From the rundown Cecil Hotel to the classy Barron Building theatre, city council has been eyeing the fate of decades-old buildings as developers seek downtown space. On Historic Calgary Week, the Herald’s Dylan Robertson looks at how this booming city decides what to keep, and the people immersed in that process.
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The rising tide of political instability around the world is negatively affecting the some of the oil industry’s largest companies, and several are considering withdrawing their investments in risky areas.
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Beginning August 4, passengers on select buses will have access to real-time schedule and stop information as part of Calgary Transit’s testing of its new real time information system, a system which will eventually allow transit users the ability to determine the exact location of their bus prior to its arrival.
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Construction is progressing along Third Avenue and portions of Macleod Trail, but after initial delays slowed the downtown infrastructure project, frustrating councillors and business owners alike, Mayor Craig Snodgrass once again stressed his rebuilding mantra—foot to the floor.
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Airdrie has seen an increase in the number of multi-family units built in recent years.
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The 38 community mailboxes installed on Greely Road in Fort McMurray last week were removed Tuesday by Canada Post.
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The of the great questions being debated right now is how will the market react once QE3 ends this October. Those who believe asset prices (namely stocks, bonds, and real estate) are being supported by the Fed, and not by underlying economic growth, expect a correction or worse once the Fed withdraws its support.
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Canada and the European Union will release final details of their mammoth trade deal on Sept. 25 in Ottawa, ending a marathon 10 months of bargaining since Prime Minister Stephen Harper flew off to Brussels to sign the initial agreement in principle.
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The Canadian economy grew by a greater-than-expected 0.4 percent in May, the fifth consecutive month-on-month increase, Statistics Canada reported on Thursday.
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OTTAWA — The International Monetary Fund says Canada and other countries can improve their economies and environment by hiking energy taxes — while cutting them on people and capital.
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