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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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What to know about your 2018 property tax assessment

Last week, the City of Calgary sent out Property Tax Assessments to Calgary homeowners. If you haven’t yet received yours, it’s in the mail and you should get it soon. Property assessment is a value placed on a property for municipal and provincial taxation purposes. The City of Calgary assesses each property annually to distribute […]

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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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Everything you need to know for Election Day on Monday

Monday, October 16th is Election Day in Calgary, your chance to exercise your civil right and vote on mayoral candidates, City councillors and school board trustees. Every Canadian citizen has the right to vote. It is how Canadians choose which leaders represent them. Voting is a responsibility that all Canadians should exercise. Your community is […]

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Celebrate Canada 150 with Calgary’s Best!

This Saturday is Canada’s 150th birthday! And in honour of Canada Day this year, we’re sharing some of the best tourist attractions in the city, so you can celebrate the amazing places right here at home too. Heritage Park: historical park, 1900 Heritage Drive SW Glenbow Museum: art and history museum, 130 – 9 Avenue SE Canada […]

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Resources for those relocating to Calgary

Moving to a new city can seem overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Luckily if you’re considering a move to Calgary, we have tons of experience in relocations and we’ve got some resources to get you started. It is no surprise to Calgarians that their home has been ranked the 5th most liveable […]

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What do different types of land zoning mean?

If you’re an investor, homeowner or homebuyer, you may have heard about land use bylaws and what zoning designations are put in place for certain properties or parcels. If you are unfamiliar with each of the land use zoning titles mean, here’s a complete guide. RESIDENTIAL R1: one dwelling; primarily for single detached homes. R-1N: one dwelling narrow; primarily […]

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Calgary Snow Removal 101

We got hit with a huge amount of snow these past few days, and if you were scrambling on how to get your driveway and walkways clear (and stay clear), you weren’t alone. When it comes to snow removal in our city, here’s everything you should know. DRIVEWAY & WALKWAY CLEARING Use a shovel: Of course we’re […]

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New building maintenance bylaw now in effect in Calgary

A new City of Calgary bylaw is officially in effect, which addresses essential repairs for buildings. The Building Maintenance Bylaw requires that the exterior of buildings in our city be visually assessed for repairs every five years. In addition, it requires buildings five storeys or greater and over 10-years-old to have visual assessments on exterior […]

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Fire Prevention Week: Condo Safety Tips

This week is Fire Prevention Week, and the City of Calgary and various other outlets are sharing many tips for fire prevention and at-home safety. However, people who live in apartment buildings have some special considerations to keep in mind when it comes to fire prevention and safety. High-rise apartments and condominiums present special fire safety concerns. […]

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