Population: 88,910 (2016)
Households: 33,570 (2016)
Total contacts to 211* for basic needs: 334 (2020)
Communities: Bowness, Crestmont, Greenwood/Greenbriar, Haskayne, Rocky Ridge, Royal Oak, Royal Vista, Scenic Acres, Silver Springs, Tuscany, Varsity, Valley Ridge
Through an online questionnaire, we heard from the community that Ward 1 is resilient. Many neighbours support one another and community members look for creative ways to make a living. We also heard that there are many active associations, faith groups, organizations, libraries, and schools that help community members access affordable and accessible services.
Community members identified the following key issues as concerns: affordable childcare, employment, financial well-being, food security, affordable housing, income support, mental health, transportation, and access to appropriate cultural supports.