Resort town’s housing struggle falls hardest on disadvantaged

Resort town’s housing struggle falls hardest on disadvantaged

Banff, Alta., has fixed land space. So, any development is typically redevelopment. The planned YWCA building at Dr. Priscilla Wilson Place is an example of this.Cynthia Ramdial/LOLA Architecture Finding a place to live in Banff, Alta., is becoming increasingly difficult for workers, whether they’re seasonal or permanent, as the constraints imposed by Parks Canada to … Read more

Calgary turns Peace Bridge into an art walk after iconic structure suffers more than $1-million in damage

Calgary turns Peace Bridge into an art walk after iconic structure suffers more than -million in damage

Fake paintings with glass that looks smashed hang at the Peace Bridge in Calgary. The city has turned vandalism into an art walk called Vandalism Gallery.Todd Korol/The Globe and Mail Designed by Santiago Calatrava, one of the world’s great architects, Calgary’s Peace Bridge is a major tourist attraction and popular landmark. More than a million … Read more

Canada to Build Fully Electric Tube Train That Travels 600 MPH

Canada to Build Fully Electric Tube Train That Travels 600 MPH

Drawing: TransPod A company in Canada is planning to build a network of tube trains that could make high speed rail look downright pokey, and even outrun flat. canadian company TransPod recently announced the FluxJet, a “plane-train hybrid” that the company claims will travel at up to 1,000 kilometers per hour, or roughly 621 miles … Read more

‘No smoking gun’: Calgary scientists studying Mars soil for signs it supported life

‘No smoking gun’: Calgary scientists studying Mars soil for signs it supported life

CALGARY – A University of Calgary scientist is hoping to determine whether Mars was ever capable of supporting life. Ben Tutolo, an associate professor in the Department of Geoscience and Faculty of Science, began his research earlier this year and is using data from the Curiosity rover that’s been exploring the Red Planet for the … Read more

One man dead following shooting at southeast Calgary bar – Calgary

One man dead following shooting at southeast Calgary bar – Calgary

Calgary police are searching for a man following a fatal shooting in the city’s southeast Sunday morning. Police and paramedics arrived at the scene on 17 Avenue near 34 Street SE around 4:40 am to find a man suffering injuries from a gunshot. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Read more: Hockey Canada scandal, … Read more

Quality of bids dwindles for Calgary home over two months

Quality of bids dwindles for Calgary home over two months

Julie Vincent Photography 2021/Handout 115 Saratoga Place NE., Calgary Asking price: $529,900 (June, 2022) Previous asking prices: $554,900 (May, 2022); $574,900 (April, 2022) Selling price: $526,900 (June, 2022) Tax: $3,021 (2021) Days on the market: 11 Listing agent: Bryon Howard, eXp Realty The action Owners of this three-bedroom house were excited by the brisk sale … Read more

Makar has Stanley Cup slumber party before heading to childhood rink

Makar has Stanley Cup slumber party before heading to childhood rink

Nothing like a sleepover with your new best friend. Colorado Avalanche defenseman Hold Makarthe 2022 Conn Smythe Trophy winner, invited the Stanley Cup into his childhood room for a little rest and relaxation before a big day. Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Every kid who has played hockey, dreams of winning the Cup. Cale Makar relaxes with … Read more

Alberta’s minister for women apologizes for giving prize to essay arguing women ‘not exactly equal to men’

Alberta’s minister for women apologizes for giving prize to essay arguing women ‘not exactly equal to men’

CALGARY—Alberta’s associate minister for the status of women has apologized for her role in awarding third prize in an essay contest to an entry that argued women are “not exactly equal” to men and that voiced concern about children being replaced by “foreigners.” The contest, which was meant for young women interested in politics, has … Read more

More homeowners canceling listings, turning homes into rentals as housing market cools

More homeowners canceling listings, turning homes into rentals as housing market cools

When Shannon Tebb listed her downtown Toronto loft for sale in mid-June, she did everything to make the property attractive for buyers. She hired stagers, painted walls, washed the windows, listed the place below market value and advertised all over social media. But by July, she was pulling the property off the market – and … Read more

Alberta basketball teams’ flights canceled just hours before east coast trip – Calgary

Alberta basketball teams’ flights canceled just hours before east coast trip – Calgary

Two Alberta basketball teams bound for the east coast to play in a national tournament in Quebec, suddenly had their WestJet flights canceled just hours before takeoff. Both the women’s U15 and U17 teams were booked on Toronto-bound flights from the Calgary International Airport at 7 am on Sunday, then heading to Sherbrooke, QC. However, … Read more