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Dec. 10, 2012 | CREBNow

A Heritage Park Christmas


Nov. 22, 2012 | CREBNow

Long Road Ahead for Young Adults

"Today's youth are growing up in an era of complexity and uncertainty. Changes have delayed, or even destroyed, the landmarks that once signaled a transition from one phase of life to another."

The dream is to own a home. You work really hard to graduate college or to learn a trade and then you save up enough for a down payment on your first home, sounds simple enough. However, buying a home gets tricky. If you live in Calgary it's a challenging task, becoming more challenging in the last five years or so.

Oct. 26, 2012 | CREBNow

Haunted Calgary: Outbreak

Since 1987, the Campbell family in the Calgary community of Rocky Ridge has been transforming their home into a veritable cornucopia of Halloween scares while raising money for a good cause.

"It started just as a way to keep kids entertained on the street and then within the first couple years I was known at the school as a witch," said Myrna Campbell laughing. "Every year it grows bigger and bigger and more and more. More elaborate, more details."

Oct. 11, 2012 | CREBNow

CREBnow: A Day of Giving

CREBNow is taking over.

Have you ever donated or thought about donating blood?

On December 3rd 2012 CREBnow is joining forces with Canadian Blood Services to give the ultimate holiday gift - blood.

Oct. 11, 2012 | CREBNow

Lifting Spirits

A 10-year-old Calgary girl has more independence in her home after four local companies banded together in support of the Easter Seals Give a Kid a Lift initiative.

Each year the initiative selects one recipient of a home elevator or lift. This year's recipient was Juliana Alexson who, at eight months old, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and is wheelchair bound.

Oct. 10, 2012 | CREBNow

Small Business Week YYC #SMBYYC

Small Business Week is almost upon us. An event started by the Business Development Bank of Canada in 1979, Small Business Week "pays tribute to the contributions that small and medium-sized business make to the Canadian economy" as stated on the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Small Business Week Website.


Sept. 28, 2012 | Cody Stuart

Getting to Know Nosehill

Reportedly taking its name from the distinctive (at least if you use a little imagination) nose-like hillsides that surround the area, the Nose Hill Natural Environment Park – as it's officially known – is one of the largest municipal parks in North America. Encompassing 11 square kilometres of native grassland in northwest Calgary, the park was created in 1980 after citizens spoke out against a plan to turn the area into a residential development.


Sept. 28, 2012 | CREBNow

Calgary Opens Doors


Sept. 12, 2012 | CREBNow

Do YYC Naked!

We know it has always been a secret fantasy of yours, but instead get ready for Calgary to bare it all!

Thirty-six venues will Do YYC Naked the weekend of Sept. 29 and 30, allowing Calgarians to see both familiar places and venues they're never had a chance to visit before.

Aug. 29, 2012 | CREBNow

Canmore and the Canadian Rockies

An Outdoor Adventurer's Dream

West of Calgary on the Trans Canada Highway is an outdoor treasure trove of majestic mountains, scenic hiking trails and a modern, yet rustic, style of living.

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