When citizens need help from any number of public safety organizations, they can call 911. But when public safety organizations need help from citizens who can they call?
The new infrastructure is a digital communication network that provides a digital address to all buildings and lots. Similar to a social network each unique building and lot has a unique profile with only limited... more »
Calgary will be the first jurisdiction in Canada to create an online learning platform that fosters entrepreneurial activities for youth city-wide. A digital badging program accessible through either myID or Calgary Public Library can connect YYC youth to transformative formal/informal learning opportunities across different sectors in the community.
Those who do put in the effort in trying to find fun things to do with their family and friends usually end up doing a "quick" Google search and end up with tons of results. Although the results are helpful and give you a good idea about what is... more »
AI is going to play an enormous part of our future. My suggestion is to give grants to AI programs offered by colleges, universities, etc... Put some standards in place and allow many colleges to apply for these grants. (standards such as: quality, ethics, hands-on learning etc...) Make sure many colleges/universities are... more »
How do we improve quickly? We need to learn quickly. I proposes that the City challenge itsself to experiment in all areas of its services and operation. Create a method to track experiments, outcomes, and lessons learned. Perfection is not key, volume is key. If you miss 100% of the shots you don't make, make more shots at the basket.
Currently there are no facilities in North America that truly convert petroleum bi-products into raw materials that include nylons, polyesters and natural fibers. We used to ship significant quantities to Asia however that... more »
A partial loan guarantee program for property owners financing innovative retrofit projects on the path to net-zero emissions.
Mobilizing private capital for innovative energy projects will be critical to put Calgary on the path to net-zero emissions. Accessing affordable capital is a barrier for many property owners, especially when considering completing a deep energy retrofit. Planning... more »
Please see link for consideration. Provides sustainability, innovation and good jobs for Albertans.
I am not a subject matter expert, but just wanted to share what I've seen in other countries.
1. Blue Hydrogen blending (post gas meter) into the City's ¹top 5 natural gas consumption facilities:
- Bonnybrook Wastewater Treatment Plant, Spring Gardens Bus Maintenance Garage, Village Square Leisure Centre, Anderson Bus Maintenance Garage, and Victoria... more »
Prosperity. According to the most recent census data, Calgary has over 400,000 single family homes so figuring out how to renovate the current housing... more »