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B.C. homeowners call for less red tape for solar panel installation

Despite municipalities throughout the Lower Mainland claiming to be greener than the next, environmentally-conscious homeowners are finding B.C. is way behind the times when it comes to solar power. 406 more words


Alberta man left in shock after brand new house demolished: 'I come back and my place is gone'

An Alberta man is speaking out for the first time since having his brand new house demolished last week.

“I came back and my place is gone,” William Reneau said. 331 more words


Readers react with acceptance, vitriol after town tears down Alberta man’s house

A brand new Alberta home was demolished Thursday when a court ordered its destruction after the homeowner failed to obtain proper building permits, leaving some to think officials went overboard. 551 more words


Alberta man has brand new house demolished after court finds he built it without proper permits

A brand new house in the village of Carmangay, Alta. was torn down in just hours Thursday morning, after a court order was issued to demolish the home. 345 more words


Comparing Groups: Outdoor Activity and Census Tract Type

In earlier assignments I created a metric of “outdoor activity” to assess how vibrant the outdoor community of a neighborhood is.  In order to gauge the relationship between my outdoor activity metric and other measurable characteristics of the city, I compared it against variables from two different datasets.  2,544 more words

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Comparing Groups: Disposable Wealth

This week I examine disposable wealth across different groups of census tracts based on their level of median income using t-tests and ANOVAs. My first step to accomplish this was to merge the geographical infrastructure data set for 2015 census tracts with the data set I have been working with (which contains variables related to disposable wealth and other ecometrics) to gain information on median income at the census tract level. 1,008 more words

Cornerstone led Calgary's building permit applications same month it launched

It didn’t take long for Cornerstone to attract city-leading demand for both single-family and multi-family homes.

Walton Development and Management held a launch event for its 525-hectare northeast Calgary community in October. 379 more words

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