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  • Vaccination bookings for seniors start Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. February 23, 2021
    Albertans in Phase 1B (non-health care workers, Seniors 75+) will be able to book their vaccines beginning Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 8 a.m.Seniors 75 years of age and older will be able to book their vaccination by Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 8 a.m. The first appointment available will be 11 a.m. on the same day.Vaccinations can […]
  • Crime in Oakridge continues to drop during pandemic February 23, 2021
    Crime in Oakridge is down 27% year-over-year, according to the latest statistics from the Calgary Police Service (CPS).The community only saw two crimes in January – one break-and-enter and one assault – as compared to five crimes the previous January and five crimes the previous months. Oakridge experiences on average 5.2 crimes a month.Total Oakridge crimes […]
  • MLA Issik to host town hall with health minister February 23, 2021
    The MLA for the community of Oakridge, Whitney Issik, will be holding a telephone town hall next week with Health Minister Tyler ShandroThe town hall takes place on Monday, March 1st, at 6:30 p.m.To register, either call 403-216-5421 or email
  • Oakridge Seniors Association host interactive session with Farkas February 20, 2021
    The Oakridge Seniors’ Association is hosting an Interactive Session with Ward 11 Councillor Jeromy Farkas on Wednesday, Feb. 24th from 6 to 7 p.m. on Zoom.This interactive session on Zoom will be moderated by Karen Lee and will provide attendees with the opportunity to speak to the Ward 11 Councillor and Mayoral candidate in this […]
  • Community Clean Up Day slated for May 30th February 17, 2021
    The Annual Oakridge Community Clean Up Day has been set for Sunday, May 30th. The Clean Up will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oakridge Community Centre.Drop-offs of unwanted household items will take place in the front parking lot that day. Information on COVID protocols for the Clean Up Day will be […]
  • Oakridge could see addition of fourth liquor store February 15, 2021
    Oakridge residents could soon have a fourth liquor store in their community, if a new development permit application is approved.Notification of the application appeared quietly two weeks ago when a sign went up in front of the vacant space in the strip mall on Oakfield Drive S.W. The location, which most recently housed a dry-cleaning […]
  • Oakridge Community Association launches free membership drive February 12, 2021
    In celebration of the Oakridge Community Association’s (OCA) 50th Anniversary, it is providing every Oakridge resident with a free one-year membership.Memberships are valid from May 1st, 2021 to April 30th, 2022, with early bird registration running from Feb. 15th to April 30th, 2020. You can register for your free membership by visiting OCA membership, […]
  • Involtini Ristorante closes its doors for good February 9, 2021
    One of the longest serving restaurants in Oakridge has become another victim of the COVID-19 lockdowns, as Involtini Ristorante closed its doors permanently at the end of January.The owners of Involtini – “Gerry and Tammie” – have decided to keep their other business, Oakridge Pizza, open for take out and delivery.Rumours of the challenges Involtini was […]
  • Construction on Oakridge Crossing Development slated to begin mid-March February 9, 2021
    The redevelopment of the Oakridge Co-op is finally slated to begin this spring, with the announcement that construction will commence in mid-March 2021.The planned re-development of the Oakridge Co-op will “incorporate mixed-use retail, residential and office spaces, while creating sustainable green initiatives and modernized infrastructure,” according to a Co-op spokesperson.Darci-Jane McAulay, Communications Advisory for Calgary […]
  • Oakridge ODR now open December 16, 2020
    The outdoor rink east of the Oakridge Arena is flooded and open for skating.Due to Covid-19 restrictions, no hockey is allowed on the rink and, as a result, the hockey nets have been removed.As well, the Oakridge Old Timers, who voluntarily flood the rink every year, will also flood a pleasure skating rink just west […]