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Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Calgary

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Top 10 Restaurants for Chinese Dim Sum in Calgary Where can you find the best dim sum in Calgary? If you're an experienced dim sum go-er, you probably know about some staple dim sum restaurants like Silver Dragon, for example, one place that has been serving the local community for decades. On the other hand, you might not … [Read more...]

East Village Receives Multiple Mayor Urban Design Awards!

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East Village Wins Multiple MUDA’s! Another Reason… The Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA) are a biennial event that recognize the contributions that architects, artists and designers have made to the overall livability of the City of Calgary. These are projects of exceptional quality and design in buildings, urban spaces and … [Read more...]

Calgary Named 34th Best City in the World in 2018!

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Calgary Ranks 34th Top City in the World in 2018! Calgary nearly cracked the top third percentile in a new urban tourism consulting company’s global ranking of the top international cities across the globe – coming in at 34th out of 100 surveyed cities. Not bad! The report, called ‘The World’s Best Cities 2018’, was compiled … [Read more...]

History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1885 vs. 2013

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History of Calgary – Then & Now - 1885 vs. 2013 1885 – Population of 600 2013 – Population of 1.25 million Calgary in the 1880’s - 1883 - The Canadian Pacific Railway finally managed to expand westward and reach Calgary. - 1884 - Calgary officially became a town, had its first newspaper established and approximately … [Read more...]

A Citizen’s Watch: Alberta Economics

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From Income and Employment to Commodities and Migration... Economics for Calgary, Alberta & Western Canada as a Whole Real estate values are supported by supply and demand along with consumer confidence in the shorter term and by the economic fundamentals over the long. Calgary is experiencing positive migration, job … [Read more...]

Alberta Unemployment Still a Challenge Despite GDP Growth

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Industry Growth Overshadowed by Unemployment Rate Heading into 2018 According to the latest indicators and reports, Alberta’s economy is finally reversing its downward slide that it’s been on over the past few years. The province’s agriculture, oil and gas, food processing, manufacturing and retail industries are all … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems: The Dive Shop

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Calgary Hidden Gems: The Dive Shop on Macleod Are you thinking about taking scuba diving lessons in Calgary? If so, put your hopes and dreams into the trusted hands of The Dive Shop and its instructors! Scuba diving is something that I have always wanted to do. After doing research on some of the different scuba diving shops … [Read more...]

Best Hotpot Restaurants in Calgary

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Top 3 Hotpot Restaurants in Calgary, AB Have you heard of hotpot before? It seems that hotpot isn’t a hugely popular style of dining in Calgary just yet. I mean… a few years ago Japanese Ramen wasn’t either, but today there’s more ridiculously good ramen restaurants than I can count on one hand. Much like ramen, hotpot … [Read more...]

Bridgeland Calgary Community Profile: Amenities, Schools & More

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Bridgeland Calgary Community Profile Bridgeland is a northeast inner city community in Calgary found roughly east of Edmonton Trail, west of Deerfoot Trail, south of 7th Avenue NE and north of the Bow River. As with most other Calgary inner city neighbourhoods, you will find many new infill properties and new condominium … [Read more...]

Top 10 Remembrance Day Events in Calgary (2017)

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Top 10 Remembrance Day Events in Calgary (2017) With Remembrance Day just around the corner, we have compiled a list of our best events to attend to honour those who have given so much to give us the life that we are able to live today. Here’s Calgaryism’s list of top 10 Remembrance Day Events in Calgary for 2017: #1 – … [Read more...]