Social Development Advisory Board

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Matters Involving the Social Needs of the Community at Large

The mandate of the Social Development Advisory Board is to act in an advisory capacity to the Public Services Committee and City Council in matters involving the social needs of the community at large.

The Board performs the following functions and duties:

  • to identify issues pertaining to its mandate and to solicit input from the community at large, and develop recommendations;
  • to evaluate existing policies and programs on issues pertaining to its mandate;
  • to act as a liaison between individuals and community groups and organizations in the development of policies, programs, facilities and long range planning; and
  • to solicit input, and develop recommendations on relevant policy matters when requested by the Committee, Council, or other standing committees of Council.
Public Members
  • Sheila Donner (Chair) 
  • Petra Mauerhoff 
  • Kyler Pickard
  • Yusuf Mohammed

Council Representative


  • Held the second Wednesday of the month, except for July and August

For more information contact Varley Weisman, Manager, Social Development at 403.529.8314.

United Nations International Days

February 9 World Day of Social Justice
March 8 International Women's Day
March 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
May 15 International Day of Families
May 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
September 21 International Day of Peace
October 1 International Day for Older Persons
October 16 World Food Day
November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 5 International Volunteer Day for Economic Development
December 10 Human Rights Day