Essential Visitor Policy Cancelled

Essential Visitor Policy Cancelled as of Friday, June 12 In April, Calgary Housing Company implemented the Essential Visitor’s Policy to support our community’s efforts to “flatten the curve” and protect our friends and neighbors from exposure to COVID-19. On June 9, 2020, the Government of Alberta advised that they will be initiating Alberta Relaunch Stage 2 […]

Happy Seniors’ Week from Calgary Housing Company

Happy Seniors’ Week from Calgary Housing Company! Seniors’ week is June 1-7, 2020. Help us celebrate seniors’ week by supporting, recognizing and honouring seniors in your community. Seniors are a vital part of our communities. As parents and grandparents, mentors and friends, employees and employers, they make a difference in our lives. And it is important […]

Flood Preparedness in Calgary during a pandemic

Flood Preparedness in Calgary during a pandemic According to the City of Calgary, we can experience flooding any time of year, but flooding is most likely to happen between May 15 and July 15, when we historically receive our largest rainfalls. While we can’t prevent flooding entirely, the best way to ease the added stress […]

Food Resources Available in Calgary

Food Resources and Supports Available to Calgarians Local agencies, organizations and individuals have been coming together to make sure every Calgarian has access to food. We recently added a bunch of new resources to our Community Supports page, and rounded up all the food resources together in this one post. Food Hampers and Other Supports […]

Local State of Emergency and Spring Time Activities at CHC Properties

Local State of Emergency and Outdoor Activities The local State of Emergency in Calgary continues, with public events cancelled through August 31, 2020 and with limited or restricted access to public spaces. See below for outdoor related information gathered from The City of Calgary and stay tuned for more information on what to expect with CHC spring […]

2020 Mental Health Week is May 4 – 10

2020 Mental Health Week is May 4 – 10 The theme of this year’s mental health week is ‘social connection’ and its importance for mental health. This year we are being called to #GetReal about how we really feel. People in Canada commonly ask one another how we are, but just as common is to […]

Ongoing Essential Site Work During COVID-19 Pandemic

Ongoing Essential Site Work During COVID-19 Pandemic CHC has implemented changes to our business to reduce exposure and minimize transmission such as meeting with tenants over the phone, electronic lease signing and reducing our maintenance work to essential work only to minimize exposure to our tenants, employees and contractors. As we navigate the coming weeks […]

Bow West Literacy Program – Online Dollars and Cents

BowWest Literacy Program – Online Dollars and Cents BowWest Literacy Program is offering their Dollars and Cents workshops online! Dollars & Cents is a financial empowerment program that helps participants develop the financial skills needed to build the lives they want to lead. The program has five workshops which include topics such as budgeting, banking, and […]

Using non-medical face masks / face coverings

Using non-medical face masks/face coverings Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about the use of non-medical face masks to help control the spread of COVID-19. According to Alberta Health, wearing a non-medical mask, such as a homemade cloth mask, has not been proven to protect the person wearing it. However, face coverings are […]

A Letter from CHC President Sarah Woodgate

We’re All in This Together! A Letter from CHC President Sarah Woodgate Greetings to all CHC Tenants, At Calgary Housing Company, the health, safety and wellbeing of our tenants is of the utmost importance. The current situation we are facing with COVID-19 is unprecedented. All levels of government, citizens and the community are comingtogether to […]