Drop-In Centre proposal hits another roadblock
The Calgary Planning Commission has ignored the advice of city planners and listening to the mayor, by turning down a proposal for an affordable housing project. The Drop-In Centre was hoping for a better reception, after scaling back their proposal from 120 units, to 79, at the former Airliner Hotel site on Edmonton Trail near McKnight Boulevard. Kitchens were added to each of the units and there would be no emergency shelter use. Planners for the city said the proposal, which has been...