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June 04, 2020 | Tyler Difley

CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation launches new grant programs

Applications are now open for three new grant programs from the CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation designed to support local housing and shelter initiatives.

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May 21, 2020 | Cody Stuart

New poster campaign gives Cochrane residents a creative way to show support during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Cochranites can now publicly show their support for each other, as well as local businesses and services, through a new poster campaign from the Town of Cochrane.

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April 24, 2020 | Tyler Difley

Together apart: Calgarians share messages of thanks and support during COVID-19 crisis

To their credit, many Calgarians have not let the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic dampen their spirits or diminish their sense of community. This fact can be seen in the many heartfelt – and sometimes humorous – messages of thanks and support displayed throughout the city.

These may be uncertain times, but, as one of the messages reminds us, "we're all in this together."
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April 03, 2020 | Cody Stuart

My Neighbourhood: Inglewood and Ramsay

As Calgary's oldest community, Inglewood is a neighbourhood that has been through a lot.

Since it pre-1900 founding as Brewery Flats, Inglewood – along with its neighbour Ramsay – has weathered both the First World War and Second World War, the Great Depression, and countless booms and busts. The communities have bounced back time and time again, emerging as two of the most desirable places to call home in the city.

The historic Royal Canadian Legion branch 1 serves all of downtown Calgary.
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Nov. 06, 2019 | Geoff Geddes

Salute to service: Calgary legion branches are pillars of community

With nearly 270,000 members at 1,400 branches across the country, the Royal Canadian Legion includes everyone from serving or retired members of the Canadian Armed Forces and the RCMP to regular civilians. What they share is a desire to support those who served Canada and a commitment to improving their communities.

Courtesy Dream Development

Oct. 30, 2019 | Josh Skapin

Small town, big value: Vista Crossing is raising the bar in Crossfield

When Dream Development rolled out Vista Crossing, it didn't just bring new housing options to the town of Crossfield – it completely changed expectations of what residential development could look like in the town.

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Oct. 10, 2019 | Andrea Cox

Community Profile: Varsity

Varsity is an established community with a lot to offer, which explains why nobody wants to leave.

Residents of this northwest neighbourhood generally stay put until the kids leave the nest and it's time to downsize.

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Sept. 11, 2019 | Tyler Difley

Sixteen affordable Calgary communities for river living

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.

Courtesy New Brighton Residents Association

May 08, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Homeowners' and residents' associations bring communities together

Many Calgarians benefit from facilities and programs in their communities that are looked after by a local homeowners' association (HOA) or residents' association (RA).

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Aug. 01, 2018 | Geoff Geddes

How where Calgarians are born influences where they buy

If you equate moving to the other end of the city with relocating to Mars, you're not alone. For many homebuyers, where they grew up or first settled down in Calgary can influence where they look when it comes time to move.

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