Population: 81,285 (2016)
Households: 27,365 (2016)
Total contacts to 211* for basic needs: 239 (2020)
Communities: Ambleton, Arbour Lake, Citadel, Evanston, Glacier Ridge, Hamptons, Hawkwood, Kincora, Nolan Hill, Ranchlands, Sage Hill, Sherwood, Simons Valley Ranch
Through an online questionnaire, we heard that neighbours in Ward 2 have close interpersonal ties and that people like to help each other. There are local organizations and faith groups that help residents to access basic needs, community food programs and resources.
Community members identified the following key issues as concerns: childcare, employment, financial well-being, food security, affordable housing, mental health, transportation and appropriate cultural supports.