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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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
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
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
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