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Winston Heights-Mountview Community Associastion
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My awesome neighbours took not of this tonight! So great! #Repost @ezzapet with @get_repost ・・・ Some amazing soul in our neighborhood shoveled our entire street block in this freezing weather 🥶 My heart is so full right now 💕 @winstonheights #yyc #yycnow #yycliving #snowangel #snowangelyyc #shoveling #shovelingsnow #kindness #sosweet #grateful #winstonheights #whmca http://bit.ly/2sIzXSP
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Saturday Community Morning Skate

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Community Morning Skate

While we cannot offer lessons this season, we encourage families to come out on Saturday mornings (from 10am – 12pm) in January to enjoy our rink. There will be bathrooms open and a place to get warm and lace up. Possibly even hot chocolate and coffee…

Make the most of our Calgary winter!
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Mobile Wellness Services – Sunday, January 20, 2019

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You are invited to a community trade show style event to introduce you and your family to a group of wellness practitioners who offer mobile services.  These practitioners will come to your home to provide you with their service.  How’s that for convenience!!

Come on out to meet everyone and learn more about their services.

 

Date:  January 20, 2019

Time:  1 – 4PM

Location: Winston Heights Mountview Community Centre

West Hall

520 27 Ave NE, Calgary

We will also be scheduling a few of these individuals to present in the board room.  

Services:

Proactive Seniors – Living Well Plan   Kathy – Speaker  2:00 PM

 Access Dental Hygiene Services   Colette – Speaker  2:30 PM

 Direct Health Solutions – Nurse Practitioner   Jessica Tsang – Speaker  2:45 PM

Eye See Clearly Optical Inc. – Eyewear and Lenses  Donna

Enable Health – Occupational Therapy Services   Julie & Jeff

Fitness In The Home – Personal Trainer  Jason

Eldon Pedorthic Services –  Pedorthist Eldon

New Health Journey, Inc. – Naturopathic Doctor  Dr. Charmagne

Q-Spirit Wellness Center – Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture  Dr. Yuchee Chih

Just You and Me – Registered Therapeutic Rec Specialist – Doris

Cheryl’s Senior Care – Helping families and Seniors – Cheryl

We look forward to seeing you there.
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Planning and Development – January 2019

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Recently several residents of Winston Heights-Mountview have reached out with questions or concerns regarding a  Land Use Amendment application on 27th Avenue at Edmonton Trail. This message provides information regarding this application and the Winston Heights-Mountview Community Association (WHMCA) response.

Background:

On August 9, 2018 the WHMCA’s Planning and Development Committee received a request for comment on LOC2018-0172, an application for a land use amendment at 407 27 Avenue NE from Multi-Residential – Contextual Low Profile (M-C1) to Mixed Use – Active Frontage (MU2). The Committee’s mandate is to provide comments on development permit (DP) or land use applications made by landowners to the City of Calgary (the City) on behalf of WHMCA in accordance with City by-laws, Winston Heights-Mountview Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP), and related City or WHMCA strategies or visions. The personal opinions of the committee members are kept at bay by reviewing each application with a focus on alignments to these documents which outline the benefits or impacts on the community at large.

On June 26, 2018 the Committee met with the developer hired by the landowner and discussed the proposed land-use redesignation. Some drawings from the developer showed an example of what a building on this site may look like if the application was approved by the City. The Committee could not consider this as a development because the proposed building is out of the scope of the land-use application being commented on.

WHMCA Feedback: 

WHMCA supported the land-use change however DOES NOT support any development examples shown by the developer. It was noted to the City that we would require the applicant to host a Community Open House for any future developments on the property. The Committee communicated this feedback to the City on August 22, 2018.

Rationale: 

In 2010, the request for more commercial spaces along Edmonton Trail was called for by residents as part of the Community Association’s Edmonton Trail 2035 vision, a project facilitated by the University of Calgary Faculty of Environmental Design and the Federation of Calgary Communities. The WHMV Area Re-development Plan (ARP) – which was developed in 2006 by residents and the City of Calgary, and approved by City Council – deems Edmonton Trail as “medium-density; to provide a diversity of housing stock” and “promote mixed use and denser development where appropriate.” In addition to the community vision initiatives, the City of Calgary has named Edmonton Trail as one of the “Main Streets”, to which MU-2 is the proposed zoning for these areas. MU-2 zoning did not exist at the time of the Edmonton Trail 2035 vision and ARP were developed. The CA planning committee believes MU-2 offers a good transition parameter to low-density, at the same time as adding services and retail into the community, versus MC-1 which would allow for similar development/height but without adding walkable services that would benefit community members.

Comments from WHMCA are only a portion of the engagement that can happen from a community perspective on an application. Individual residents of the community are encouraged to voice opinions on projects to our City Councillor and/or through the City of Calgary appeal process.

If you would like more information on how to get involved with the Planning & Development Committee, how to contact our City Councillor’s office, or about appeal processes, please contact planning@winstonheights.ca.
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Mobile Services by Wellness Practitioners – January 20, 2019

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You are invited to a community trade show style event to introduce you and your family to a group of wellness practitioners who offer mobile services.  These practitioners will come to your home to provide you with their service.  How’s that for convenience!

 

Come on out to meet everyone and learn more about their services.  Mark it in your calendar.

 

Date:  January 20, 2019

 

Time:  1 – 4 PM

 

Location:  Winston Heights-Mountivew Community Center.  West Hall.

               520 27 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 2A6

 

We will also be scheduling a few of these individuals to present in the board room.  Watch for more information and times.

 

Services:

Eye See Clearly Optical, frames and glasses.  She comes to your home and you get to try on and choose from a few hundred frames.  She then gets them made with your prescription and delivers them to you. If you need adjustments she schedules this with you when she is in your area.

Kathy, Living Well Plan – professional help for seniors and their families to find housing that meets their needs if and when required.

Dental Hygienist

Nurse Practitioner

Massage Therapist

Acupuncturist

Pediatrics

Occupational Therapist

Nutritionist

Personal Trainer

 

Also on hand we will have a senior risk consultant Andrew Strack.  Andrew will speak on safety in and around your home.

 

We look forward to seeing you there.
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Evening Yoga Sign-Up

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Please register in advance by emailing: steem@xplornet.com
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As we wrap up another great year we wish you for you, your family and friends a Happy 2019! #whmca #yycca #yyc #calgary #2018 #2019 #HappyNewYear http://bit.ly/2EWrhjT
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Just a heads up that the website is currently unavailable please call or email directly with questions. #yycca #yyc #whmca #webissues https://ift.tt/2StKFHu
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Transportation Bylaw Changes

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The City is making changes to their existing transportation related bylaws. Tell them what you think.

Public Engagement
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The jolly man has arrived!! #santa #whmca #christmas #yycca
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