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Currently, the City of Calgary is working on amending the West Springs Area Structure Plan (ASP), due to a number of applications for the area of West Springs. Two applications in particular are asking for amendments to the ASP:

 
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Last night's City of Calgary election had the highest voter turnout in over 40 years! In fact, many polling stations ran out of ballots at various points and had to be couriered more. 

 

According to the City of Calgary, 387,306 Calgarians went...

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The civic election is taking place this coming Monday, October 16th in Calgary, and if you're still unsure of who is running, here's some information pertaining to the candidates in Ward 6. 

 

For note, Ward 6 is comprised of the following southwest...

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According to the latest luxury real estate report from RE/MAX Canada, sales of homes over $1-million are up in Calgary for the first seven months of 2017. 

 

Relatively stable energy prices over the last few months helped provide a boost to Calgary...

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I am proud to work in the southwest Calgary communities of Marda Loop, West Springs and Discovery Ridge (and surrounding areas), due in part to the great community engagement in these neighbourhoods. With all three of these neighbourhoods boasting community...

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Last week, Avenue Magazine released their 2017 Calgary's Best Neighbourhoods list, and Signal Hill was among the top ranked communities. 

 

Sitting in the number five spot for all of Calgary, the southwest community of Signal Hill is situated...

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Today, Avenue Magazine released the 2017 Calgary's Best Neighbourhoods List, which ranks Calgary communities based on surveys to Calgarians.

 

To read the specifics on each of the ranked communities and why they were rated the way they were by...

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Historic Calgary Week runs July 28 until August 7, and is a celebration of all the places and people that are historically important for Calgary. In reading up on the event and celebration, the southwest quadrant of the city is the hub of most of...

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The Calgary Stampede officially begins this Friday, July 7th, and there's a lot of free breakfasts to enjoy every day during the 10-day festival. 

 

A list of all the (mostly) free Stampede breakfasts this year can be found online here, but I've...

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Residents in southwest Calgary are getting new green bins this week (and over the next few months). The City of Calgary has officially rolled out their green composting carts, delivering 320,000 yesterday alone, with deliveries continuing in the southwest...

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There is over 8,000 hectares of parkland managed by the City of Calgary, and the southwest quadrant boasts some of the best parks this city has to offer. Here's a quick guide to southwest Calgary parks:

 

  • Battalion Park: 3001 Signal Hill Dr....
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There are some upcomig information sessions that Ward 6 residents, and all Calgarians may be interested in, regarding the Area Structure Plan amendments for WinSport. 

 

Last year, WinSport submitted an application to the City regarding amendments...

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Weekend community cleanups have started around Calgary, an annual initiative between the City of Calgary and community associations. These community cleanups help residents get rid of unwanted household items and property waste, with a record one million...

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The annual 'Calgary's Best Neighbourhoods' survey is out by Avenue Magazine, and Calgarians are asked to vote for their communities. I have been priveleged to work in some great SW communities, and here's a list of some communities I think should...

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If you're looking to sell your home this winter, there are still a few tricks you can use to make your home more appealing to prospective buyers, and allow it to stand out against other homes in your neighbourhood as well. 

 

For those sellers...

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As 2016 is drawing to a close, we can all look back and reflect on what made headlines over the past year. Based on my own online networks, these stories had the most traction this past year on social media: 


  • A new development on Paskapoo Slopes in...
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The Flanders Interchange in southwest Calgary, opened for morning traffic today. This major infrastructure provides an enhanced network for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists alike, offering ease for southwest Calgary residents and commuters. ...

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Thanksgiving is this weekend, which means fall landscaping is already well underway. So, it's time to start thinking about what you're going to do with all those leaves (and leftover pumpkins soon too). 

 

The City of Calgary runs an annual leaf...

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This weekend, Culture Days is kicking off in Canada, and there's some great events happening around our city and in southwest Calgary as well. 

 

The seventh annual Culture Days weekend will take place September 30, October 1 and 2, 2016,...

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Mark your calendars! On Wednesday, October 5th, the City of Calgary will be hosting an open house regarding the study of 50 Avenue SW between Crowchild Trail and 14A Street. 

 

In 2009, it was reclassified as a Parkway under the ...

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