Speaking Municipally

The chief of police is out, so we'll have an interim chief during the budget discussions. Mack and Troy question the lack of questions asked about our police budget, and Troy shares a very harsh indictment of the Office of Traffic Safety and council's oversight of it.

Show Notes

Here are the relevant links for this episode:

2019-2022 Operating Budget
2026 Calgary Olympic Bid
LRT Funding
Affordable Housing
Vision Zero & Crosswalks
Chief Knecht Retires
Speaking Municipally is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB. This week we talked about the OtherWise podcast and their second episode on "the significance of land acknowledgement, what it means to be a treaty person as a newcomer immigrant, and the relationship between newcomers and Indigenous communities." We also highlighted ATB's commitment to hockey in Alberta. Learn more at atb.com/hockey.

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