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CONTENTS                                  Taken from the footbridge to Prince’s Island

 The perfect
 staycation                                           7    VILLAGE DAYS

this summer                                           8

                                                           PLANNING REPORT

                                                           FACEBOOK PAGE REACHES 400

C A LG A RY W I N T E R C L U B                       10   SNOW REMOVAL: ARE YOU JUDGING YOUR
                                                           NEIGHBOUR TOO QUICKLY?
           SUMMER TRIAL
                                                      12   OFF THE SHELF
Spend time as a family this summer with our
three month trial. It’s a great opportunity to try
 the private club experience before you invest.       13   PHOTO QUIZ

                                                      16   DIY IDEAS TO IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITY
         CO ST:
         $600 primary member, $300 spouse
         and $200 for each child. This fee
         includes all of your drop in use of the
         club from June 1st – August 31st, 2019.
         There are additional fees for summer
         programs, camps, classes.
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         TO B O O K :
         Limited number of trial memberships
         available. To book yours, contact
         *Each family may only participate once.
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                                                                                                7 Avenue NE photo by Nippy Candy-Cane

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Mission                                                      Community Garden Coordinator   Catherina Dowdell
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residents, members and stakeholders to develop and           Rink Manager                   Tim Edwards
enhance community                                            CHCA PAID POSITIONS
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                                                                 The Benefits of a
by Dennis Marr, CHCA Board of Directors
                                                                                                                                                                                                   CRESCENT HEIGHTS
Between December 6, 2018 and January 5, 2019, the Plan-
ning Committee did not receive any development permits
                                                                 Community Garden                                                                                                                    COMMUNITY
(DP) or land use amendments (LOC) to review.                     Our Crescent Heights Community Garden & Food For-
                                                                 est Planning Committee is determined to bring our                                                                                    PLAYGROUP
What & Why We Do:
                                                                 residents together through growing fresh food! Our
The purpose of the Planning Committee is to comment to                                                                                                                                                 2nd and 4th Wednesday
                                                                 community has a diverse population, and a community
the City on DPs and LOCs. While all residents are free to reg-                                                                                                                                             Until June 2019
                                                                 garden will attract individuals, couples and families to-
ister their opinion, in most cases the CHCA Planning Com-                                                                                                                                                10:00AM TO NOON
                                                                 gether in a centrally-located public space.
mittee’s feedback is the only input that the City receives

                                                                                                                              Facebook Page
from the community.                                              Thanks to the Calgary Horticultural Society, they’ve                                                                           Community run parent and tot playgroup at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Crescent Heights community hall for newborn
Our comments incorporate feedback from community                 compiled listings of some of the benefits to and impor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     babies and children up to 4 years old.
residents received overtime plus the input of Committee          tance of a community garden. Below, you’ll find some

                                                                                                                              Reaches 400
members. We endeavor to articulate the majority opinion          that are pertinent to our community!                                                                                           Informal gathering. Bring toys, blanket for the
but understand that it is not possible to have one hundred       Benefits:                                                                                                                                    floor, and snacks!
percent agreement on every issue.                                • Fresh, pesticide-free produce                              by Kevin Jesuino                                                      Crescent Heights Community Hall
Often all parties invited to comment on a DP are in agree-       • Creating a community hub that welcomes people of all                                                                                     1101 – 2 Street NW
ment but there can be differences. These can come from             ages, ability or life experience                           We hit a small milestone this past month—our Face-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         CONTACT: RIE MACINTOSH
the City, developers, or residents:                              • Adding beauty, inspiration and serenity to the neigh-      book page reached 400 people!                                               RIEHATU@GMAIL.COM
The City: The City planners focus on all of Calgary. They are      bourhood
                                                                 • Increasing community pride                                 This is a very small number when you consider that our
future-oriented and must balance the needs of inner-City
                                                                 • Meeting neighbours                                         neighbourhood has approximately 5,600 residents liv-
and suburbs. They must foster a working relationship with
                                                                 • Connecting children to nature                              ing in it. We also recognize that not all of these residents
developers who provide much of the funds for large expan-
                                                                 • Contributing to a healthy ecosystem                        have access to a computer/smartphone or social media
sionary projects.
                                                                 • Encouraging local biodiversity                             account. Therefore, this milestone merely encourages
Developers: This group makes its living by building proj-        • Improving neighbourhood safety and security                us to let our residents know of other ways you can find
ects. It wants to be appreciated but realizes it needs profit                                                                 out about community events and activities, aside from
to succeed and survive.                                          Importance:
                                                                 • Having control over your own food sources and subsi-       this very well circulated physical newsletter you receive
Residents: Based on my thirteen years on the Committee, I          dizing food costs                                          in the mail every month.
feel that most Crescent Heights residents hold similar opin-     • Producing higher quality, healthier, less expensive food
ions on the look and feel of our community on such issues                                                                     Besides this newsletter, you can find information about
                                                                 • Contributing to food sustainability
as urban forest, building height, parking, traffic congestion,                                                                upcoming events and activities happening in Crescent
                                                                 • Providing garden space for those without
density, etc. However, some residents have a different per-                                                                   Heights at these locations on the web:
                                                                 • Crosses cultures, generations and abilities
spective that may come from having lived in another city         • Greens and beautifies our community                        Crescent Heights Community Association
or moved in from the suburbs, for example. As a generaliza-      • Reconnections with our neighbours                          • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram all use our @CHCAYYC
tion, I expect that the longer you have been a resident, the     • Networking with other gardeners                              handle
more you want this area to retain its look and feel.
                                                                 Ecological benefits (attracting pollinators, environmental   •
The end result is that our feedback to the City does not         controls without pesticides, composting, land and water      •
always align with the goals and objectives of City plan-         conservation)                                                •
ners, developers and some of our residents. We accept that
sometimes our comments will not be implemented. Please           If you would like to find out more information about a       Crescent Heights Facebook Group
appreciate that we are trying our best to reflect the opinion    plot in our Community Garden, please contact the Com-        This is a group started by local residents for local residents:
of the majority of the Crescent Heights residents.               munity Garden & Food Forest Planning Lead, Catherine
                                                                 Dowdell, at For more
Your Planning Committee meets on the first and third Tues-                                                                    Each of these online spaces have up to 30 posts per
                                                                 information about Community Gardening in general,
day of each month if warranted. To join the committee,                                                                        month about stuff happening steps from your home
                                                                 please visit the Calgary Horticultural Society’s website
please contact me at or                                                                       and allows you to interact and meet with other neigh-
just come to the Hall on meeting night. To view our agenda,
                                                                 gardens/                                                     bours. We also encourage you to invite any of your
check the Crescent Heights website.                                                                                           neighbours to these groups once you have joined.
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Snow Removal:
                                                                     Are You Judging
                                                                     Your Neighbour
                                                                     Too Quickly?
                                                                     by an anonymous resident of Crescent Heights

A year ago, I was living in a house in our community. Last year         they are unable to reach out to me for a reasonable personal re-
we were hit with an inordinate amount of snowfall. It was re-           quest such as cleaning my sidewalks. Of which I would say, “of
lentless. I tried my best to get out ahead of it and shovel bit         course!” and then provide them with some context as to why I
by bit so that my sidewalks were clear for people walking by.           couldn’t get to it sooner. Instead, what I got was a fine from the
This occurred until a series of events happened in my personal          city and someone in the neighbourhood thinking I’m the worst
life—my brother was severely ill and I had to go to Edmon-              neighbour ever.
ton to take care of his kids. At that time, we didn’t know if he        Shovelling your sidewalks as soon after the snow has fallen is
was going to make it. I missed one of the snowfalls. The snow           vital for people with mobility issues. It’s part of the expecta-
eventually melted but quickly turned to ice. The next week I            tions of living in a house, with sidewalks, and living in a com-
received a fine from the city for not shovelling my walks.              munity. But with that, I also want to encourage you to consider
I want to say that my circumstances are special. But, in speak-         that someone else’s circumstances are not yours. Building em-
ing with other neighbours, I know that life sometimes happens           pathy and sonder (the realization that each random individual
and that keeps us from doing small tasks like shovelling snow.          is living a life as vivid and complex as your own) is vital to a
                                                                        healthy community. This starts with knowing your neighbours
I am also not saying that we should all abandon shovelling our          and having an open healthy dialogue with them without our
sidewalks in the winter and that those who chronically do not           fear of having doors slammed in your face.
shovel their sidewalks should be forgiven.
                                                                        How do you get to know your neighbours? Consider one of the
However, what I am trying to propose is a bit of neighbourly            following:
empathy. Someone complained to the city and got me a fine               1. Find opportunities. Create opportunities for conversation
at a time when I was dealing with some pretty heavy personal               and be the first to say “Hi”.
stuff. The time I lost from work also did not help. If that neigh-      2. Host an event at your place. Invite neighbours over to your
bour had known my circumstances they may not have com-                     place and see how friendships can build.
plained and would have come over to discuss the problem                 3. Join a group. Find a local organization in the community
with me in person.                                                         (such a the Crescent Heights Community Association) who
But, having them come over to my place and chat with me                    care about the same things you do.
respectfully, without judgment, means we need to fix a major            4. Explore the neighbourhood. Do something new in the
problem with our neighbourly systems—we don’t even know                    community every week.
our neighbours and even if we know them by face, we pass                This winter, if your neighbours have not shoveled their side-                            Welcome to your neighbourhood Dental Clinic!
judgment on them so quickly.                                            walk please consider these steps:                                                        Caring for Bridgeland and area for over 10 years
I am 37 years old. Thanks to my mother’s wonderful DNA, I can           1. Discuss the concern with the neighbour. This involves
pass for a spritely 28-year old. Anyone that knows me person-              having built a relationship with them prior to doing this.                                             Dr. Sandon Wiedemann
                                                                           Consider your implicit biases that may be causing you to
ally, knows that I am heavily involved and engaged, not only                                                                                                                      Opening early mornings
                                                                           assume things about them.
in making Crescent Heights a more connected and safe place                                                                                                                        Evenings and Saturdays
                                                                        2. If you are unable to resolve it directly, record the address
to live, but also making Calgary a vibrant, energetic and com-                                                                                                                    Insurance plans accepted
                                                                           and call 311. This should be your last resort.
passionate city. However, I’ve come to realize that often times,
                                                                                                                                                                                  Emergencies accommodated promptly
neighbours judge my youthful looks as irresponsible. “Those             Ultimately, it’s empathy that wins here. Both for those people
kids living in that run down house are no good!” This judge-            that need your sidewalk cleared but also for neighbours you do
                                                                        not know yet. A year from now, I hope you know them better.          403-262-1581 | 939 General Avenue N.E. Calgary |
ment keeps them from getting to know me deep enough that

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                                                                                 Book review
                                                                                 by Judith Umbach
                                                                                 Feeding My                               1.
                                                                                 Mother                                                                        Can you identify the location of these landmarks located some-
                                                                                                                                                               where within our community? Take up the challenge to explore
                                                                                 By Jann Arden                                                                 the neighbourhood to appreciate what wonderful (and some-
                                                            In Feeding My Mother, Jann Arden not only opens up                                                 times odd) things exist and where in our community. Answers can
                                                            about her mother’s progressive dementia, she gives                                                 be found in a future edition of the newsletter. Thank you to Brian
North Hill Communities                                      us the recipes that delighted them during this difficult
                                                            stage of family life.
                                                                                                                                                               Hohm for the wonderful photographs. Good luck!

Local          Growth Planning                              As described in her other autobiographical books, Jann
                                                            Arden’s family went through a lot of difficult times, and
from the City of Calgary                                    she touches briefly on these as she reminisces about
                                                            her relationship with her parents. Now in her maturity,
Phase one of engagement for the North Hill Communi-         she became her parents’ main caregiver. She quietly ac-
ties Local Growth Planning initiative wrapped up this       knowledges her financial position that enables her par-
November. This phase saw participation from over 5000       ents to stay in their own home, a hundred yards from
individuals in-person and online.                           Jann’s home.
                                                            For several years her parents could manage their own
The City is currently working with members of the
                                                            lives, allowing for a lot of misplaced items and forgot-
North Hill Communities Working Group to review feed-        ten instructions. They countered the slippery slopes
back received and develop a vision and core principles      of memory loss with laughs and infinite forgiveness.
for the area.                                               Although earlier in their marriage they had suffered
                                                            through personal problems, they had learned by this
The City will be returning to the community to share        late period of life to take things one day at a time.
the vision and to kick off phase two engagement in
late February to early March 2019. Please stay tuned for
                                                            After her father’s death, described with pain and love,
                                                            Jann hired caregivers to safeguard her mother while
                                                                                                                          DECEMBER 2018                                 1.
more details on dates and activities.

Visit to sign up for emails and stay
                                                            she was away from home working and touring. Unfor-
                                                            tunately, her mother could not become reconciled to           Photo Locations
                                                            having “homeless ladies” stay in her house.
up-to-date on the project or join the discussion on so-                                                                    1. 8 Ave & 2 St NW
cial media using #NorthHillYYC.                             This memoir recalls Jann’s initial efforts to be her
                                                            mother’s memory coach—to remind her about for-                 2. 6 Ave & Crescent Road NW
                                                            gotten things and mis-remembered stories. Gradually            3. 9 Ave between Centre & 1 St NW
                                                            she learned emotionally, as well as intellectually, that
                                                            these memories were not mis-placed but entirely lost.                                                                         2.
                                                            With enormous grace, and certain snappish failings, she
                                                            found ways to enjoy her mother’s cheerful personality.
                                                            They found the silliness in daily life and focused on the
                                                            present and the possible.                                     3.
                                                            Jann Arden’s recipes are those she relied on to easily
                                                            satisfy both taste and nutrition. Many originate in her
                                                            parents’ love of gardening, a practice that provided joy
                                                            to her mother. Just reading the recipes creates images
                                                            of colourful food on family plates. They are a gift of love
                                                            to parents who needed her and who once fed her. (Joan
                                                            Richards, Jann Arden’s mother, died in December 2018.)
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This hands on workshop will help participants
                                                                                                                    understand how colonization of the land we now
                                                                                                                   know as Canada has impacted the people who lived
                                                                                                                  here long before settlers arrived. You will explore the
                                                                                                                   nation-to-nation relationship between Indigenous
                                                                                                                    and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada, how this
                                                                                                                   relationship has been damaged over the years, and
                                                                                                                         how we can work toward reconciliation.
                                                                                                                             DATE: February 23rd, 2019
                                                                                                                                  TIME: 10:00-12:30
     Identify location of mural. Gather support from neighbours adjacent to future
     mural with city permit request. Gather a committee to design the mural.
                                                                                                                       LOCATION: Northminster United Church
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                  If you happened to find                  asset mapping process and it will be a useful tool
                  it, please contact me at                 to help our community support local businesses
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HABLE – ESPAÑOL 10: Learning Spanish, one of the                                                                                                                                               Planning project.
top three most spoken languages, will open the doors                                                                        If elected as your MLA, I will stand up for our oil and gas sec-
of 20+ countries, and help you communicate with                                                                             tor, restore fiscal responsibility, invest in quality education,
nearly 450 million native speakers around the world.                                                                        and advocate for effective environmental stewardship.
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gap” between jobs you can do yourself, and/or projects                                                                      their concerns, hopes, and dreams for Alberta. I look for-
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                                                                                                                            University. Caylan is a former small business owner, as well
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                                                                                                                            policy advisor with Global Affairs Canada.

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815 Crescent Boulevard - $2,595,000               814 Radford Road - $1,890,000                2027 28 Avenue SW - $1,198,000                 809 20A Avenue NE - $1,049,900
     4 beds, 5.5 baths, 3,837 ft2                    5 beds, 4.5 baths, 3,120 ft2                 4 beds, 3.5 baths, 2,508 ft2                   5 beds, 3.5 baths, 2,280 ft2

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  2202 31 Avenue SW - $899,900                    2832 34 Street SW - $789,998                   1611 40 Street SW - $768,000                  4786 Elgin Avenue - $549,900
    4 beds, 3.5 baths, 1,744 ft2                    4 beds, 3.5 baths, 1,849 ft2                  Coming Soon in Rosscarrock!                    5 beds, 3.5 baths, 2,326 ft2

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 124 Shawbrooke Circle - $449,900               127, 131 23 Avenue NE - $439,900                9, 33 Stonegate Drive - $279,998                  151 Regal Park - $284,900
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A Trusted Name in Real Estate                                                                     TM

call         403-461-2002                                                         today!
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