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Your guide to Calgary’s libraries

When it comes to visiting your local library, there are many reasons to get you in the door. Whether you like to read, write in silence, research new topics or participate in community activities, there’s always something new to learn. Most libraries offer free programs to community members of all ages, so why not become […]

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Vote for the ‘Best of Calgary’

‘Best of Calgary’ is a celebration of what our beautiful city is and what it does best. Each year, they distribute an online survey for Calgarians to vote in their favourites categories to declare who and what are some of Calgary’s best offerings, including areas of arts, culture, music and entertainment. The survey is open […]

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How to support the Mustard Seed this holiday season

Christmas is a wonderful time to reflect and spend time with friends and family while you celebrate the festive season. However, this can also be a tough time for the less fortunate, who perhaps can’t afford Christmas presents or struggle to put food on the table, let alone prepare a massive feast for their family. […]

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Everything to know about Lime bike-sharing in Calgary

Photo: CBC Calgary  Everyone knows that biking to work is a great idea: it’s good exercise, great for the environment and helps ease traffic at rush hour. However, not everyone has a bicycle or the best bike route – biking uphill to the office is less than ideal. Thanks to technical geniuses, there are now […]

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Nominate a Neighbourhood Volunteer for “Faces of Community”

Calgary is a huge city. Maybe not compared to Los Angeles or New York, but it is the largest city in Alberta and fourth largest in Canada. With over a million people living within the city limits, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of faces when you’re out and about running errands, going […]

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Calgary’s Best: Bowness

As usual, the first week of September brings cooler temperatures and a slight bite in the wind. River walks along the Bow seem to be a favoured activity when autumn strikes in the city, with Calgarians enjoying the swirling multi-coloured leaves. There are many neighbourhoods that line the river, allowing residents to enjoy the fall […]

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Calgary’s Best: Signal Hill

With over a million people city-wide, Calgary always has something fun going on. Whether you like pubs, clubs, outdoor events or food trucks, you would be surprised at the number of events happening around the city every day. The 180+ unique neighbourhoods have a little something for everyone, whether you want to live downtown or […]

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Calgary’s Best: Hamptons

Each summer, Calgarians anxiously await the release of Avenue Magazine’s annual Best Neighbourhoods Survey. The anticipation grows after residents submit their information on Calgary’s 185 neighbourhoods to be analyzed and compared. This year, the survey resulted in new rankings and surprise overthrows. We are proud to report that the Hamptons neighbourhood ranked number three overall! […]

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Calgary is one of the most liveable cities in the world

Each year, The Economist Group researches and analyzes data from around the globe to determine the most livable cities in the world. The survey considers over 30 factors relating to the following five categories: stability, healthcare, education, infrastructure, and culture and environment. Most notably, our very own Calgary, Alberta has snagged the fourth-place spot this […]

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Calgary’s Best: Beltline

Well, it’s that time of year again – the annual Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods survey by Avenue Magazine is out. Each year the citizens of Calgary submit their information on the 185 neighbourhoods based on amenities, facilities, ease of transportation, crime and more to be assessed and compared. And each year, everyone eagerly awaits the results […]

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