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Fortney: Are Calgary homeowners really on the brink?

Herald columnist Valerie Fortney on Jingle Mail.  It’s an image that strikes fear into the hearts of any mortgage-holding Calgarian: people mailing their house keys to the bank and saying “sayonara” to the albatross of home ownership. So it was with some head-scratching when I, along with likely a few other longtime locals, heard news reports… Source: Fortney: Are Calgary homeowners ... Read More »

Why Albertans are starting to walk away from their mortgages

Why Albertans are starting to walk away from their mortgages

This has yet to happen in Calgary as far as I know because we haven't had the price drop we were expecting so far except in our luxury market. Cross our fingers that no one in Calgary has to use this last resort. High debt, lost jobs, and Alberta-only rules are leading to worry about the return of jingle mail ... Read More »

Country 105 Kids Radiothon 2016 – Calgary

  Amazing radio station, amazing hospital, amazing people, and courage that you would never think someone would have. Link to donations and phone number below. Thank you Children's Hospital for everything you do. I currently have friends there right now. This is the BEST charity you could ever donate to. Help give kids a chance - Jason Cattoni (Catelli) Tune ... Read More »

Calgary _ The Green Line.

The Green Line was initially planned to be constructed over 30+ years, starting as a bus-only Transitway, and later converting to LRT. This announcement from the Federal Government means that Calgarians in the north and southeast areas of the city will be able to enjoy faster, more reliable, light rail service ahead of schedule. Currently, 290,000 Calgarians are estimated to ... Read More »

Okotoks RCMP Looking For Suspicious Person – HighRiverOnline.com

Help police find this creep. Police say around 8:30 a.m. an 8 year old girl was walking down a path in the Crystal Shores Area when she was approached by a male. The suspect began to chase the girl and she started to run in and out of parked vehicles while he unsuccessfully attempted to grab her. Source: Okotoks RCMP ... Read More »

Edmonton becomes 1st Canadian city to legalize Uber

I'm sure Calgary isn't far away. How are Calgarian's and Calgarian Taxi drivers going to deal with this? Hopefully not like Toronto. It's hard to sympathizes with the cab drivers if they do.  See link below. Edmonton city councillors voted Wednesday to legalize the ride-hailing company Uber. Source: Edmonton becomes 1st Canadian city to legalize Uber Read More »

Nenshi: We’re finally going to stop subsidizing sprawl | Calgary Herald

Hmmmmm? This is good...I think? On Monday, your city council made one of the most important decisions of our term, when we decided to adopt a new off-site levy bylaw. This is big. It will fundamentally change how we pay for growth in this city, mostly ending what I’ve been calling a sprawl subsidy. Despite the current economic situation, Calgary… ... Read More »

Dueling Dragons: Dickinson on O’Leary’s calls for Notley to resign – CBC Player

Interesting take. To be knowledgable you can’t be closed minded and have to listen to points on both sides. She has some great points as well http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2681834995/ Source: Dueling Dragons: Dickinson on O’Leary’s calls for Notley to resign – CBC Player Read More »

Exclusive: Key Alberta Operator May Shut-In Cold Heavy Oil Production In Days, Source Says – Calgary energy

Exclusive: Key Alberta Operator May Shut-In Cold Heavy Oil Production In Days, Source Says – Calgary energy

Great news for Saskatchewan, very bad news for Alberta. I'm guessing we'll see thousands of layoff's (over 30%) at Husky this year starting in the coming days. My question is,  how does raising corporate taxes, introduce a climate plan, and delaying the Royal Review help Alberta (Calgary)? I'm normally not a doom and gloom kind of guy but when I ... Read More »

Alberta Proud

"I have every right as a Canadian, to ask for a plan." Sorry if you don't agree with me but I'm 100% on O'Leary's side. Too many people are losing there homes and the life's they have built for themselves and their family. Something has to be done now. See link to Alberta Now's Facebook page. Kevin O'Leary takes Rachel ... Read More »