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Victoria Park BIA Event Short on Participation

By Kyra Bird

An event held on Thursday night by the Victoria Park Business Improvement Area was billed as an opportunity for businesses and residents of the community to learn about issues in the area, in hopes of fostering conversation. 407 more words


Lest We Forget: Remembering Everyday Heroes

On Remembrance Day of 2017, I was driving back to my house from my guitar lesson, and Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Mama I’m Comin’ Home’ came on the radio. 391 more words


DIY Bridesmaid Box

Hello lovely readers!

This DIY “will you be my maid of honour” box is purrfect to ask your girlfriends to be part of the special day. 99 more words


Braid: NDP hopes tide is turning as Notley gets cheers in Calgary

Rachel Notley seemed to be bouncing on air as she walked along the hallway in the Telus Convention Centre, on her way to a news conference. 735 more words

Local News

Residents hastily evacuated from Calgary apartment building over 'structural issues'

Residents of a Kensington apartment building were told to quickly pack their belongings and evacuate after building inspectors raised concerns about the structure’s safety.

Fire crews were called to assist in the evacuation of 57 units at Kensington Manor on 10th Street N.W. 437 more words


Your letters for Friday, Nov. 24

Cost of police manager’s vehicles add up

Re: “Councillors open to police request for $14.3M boost,” Nov. 20.

The Calgary police commission and Chief Roger Chaffin want a $14-million boost to the police budget. 614 more words


(Wild)flowery Friday.

In the foreground: a new view of marsh smartweed, a plant I profiled on Flowery Prose around this time last year.  (Take a look at my original post… 79 more words