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Best Calgary Spring & Summer Festivals

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The Best Spring & Summer Festivals in Calgary Calgary’s spring and summer seasons are embraced by many in YYC with open arms not only because of the warm, sunny weather, but also because of the arrival of some of our city’s best annual festivals. These events play a large role in promoting community, heritage and … [Read more...]

Umami Noodle Bar Calgary Restaurant Review

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Calgaryism's Restaurant Review of Umami, Japanese Ramen I’m always up for trying new ramen joints around town. As a matter of fact, I’ve kind of taken it upon myself to investigate just which are the best ramen noodle bars in Calgary, so I just had to check out Umami once I saw it driving along 16th Avenue Northwest. This … [Read more...]

Is Alberta’s Economy Making a Come Back?

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Will Alberta’s Economy Make a Come Back in 2017?  When will the latest economic downturn in Alberta finally come to an end? It’s a question that many people are wondering given our province’s current state of affairs, especially for those who are looking to make a move in real estate. Unfortunately no one can tell what’s in … [Read more...]

Calgary Landmarks – Dominion Bank Building

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Calgary Landmarks - The Historical Dominion Bank Building When passersby’s unfamiliar with the history of Calgary see the old sandstone buildings standing in downtown such as the Dominion Bank, Fairmont Palliser Hotel or Knox United Church, it can definitely spark some interest into the past of “the heart of the new … [Read more...]

History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1928 vs. 2018

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History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1928 vs. 2018 Cenoptah Dedication for WWI Soldiers 1928 – A decade after the end of the First World War, thousands of Calgarians made plans to attend the unveiling and dedication of Memorial Park’s Cenotaph (now called Central Memorial Park). The public event was of religious, … [Read more...]

VIDEO: The East Village Retail Story

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VIDEO: EV's Retail Story from the Developing Partners Curious as to what the future of retail spaces will look like in East Village? See what the presidents and CEO’s of some of the developing partners had to say about the retail story that’s developing in EV. Michael Brown – President & CEO, CMLC “CMLC’s retail vision … [Read more...]

The Big Taste Event: Catch & the Oyster Bar Top Chef Dinner

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Top Chefs Feature in Big Taste Collaboration Dinner - Catch & the Oyster Bar hosts culinary collaboration dinner, pairing regional chef’s with pristine BC wineries - Five Chefs, five courses and five wineries will form the foundation for a one-night-only collaboration dinner at Catch Restaurant on Sunday, March 5. Held … [Read more...]

Bonterra Trattoria Calgary Restaurant Review

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Bonterra Trattoria Calgaryism Restaurant Review Bonterra is a long-time favourite for Italian fare in Calgary because of its commitment to quality on all aspects of your dining experience. From the food to service and general restaurant ambiance, this place has what it takes to make your night out at a restaurant as good as … [Read more...]

VIDEO: 7 Cool Facts about Canada – World Economic Forum

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Seven Cool Facts on Canada by the World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum has put together a fascinating list of facts that you may or may not know about Canada. Check them out! Also see these Canada Facts and Infographics: A Visual Learning Experience today #1 - Canada is the world’s most educated country, with … [Read more...]

Calgary and Edmonton are Canada’s Fastest Growing Cities

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Calgary Still the Fastest Growing City Nationwide You’ve probably heard many things about Alberta’s population on the news and online in recent months, especially considering the province’s current economic climate. Are people leaving or are they going? This question interests many in Alberta because immigration has helped … [Read more...]