Pass legislation that guarantees the right to vote at every level of the political process. This would force all kinds of barriers to change.
(This idea is submitted on behalf of the participants of a Civic Innovation YYC "Idea Lab" session which used this topic as the focus for the event! If you were part of that session or would like to stay connected for updates, comment below!)
The Common Business Number is a unique number already issued by the CRA to every Canadian... more »
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 »
To get concensus about city led projects in a community, ask people to give you three words that best describe their vision for development in their community. Only three. Then use the most used terms as guiding principles. It cuts down on the negative comments and becomes a simple guide people can buy into.
Inter-municipal business licenses are a low-cost... more »
Since my proposal is still being fleshed out and I got to know about the mayor challenge a little later, I would like to only submit the idea.
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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 »
The project has experienced a rollercoaster ride of attention since the award of the feasibility grant in 2019 and was well-positioned to get the green light using stimulus funds allocated in the fall of 2020. This was thanks to its shovel-ready status and innovative approach to seed projects... more »
The current policies and systems in place can be modified to make use of the assets the City has: ideal locations, human resources, infrastructure, capital and ingenuity. A policy... more »
Rhea is our Recycling Home Energy Appliance. Rhea is also the Greek Goddess of everything that flows. A very appropriate name when you consider that everything that can flow, flows through Rhea. Due to its invention, we were able to develop an entirely new and novel building system we call Rhea Building Logic or ReBeL for short. It's very fitting that Rhea, the mother of the Gods, is perhaps the original Rebel,... more »