July 2023

  • The Hub and Spokes active transportation event is hosted by the Hub, for the third year in a row


June 2023

  • The Hub is recognised as a registered charity organisation in Alberta


May 2023

  • The Hub runs a non-partisan lawn sign & petition campaign to draw public attention to climate issues during the 2023 Alberta elections


November 2022

  • During COP27, the Hub hosts ‘Volleyball at City Hall’ event to highlight inaction on climate change issues


October 2022

  • The Hub hosts a tree planting event in partnership with City of Calgary Parks and hosted 125 volunteers at the event in Bowmont Park


September 2022

  • Heather Morigeau joins the Hub as Project Leader for Forests for Calgary, a tiny forest initiative funded by a grant from Alberta Ecotrust with the goal of planting 10 tiny forests around Calgary over a 2-year period


July 2022

  • Daniel Smithies is hired as Volunteer & Admin Coordinator


  • The Climate Lens Podcast is launched with over $5,000 funding from small donors through a crowdfunding campaign


  • Hub and Spokes, our cycling event to encourage active transportation in inner Calgary, runs for its second year and includes Cllr. Terry Wong
  • The Hub rallies with CACG to show support for the approval of the Municipal Climate Strategy, which passed shortly after


April 2022

  • The Hub’s Climate Book Club is reinstated by a group of dedicated volunteers


March 2022

  • Angela McIntyre is hired as the Hub’s first Executive Director
  • Renee Kirby is hired as a Climate Organizer, in a shared role with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good, supported by funding from the Calgary Foundation.


January 2022

  • The City of Calgary declares a climate emergency

July 2021

  • Adria Lund is hired as Volunteer & Admin Coordinator
  • City of Calgary gives final approval for construction of the Green Line LRT, after advocacy from the Hub and other grassroots organizations
  • The Hub’s cycling event, Hub and Spokes, is run as a way to encourage inner-city cycling


May 2021

  • After considerable advocacy by the Hub and other organizations, CIty-owned energy retailer Enmax declares that they will be Net-Zero by 2025

2020 October

  • The Hub and the Calgary Alliance again join forces in a successful campaign against approving 11 new developments on the outskirts of Calgary
  • Community Climate Conversations return in digital format, with the support of Alberta Ecotrust Foundation


2020 September

  • The Hub hires Kurt Archer to develop a Volunteer Enhancement Project with support from Calgary Foundation
  • Dr. Joe Vipond and Steve Bentley participate in TEDx YYC's climate panel discussion
  • Season 2 of A Climate of Change launches with support from Alberta Ecotrust Foundation


2020 July

  • The Hub launches a campaign to get ENMAX to net-zero by 2050


2020 June

  • The Hub partners with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good and, together with other Calgary organizations, successfully advocates for the Green Line
  • The Hub releases its statement on Black Lives Matter and commits fostering a culture that celebrates and empowers members of the black, Indigenous, and people of colour (BIPOC) community at all levels. 


2020 March

  • The Hub launches A Climate of Change web series in response to the COVID-19 pandemic


2019 March

  • The Hub hosts its third Community Drinks event, and second Community Climate Conversations event.


2019 February

  • The Hub hires Simone Lee to be its volunteer coordinator.
  • The Hub hosts its inaugural Community Climate Conversations event at the Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Association.
  • The City invites the Hub as a member of the Calgary Climate Panel.


2019 January

  • The Hub is retained by the Amalgamated Transit Union to consult transit users, ATU members, and targeted organizations on the role of public transit and explore the creation of a Friends of Public Transit organization.


2018 December

  • The Hub becomes a non-profit society.


2018 November

  • The Hub continues to engage in the city's budget process.
  • The City of Calgary announces the Calgary Climate Panel.
  • At the City's invitation, the Hub joins the Stormwater Strategy advisory group and the Next20 review of the Municipal Development Plan/Calgary Transportation Plan.


2018 September

  • Hub members present to City Council at five OneCalgary budget engagement sessions over a two-week span.


2018 July

  • Thanks to an Alberta Ecotrust grant, the Hub hires Aïda Nciri to assist it in becoming a non-profit society.


2018 June

  • The Hub engages in the City of Calgary administration's proposal to the SPC on Utilities and Corporate Services for the new Climate Resilience Plan. Multiple people present. One key element requested is to have a citizen advisory panel on climate.
  • The Climate Resilience Plan passes unanimously.


2018 February

  • The Hub launches a survey to identify organizations, companies, and individuals engaged in and favourable to climate action.


2017 May

  • A small group of local citizens interested in working on climate change is brought together by Climate Reality Project Canada to discuss starting a local hub.