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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 bring the “luck of the Irish” home

This Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day, and many people are looking for the “luck of the Irish”, but some simple decor practices can bring good luck into your home every day. For example, the popular practice of Feng Shui is not difficult to incorporate, and the following ideas are widely believed to bring good luck […]

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The Benefits of Going Green

It’s Canadian Environment Week, and the media and Canadians alike are all abuzz about all the ways we can preserve and protect our environment. But simple, eco-friendly living can start right at home, and there’s plenty of reasons to do it. Homes with green features offer a number of benefits for homeowners: money-saving, energy saving, etc. […]

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Earth Day: Why Eco-Friendly is a Selling Feature

Calgary is still sitting in buyer’s conditions, due to an increased inventory in homes and prices sitting lower than average. This means that home sellers need any edge to set themselves apart from the competitive marketplace on their side (pricing right always helps too). Homes with green features are attractive for homebuyers; and since tomorrow […]

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Multi-Family Recycling is now mandatory in Calgary

As of today (February 1, 2016), multi-family complexes in Calgary are required to provide on-site recycling options for residents. Multi-family complexes are defined by ‘five or more units on the same parcel of land’, ex: apartments, townhouses, condos, mobile home parks, co-operatives and housing developments on private roads. There is no one-size-fits-all solution for multi-family […]

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