It's a neighbourhood straight out of the movies: Victorian style houses reach for the skies, only to be surpassed by the century-old trees that shade front lawns and line the street's boulevards. The roads are a dream for any kid with a bike. The sidewalks are a never-ending highway for dogs taking their owner for a walk and kids trucking to school.
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.
Northeast 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.
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.