🥳Anti-housing plebiscite motion DEFEATED!

City Council voted today to reject Councillor Dan McLean's motion to delay action on the housing crisis in Calgary!

Cllr Dan McLean's motion for an anti-affordability plebiscite was defeated by City Council 6-8 today.



🙏Thank you to Mayor Gondek and the following City Councillors for leadership in not delaying action on the Housing Strategy!

✅ Mayor - Jyoti Gondek

✅ Ward 3 - Jasmine Mian

✅ Ward 5 - Raj Dhaliwal

✅ Ward 6 - Richard Pootmans

✅ Ward 8 - Courtney Walcott

✅ Ward 9 - Gian-Carlo Carra

✅ Ward 11 - Kourtney Penner

✅ Ward 12 - Evan Spencer


⚠️MORE WORK AHEAD: Public hearing on removal of outdated exclusionary zoning on April 22nd

Outdated exclusionary zoning currently makes row homes like these illegal in most Calgary neighbourhoods. (Image source: Twitter)

We will need your support again in ensuring City Council takes action on implementing the Housing Strategy by removing outdated exclusionary zoning banning row homes and townhouses in established neighbourhoods by lending your voice at the public hearing on April 22nd.

📺Stay tuned for more details!


We still need your help!

1) 📋 Share the petition of support

Encourage your friends and family to sign the Housing Strategy petition of support.

2) 🥳 Join the list of supporters

Do you know an individual organization that would like to support Project Calgary’s housing advocacy? Have them email us at [email protected].


3) 🗓️ Mark your calendar for April 22nd

A public hearing on removing outdated exclusionary zoning banning row homes and townhomes will be held on April 22nd, 2024.


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