Small townhouse outside Calgary an affordable find at $217,500

Small townhouse outside Calgary an affordable find at 7,500

2781 Chinook Winds Dr., SW., No. 7106, Airdrie, Alta. Asking price: $229,900 (May, 2022) Selling price: $217,500 (June, 2022) Tax: $1,312 (2021) Days on the market: Seven Listing agent: Bryon Howard, eXp Realty The action Inside, there is an open living and dining area, and a kitchen with a center island.eXp Realty This two-bedroom townhouse … Read more

Plants Appear to Be Self-Medicating by Producing Their Own Aspirin When Stressed

Plants Appear to Be Self-Medicating by Producing Their Own Aspirin When Stressed

You might find yourself reaching for a painkiller when a headache strikes, and it seems plants do something similar: when under stress from hazards around them, plants are capable of producing their own aspirin. A new study takes a closer look at this particular self-defense mechanism in plants, and how the production of the active … Read more

Bank of Canada says high inflation ‘keeping us up at night’

Bank of Canada says high inflation ‘keeping us up at night’

Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Rogers said on Wednesday that inflation in Canada was much too high and did not rule out a 75-basis-point increase at the central bank’s July decision. “We know inflation is keeping Canadians up at night. It’s keeping us up at night,” Rogers said at an event organized by … Read more

Heavy rains prompt state of emergency in Calgary, flooding fears in BC

Heavy rains prompt state of emergency in Calgary, flooding fears in BC

A home on Peguis First Nation with a Tiger Dam around it for Fisher River flooding north of Winnipeg on May 15.JOHN WOODS/The Canadian Press Calgary declared a state of emergency Monday as torrential rains were predicted to pelt Southern Alberta with more than a month’s worth of rain in just three days, but the … Read more