Election and Information Services Division should include a polling station at the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre for its homeless clients. .
(This idea is submitted on behalf of the participants of... more »
Using cultural centers for candidate visits. Providing candidate info in multiple languages at cultural centers. Using cultural community leaders to facilitate interaction with candidates and city leaders for voting information and encouragement.
(This idea is submitted on behalf of the participants of the Calgary Public Library IdeaLab Monthly Design challenge, which used this topic as the focus for the event!)
Update the Plus 15 systems with consideration of universal design to to improve accessibility for all, to help overcome visible and not so visible barriers to accessing the network.
Make the zoo free for those wearing cowboy gear during Stampede.
Over 385 thousand sighted people have signed up to provide assistance, yet only 30 thousand people are receiving help.
We could help spread awareness of tools like these to assist more visually impaired people in being even more able, resourceful, and creative... more »
International team including Calgary inventors, entrepreneurs, investors… wants to demonstrate how to standardize microgrids so that they can all talk to each other and interact. That's an absolutely critical step if microgrids are going to be as important and valuable as we think they can be. We suggest that Calgary could show that microgrids can be implemented cost effectively to provide resilience and... more »
Placing a shelf on the outside of recycling bins (residential and/or public) where empty bottles and cans can be easily accessed by "bottle pickers". This will decrease the need for these individuals to hunt through garbage/recycling bins.
These objectives can all be achieved by amending the standard design guidelines and creating a policy to mandate separated, protected commuter bike lanes as part... more »
Calgary's carbon footprint is enormous and costly to the environment and the economy. Yet, high quality data is lacking on how the choices and daily activities of Calgarians drive emissions. The data gap is equally huge in terms of how policies, incentives, and initiatives are helping or hindering people to right-size their energy use.
Through Calgary Climate Hub's established connections with... more »
Water conservation may move more and more into the forefront of the environmental protection spectrum in the coming years and decades. The best way to start saving water is by not wasting it and we can start right in our own homes.
The City of Calgary does an excellent job providing clean, great tasting water to its citizens. It is pumped into... more »