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Bowness Community Background

Bowness is located in Calgary’s northwest. It lies along the south bank of the Bow River Valley, directly below the bluffs of Silver Springs. At one time, the area was owned by James Hextall, an enterprising Englishman who planned to develop the area into an exclusive bedroom community. Hextall’s original ranch house was located in Bowness Park. In 1911, he donated some land to Calgary, including the Bowness Park and a three span steel bridge. In return, Calgary extended street car access to the area. Population growth was slow and it was not until 1964 that Bowness was annexed to Calgary. There are a number of schools in the area, including Bowness High School. Nearby Shouldice Pool and Athletic Park, Bowness Park, Edworthy Park, Bowmont Park and the city’s pathway system offer recreational opportunities for residents.

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Bowness Community Association


7904-43 Ave NW
Calgary, AB | T3B 4P9
Phone:403.288.8300
Fax:403.288.8307
www.mybowness.com
mybowness@gmail.com

The community hall consists of a huge main room with a stage, indoor and outdoor rinks, meeting rooms and playing fields. A number of groups and activities make use of the hall, including the Bowness Historical Association, Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, satellite bingo, figure skating and hockey. The community Environment and Beautification Committee orchestrates the annual community cleanup. The Bowness community association also hosts a number of special events each year, most notably the annual Bowness Stampede Stomp, which includes a parade and Stampede Breakfast.
Bowness has recently undergone a number of changes. Their new area redevelopment plan (ARP) has led to new flags, cobblestone walks, landscaping and hanging flowers. This sprucing up has attracted a number of new businesses to the area, and the community association is actively involved in continuing this redevelopment, while ensuring that the community retains its distinct flavour.


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Bowness Community Elected Officials


Bowness is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 1
Councillor Ward Sutherland
Ward 1 Office
P.O. Box 2100, Station M
Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 2M5
Phone: 403-268-2445
Fax: 403-268-8091
Email: ward01@calgary.ca
Web: www.calgary.ca/ward1

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Bowness is also a part of the Calgary Bow Provincial Electoral District.
MLA Deborah Drever
Calgary-Bow

6307 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, AB Canada T3B 0E4
Phone: (403) 216-5400
Fax: (403) 216-5402
Email: calgary.bow@assembly.ab.ca

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Bowness Community Demographics


In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Bowness had a population of 11,012 living in 5,313 dwellings, a 2.9% increase from its 2011 population of 10,700. With a land area of 5.6 km2 (2.2 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,966/km2 (5,090/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $40,468 in 2000, and there were 24.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 12.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 30.9% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 45.6% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.

Bowness Community Babysitters


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Babysitter Name Age Rate Course
Addie 34 years old 10-15 no
Adrienne 14 years old 10 yes
Alexandra 35 years old $12.00 yes
Alexandra 21 years old 12 yes
Alexis 22 years old 14 no
Alicia 24 years old 18 no
Alison 19 years old 15 yes
Alyshia 25 years old 20 yes
Amber 31 years old 15-18 yes
Andrea 31 years old 15 yes
Andrea 25 years old 20.00 no
Angela 16 years old $5.00 – 10.00 yes
Anna 17 years old 5 – 10$/h yes
Ashley 21 years old 15-20; varies with family needs yes
Barbara 57 years old $14.00 no
Blaise 26 years old $15-$20 yes
Bobbi 23 years old 13 yes
Brittney 19 years old 15 yes
Brittney 19 years old 15 yes
bushy 47 years old 10 yes
Caitlin 12 years old 6.00 yes
Camila 29 years old $13 no
Camille 16 years old 7$ an hour no
Carla 34 years old $10-15 yes
Carly 19 years old 14 yes
Cecilia 18 years old $10 yes
Chantelle 28 years old 10 – 15 yes
Chrissi 34 years old 10 no
Cicelly 16 years old $10 yes
Cindy 24 years old 13 no
Claire 19 years old 12 no
Claudia 22 years old 15$ no
Coda 17 years old 8 no
Courtney 22 years old 22 yes
Cydney 26 years old 17 yes
Dayelle 33 years old $10 no
Deidra 28 years old 15-25 yes
Deidra 30 years old 12-20 yes
Desiree 25 years old Please contact for rate yes
Divine 15 years old $10 – $15 yes
Elaina 17 years old 15 no
Eli 17 years old 15 no
Eric 16 years old 10$ no
Erin 28 years old 12.50 yes
Eugene 19 years old 15 yes
Eva 15 years old $5. extra dollar per extra child. yes
Faris 16 years old 10 yes
Farnaz 14 years old $10/hr yes
Gazal 16 years old $15/hour for 1 child, $16 per hour for 2 children no
Gemmalyn 25 years old 15 yes
Genevieve 27 years old 16 yes
Grace 18 years old $10 no
Haley 21 years old Negotionable yes
Hannah 21 years old 14-15 yes
Hannah 19 years old 13 yes
Heather 30 years old 10 yes
Heather 30 years old 10-15 yes
Helana 16 years old 10$-15$ yes
Iman 20 years old 11 no
Iris 53 years old 14 no
Jamie-lyn 23 years old $15 no
janessa 15 years old $8/negotiable yes
jenn 39 years old 13 no
Jenna 20 years old 13.50 yes
Jenoah 17 years old 10 yes
Jessica 29 years old 15 yes
Jessica 20 years old $12 yes
Jocelyn 44 years old 16 yes
Jordan 26 years old N/A no
josefa 26 years old 12 yes
Julia 31 years old 14 no
Kaiya 14 years old 10$ yes
Karen 37 years old 10 no
Kasandra 28 years old $15-20 yes
Kate 18 years old 13 yes
Katelyn 15 years old 10$/hour + 3$/extra child no
Katie 19 years old 10 no
Keira 21 years old 18 yes
Kiki 19 years old $15 yes
Kristyn 20 years old 13-15 yes
Kylie 27 years old $15-$20 yes
Larissa 15 years old 5 yes
Lucy 21 years old $17-20 yes
Maddy 19 years old 12 yes
Maddy 19 years old 15 yes
Madison 15 years old 9 yes
Makenzie 19 years old 10 yes
Maria 46 years old $20.00 no
Maria 17 years old 10.00 yes
Marty 21 years old 12 yes
Maxine 15 years old 5 yes
May 16 years old 10.00 yes
Meghan 27 years old 15 yes
Mehgan 22 years old 13 no
Michael 17 years old 15 yes
Michael 17 years old 15 yes
Michelle 22 years old $13.00 (negotiable) no
Michelle 24 years old 15 no
Mila 23 years old 12.0 no
Miranda 21 years old $13 and up yes
moiramcinnis19 19 years old 14 yes
Myrian 18 years old 15 yes
Nathalie 32 years old 20 no
Opey 22 years old 12 (negotiable) yes
Paige 20 years old 12-15$ yes
Paige 23 years old 10 yes
Paméla 23 years old 10 no
Priscilla 28 years old 14 yes
Rhae 17 years old 15 no
Ryder 17 years old $10 and a $1 extra per extra kid yes
Samantha 27 years old 17 no
Samantha 26 years old 15 yes
Sarah 17 years old $10 (negotiable) yes
shawna 30 years old 12 yes
Shayla 16 years old 10 yes
Sholeh 44 years old 10 yes
Shy-Lynn 16 years old 10/hour yes
Shy-Lynn 16 years old $10 yes
Siobhan 23 years old 17-20 no
Sydney 26 years old 20 yes
Tamara 23 years old 10/15$ yes
Tania 26 years old 20 yes
Tara 34 years old $15-$20 yes
Taryn 20 years old 15$ yes
Taylor 21 years old 12-15 yes
Teryl 23 years old 10 no
Tianna 17 years old Negotiable yes
Todd 45 years old 15.00 yes
Vanessa 25 years old $6-$10 yes
Vaughn 18 years old 14$ hourly yes
Vienne 14 years old $10.00 yes

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