Things to do in Calgary the week of January 28th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of January 28th 2019

Tags: YYC Events, Calgary things to do, YYC

Another Monday which means, another slew of events to sort through in your quest of things to do in Calgary this week. Here are our Top 10 things that we have uncovered.   It’s the start of the Year of the Pig according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar and next weekend (February 2nd and 3rd) there will be events taking place at the Chinese Cultural Centre to celebrate. The Penguin walk ...Read More

Your 2018 Tax Return

By: Mark Lukwinski

Your 2018 Tax Return

Tags: Taxes, CRA, Tax Return, 2018 Taxes

Tax season is upon us and it’s that time of year where we need to file our tax returns. Some of you may be getting a great refund while others will be paying the government more for the last fiscal year. If you’re one of the lucky ones to receive a hefty tax refund, here are some smart things you can do with your money that the government gives back to you. Though you may be tempted to...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of January 21st 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of January 21st 2019

Tags: Things to do in Calgary, Calgary events, Calgary

Hope you had a great weekend and got out to do fun things all over Calgary! Another week boasts of even more great things to do, so read on below if you’re often searching for Things to Do in Calgary this week.   The Calgary Hitmen are opening the ice after their game for their annual Dodge Skate. After the game on January 27th, fans can head down to the ice and join in some skating f...Read More

The Calgary Flames

By: Mark Lukwinski

The Calgary Flames

Tags: Calgary Flames, NHL, Hockey, Calgary

Our Calgary Flames. What a season they are having! With the hockey season rolling right along and our Calgary Flames performing so amazingly well by being First in the Pacific Division with a total of 64 points at today's writing, we thought we’d talk this week about the history of the Calgary Flames in our city. They’re a pivotal cultural icon in Calgary and it’s ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of January 14th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of January 14th 2019

Tags: Calgary, Things to do, YYC, What's going on

Rolling into the middle of the month already, if you’re looking for things to do in Calgary this week, read on below for our top 10 suggestions!   If you missed the Banff Mountain Film Festival last year, it is making a couple of stops here in Calgary this week at the University. Check it out! If distilling and spirits are your thing, you’re going to want to check out...Read More

Your City of Calgary Property Assessment Notice

By: Mark Lukwinski

Your City of Calgary Property Assessment Notice

Tags: City of Calgary, Taxes, Property Assessment

This week in the mail you should have received or should be receiving your Property Assessment notices from the City of Calgary. Opening that envelope some of you may be disappointed in the value of your home, while others may be delighted. But, have you ever wondered how this value is calculated and determined? Considering the timing, we thought we’d shed some light on this topic.   Th...Read More

Calgary Market Report - December 2018

By: Mark Lukwinski

Calgary Market Report - December 2018

Tags: market update, calgary, calgary homes, calgary real estate, statistics

Media release: Job market weakness and lending restrictions a common thread in 2018’s housing market Source: CREB As oversupply continues in Calgary’s housing market, December prices eased by one per cent compared to last month and are over three per cent below last December.  “Persistent weakness in the job market and changes in the lending market impacted sales act...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of January 7th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of January 7th 2019

Tags: YYC events, Calgary, things to do in Calgary, Events Calgary

  Happy New Year!    Several days into the new year and Calgary has not skipped a beat with things going on in the city. If you are looking for things to do in Calgary this week, here are our Top 10 Finds and Picks!   The Illusionists-Live from Broadway showcases a collection of the most jaw-dropping illusionists at the Jubilee Auditorium. If you’re looking for an eve...Read More

What to do in Calgary for New Years Eve

By: Mark Lukwinski

What to do in Calgary for New Years Eve

Tags: NYE Calgary 2018, Calgary New Years Eve

Well, here it is Calgary, New Years Eve 2018. It’s sort of unbelievable that this year went by so fast.   Looking for something last minute to do in Calgary on New Year's Eve? Here are some suggestions to keep you festive and celebrating, both with your kids or without! (No matter what you do, be sure to watch the Calgary tower at midnight as it will be THE place for fireworks, and ...Read More

Living locally in your Calgary neighbourhood

By: Mark Lukwinski

Living locally in your Calgary neighbourhood

Tags: local, YYC, living locally in Calgary

  We’ve been living in the Calgary community of Aspen for over a decade and we simply love this part of YYC based on our lifestyle and needs. Growing in one’s community has been essential to our comfort and happiness, so here are some tips on how to grow in your Calgary community and become a true local, whether you move to a new town or a new part of town. Living locally will he...Read More