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Anti-Racism Capacity Building Fund

Anti-Racism in Calgary's Non-Profit Organizations

Free online accessible training will be created and delivered to meet the specific needs of volunteers and employees of organizations in addressing racism in their organizations and daily lives.

Anti-racism is the practice of identifying, challenging, and changing the values, structures and behaviours that perpetuate systemic racism (Ontario Anti-Racism Secretariat). In first assessing the scope of knowledge and tools... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Cocoflo Gamification of Utilities for Citizens

"The transition to a cleaner, prosperous economy needs to be both an immediate priority and a sustained effort over the years and decades ahead." -Challenge Champion: Mayor Naheed Nenshi

A small shift in customer consumption and education will have an immediate impact on the sustainability efforts. If citizens are able to see the immediate benefits of starting a load of laundry to run overnight or setting their electric... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Shalimar Garden: An Islamic Persian Style Sustainable Garden

Building a sustainable cultural park that tells the story of Muslims in Calgary and signifies inclusivity by showcasing the rich history of Islamic Heritage, and offering a naturally therapeutic space for people to gather, while preserving biodiversity, and protecting environment is a step forward towards transforming Calgary into a smart city with net-zero emissions. Thus, the proposition is to build Shalimar Garden:... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Net-Zero Community Association Buildings + CCG

Let's make a net-zero (or near-net-zero) demonstration building for every neighborhood in our city. We can use our community centres to show Calgarians how buildings use energy and how energy efficiency retrofits work.

Calgary's 151 community association buildings are built on leased City land with open field space surrounding them. These are perfect buildings to lead the way in showing Calgarians how we can retrofit... more »

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An Accessible City

Access Everywhere ("Accessibility" layer in Google Maps)

We successfully pitched our "Access Everywhere" initiative to Google on May 16th and the following is the link to the video:


We're planning on holding an event to bring awareness to the issue that may include a hackathon, accessibility walk, and accessibility summit likely in the Fall. We'll be working with Google over the coming months leveraging their experimental technology to create... more »
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