We have a new MRCA Logo!

While updating our website and membership platform, we felt MRCA needed a branding ‘facelift’ and rejuvenation, to reflect the evolving diversity and assets of our wonderful community. Our new logo showcases two important MR features: (1) elm tree ‘canopy’ lined streets (there are some brilliant examples in our neighbourhoods), and (2) characteristic lampposts–there are currently 8 of these green classic […]

2021 City of Calgary ‘Guidebook for Great Communities’ Updates

What is ‘the Guidebook’? This City of Calgary planning document called the “Guidebook for Great Communities” will become a foundational planning document when adopted by City Council. All future local area plans will reference its contents, which outline a variety of residential districts, commercial areas and industrial areas in anticipation of redeveloping all of the inner city and established neighbourhoods. […]

Guidebook FAQs

Q:         I am wondering if the new regulations will allow laneway housing in Upper Mount Royal. ​ A:         Laneway houes are small homes (described as Backyard Suites in the Land Use Bylaw) at the rear of a lot and close to the back lane which includes a dwelling unit and a parking […]