Let commuters take bikes onto the train at all hours! The current regulations clearly discourage cycling. A vertical storage system with hooks would help create space for all. More cyclists would also ease the parking issues we have around train stations.
Do something different
Remember and cherish the original European ancestry of Canada with traditional song, dance, and festivities.
It would be great to have a western skills workshop where people can learn how to crack a bullwhip, throw a knife and lasso and other similar type of skills.
Our mountains have helped shape our culture and run through many facets of our community life! Calgary's unique cultural mosaic in part is due to its proximity to the mountains so lets celebrate Calgarians 'mountain culture'!
Imagine giant outdoor billboards placed alongside meandering pathways throughout Calgary city parks. We can open up a contest to community associations, art associations, schools and senior citizen associations. We will provide 2500 digital cameras (or disposable) to various Calgary groups and ask them to submit 25 of their favourite photos based on the theme "What does Your Community Mean to You? or What does Canada ...more »
Celebrate contributions to Calgary's cultural history from different ethnic groups in Calgary, a month for each group at-a-time.
Present a song celebrating Calgary's cultural history of the past, the present, and looking toward the future.
Build a unique bandshell to replace the Riley Park one, like this one in San Francisco. Have more concerts there throughout the summer.
Workshops ,seminars,events which explain various culture and faith and cultural events like calgary folk festival where people from all over the world can display their music,food,dance,literature.
Also more dialog between the member of diverse racial,and religious groups which will get rid of stereotyping,and present the right and true aspect.
While we have several excellent, in-house theater companies, and a semi-regular season of travelling productions, Calgary has little-to-no experience with Broadway. Productions of both CATS (several years ago) and The Phantom of the Opera took several years to finally arrive, and while Mama Mia opens this fall, it has been played on the London West End for several years. We need to encourage Broadway productions – whether ...more »
Host a world record breaking line dance along 17th avenue. This acknowledges Calgary's history as "Cow Town", home of Stampede, Cowboys and fun ! All can participate, young and old.
Lots of people in this city say Calgary has a story to tell, I say that's wrong. Calgary has MORE than one story to tell. And one way to tell those stories is an animation studio. As Calgarians, we can use animation/cartooning to tell our stories. There is a profit making animation studio in Calgary already and it's hiring right now, this studio has productions lined up to create. Yes, Calgary has a story to tell and ...more »