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20 Things to Do in Calgary on a Rainy Day

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20 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Calgary, Alberta We definitely don’t get as much rain as our coastal neighbours of Vancouver and Victoria in British Columbia - that's for sure. But if Mother Nature does by chance decide to unleash a fury of wetness down upon us, there are plenty of things to do in Calgary on a rainy day … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Shopping Malls

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Best Shopping Malls in Calgary, Alberta Citizens of Calgary and visitors from afar, if you're looking for some of the best places to shop in Calgary, look no further than the locations provided below. Here are the top five shopping malls in Calgary. Let us know which one is your favourite and what you love about it on the … [Read more...]

21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede

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21 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede Most of us who have been living in Calgary for at least a little while know to get out our cowboy boots, hat and some extra cash out from the bank when the Stampede comes around. While it is easy to get caught up in the fun festivities at the Calgary Stampede, … [Read more...]

5 Calgary Summer Festivals You Must See This July (2015)

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Don't Miss These Top 5 Summer Festivals in Calgary (2015) Every spring and summer, Calgary’s cultural scene explodes with countless festivals that offer fun family activities, live music and entertainment for all who attend. If you’re looking to have some fun this July, then you’ll definitely want to check out Calgaryism’s top … [Read more...]

Doors Open YYC 2014: FREE Public Event


Doors Open YYC 2014: Opening Our Minds to New Possibilities The first week of the fall season marks a very special event in the hearts and minds of Calgarians who are interested in architecture, arts, athletics, engineering and science – it’s called, Doors Open YYC! Just like in the past, Doors Open YYC opens up some of … [Read more...]

Calgary Festivals September 2014

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Top Calgary Festivals in September of 2014 Calgary's summer festivals aren’t over just yet! Thankfully, September has its own list of ones that make the transition from summer to fall that much easier for people like me who are hypersensitive to the cloudy skies and chilly days that come with. While September doesn't typically … [Read more...]

Tour of Alberta 2014: Provinces Own “Tour de France” Coming Soon

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Tour of Alberta 2014 to Kick-off at Canada Olympic Park in Early September! Local cycling enthusiasts, you’ll be happy to know that the Tour of Alberta begins right here in Calgary in less than two weeks’ time! As our provinces most prestigious cycling event, Alberta’s “Tour de France” takes competitors on 5 day, 700 kilometre … [Read more...]

Calgary Tower: Tallest Building Until 1983

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Calgary Tower Dominated City Skyline Until 1983 Check out this spectacular old-school photo of the Calgary Tower shortly after it was completed in 1968. It remained the tallest building in the City of Calgary at 191 metres tall until 1983 when the 215 metre Petro-Canada West Tower was built. Do you like this old school … [Read more...]

A Day at the Calgary Elbow River Parks and Pathways

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A Day Well Spent at Calgary’s Elbow River Parks and Pathways Some would call them the lifelines of our city -the Bow and Elbow - two important rivers that allowed the North West Mounted Police to settle and sustain themselves over a century ago when things were done the old fashioned way. A time when there were no processed … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Festivals in August 2014

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Must-See Calgary Festivals in August of 2014 Every year, the month of August is when some of our best local festivals are on! From GlobalFest's exhillarating fireworks and diversity of vendors to Chinatown Street Festival's unique merchants and cultural performances, Calgary's line up of August 2014 festivals has a little bit … [Read more...]