Provincial MLAs and Party Leaders Encourage Council to Increase Legal Secondary Suites

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Today provincial politicians from 4 different parties are weighing in on the municipal issue of secondary suites, encouraging Calgary City Council to support the proposal coming to Council on December 15. Liberal MLA Kent Hehr, NDP MLA & Leader Rachel Notley, and Alberta Party Leader Greg Clark all wrote letters of support for secondary suites. Despite their ideological differences, politicians from across the political spectrum agree that adding more legal secondary suites will be positive for Calgary.

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Mr. & Mrs. Crackmacs Call for Council to Help Improve the Lives of Calgarians By Supporting Secondary Suite Reform

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Crackmacs (@crackmacs) is a popular, outspoken Twitter personality in Calgary run by a couple living in the downtown. From their vantage point, Mr. and Mrs. Crackmacs report on events of interest in their neighbourhood. Both have previously lived in Secondary Suites and have quite the stories to tell about their experiences. Read their letters and hear why they personally support City Council action on Secondary Suites.

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Bishop Frederick Henry and the Catholic Diocese of Calgary Call On City Council for Action on Secondary Suites

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Bishop Federick Henry, representing the estimated 427,000 Catholics in The Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary, has endorsed the push to make it easier for Calgarians to build Secondary Suites.

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Momentum Builds As Four Leading Organizations Call For City Action On Secondary Suites

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The Action to End Poverty in Alberta, the Cerebral Palsy Association of Alberta, the Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary and the Catholic Family Service all encourage Calgary City Council to take a leadership role in legalizing secondary suites. Despite their broad mandates, these organizations support legalization of secondary suites as a solution to Calgary's ongoing housing crisis that makes use of current housing stock and guarantees safety for homeowners and renters.

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Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary Supports Secondary Suites

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The Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary, a community leader in the advocacy of Aboriginal social and cultural services, calls for City Council to support Secondary Suites.

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Catholic Family Service Asks City Council to Support Secondary Suites

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Catholic Family Service, an organization delivering high-impact solutions that build healthy individuals, families and communities, is supporting Secondary Suites in Calgary.

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Action to End Poverty in Alberta Supports Secondary Suites

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Calling Secondary Suites "a positive step in the right direction", Action to End Poverty in Alberta, a group dedicated to creating and helping implement a comprehensive plan to prevent, reduce and ultimately eliminate poverty in Alberta, urges City Council to support Secondary Suites.

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The Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta Asks Council to Support Secondary Suites

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Citing how Secondary Suites can enhance the capacity for home ownership, the Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta asks City Council to support Secondary Suites.

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YWCA, Interfaith Council, Servants Anonymous and Accessible Housing Are Urging City Council to Support Secondary Suites

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In the lead up to the crucial December 15 vote on Secondary Suites in City Council, more and more organizations that work on the front lines and see first hand the impact of the affordable housing crisis in Calgary are now urging Council to support Secondary Suites. All of these organizations agree that Secondary Suites are an immediate solution that will increase access to housing for all Calgarians.

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Accessible Housing Urges City Council to Increase Access to Secondary Suites

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Accessible Housing, a not-for-profit organization and charity dedicated to helping those with limited physical mobility gain access to affordable, accessible housing, calls on City Council to take leadership and support increasing access to secondary suites in Calgary.

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