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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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The communties of West Springs and Cougar Ridge are part of Ward 6 in Calgary's southwest, and the WSCR Community Association oversees the following communities: West Springs, Cougar Ridge, Springside, Wentworth and West Springs Ranch.

 

The history...

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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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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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This Thursday, December 1st, attend a free open house on the Springbank Hill natural park enhancement. First, here's a bit of background on this: 

 

On 26 Avenue SW between 77 and 69 Street, there is a six-acre parcel of community land with a...

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Last week, Avenue Magazine released the 2016 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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The communties of West Springs and Cougar Ridge are part of Ward 6 in Calgary's southwest, and the WSCR Community Association oversees the following communities: West Springs, Cougar Ridge, Springside, Wentworth and West Springs Ranch.

 

The history...

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The communties of West Springs and Cougar Ridge are part of Ward 6 in Calgary's southwest, and the WSCR Community Association oversees the following communities: West Springs, Cougar Ridge, Springside, Wentworth and West Springs Ranch.

 

The history...

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This is the third instalment of a blog series featuring some of the best things in the southwest communities I work in. Today, we're featuring the southwest community of Signal Hill.

 

Signal Hill is home to 13,912 residents, and contains the nei...

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This is the second installment of a new blog series on southwest Calgary communities. These blogs will give you a rundown of crucial information you should know about living in or moving to these communities, and where you should definitely check out in...

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This is the first installment of a new blog series I'm launching today on southwest Calgary communities. These blogs will give you a rundown of crucial information you should know about living in or moving to these communities, and where you should definitely...

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On Tuesday, January 26th, 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 Calgary Transportation...

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At the latter end of 2015, the City of Calgary released the 2015 Citizen Satisfaction Survey results, and while the city overall scored well in majority of categories, particularly the SW residents report having a high quality of life. 

 

Highlights...

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A BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) is a network that provides reliable, timely multi-passenger transportation without the costly infrastructure of LRTs. After an initial proposal by Brian Pincott (Ward 11 Councillor) back in 2010, the SW Transitway BRT is finally...

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Fall is here again, and ensuring your weather stripping is in good order can save you money in the upcoming months, and not to mention keep your house warmer.

 

Proper weather stripping will keep drafts and moisture at bay, which can save you as much...

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September is here and it's time (whether we like it or not) to give our home some much-needed attention before colder weather and seasons approach.

 

This time of year can be the perfect time to get your home's exterior clean before colder temperatures...

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Avenue Magazine has released their annual list of best neighbourhoods in Calgary, and the southwest community of Christie Park made the list. 

 

Quick facts about Christie Park: 

 

  • Community establised in 1990
  • Home to 2,217 residents...
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The communties of West Springs and Cougar Ridge are part of Ward 6 in Calgary's southwest, and the WSCR Community Association oversees the following communities: West Springs, Cougar Ridge, Springside, Wentworth and West Springs Ranch.

 

The history...

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Today the NDP government announced that the SW ring road would be completed in seven years, as per an agreement between Tsuu T'ina Nation and the Conservative government. 

 

The southwest portion of the ring road extends east of 69 Street SW...

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If you're planning to sell your home over the next few months, you'll probably be taking advantage of the warmer weather to add some curb appeal to your property. If you're taking on some spring landscaping, avoid these mistakes that will make your home...

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