Population: 80,635 (2016)
Households: 26,605 (2016)
Total contacts to 211* for basic needs: 322 (2020)
Communities: Carrington, Country Hills, Country Hills Village, Coventry Hills, Harvest Hills, Hidden Valley, Keystone Hills, Lewisburg, Livingston, MacEwan Glen, Panorama Hills, Sandstone Valley
Through an online questionnaire and interviews, we heard from the community that Ward 3 is a diverse community where there are strong relationships and collaboration. People in this community come together to meet the local needs.
When asked what is working well to address poverty in Ward 3, residents said there are strong collaborations that promote physical and mental health, play, art and cultural expression. They also mentioned community involvement, food boxes and lunch supports. Community members identified the following key issues as concerns: food security, childcare, employment, financial well-being, and access to appropriate cultural supports.