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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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How to choose a REALTOR® to work with

Choosing a REALTOR® can be tough. You’re already stressed from moving, so you really don’t need to add on the stress of finding a trustworthy, knowledgeable person who will get you the best deal possible. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it is important to know what is happening during the home buying/selling process. […]

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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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An insight into what millennial homebuyers want

It seems like just yesterday that the millennial generation was born, slowly learning to read books and ride bikes. Fast forward 20-30 years and voila – they are now at the age where they want to buy a house! With the invention of computers, the Internet and ground-breaking technologies, these years seem to have flown […]

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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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Pedestrian-Friendly Communities in Calgary

It’s no secret that Calgary hasn’t always been viewed as the most pedestrian-friendly city in the world. Calgary is a city that expands outwards, whereas other cities with limited space build up, such as Vancouver or London. However, we have started to realize the need to drive less often, use less gas and build things […]

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85 per cent of Calgarians have a good quality of life

A large majority of Calgarians — 85 per cent — say their quality of life is ‘good’, according to the latest Citizen Satisfaction Survey results. The annual survey results were published by the City of Calgary earlier this week, showing some interesting trends in how Calgarians feel about our city and the services we receive. […]

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