Authors Posts by Councillor Druh Farrell

Councillor Druh Farrell

Druh Farrell is a born-and-raised Calgarian and a long-time resident of Ward 7. Druh’s constituents can count on her to make decisions based on social and environmental considerations, as well as economic outcomes.

Tax Rates, City Expansion, and the Housing Demand

Council recently learned that slower than expected development in Calgary’s new communities is expected to cause an additional $56.9 million shortfall. This is...

Fall in Love with Winter

For the 10th year in a row, Calgary ranked as one of the top five cities for quality of life in the Economist...

Affordable Housing Update

The rising cost of living and limited rental supply continue to create barriers for some Calgarians to meet their basic shelter needs. Close...

Holiday, Snow, Kindness

Calgary. We are friendly. We are fearless and adventurous. We are hospitable, welcoming and warm. We are entrepreneurial. We solve problems.December can be...

One Calgary

‘One Calgary’ is the newest name of Calgary’s 2019-2022 budget plan. The name speaks to bringing all City services together to create a...

Crime and Social Disorder

Social disorder and crime against people and property are on the rise in Calgary and the impacts are being felt across the city....

Walking Safety a Top Concern in Calgary Neighbourhoods

Walking SafetyFollowing the 2017 Municipal Election, Councillors convened a roundtable discussion on the key issues they heard at the doors. Again and again,...

Bee-Friendly City

“Bees have so much to offer us if we only listen.” – Jay Ebben, Painted HivesBees may be tiny, but they play an...


Cities around the world are working to tackle climate change. The debate is no longer about the reality of climate change—the science is...


Since 2014, you may have heard speeches that begin by acknowledging Treaty 7 lands. What does this mean and why is it important?The...

Timely snow clearing

Timely snow clearing from sidewalks is essential for safety and accessibility. Winter maintenance often leaves Calgarians out in the cold, or, worse still,...

February – Councillor Druh Farrell’s Report

Economic DevelopmentIn December, City Council approved $100 million for the Economic Development Investment Fund (EDIF). The fund is intended to boos