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Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - January 2023

Happy Lunar New Year to those celebrating! 

With the change in Council and Committee schedules, this email is coming out a bit sooner than in the past. City Council meetings are now taking place on Wednesday's which should offer more time to review the agenda. This newsletter touches on some items on the agenda including:

  • a report on the downtown arena private partner,
  • the emergency response plan for snow, and
  • a climate budget. 

There are also some fun community events coming up, including the Greystone annual Winter Fun Day and the Winter Play Program. Don't forget to check out more information under the Ward 8 section. 

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Ward 8 Update
December 2022 Newsletter

For those celebrating holidays during this time, I wish you a wonderful holiday season.

I wanted to sneak in one more newsletter before the end of the year. In this newsletter there are updates from City Council and specific to Ward 8. These include:

  • changes to black bin schedules,
  • tree protection bylaw,
  • a new Urban Reserve Agreement, and
  • an update on the Downtown Event and Entertainment District. 

I hope you and your family have an opportunity to check out your local rink and cross-country ski trails. If you see volunteers from your Community Association, be sure to thank them for keeping the rink maintained. They've been hard at work ensuring great ice surfaces and public skate times. 

 

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Ward 8 Update
October and November Newsletter

This month's newsletter provides an update on both October and November City Council meetings and a look ahead at budget deliberations, which begin on Monday, November 28, 2022. Topics of interest include transit, Downtown Event and Entertainment District, climate action updates and changes to City Council meeting schedules. 

I also want to take an opportunity to highlight the admission model changes at the Remai Modern. In October, admission is now by donation to the Remai Modern! This is due to a generous donation from the Frank and Ellen Remai Foundation. I hope you get a chance to head over to the space and check out the new atrium piece by Nick Cave. This piece will be unveiled formally next week. 

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Ward 8 Update
September 2022 Newsletter

This month's newsletters offers opportunities to participate in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Community Association events, On Demand Transit updates and some "trash talk" (think waste utility). Read more for other City Council and Ward 8 updates.

Highlights include:

  • Renaming of Shakamohtaa Street
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District
  • United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
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Ward 8 Update
August 2022 Newsletter

With a beautiful summer underway, I hope everyone is enjoying this last week of August.

With a busy month of updates underway, I will just jump right in. This months newsletter contains updates specific to our ward, what to expect before Council this month and details about upcoming Community Association AGMs.

Highlights include:

  • Brighton Gate West and Meglund Cres rezoning and discretionary use applications
  • On Demand Transit changes
  • Farmers' Market 
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District Site Options
  • Community Association AGMs
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Ward 8 Update
July 2022 Newsletter

I hope you have been enjoying your summer. With many local festivals, the Meewasin Trail and parks, and nearby lakes I hope you are making the most of this heat. For those extreme heat events, don't forget to share the list of cool down locations.

Don't forget about all the local Summer Play Programming in our neighbourhoods. Check it out here: Briarwood, College Park (weekend), East College Park, Greystone (weekend) and Wildwood. This free programming runs until August 25. 

Highlights of the newsletter includes:

  • Brighton rezoning applications
  • Changes to On Demand Transit in Brighton
  • Parking and speed limits
  • City Council reports, including animal cruelty investigations, zoning bylaw review and the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program
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Ward 8 Update
June 2022 Newsletter

There is a lot to celebrate this month! June is both Pride Month and National Indigenous History Month. Find ways to recognize and learn more by checking out OUTSaskatoon and the Office of the Treaty Commissioner for events taking place this month. While there are many ways to participate, these are just two places to start. 

I also want to congratulate all the grads who are celebrating graduations this month. Mazel tov to you and your families!

Items of interest this month include:

  • Rezoning and discretionary use applications in Brighton
  • Farmers' Market Update
  • Small Dog Off-Leash Dog Park
  • Green Infrastructure 10 Year Implementation Plan 
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Ward 8 Update
May 2022 Newsletter

With a big newsletter outlining upcoming reports to City Council, ward specific news and community engagement opportunities, I will just jump right into the update.

Topics include:

  • East Side Leisure Centre
  • Edward McCourt Park Community Garden
  • Downtown Grocery Store
  • Zoning Bylaw Review - Infill Amendments 
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Ward 8 Update
April 2022 Newsletter

Well with the change in seasons, we have also had a change at City Hall. City Council is now back to meeting in person (with a hybrid option), with our meetings continuing to be live streamed online.  

This month's newsletter focuses on items on Monday's City Council agenda, ward specific updates and engagement opportunities across the city.

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Ward 8 Update
East College Park Proposed Community Garden

Residents from both East College Park and Briarwood have proposed a community garden for the East College Park neighbourhood. Learn more about this initiative and share your feedback.