Streets in Transition – A Journey through gentrification & history

Sat, May 4, 2024 10:00 AM

Bridgeland/East Village NE Calgary

Meeting Place: The Women's Centre Calgary

1.5 hour(s)

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Summary: The walk will explore gentrification, displacement and importance of historical/important landmarks in reconciliation.

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About this Walk

The walk will explore how gentrification contributes to the displacement of Indigenous peoples, marginalized and gender-diverse folks and its impact on other local communities.  We will also focus on the importance of historical or other landmarks can signal community efforts in ensuring reconciliation is achieved

  • What would sustainable and collaborative development affect communities
  • How landmarks such as Reconciliation Bridge shows some sign of the city working towards the call to actions for truth and reconciliation

Quadrant: NE

Meeting Place: The Women's Centre Calgary

Walk Duration: 1.5 hour(s)

Areas of Interest: History | Environment | Indigenous Community | Neighbourhoods | Food |

Accessibility: Busy Sidewalks, Fun For Kids, Breaks Offered Along The Way

Led By: Nicole Colley-Lewis, Cathy Lynn

Inner City: No

About the Walk Team

Jane's Walks wouldn't exist without the help of our dedicated team of volunteers.

Walk Leader(s): Nicole Colley-Lewis, Cathy Lynn

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