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The Federation of Calgary Communities, a not-for-profit organization that supports the city’s 152 community associations, and offers resources like organizational development, financial services, urban planning, crime prevention and safety, engagement, and more.

Celebrate Neighbour Day, Saturday, June 15!

Be Part of Neighbour Day on Saturday, June 15! Held annually on the third Saturday of June, Neighbour Day is an opportunity to get...

It’s Spring Cleaning Time

Did you know that the City of Calgary helps support community associations in helping residents clean up the neighbourhood? Residents can attend their...

Want a Safer Community? Get to Know Your Neighbours!

A great crime prevention tool is simply saying “hi” to your neighbours. The more interactions neighbours have with each other forms community relationships...

Coexisting with Bobcats

by Lisa Dahlseide B.Sc. With a bobbed tail, Bobcats are small compared to other wild cats. They weigh in around 20lbs. Their front...

Have you met the 2019 Faces of Community?

April 7 – 13, 2019 is National Volunteer Week – a time to celebrate and thank volunteers making a difference in our city....

Around the Block, Let’s Walk

Walking is a great form of cardiovascular exercise, but did you know it can also be an opportunity to increase safety in a...

March is Community Association Awareness Month! How Will YOU Be Part of It?

As proclaimed by Mayor Nenshi, March is Community Association Awareness Month! Did you know that there are 151 community associations in Calgary providing you...

Did You Know?

Community associations make up the largest volunteer network in Calgary! It’s true! Calgary is home to 151 community associations. “What’s a community association?” you...

Safety First: Tobogganing and Sledding

Winter is a great season to get outdoors, especially with the thrill of tobogganing and/or sledding! Here is a list of helpful reminders if...

Neighbourhood Economics

When thinking about your monthly purchases, would you like to spend money locally? Even just 10% of spending in your local economy can create...

Help Neighbours in Need This Holiday Season with The Calgary Food Bank

Every year we at the Federation of Calgary Communities along with our city’s community associations and other community partners join Mayor Naheed Nenshi...

Capturing Legacies

by Al Del Degan, Anthologist When you think about a person’s life history, often that person doesn’t think their life was that interesting....