Archive for the ‘Living in Ramsay’ category

April 25th GreenLine Workshop

April 17th, 2015

Click here to view the official report from the March 12 LRT workshop

This is a public workshop that everyone can attend. We encourage you to make it out as this will be the final workshop before the decision is made for the alignment of the GreenLine going through Ramsay. Once they have the alignment then there will be workshops on the TOD for Inglewood, Ramsay and the Crossroads station.

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Greenline Public Info Session

January 12th, 2015

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When: 2015 January 20 3:00 PM-8:00 PM

 

Where: Fort Calgary

 

Overall Objectives:

 

  • Drop in style Public Information Sessions (one in each of the three project areas) open to all interested members of the public
  • Present introductory information to the public covering the following topics:

 

  • Public Engagement:  What was heard in previous engagement & how has input been used to inform the current Preliminary Engineering & TOD Studies?   What are the aims of the upcoming engagement, & how people can participate
  • Preliminary Engineering:  What is the focus of this project, including the approved alignment & suggested alternatives in three areas;  staging BRT to LRT; baseline info about BRT & Low Floor Vehicles;  maps to show station areas and what are the parameters of the urban design for those areas;
  • Transit Oriented Development:  What are the parameters of the TOD study; define “transit villages” & provide some examples
  • Public Art: How the public art process will work for this project
  • Collect initial comments about issues & concerns for all aspects of this project
  • Solicit participation for future engagement activities, i.e. workshops and charettes

 

 

 

Other Venues and Dates

 

January 21, 2015: Cranston Community Centre – 11 Cranarch Road Southeast

 

January 22, 2015: Glenmore Inn – 2720 Glenmore Trail SE

 

Explorers and Otters: Sign-up-day

September 9th, 2014

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wednesday night at the ramsay hall you can get your kids into an exiting program of outdoor adventure and skills!

kids from 5-14 can come out and get signed up for the year for only $40! wow, not that many programs out there for kids like this at that price.

wednesday sept 10th 7pm
lower hall of the ramsay community centre.

call rick if you have any questions or you are not able to make it out tomorrow night. 403.278.2547

rick ryan has been working with the kids of ramsay, inglewood and other south east communities for over 20 years. we are very lucky to have such a great leader for our kids.

Power Transmission Lines

September 3rd, 2014

at last night’s general meeting it was brought up that some residents had received by mail information about enmax planning transmission lines along 11th st se. here is information about the planning.

http://www.aeso.ca/downloads/AESO_Calgary_DT_Newsletter.pdf

this is a big issue so please let your voice be heard. you can go to the open house at fort calgary on sept 9th or email in your comments. have a look at the flyer and be heard!

earthships around the world

March 19th, 2014

come on out on saturday march 22nd to the ramsay hall, watch the full ‘garbage warrior’ documentary about the beginnings of the earthship. talk with everyone about what sustainability in our community means to you.

ramsay hall
saturday march 22nd
6:30pm
food and beverages will be there

Complete Streets

May 15th, 2013

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I came across this great video about complete streets that I had to share. It’s about New York’s implementation of the Dutch bicycle life style. How do you give the car, bike and pedestrian equal rights on the streets? Check it out. They seem to be successful.

Chris Turner: TEDx YYC

April 10th, 2013

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RCA is proud to present Chris Turner this weekend at our 3rd instalment of ‘Ramsay Inspiration Series’. Watch Chris presenting at TEDxYYC.

Come on out and see Chris this weekend at the RCA Hall.

Saturday April 13th
6-9pm
food and beverages are provided

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Powerful Community Building!

April 4th, 2013

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Jason Roberts is a powerful community builder, action taker and is bubbling with energy!

He did a TED talk about what he has been up to in Texas and the rest of the US. Creating a non-profit organization championing the idea of Building Better Blocks. This video is very motivating, so beware that you may want to do something after watching it.

click here to go to the video or click the image above.

 

Ramsay Inspiration Series #3: Chris Turner

April 3rd, 2013

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We are very excited to invite you to the third ‘Ramsay Inspiration‘ event. Calgary’s own sustainability expert, Chris Turner, will be speaking about sustainable neighbourhoods and helping us understand what that means, what it looks like and how we can get there ourselves.

Please come and join us for what promises to be a very special evening.

Saturday April 13th
6-9pm
Ramsay Upper Hall
1136 – 8 st se
The event will book up quickly so please go to eventbrite and get your tickets now, they’re free.

Tickets For Chris Turner Event

Kevin Cunningham
RCA President

Water Main Work on 21 Ave SE – March 22-25

March 21st, 2013

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Water main work March 22-25th on 21 Ave SE just west of 11 St. SE

Please note that there will be no access to 21 Ave SE off of 11 St SE.

Detours will be set up for local traffic including traffic accessing the Lilydale facility.

Please contact the Ward 9 office at 403.268.5330  or by email at ward09@calgary.ca with any further questions