The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


What goals are your representatives working towards achieving in 2012?

Boynton thumbA new year brings many things: new milestones, anniversaries, and opportunities to reflect on the year that was while looking ahead at what can be achieved in the coming 12 months.

As we move into the year 2012, Calgary's city council will have the chance to focus on a wide array of projects that will hopefully match the productivity they achieved in 2011.

Three partners working together to provide variety of services

Galley thumbNortheast Calgary will feel a little healthier when the Genesis Centre of Community Wellness opens its doors to Calgarians in January.

The 225,000-square-foot recreational complex has been under construction for the past two years with a budget of $120 million.

$13,000 small price to pay, says city official

Weismiller thumbCalgary motorists may be able to turn to their smartphones to make commuting less of a headache this winter.

The city launched a new application for mobile devices on Dec. 5 that provides real-time information on road conditions, plow routes and traffic cameras. It also sends updates on snow route parking bans.

Fanfare not part of the job for Calgary volunteer in northwest neighbourhood

Gilbert thumbWhen 50-year-old Brad Klein talks about Hidden Valley, the word "comfortable" comes to his mind first.

"Comfortable," because Klein has spent the past 16 years as president of the Hidden Valley Community Association, helping to build an area that "has it all." That long journey veered onto another path when he stepped down from the role of president earlier this year.