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…

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…

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Colourful retro look is in at Canadian women’s curling championship in Calgary

Part retro, part modern, all with new colourful hooks and a dash of pizzazz. Uniforms are getting an update at the Canadian women’s curling championship starting Friday in Calgary. The feel of the shirts is the same but they’ll feature a distinct nod to yesteryear with their colour and tone. Provincial and territorial coats…

The seven-day forecast for Calgary as of Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

Cold warning dropped for Calgary as familes prepare for long weekend events

A prolonged cold snap that brought record-breaking low temperatures to Alberta is expected to finally come to an end over the Family Day long weekend. Calgary had been under an extreme cold warning since Monday, but on Friday, Environment Canada finally dropped the warning. Despite this, daily highs in Calgary are still forecast to…

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WestJet reintroduces Boeing 737 Max in flight from Calgary to Vancouver

Nearly two years after being grounded following two deadly crashes, Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft returned to Canadian airspace Thursday morning. WestJet flight 115 left Calgary International Airport at 7:43 a.m. local time, bound for Vancouver. Passengers preparing to board the flight said they weren’t overly concerned about travelling on the plane. It’s the first…

The penguin walk at the Calgary zoo.

Penguin walk returns to Calgary Zoo with COVID-19 precautions

The Calgary Zoo’s annual penguin walk starts on Friday with special COVID-19 restrictions in place. During the daily walk, the zoo’s king penguins waddle along a designated outdoor route as visitors stand by and watch. The zoo says the walk is good for the penguins’ health and overall well-being. Story continues below advertisement “It…