April 8: Info session, Interchange Project at Bowfort Road and the TransCanada

Bowfort Road Public Info Session_Mar2015A LOT of development is planned just to the west of Montgomery, along the Trans Canada Highway, including a new interchange at Bowfort Road.  Details of this info session (and this project) are to the right–just click on the poster.

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May 2: The MCA’s Annual Clean-Up, 9-2

CleanUp_Poster 2015 copyIf you’ve got stuff to dispose of, bring it down to the community centre on Saturday, May 2, and toss it for free.  For all the details, click on the post to the right.

We’re always grateful to welcome volunteers to work this event. Want to know more? Click on this:  CleanUp Volunteer Information 2015

A few details of special interest this year:

Organics should be bagged in paper for disposal.  Free paper organics/yard waste bags are available for pickup in advance at the Community Centre (max 5 per household).

Mattresses can be accepted, but they must be bagged– mattress bags will also be available in advance at the Community Centre



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March 25 and Apr 1: East Paskapoo Slopes Information session

Trinity posterLearn what’s changed with the application to redevelop East Paskapoo Slopes (next to COP) and see the revised proposal from Trinity Development Group.   Planners with The City of Calgary and representatives of the land owner are holding two information sessions for the public:

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Irish Cultural Society in Bowness, 6452 35 Ave N.W.
Drop by any time between 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Calgary French and International School, 700 77 St. S.W.
Drop by any time between 6 to 8:30 p.m.

For more information, visit calgary.ca/eastpaskapoo.

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Calgary West Trans-Canada Corridor Study

There is a whole lot of development planned for both sides of 16th Avenue to the west of Montgomery.  If you are wondering what’s in the works, click here to visit the City’s West Calgary Trans-Canada Corridor Study page, which includes a great video illustrating these developments, some of which are already underway.

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May 4: Main Streets Initiative Open House

Screen Shot 2015-03-24 at 7.49.46 AMMissed the last one, or have more to say?  This is a drop in session from 6 to 8 p.m. at the community centre, which reflects the feedback from the initial public engagement meeting. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend, for as long as they can spare.  Want to know more about the Main Streets Initiative?  Click here.

Want to give feedback on line?  Take the survey by clicking here.


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Road Closure Message from Winsport (COP)

WinSport Park Users and Surrounding Community Members:  Please be advised that due to car counting data collection, the West Track Access Road (which links the bottom of the hill to Cougar Ridge) will be closed from March 20th until March 30th.  The road will re-open on March 31st.  We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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It’s Elm Pruning Time

The City reminds Calgarians to prune their elm trees before April 1, when a spring-summer ban on elm pruning begins.  City workers will be working on those planted on City property in the next couple of weeks as well.  Keep an eye out for no parking signs and workers along roads.  For more information click here.

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Terrace Road Kindergarden Registration is Open

Do you have a child who turned 4 on or before March 1, 2015? If so, they can start Kindergarten in the Fall of 2015.  Registration for Kindergarten in Calgary Board of Education schools is ongoing for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

For information, visit the Terrace Road Elementary School website at schools.cbe.ab.ca/b138 or call the school at 403-777-6080.

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MCA Annual Report

MCA President, Marilyn Wannamaker, compiled a fine overview of our activities in the last year for the general meeting back in February.  Included is a review of the community’s finances as well.  To have a look, click on the link below.

MCA Annual Report 24 February 2015

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Playgroup is BACK!

PlayGroup Flier 2015 copySame idea as before (young kids gather, accompanied by a guardian, 9:30-11:30 on Thursdays at the community centre for fun), with a great group of parents committed to seeing the program thrive.

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March is Community Association Membership Awareness Month

March-Membership-Week-1-Launch-PosterThroughout the month of March, the City of Calgary and the Federation of Calgary Communities encourages residents to “be part of it” and find out what your community association can do for you.  For all the details about the MCA, click on the tabs above, and of course we’d like to invite you to join (details under the Membership tab).

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Another MCA Year Completed

AGM 2015

Our president, reporting on the year that was.

At the General Meeting on Feb 24 Marilyn Wannamaker, George McMullen, and Ron Aubrey were re-elected to their posts as President, Treasurer, and Board Member, and Trevor Dreher was elected to the Board.  Congratulations and welcome, you guys.

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