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1-Feb-2017
Development,Initiatives,Our Community

Feb
1
50th Avenue S.W. Corridor Study Update

50 Avenue S.W. Corridor Study Update

18-Oct-2016
Development,Our Community

Oct
18
Flanders Avenue Interchange Grand Opening

The new Flanders Interchange will soon open to traffic! On October 29th, the Currie Community invites you for a sneak preview to celebrate: http://www.currielife.ca/event/ for more information

19-Sep-2016
Development,Initiatives,Safety

Sep
19
50th Avenue S.W. Corridor Study Open House

50 Avenue S.W. Corridor Study Open House

25-May-2016
Development,Our Community,Safety

May
25
50th Avenue SW Corridor Study

Due to some technical issues The City is extending the deadline for online engagement on the 50 Avenue S.W. Corridor Study project to Monday, May 30th.

30-Nov-2015

Nov
30
River Park, Sandy Beach and Britannia Slopes Improvement: Project Update

Construction of Phase II is beginning!   The following article was submitted to Marda Loop’s December newsletter by Ward 11 Councillor, Brian Pincott.   Dear Marda Loop Source,   As you are most likely aware, River Park, Sandy Beach and Britannia Slopes are currently undergoing a major improvement project. Phase I is now completed and...

5-Sep-2015
Development,Our Community,Safety

Sep
5
Flanders Bridge Closure

Flanders Bridge will be demolished on the Labour Day long weekend to begin construction of the new Flanders Interchange.

4-Aug-2015
Events,Programs

Aug
4
Preschool Grand Opening – Celebrate a Beautiful Beginning

Relocating to 1638 30 Ave.—the MLCA Preschool’s permanent home—has been a project many years in the making. Please come out on Saturday, September 19 to celebrate our grand opening. Everyone is welcome to celebrate a wonderful addition to our community and to hear from some of our community’s leaders.

29-Jul-2015
Initiatives,Our Community

Jul
29
MLCA Recipient of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program Grant

The MLCA was delighted to welcome MP Joan Crockatt and other distinguished guests on Wednesday, July 29th at our Hall where MP Crockatt announced that the MLCA was one of the recipients of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program grant.

21-Jun-2015
Events

Jun
21
Join Marda Loop’s Group Ride to the Cycle Track Launch Party!

Attending the Cycle Track Network Launch Party is a great way to meet fellow cyclists and show your support for Calgary’s new bike lanes. What better way to arrive than surrounded by your neighbours, friends, and family!

16-Jun-2015
Programs

Jun
16
MLCA Receives Provincial Funding for Preschool Space

The MLCA is thrilled to announce that we have received a grant through the Alberta Government’s Community Initiatives Program that will allow us to renovate and lease long-term space for our Preschool program. The MLCA Preschool Program was at risk of having to close due to lack of space to run the program. The Preschool program...

12-Jun-2015
Our Community,Programs

Jun
12
Celebrate Summer in the Loop – Pool Opens June 20th

Summer has officially arrived with the season’s opening of the South Calgary Outdoor Pool on June 20th. Open to all during the summer months, it’s the place to be on a hot, sunny day. Learn to swim with private or group lessons, rent the pool for a private party, or simply enjoy a quick dip with...

5-Jun-2015
Events,Our Community,Programs

Jun
5
Neighbour Day 2015

On April 27, 2015, Mayor Nenshi declared the third Saturday in June “Neighbour Day”! Neighbour Day is a newly established annual celebration of community spirit, and will take place this year on June 20, 2015.  Neighbour Day was established last June to recognize and celebrate the great community strength and cooperation exhibited during the flood in...

23-May-2015
Events

May
23
Indulge

Enjoy a wine and food affair in your backyard! Join us for a fantastic evening of culinary treats, wine and beer, all served up by local restaurants and merchants. Proceeds from Indulge support our ongoing operations and community recreational programs that bring children, youth, and adults together. You’ll never have a more noble reason to...

16-May-2015

May
16
Community Recycling Day – A Huge Success!

We’d like extend a big thank you to all the volunteers and community residents who participated in our Community Cleanup on Saturday May 16, despite the non-stop rain! We’d also like to thank the City of Calgary Waste and Recycling Services and all of the great recycling organizations who came out and helped our stuff find...

6-May-2015

May
6
Secondary Suites Bylaw Update

On Monday, May 11th, City Council will vote on a bylaw allowing secondary suites in Wards 7, 8, 9 and 11.  For more information about the proposed bylaw, please visit the City of Calgary’s website at calgary.ca/suites. If you would like to share your comments on this initiative directly with your representative, please email Councillor Woolley...

12-Feb-2015

Feb
12
Community Survey Results

A big thank you to the 283 community members who participated in the first MLCA community survey of 2015.  We appreciate your input, feedback and ideas!  The results of the survey have been compiled into a report and they have been, and will continue to be, used by our board and staff to inform our...

2-Feb-2015
Events

Feb
2
Volunteers Needed

Looking to get involved in your community? We are on the hunt for some volunteers to help support two popular MLCA events. Please contact Catherine at volunteer@mardaloop.com if you’re interested in getting involved!

26-Nov-2014
Initiatives,Our Community

Nov
26
Mayor’s 26th Annual Christmas Food Drive

We invite you to take part in the Mayor’s 26th Annual Christmas Food Drive, supporting the Calgary Food Bank!

11-Nov-2014
Our Community

Nov
11
Sandy Beach Bridge Re-Opening

This just in from the City of Calgary – The Sandy Beach pedestrian bridge is re-opening on November 23, 2014. United in our efforts to rebuild after the flood of 2013, the City of Calgary has replaced the three pedestrian bridges damaged beyond repair. Sandy Beach Bridge is the first to re-open. Come celebrate the...

9-Nov-2014
Our Community

Nov
9
Our Garrison Woods Memorial Walk

On this hundredth anniversary of “the war to end all wars”, The Marda Loop Communities Association would like to remind the citizens of Calgary that the streets in the neighbourhood of Garrison Woods are named in commemoration of Canadian World War I battles. On August 4th 1914, Britain and Canada entered the World’s first mechanized war....

23-Aug-2014
Initiatives

Aug
23
From Farm to Table – Introducing the Marda Loop Farmer’s Market

We’re very excited to announce the opening of the Marda Loop Farmer’s Market on Saturday August 23rd. From August to October, the market will run every Saturday morning from 9am to noon. Located in the upper parking lot of our community hall, the market offers local fresh food and produce. Take the kids. Mingle with...

8-Aug-2014
Initiatives,Safety

Aug
8
Pace Car Program

Safe drivers wanted for Pace Car Program. We’re all concerned when motorist speed through our neighbourhood, take illegal shortcuts, or roll through stop signs. In response, the Marda Loop Communities Association has adopted a simple and effective traffic awareness program, first conceived by Parachute, a Canadian charitable organization dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives. The...