Lola: Unable to remain in condo after having given birth

Lola is the mother of a newborn.  She lives with her husband and her infant daughter in Calgary, Alberta.   My husband and I rented an adult-only condo in August 2017.  The condo was in a relatively newer subdivision called Cranston, in the far south end of Calgary.  It was about a 30-minute drive from … Continue reading Lola: Unable to remain in condo after having given birth

Asiya: Bought a Condo and Can’t Move In

I moved to Edmonton, Alberta less than a year ago from Montreal, Quebec. I am a single mom of a twenty month old girl with no support from her father. Moving to Edmonton meant that I would be closer to my parents and that my daughter would be closer to her grandparents. Needless to say, … Continue reading Asiya: Bought a Condo and Can’t Move In

Allison: It’s Time to Become the Progressive City We Think We Are

In 2010, I moved back to Edmonton with my son, who was two at the time. I was a single mother and was very lucky to find a place to live in the City Market Apartments. It was an “adults-only” building, but the landlords let children live there as they had a child themselves. I … Continue reading Allison: It’s Time to Become the Progressive City We Think We Are