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Playgrounds being built around the city

The Calgary real estate industry has been instrumental in developing new non-school playgrounds in the city with 21 built in 2013 and 2014 and turned over to the city. The most recently-built playground was unveiled the other day at the massive Currie Barracks development and a sign of a growing trend as developers and home builders look… Source: Playgrounds being built around ... Read More »

Once iconic Rollerland is being demolished to make way for seniors housing | Calgary Herald

SAY IT AIN'T SO! I use to go here all the time and for end of the year grade 6 patroller parties.  A once iconic roller-skating centre, turned all-night-party warehouse, is being demolished to make way for a unique seniors housing proposal in the heart of Forest Lawn. The Brenda Stafford Foundation, which purchased the old Rollerland site about five ... Read More »

The Calgary Philharmonic celebrated the Flames’ victory by changing the lyrics to Carmina Burana on CBC Music

The Calgary Philharmonic celebrated the Flames' victory by changing the lyrics to Carmina Burana on CBC Music. It's a choice that many Canadian symphony-goers face at some point: do I go to a concert, or do I watch the game? The crowd at the Jack Singer Concert Hall this past Saturday was rewarded for making the former choice. At the ... Read More »

470 Hidden Valley Grove NW, Calgary Alberta

  This home is on a quite cul-de-sac with fantastic neighbours that look out for each other. Biggest selling feature is the SOUTH FACING BACKYARD, that Backs ONTO A GREEN SPACE with lots of room for entertaining! Lovely GRANITE, HARDWOOD, and STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES create a nice modern atmosphere on the main level. The main also boasts large windows for ... Read More »

Future Shop stores closing, 1,500 jobs lost | Calgary Herald

Sad day for some employee's... Future Shop stores across Canada are closing. Company spokesman Thierry Lopez says 66 Future Shops will close for good, while 65 others will become Best Buy Stores. Lopez says the converted stores will reopen after a one-week closure. The move will mean there will be a total of 192 Best Buys in Canada. Lopez says ... Read More »

Fee increases may cause sticker shock for potential Calgary homebuyers | Calgary Herald

Fee hikes in Thursday’s provincial budget will add more than $1,000 to the cost of buying an average home in Alberta at a time when real estate sales are plummeting. And while one government minister suggested real estate associations were OK with higher fees for land title changes and mortgage documents, organizations contacted Friday said they were not asked about the increases. “This ... Read More »

Current Calgary Housing Market

Even with the price of oil what it is we have not seen too much of a reduction in home sale prices. There is actually some good news that sales have gone UP! Yes, there are more listing on the market but the rise in sales are keeping our home prices from drastically dropping. Prices are not going up and ... Read More »

Suspicious death investigation after man’s body found at SAIT campus – Calgary | Globalnews.ca

Too many suspicions deaths in this city. What's going on in the city I love? Calgary police are using the homicide unit to investigate a suspicious death at SAIT Polytechnic in the city’s north west. Police say a man was found unconscious in the 100 block of Dr. Carpenter Cir after responding to a 9-1-1 call that came in just ... Read More »