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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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More buyers in the Calgary real estate market

Over the last few months, there have been more homes listed on the Calgary housing market than the number of buyers, creating a buyers’ market; however, May saw a decrease in new listings and a growth in sales. Calgary is still oversupplied in terms of homes for sale, but this change is helping move the […]

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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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The benefits of bike-sharing

The general population is now healthier and more environmentally friendly than ever before with a major focus on keeping both our bodies and our cities running smoothly. One great way to stay in shape and help lower pollution at the same time is choosing to ride a bike. Owning and maintaining a bike can be […]

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Top 10 Campgrounds Near Calgary

Camping season has finally arrived! Time to pull out those sleeping bags, dust off the tent trailer, find your roasting sticks and hit the road for a weekend filled with eating, drinking, hiking and biking. As fun and popular a pastime as camping is, it’s often hard to find time to escape the city and […]

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What to know about traffic safety in Calgary

With warm weather finally gracing Alberta with its presence, more pedestrians and cyclists are out on the streets after being bound to their cars and the +15 system all winter. As May is Traffic Safety month in Calgary, the city is using this time to share information on the role that each and every one […]

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Community cleanups happening in Calgary this May

Winter can be a long, cold season that causes us to hibernate indoors and perhaps not get around to certain chores as often as we’d like. Over the months, unwanted items and trash can start to accumulate in our homes and our neighbourhoods when it’s too cold to venture too far from home. However, when […]

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How to get your BBQ ready for grilling season

This warm weather means that your patio is soon going to be the prime hangout spot in your home. Get ready to enjoy mornings, afternoons and evenings in the warm sunshine while you fire up the barbeque and grill some delicious eats this spring! With that said, the long winter can leave your barbeque in […]

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Basic Bike Maintenance You Should Know

If you haven’t had a chance yet, this is the perfect time to strap on your helmet and hit the clear bike paths. If your bike has seen better days and needs a quick tune-up, here are a few tricks that will save you money and will have your bike ready for the summer months. […]

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