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Do What the Locals Do – Episode 23 – Paint Your Own Pottery

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Calgary Activities at Paint Your Own Pottery If you’ve heard of Colour Me Mine before and know what it’s about, then you’ll already be familiar with what’s in store for you at Paint Your Own Pottery. Located in the deep northwest in the community of Royal Oak, Paint Your Own Pottery offers exactly what its name suggests – a … [Read more...]

Alberta Full-time Job Numbers Showing Positive Signs

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Full-time and part-time job ratio showing good signs for Alberta Could it be that full-time jobs in Alberta are making a come back? Not only in recent years has the provinces full-time job market taken a huge hit that many economists associated with low energy prices, but the quality of available jobs also diminished as … [Read more...]

Top 5 Restaurants in Altadore, Calgary

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Top 5 Restaurants in Altadore / Marda Loop District  Altadore isn't just one of the best places to live in Calgary's southwest inner city; it's also one of the best places to eat! With the Marda Loop business district located on the north end of the community, there's never a shortage of restaurants and other food … [Read more...]

Wami Ootoya (Brentwood) Calgary Japanese Restaurant Review

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Wami Ootoya (Brentwood) Japanese Restaurant Review It’s always a delight to stumble upon a brand new restaurant like Wami Ootoya; you know, one that you’ll be coming back to again. There are few Japanese restaurants in Calgary that have as massive of a selection of ramen, sushi, donburi and everything in between as this place … [Read more...]

Alberta New Housing Starts Up in March 2017

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New Housing Starts, a Sign of Economic Turn-Around Home starts is one of several residential housing statistics that are a good indicator of consumer confidence. If people have doubts about the current and future status of the economy or simply don’t have the financial means, a decision to buy a new house simply won’t be on the … [Read more...]

Canada Named 2nd Best Country in the World (2017)

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Canada Named 2nd Best by U.S. News & World Report (2017) How does Canada stack up against nations of the world? According to Best Countries 2017 by U.S. News, our nation ranks the second best in the world - for the second year in a row! More than 21,000 business leaders, citizens and informed elites were surveyed to … [Read more...]

Good Earth Coffeehouse Opening in Verve Condos

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Good Earth Coffeehouse Coming Soon to East Village Good news everyone! Good Earth Coffeehouse, another renowned local business in Calgary, has announced plans to open a location at Verve Condos in 2018. Learn more about Verve New Condos in EV here. Located in bottom-floor retail, the coffee shop will be in the heart of this … [Read more...]

Growth Predicted for Alberta’s Economy in 2017

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ATB Financial Predicts Modest GDP Growth in Alberta The past few years have been quite difficult for many Albertans - especially those in the oil and gas industry who have found themselves laid off for an indefinite amount of time. Fortunately, it seems that the tables are slowly beginning to turn for the better, as predicted … [Read more...]

Canada Ranks 6th on EIU’s Democracy Index 2016

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Canada - One of the Freest Countries in the World!  According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index of 2016, Canada is the sixth freest democracy in the world! Released in late January of 2017, the annual report from the renowned British-based media institution examines the state of democracy in 2 territories … [Read more...]

New Chinook Centre Expansion in Planning Stages

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Cadillac Fairview Plans Massive Expansion onto Chinook Centre If you think Chinook Centre is big now, just wait until you learn of what’s in store for Calgary’s go-to indoor shopping mall. Cadillac Fairview is planning on an expansion that could be the biggest in the malls history to date, one that will build both out and … [Read more...]