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Haligonians get five more weekends of access to George’s Island

Haligonians get five more weekends of access to George’s Island

Haligonians will be allowed to visit Georges Island for an additional five weekends this year. Parks Canada announced Tuesday that they’ll be extending the visitor season to the national historic site. The news comes after a high demand for tickets to the island which was not open to the public until this August after a $2 million project to build a permanent wharf was completed. The additional weekends will start Sept. 12 and stretch to the weekend of Oct. 10. Trending Stories Throughout August, Ambassatours Grey Line has been using its Harbour Queen to ferry passengers from Cable Wharf […]

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New pedestrian bridge at Prince’s Island Park should be ‘special,’ first design kiboshed

Proposed design of a new pedestrian bridge in Prince

What are your thoughts on the pedestrian bridge in Prince’s Island Park? How do you think its replacement should look? That’s just what the City of Calgary is hoping to hear this weekend at an open house about improvements proposed for Eau Claire, including replacing the ailing Jaipur pedestrian bridge. READ MORE: Calgary city councillor disappointed with continued delays in Eau Claire development The bridge, which opened in 1968, is slated for replacement as it’s “reached the end of its service life,” according to the city’s website. Officials hope the new bridge will meet the following criteria: Meet current […]

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