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Is your neighbourhood Calgary’s best? Vote for it!

If you love your community (or a community you don’t live in), Avenue Magazine‘s 2018 Calgary’s Best Neighbourhood survey is now open. Every year, Avenue Magazine runs this survey to get an idea of what neighbourhood qualities are important to Calgary, and ranks our city’s communities based upon that information. Results start with a survey that […]

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How to deal with the snow dump this week

Yes, our city is under a snowfall warning, a lot of snow is coming our way over the next few days! Before you start scrambling on how to get your driveway and walkways clear (and stay clear), here’s everything you need to know about snow removal in the City of Calgary. DRIVEWAY & WALKWAY CLEARING Use […]

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How to make your Christmas tree a safe focal point in the home

If you have a real Christmas tree this holiday season, you’ll want to ensure you take proper care of it, as holiday trees are one of the leading causes of home fires during this time of year. A dry tree strung with brightly-lit heat sources can be a real fire hazard. “Live Christmas trees are really […]

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How to support the Mustard Seed this month

We are proud to support several local non-profits and charities, and The Mustard Seed is a fantastic organization we’ve been supporting for many years now. This time of year, there is particular need for support for groups like The Mustard Seed who work with our city’s most vulnerable population—the homeless. If you are not familiar […]

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Five Calgary communities hosting holiday shopping experiences

With the countdown to Christmas on, holiday shopping is likely on your to-do list. If you want to support local businesses and enjoy some holiday community spirit, there’s five Calgary neighbourhoods you should check out this month. Inglewood: Christmas in Inglewood is happening tonight (November 30th) from 5 to 9pm. Head down for the kick-off to […]

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Holiday how-to: how to safely hang your lights

Today is American Thanksgiving, the marker that it’s officially the holiday season. In just over a month, it will be Christmas! Whether you decide to turn on your holiday lights this time of year or not, taking advantage of the warm chinook weather and putting up your Christmas lights now is a great idea. If you’re planning […]

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A portrait of first-time homebuyers

Every year, Genworth Canada surveys first-time homebuyers across the country to get a better understanding of the marketplace for those diving into real estate for the first time. The 2017 survey results were released recently, and here’s some of the key findings: 71 per cent were renters 41 per cent of buyers purchased a home […]

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How to decorate for Halloween (and be respectful, too)

Halloween is this coming Tuesday, and if you’re big into this celebration or have kids, you probably have plans to get your home into the Halloween decor spirit. While decorating your home for this occasion can be fun, it’s important to always be aware of our neighbours too. Here’s how to decorate for Halloween and […]

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Calgary’s Best: Crescent Heights

The verdict is in, Avenue Magazine released the rankings of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods, and over the coming weeks, we are going to delve into the investment opportunity and benefits of each of the top 10 communities. In the tenth spot, is Crescent Heights: 6,097 population 79 walk score 66 transit score 1 off-leash park Crescent Heights […]

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The important fire prevention tips for condo owners

Today it was released that the wildfire that tore through Airdrie on Tuesday was started by a cigarette that was discarded unsafely. When it comes to fire prevention at home and in our communities, we all have to be diligent. However, people who live in apartment buildings have some special considerations to keep in mind […]

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