CP Rail wants to build 6 new 232 square-foot backlit digital billboards in the Beltline
As reported by CBC News, CP Rail has partnered with All Vision, a major outdoor advertising developer, to build 6 new 232 square-foot LED-backlit billboards in the Beltline across the railroad bridges at 1 Street SE, 1 Street SW, 8 Street SW, 4 Street SW, and Macleod Trail. The company is currently applying to the City of Calgary for approval.
City Ignoring Its Own Lessons With Unprotected Bike Lane Proposal
The City of Calgary is proposing unprotected bike lanes on 2nd Street SW between the Elbow River at 26 Avenue and the railroad tracks at 10 Avenue on a key stretch of the City’s bike network that is currently marked only symbolically with “sharrows” (painted bike stencils).
A handful of well-organized, vocal landowners in Springbank just outside of Calgary have been blanketing social media with sponsored ads as part of a media and PR blitz behind a massive letter writing campaign to the federal regulator to derail Calgary’s flood mitigation project.Read more
Saturday February 17th, 11 – 4 p.m.
Calgary, AB. – February 8, 2018 The 2nd annual Beltline Bonspiel at Lougheed House comes back on February 17th, 50% bigger and better! Produced in partnership between Lougheed House and the Beltline Neighbourhoods Association, and Presented by Park Point, Qualex-Landmark, the Beltline Bonspiel at Lougheed House is Calgary’s most unique free winter family festival.Read more
For our neighbourhood residents close to the East Village, take notice: the New Central Library has been granted an after-hours noise exemption from Feb 4 - Feb 22. This means construction may be going on in the evenings and nights during these days (from 10 pm to 5 am).Read more
Last Thursday, October 26th, the BNA hosted our 2017 Annual General Meeting with a special members-only Beltline Urban Murals Project (BUMP) Artist Talks event at Memorial Park Library. We heard from three of the four local 2017 BUMP mural artists Curtis Van Charles, Adam He Chu, and Mateusz Napieralski on the process and inspiration behind their latest Beltline murals.
The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association is a vibrant new community association for the Beltline district in urban Calgary encompassing the neighbourhoods of West Connaught, Connaught Centre, Victoria Centre and East Victoria.
We are proud to be a recognized member of the Federation of Calgary Communities and are founded by engaged residents with a history of service in their communities who wanted to build an accessible and diverse association open to all residents to get involved in making the Beltline an even better place.
It’s been a busy last year and a half in the Beltline. Here’s what we’ve done together...
The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association is seeking a motivated, self-driven individual with strong organizational skills and a community and arts focus for our new Community Coordinator position. The successful candidate will work out of our office in the beautiful, historic McHugh House.Read more