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Your Doctor Wants to Know Your Story

Albertans look out for each other. Your friends know your story. They celebrate success beside you and recognize when you need a hand. Your family doctor or regular healthcare provider can be that same support for your health. Having an ongoing, trusting relationship with your...

About Wine: Henri Cruchon

2017 Henri Cruchon, Le Morget Sélection (LMS) La Côte (www.henricruchon.com) About the Canton: Domaine Henri Cruchon rests on the shores of Lac Léman, 10 km west of Lausanne in the French-speaking canton of Vaud, Switzerland. On the eastern slope of the Jura Mountains, it lies at...

In My Books: The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day is a Canadian published fictitious tale written by award-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro. The story of The Remains of the Day is centered around an English butler’s recollection of memories and tales during the WWI and WWII period. These tales...

Be the Change: Creating Inclusive Environments

Part of my job is to speak with recreation facilities to ask if they can accept a child into their program. This child is always the right age for the activity. He or she has the necessary skills to be successful. They want to...

June Queen Elizabeth School News

by Hamish MacAulay School year 2018-2019 is almost at an end. Students and staff still have important work to get through in these last few weeks between breaths of fresh, early summer air. Special Spring Fling Thanks Spring Fling 2019 was a cosmic success! Fun was had,...

Sunnyside Water Projects

Sunnyside is one of many communities in Calgary that experiences localized flooding during storm season, due in large part to an outdated drainage system. In 2010, The City launched the Community Drainage Improvement (CDI) program to study why certain communities experienced flooding issues. The study...

Next 20: Making Life Better

Planning for Calgary’s next 20 years is underway. In February and March, Calgarians told us what qualities, features and attributes are important for a great city. In June, we’re continuing the conversation to explore trade-offs and what it’ll take to make Calgary better for...

June with the Famous Five District Guides

Anticipation is already mounting for the fall program. Girl Guides of Canada has developed a new program based on the wishes of the girls, parents and Guiders. It’ll be girl-driven with lots of new badges and lots of fun. Arts, Science, Environment and more...

I’ve been hearing reports about radon in Alberta homes; should I be concerned?

I’ve recently started hearing reports about radon in Alberta homes. If I’m buying a home in Alberta, is it something I should be concerned about? You’re right to be asking this question. A lot of people aren’t familiar with radon, but they should be. Radon is an odourless, tasteless, colourless radioactive...

I’ve Made an Offer that Expires, but the Seller’s Agent Won’t Take It to the Seller. Is this Allowed?

I’m in a time crunch and need to purchase a property fast. I’ve made an offer that expires in the extreme short-term, but the seller’s agent refuses to take it to the seller, saying the seller wants to consider all offers at a later date. Is this allowed? Yes. The...

What’s the Difference Between Being a Real Estate Client and Customer?

I’ve heard that calling myself a “customer” of a real estate professional means I won’t have to pay them for their services. Is that correct? No. Choosing to call yourself a customer has very little to do with payment. Being a “customer” is a specific type of working relationship you...
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