Stories Tagged - Community
Oct. 10, 2019 | Andrea Cox
Residents of this northwest neighbourhood generally stay put until the kids leave the nest and it's time to downsize.
Oct. 30, 2019 | Josh Skapin
Sept. 11, 2019 | Tyler Difley
While waterfront real estate will always come at a premium, it's possible to enjoy life near the river in several Calgary communities at a much more reasonable price. Here's a selection of Calgary riverside communities with a year-to-date (YTD) benchmark price lower than the YTD citywide benchmark price of $423,300.
May 08, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl
Aug. 01, 2018 | Geoff Geddes
Feb. 23, 2018 | Gerald Vander Pyl
You're watching a movie or TV show when something catches your eye.
"I know that place!" you exclaim, as a character enters a pizza place on a city street, or rides a horse through a wheat field with a majestic mountain backdrop.
Calgary and its surrounding areas are becoming increasingly popular as filming locations for major movie and television productions – making famous places that Calgarians know well.
"We have 100 years of history here," said Luke Azevedo, Calgary film commissioner and CEO of the Calgary Film Centre. "We're one of the oldest locations outside of Hollywood for production."
Aug. 30, 2017 | Gerald Vander Pyl
When Lynn MacCallum helped out with the Cliff Bungalow Community Garden during its construction in 2014, it was with a view towards having some garden space of her own.
"We are in a condo, and like many people in the neighbourhood, we didn't have access to growing food in our own gardens," said MacCallum. "I think a lot of people in the garden live in an apartment, so other than growing a couple of herbs in a pot on a balcony, there wasn't much opportunity.
"Growing food was foremost, but what has happened is this community that has been created, which is pretty awesome."
Dec. 21, 2016 | Paula Trotter
Calgary's luxury resale housing market bucked the trend in 2016, posting modest improvements in sales volumes throughout the year and recovering somewhat from the significant decline experienced in 2015.
Yet industry observers urge caution at interpreting this past year's numbers at face value, saying a return to long-term averages is still far away.
Dec. 16, 2016 | Joel Schlesinger
There's method to the madness that is Calgary's rush-hour traffic.
And if autonomous vehicles play into mainstream society the way many are predicting, our city could be at the forefront of changing that daily commute, suggest local officials.
While drivers stuck in gridlock may feel differently, Calgary currently operates one of the most advanced traffic systems in Canada – a claim backed up earlier year in a TomTom Traffic Index survey that identified Calgary as the least congested city in Canada.
Nov. 25, 2016 | Joel Schlesinger
There's more than meets the eye to a lake at the heart of Harmony, the much-talked-about community by Bordeaux Properties and Qualico Communities west of the city.
When the massive water feature project is completed this spring, it will not only be Alberta's deepest man-made lake. It will also be a key part of the development's water conservation plan, an initiative that is among the most progressive in the Calgary region, said Bordeaux president and CEO Birol Fisekci.