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MLA Al-Guneid’s Townhall Meeting

January 3, 2024

On January 31, 2024, Calgary-Acadia MLA Diana Batten and Nagwan Al-Guneid will be hosting a townhall meeting. Come meet your MLAs and join us for a community conversation surrounding provincial issues such as jobs, pension, energy and climate, healthcare, education, and cost of living. Register online here, or call (403) 640-1363 to confirm your attendance.

2023 Builder’s Award: Jane Howe

June 21, 2023

Jane Howe has played a pivotal role in fostering the growth and development of pickleball in our community. Since 2017, she has dedicated an extraordinary amount of time and energy to make our courts a much loved recreational space for many residents.

Jane’s warmth, friendliness, dedication and sense of fairplay make our courts a fun and inclusive space to play.

Jane has the organizational skills that only a librarian could possess. Her key contributions include organization of drop-in play sessions, both in our hall gym and outdoors, and organizing lessons for kids, new players and more advanced players.

In addition to regular play and lessons, Jane has organized tournaments and regular social events including Christmas parties and BBQs for the players. Jane’s partner, Justin Brennan is also worthy of a big shout out as he has donated much handywork throughout the courts such as installation of the outdoor equipment locker, whiteboards, brackets for brooms, and he even built boxes to organize players’ paddles. Both Jane and Justin lead the volunteers each spring to put up the nets and windscreens and then to take them down each fall. This job is immense but they somehow make it fun!

By providing regular opportunities for community members to come together and play, Jane has helped cultivate a vibrant and inclusive pickleball community. Her efforts have not only led to great camaraderie among neighbors but have also introduced many newcomers to the sport.

Overall, Jane Howe’s contributions to pickleball in our community have been exceptional. Her passion, organization, and belief in fair play and inclusion have not only helped establish and sustain the sport within our community but have also enriched the lives of many CKE residents .

CKE Courts are thought to be some of the best in the city and it’s not just because they’re dead gorgeous!

CKE Community Engagement Survey

April 10, 2022

The results are in. A total of 544 residents completed the online community survey questionnaire developed in consultation with the CKE Community Association Board and the research firm of Stone-Olafson. All CKE residents were invited to participate.

You can view the survey summery here:  CKE Community Engagement Study Final

The highlights are as follows:

  • The biggest concern among respondents is keeping community schools open and viable. However, zoning/land use change and densification are also major areas of concern. Residents do not want to see an increase in multi-unit dwellings.
  • CKE residents highly value the community feel of the neighbourhood, and do not want to see a lot of new high buildings that do not match the character of the community.
  • There is a lack of trust with The City of Calgary in terms of what is good for local community development.
  • Few are in support of new types of developments in their immediate area, however there is more tolerance for larger homes on smaller properties than there is for multi-dwelling homes.
  • Residents want to see densification concentrated in the downtown core and along major transportation corridors and undeveloped commercial sites.
  • There is strong opposition to the Local Area Plan in the community. Few are in support of the plan, but 56% are also unfamiliar with the details.
  • The biggest concern residents have with the LAP is the impact it will have on the style of homes and character of the community. Many moved to the community because of the larger lots with single family homes and are worried their property value will be affected with the plan. An increase in multi-dwelling homes will also increase population, bringing fear that it will make the community busier and more crowded.
  • Residents are already concerned about the speed and congestion of traffic, and the prospect of densification accelerates these concerns. There is also significant concern that more traffic will result in decreased safety, noisier neighbourhoods, limited parking availability, and decreased property value.

A copy of the survey summary has been sent to Mayor Gondek, Councillor Penner, Mr. Dalgleish (GM Planning), Heritage LAP planners, and all Heritage LAP Community Associations. By providing our city officials and all relevant planning committees the results of the survey, we strongly hope that the Heritage LAP will reflect the desires of the majority of CKE residents as expressed in the survey results.  

The winners of the 3 gift certificates are:

Janice S. from Chinook Park

Ryan S. from Kelvin Grove

Karen W. from Chinook Park

Thank you to everyone that completed the survey.

CKE Community Association Board

We Need Your Input!

February 16, 2022

Dear CKE Resident
RE: Important Community Survey / Heritage Local Area Plan
Your Community Association is conducting a survey to gather your opinions about how our communities will continue to grow and evolve in the coming years. Feedback you provide will help leaders of the CKE Community Association better represent community views when working with The City of Calgary on the Heritage Local Area Plan. The goal is to understand the concerns, expectations and needs of our community.
All responses are completely confidential and are being collected by a professional research firm.
The survey will take 5 to 8 minutes to complete.
As a thank you for your time, we will enter your name for a draw to win one of three gift certificates for $100 from
Empire Provisions, Cobbs Bread Bakery and Bitter Sisters.
The Heritage LAP has in progress since 2019 and is now scheduled to be considered for approval by City Council in the Fall of 2022.  Once approved, this Plan will determine what type of housing forms will be permitted in our communities. In addition to completing the survey, it is important for you to get involved and let the City know where you stand.  Watch for future opportunities to be heard.
You can find out more about the project at:
If you have any questions or comments, contact Guy Buchanan the volunteer Planning Director for the CKE Community Association at: [email protected]
Thank you
CKE Board