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Morning News Rundown

July 24, 2012 | CREBNow

Morning News Rundown

July 23, 2012 | Cody Stuart

A Century Celebration on Centre Street

Spanning almost a century, Calgary's Centre Street Bridge Nears 100th Anniversary

Constructed at a cost of $365,000 in 1916, to replace the old steel truss MacArthur Bridge that was destroyed in a flood, Calgary's Centre Street Bridge has linked the city's north and south for nearly a century.

July 23, 2012 | CREBNow

Test Your Knowledge

Calgary has always been a city of vast progress and growth. When fire engulfed much of the city's core — comprised of primarily wooden structures — in 1886, City Council decided sandstone would be used as a safer building material and the "Sandstone City" was born.

July 23, 2012 | CREBNow

Lougheed House

Surrounded by skyscrapers and apartments, Calgary's Lougheed House was once separated from downtown by prairie grasslands in an area known simply as "South of the Tracks".

"At the time it was built in 1891, the population of Calgary was 4,000 people and this palace . . . was then out on the prairie, people thought (James Lougheed) was crazy," said Blane Hogue, executive director, Lougheed House.

July 23, 2012 | Cody Stuart

Building Permits Up in Calgary

Building permit values for Calgary are on par for the third best overall year in the city.

The estimated construction value of building permit applications in Calgary for the month of June 2012 was $355 million, a decrease of 15 per cent compared to June 2011, bringing the year-to-date total to $2.49 billion.
Morning News Rundown

July 23, 2012 | CREBNow

Morning News Rundown

July 20, 2012 | CREBNow

Gateways to Kananaskis

Located on scenic Highway 22, the communities of Redwood Meadows and Bragg Creek offer scenic living and adventures only 30 minutes away from Calgary.

Redwood Meadows is a planned community developed by the Tsuu T'ina Nation in the late 1970s. The area earned its name after a grass fire in the 1940s after which Elders of the Tsuu T'ina Nation, noticing regrowth of poplar and spruce trees had a reddish colour to them, dubbed the area Redwood Yard.
A study by the Broadbent Institute suggests high poverty rates among seniors will further increase.

July 20, 2012 | CREBNow

Saving for a Rainy Day

According to an RBC poll, young Canadians place owning a home at the top of their financial lists.

The poll revealed 49 per cent of Canadians between the ages of 18 and 34 believed owning a home was their top financial priority followed by reducing or eliminating debt through regular payments (48%) and general savings for a rainy day fund (39%).

July 20, 2012 | CREBNow

Calgary's McKenzies

Located in Calgary's southeast and a quick 20-minute drive from downtown, the communities of McKenzie Towne and McKenzie Lake have a little something for everyone.

McKenzie Towne

The younger of the two communities and located east of Deerfoot Trail, development on McKenzie Lake began in 1995. Divided into four sub-communities:

July 20, 2012 | CREBNow

New Tower Coming to Town

There's a new office tower coming to Calgary and it's slated to be ready for tenant occupancy by 2016.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited announced the commencement of construction of the Calgary City Centre Phase 1 on April 4. The first phase will include a 36 storey, LEED Gold Core and Shell, premium AA tower totaling 853,032 sq. ft. including a retail podium and five levels of underground parking withover 600 stalls.

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