don't miss out on an exciting new format this year and helping us elect a new board! Register today.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Contextual Infill Monitoring Report- Input Workshop - Tuesday, June 7
Building Community: Engaging Through Safety Initiatives (SW) - Tuesday, June 14
Common Insurance Claims with Toole Peet - Wednesday, June 15
Federation AGM - Thursday, June 16
Click here for more upcoming workshops and events.
TRENDING NOW
Contextual Infill Monitoring Workshop: Still Time to Register!
On June 7 we will be working with the City of Calgary Land Use Bylaw team to help gather input for the next monitoring report on contextual dwellings (single and semi-detached infill housing). Register now!

Free workshop (and dinner) for community associations June 13
We have partnered with Pathways 2 Sustainability for an event where we will identify and apply innovative and creative sustainability solutions to existing neighbourhood challenges, using real community case studies. Not only that, but there’s pizza and it's free for community association representatives! Join us!

Secondary Suites
City Council approved some amendments to the land use bylaw for the rules pertaining to secondary suites. See more details here.

We're Getting Engaged on October 1!
Registration is open for this year’s Beyond the Four Walls Community Conference: Getting Engaged. Focusing on unique and exciting community engagement ideas, join us for this wonderful learning and networking opportunity. Click here for details and registration.

 
WORD ON THE STREET
2016 Vital Signs Survey Now Open!
Marking the 10th anniversary of its launch in 2016, Calgary’s Vital Signs® is an annual check-up that measures the vitality of Calgary, identifies significant trends and assigns grades in areas critical to the quality of life in Calgary. We hope you will lend your voice to identify needs in the community and provide feedback on how to address issues. Fill it out here by June 30. 

City of Calgary Boards, Commissions or Committees
Share your expertise with The City of Calgary Council, by applying from June 3 to 30 to serve on one of The City’s various Boards, Commissions or Committees (BCCs). Public Members serving on these BCCs provide guidance to City Council on important civic issues such as planning, accessibility, and public art. Visit calgary.ca/cityclerks.

Funding Opportunity
Calgary Learns has new funding for projects that help adult refugees gain proficiency in the English language. Project proposals may address language learning directly. Alternately, proposals may take a more holistic, capacity-building focus on learning that prepares refugees for language learning. Click here for details.


 
PLANNING UPDATE
Here is this week’s summary of recent planning updates and upcoming events. Click here to see all of our planning updates and to read more on our urban planning blog. This edition’s top three are:
  1. Contextual Infill Workshop June 7 - Register Now!
  2. Developed Areas Guidebook Information Session-June 15 - Register Now!
  3. Update on sport ramps on private residential properties
FEATURED RESOURCE
Did you know all of our previous Partners in Planning (PIP) presentations are available online?

Check them out on our Urban Planning resources page!
HELPFUL RESOURCES
Partners in Planning presentations:
  1. Basics of Planning and Implementation
  2. Planning Green Spaces and Public Amenities
  3. Community Character and Heritage
Click here for more helpful resources.
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