There’s a great piece of land across the road from Our Lady Queen of Peace School in Airdrie. It’s two-and-a-third acres in size and was just the right spot for a housing development.
Habitat for Humanity thought that it was a great spot for affordable housing, however there was some backlash from the community in opposition for the development so the organization found another piece of land elsewhere.
With the need for a housing project such as this in Airdrie, city council was comfortable in approving a request recently to rezone that 2.37-acre spot to accommodate an outdoor skating rink.
The move is an ideal one as the land is also beside the Monklands Soccer fields.
During the winter there will be a hockey rink and a pleasure rink and…