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Mini Galleries Scavenger Hunt

Explore the six mini galleries in Rotary Park with a scavenger hunt! Submit your answers by Oct 24th to win one of 5 $20 gift certificates to a business of your choice in Crescent Heights! Details in the scavenger hunt below.

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Truth, Reconciliation And A New Opportunity

September 30, 2021 marks the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in honour of the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.

My name is Leor Rotchild. I’m one of the newest Directors on the Crescent Heights Community Association and in my day job, I’m Executive Director of a national association called Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR).

I’m writing this from Moh’kins’tsis, the Blackfoot name for the place we commonly know as Calgary, which is located in the Treaty 7 region and traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy, the Tsuut’ina, the Stoney Nakoda and the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

When I was asked to write something to you about Truth and Reconciliation, I had some hesitation because I’m not Indigenous and I’m still learning (and unlearning) a lot on this topic. What could I say that someone with lived experience couldn’t say with much more eloquence and credibility?

I decided it was important to add my voice because this topic shouldn’t only be Indigenous peoples speaking to Indigenous peoples. Of course Indigenous voices are extremely important. I couldn’t possibly be writing about this topic if it were not for the amazingly courageous work of leaders like Murray Sinclair, Wilton Littlechild, Melina Laboucan-Massimo, Eriel Deranger, JP Gladu, Tim Fox, Laurie Buffalo, Michelle Robinson, Annie Korver, and others that I look up to and try to learn from.

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CHCA Annual General Meeting Online

Dear Neighbours,

Please join us virtually on Tuesday October 19th at 7:30PM for our AGM. You can join the meeting via this ZOOM link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89374816215?pwd=YTZKSkprT0JLajBPQkoyeTlVa2dHZz09

Please ensure you are a member of our community association so that we can count you to make quorum! Membership is pay what you can so you can renew your membership at no cost if needed. You can renew your membership (or get a new one) here: Membership Form :: Crescent Heights Community Association (crescentheightsyyc.ca)

If you know a neighbour who would like to participate in the AGM but doesn’t have the technology to do a virtual meeting please consider supporting them or letting us know here at the CHCA. You can email president@crescentheightsyyc.ca

You can find the 2020 AGM minutes, the audited 2020 financial statements and the 2021 AGM agenda including the proposed slate of directors here:

If you love living in Crescent Heights and/or you have a list of things you would like to improve please consider joining our board or volunteering with us! All skills and interests can be put to good use making our community even more vibrant. We welcome diverse backgrounds, experiences, talents, and time commitments. We are constantly striving to become a safer and more equitable organization. If related barriers are giving you pause for your participation please don’t hesitate to reach out to me.

We are specifically seeking volunteers for our board of directors to take up the following portfolios:

  • Treasurer
  • Communications
  • Parks
  • Facilities
  • Neighborhood Partnerships

Thank you and I look forward to seeing your faces virtually on Tuesday October 19th.

Kirsty

president@crescentheightsyyc.ca

Replay Video of Ward 7 Candidates Forum Now Available

From Sept 29, 2021

WATCH THE REPLAY VIDEO NOW

WATCH THE REPLAY VIDEO NOW

Thank you to all the candidates that participated, all those that tuned in and the 16 Community Associations that collaborated to make this a success.

Art in the Park

Saturday September 11, 11 AM – 5 PM
Rotary Park (617 1st NE)

The community Crescent Heights is thrilled to be hosting over twenty local artists in our first Art in the Park this Saturday, September 11, from 11:00AM – 5:00PM in Rotary Park (617 1st NE).  Drop-in and support new and familiar exhibitors. All are welcome to celebrate the creativity of your fellow neighbours.