Stories Tagged - Chestermere Lake
March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox
Natural neighbourhood: Chestermere's Kinniburgh is a haven for young families and outdoor enthusiasts
The community of Kinniburgh in southeast Chestermere has quickly become coveted by Calgarians yearning for a more pastoral, connected way of life – one that revolves around the beauty of nature and lakeside living. The community itself is relatively new, with plan approvals not yet 15 years old, but the land has a rich and varied history.
July 25, 2018 | Kathleen Renne
A rapidly increasing number of people are discovering Chestermere's allure. When McKay moved to the community 27 years ago, the population barely topped 900. Today, it sits around 20,700, with growth of just under two per cent last year.
Nov. 15, 2017 | Kathleen Renne
When Toni Lynne Cousineau and her husband, Larry, moved to Calgary in 1996, they weren't familiar with the city. Even though they initially lived in Applewood Park, on the city's eastern edge, they did not know about Chestermere. "We didn't even know it existed," said.
It was through her employment with a local builder that Cousineau first discovered Chestermere, when she ended up working in a show home there. It was a case of love at first sight.
Nov. 16, 2017 | Barb Livingstone
When Jen Peddlesden and her family moved to Chestermere Lake 40 years ago, people told her she was crazy.
At that time, what is now a 2.65-square-kilometre waterway was merely a "slough, just a place to put a boat," and was primarily a backyard playground for nearby Forest Lawn residents or the Calgary Yacht Club, which has been headquartered there since 1933.