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How to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend in Calgary

Thanksgiving is upon us, Calgary, and there are oh-so-many things to be thankful for this year! Whether you have relatives coming into town or you’re unable to see your family this holiday season, there are plenty of things to do right here in Calgary to keep you entertained and in the holiday spirit. Here are […]

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What to know about Calgary parks

Calgary is blessed with so many great parks, so where do we even begin? Whatever the season, the City of Calgary works tirelessly to provide you with excellent spaces to relax, enjoy nature and spend time outside. More than 8,000 hectares of parkland and natural areas, as well as 905 kilometres of pathways, exist within city limits […]

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Why You Should Check Out Beakerhead This Year

Science isn’t generally known to be a sexy topic, nor is engineering; however, pair both of these with the art and entertainment world, and we introduce to you: Beakerhead. This five-day festival comes around Calgary each September, with new installations, programs, workshops and lessons on unique topics all across the city.   Who remembers the […]

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Calgary’s Top 10 Neighbourhoods

Calgary is a growing, diverse city with no shortage of cool neighbourhoods to live in. However, which one is best for you? It’s difficult to compare and contrast all of our neighbourhoods to see which one is truly the best. How do you decide which factors matter more than others? A survey by Avenue Magazine […]

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Your Guide to the 40th Annual Calgary Folk Music Festival

The annual Calgary Folk Music Festival is back in Calgary for another year, and better than ever! Get ready for four days packed full of world class musicians taking the stage to show you what they’ve got. This year, you will see over seventy different artists over eight stages in our very own downtown Calgary. […]

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How many vehicles drive through your community?

The City of Calgary is launching its new traffic reporting system, The Calgary Transit Count System (CalTRACS), in an attempt to make data that has been gathered more accessible. The data in CalTRACS shows everything from pedestrians and cyclists to the number of vehicles at intersections, the types and speeds of vehicles on the road […]

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The foodie guide to Stampede 2019

Whether or not cowboys and the rodeo are your things, everyone can agree that the food that comes with the Calgary Stampede is a main highlight of the 10-day madness. Bringing everything from classics, like mini doughnuts and deep-fried ice cream, to the weird items, like pickle and scorpion pizza, there’s something here for everyone. […]

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How to save money during Calgary Stampede 2019

Whether you’re from Calgary or you’re visiting from out of town, the Calgary Stampede is a must. The rodeo, rides and unique food options are all something you simply can’t miss this July. However, the deterrent for most people is the price, and we’re here to help you enjoy the festivities without breaking the bank. […]

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How to buy a home with someone you’re not married to

It seems every year, more and more couples are deciding to buy a home together before getting married. Doing so can minimize financial stress as the couple can save up for a down payment and consistently pay their mortgage while not worrying about saving up for the cost of a wedding. That said, it also […]

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How to celebrate YYC Beer Week

Welcoming the beginning of June means that the third annual YYC Beer Week has arrived in Calgary. Walking around the city during any of the spring or summer months proves that we truly love patio season – particularly when you see the Ship & Anchor packed from March until snowfall. This festive week was created […]

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