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5 things to do for New Year's Eve 2017

As Alberta’s oil-based economy continues to slump, many Calgarians will be glad to see the end of 2016. With, hopefully, a more prosperous year ahead, there are a number of fitting ways to spend the last night of a tumultuous year. 446 more words

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Inspiring birthday party raises gifts for Calgary children

A birthday tradition for one Calgary boy continued Sunday, despite the nasty weather.

For the past six years, George Boyce, who turned 14 on Sunday, has been hosting a skating birthday party at Olympic Plaza where he doesn’t accept any gifts for himself. 167 more words

Canada

First blog post

This is a symbolic post.

I took this picture yesterday after we visited the Glenbow Museum. This picture represents important things about life. Like falling and learning how to pick ourselves up. 33 more words

Life

Olympic Plaza controversy brings three-decade-old practical joke to light

A stone worker’s practical joke lasted almost 30 years until it was revealed this week when a city controversy erupted over a beloved Olympic project. 384 more words

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Donated bricks in Calgary's Olympic Plaza likely not salvageable

It’s very likely Calgary’s Olympic Plaza will be getting a facelift and the donated bricks lining the plaza aren’t in the plans.

City of Calgary urban strategy lead Carlie Ferguson says the bricks, inscribed with the names of donors, are in poor shape. 188 more words

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Short legacy for inscribed Olympic Plaza bricks

A Calgary Olympic legacy is barely going to survive three decades.

Bricks lining Olympic Plaza inscribed with the names of donors are in such bad shape they cannot be saved in their present form, according to a city planner. 362 more words

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Calgary’s upcoming New Year’s Eve festivities sweetened by federal money

The City of Calgary has announced plans for beefed up New Year’s Eve festivities thanks to a federal cash injection.

The Department of Canadian Heritage is contributing $110,000 to… 241 more words

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