The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


A century-old neighbourhood works to keep its unique sense of home

Dixon thumbIt'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.

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.