Fair Entry – Programs and services for low income Calgarians

If we really want to improve the lives of everyone in BC then I feel these are some initiatives and programs we should copy from the City of Calgary. Click on the links to learn more or read excerpts below.


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Our Fair Entry Program lets you apply for multiple programs and services with one application. Your income will determine which subsidies you qualify for.

Calgary Transit-Low Income Youth and Adult Monthly Passes

Calgary Transit Low-Income Seniors Yearly Pass

Recreation Programs and Facilities

No Cost Spay/Neuter

Seniors Services Home Maintenance

Property tax Assistance Program



Applying for Fair Entry

To apply for fair entry you will need to fill out the Fair Entry application form or large print version. Paper copies of the form can be picked up at the Municipal Building and Village Square Public Library drop off locations. As part of the application, you will need to prove your income.


How do I prove my income?

Details about proving your income can be found in the application. The eight accepted proofs of income are:

  • Assured Income for Severely Handicapped benefits (AISH)
  • Alberta Works: Income subsidy/support
  • Alberta Works: Learners
  • Alberta Works (Alberta Health Benefit)
  • Resettlement Assistance Program
  • Independent youth letter
  • Canada Revenue Agency: Notice of Assessment (Low Income Cut-Off)
  • Letter from a Registered Social Worker (RSW)


Calgary Transit Fares & Passes


Rider Tools

Whether you are waiting for a bus or planning your trip, use these tools to help you stay informed along the way:

To get scheduled bus arrival times:

Teleride is our easy to use phone system that you can call to get scheduled bus arrivals times. Learn more.

Teletext is our simple text message service that texts you scheduled bus arrival information. Learn more.

Calgary Transit App is a great way to get information from your mobile device while you’re on the go.  Learn more.

To get info about route changes, service disruptions and more

Email alerts are a great way to receive information that matters to you. It is customizable so that you get the type of information you want. Learn more.

Did you know that we have over 100,000 followers on Twitter? Follow us @calgarytransit to get updated service information, promotions and more.

Advanced passenger information signs (Electronic sign boards) at all CTrain stations provide next train arrivals in real time, as well as other service information.

We’re just a call away. Call 262-1000 to speak with a call centre representative to help you plan a trip, get service information or to send a commendation about a friendly bus or CTrain operator.

Visit our contact page for other ways to you can contact us.





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