36-storey tower could rise above Hamilton’s Royal Connaught Square

36-storey tower could rise above Hamilton’s Royal Connaught Square

The redevelopment of a prominent downtown Hamilton location is about the enter its third phase. The plans, unveiled this week, call for a 36-storey tower at Royal Connaught Square, which would make it the second-tallest building in the city core. In a release, the Spallacci Group and Valery Homes say the tower will be…

New shopping centre and housing development proposed for area near northwest Calgary city limits

New shopping centre and housing development proposed for area near northwest Calgary city limits

A new shopping centre and housing development are being proposed near northwest Calgary city limits and it’s raising concerns from people living on both sides of the border. It’s called Ascension and would include commercial, retail, entertainment and 883 residential units. It would be located in Rocky View County southwest of the intersection of…

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Family visits restricted in southern Sask. health facilities to palliative, end-of-life care

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is restricting family presence and visitation to Level 3 palliative/end-of-life care in its facilities and long-term care homes in Regina, the Southwest and Southeast due to increased risk of COVID-19. Read more: Wastewater samples point to rising COVID-19 variant cases in Saskatoon The SHA stated that Level 3 means that…

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Buy and sell exchange zone set up at Saskatoon police headquarters

Saskatoon police are offering the public a designated safe space for buy and sell transactions to take place. An exchange zone has been set up in the visitor parking lot on the west side of police headquarters on 25th Street East. Read more: Cryptocurrency fraud grew 400% in Canada, RCMP says Staff Sgt. Matt…

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AHS says website issues resolved as Alberta begins Phase 2A of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Alberta Health Services said its online booking system for COVID-19 was back up and running late Monday morning as the province moved on to Phase 2A of its immunization rollout. Just seven minutes before online booking was set to open at 8 a.m. Monday, AHS tweeted that its booking tool launch was being delayed.…

Immersive ‘Beyond Van Gogh’ exhibit coming to Calgary

Immersive ‘Beyond Van Gogh’ exhibit coming to Calgary

A family-friendly art exhibit featuring the work of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh is coming to Calgary this spring. Created by French-Canadian creative director Mathieu St-Arnaud and his team at Montreal’s Normal Studio, Beyond Van Gogh is an immersive experience showcasing over 300 of the artist’s works. Beyond Van Gogh: An Immersive Experience will be…