Stories Tagged - Didsbury
Oct. 30, 2019 | Josh Skapin
At about 40 minutes and 30 minutes from Calgary, respectively, Didsbury and Carstairs have helped some homebuyers balance a job in the city with the benefits of rural life.
Nov. 21, 2018 | Gerald Vander Pyl
Carstairs, Didsbury and Olds each have their own unique appeal, along with real estate choices ideal for growing families.
July 14, 2017 | Tyler Difley
While the Calgary Stampede is the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth," Alberta's western heritage runs deep across the province – where a number of small-town and community rodeos, both professional and amateur, are being held throughout the summer.
April 15, 2015 | CREBNow
As the Calgary and Edmonton Railway (today known as Canada Pacific Railway), started rumbling across Alberta, small towns and villages dotted the boundaries of the track, including Olds and Didsbury.
Incorporated as a village in 1896, Olds was named for Canada Pacific Railway traffic manager George Olds. Early industry in the town was a brick plant. In 1913, Olds College would be constructed and grow to become one of the most in-demand agricultural education institutions in Canada.