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  • More Than Half of Wal-Mart's Hourly Workers Make Less Than $25K

    Posted October 24, 2013 by John Williams

    Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) is the country’s biggest private employer. Its low wages have incited labor protests and congressional criticism, and have created a cottage industry of public policy research. The company has responded with facts and figures that sometimes raise as many questions as they...

  • Calgary Flood - What you need to know

    Posted June 21, 2013 by Sharif

    Schools in Calgary, one of the hardest-hit areas in massive flooding in Alberta this week, will be closed today as a precaution amid concerns about rising waters. The situation in the city is evolving as officials try to assess how high water levels will rise, so expect changes as the day goes on. ...

  • Calgary is ranked #1

    Posted November 16, 2012 by Jim Caveman

    Yes, Calgary has a great history of being praised and ranked as number 1.  The following are the rankings that placed Calgary as #1.   Mercer - 2009           Calgary #1 - Canada's best places to live and work   Canadian Business/...

  • Interesting facts about Calgary

    Posted November 16, 2012 by Farah Esmail

      For all the Calgarians out there, here are some facts you shold know about Calgary! These are also great facts for anyone considering to move to Calgary.    - You only pay 5% on goods and services! - The Calgarian Stampede, an annual 10 day event, attracts more than a million...

  • Feng Shui Consulting overview

    Posted September 11, 2012 by Marge Campbell

    Feng Shui Consulting located in SW Calgary offers Consulting Services based on Feng Shui principles:    Workshops - finding out more about Feng Shui and how it affects your life   Vision Boards - an afternoon presentation on Vision Boards will give you the background information r...

  • 2012 Calgary Survey

    Posted September 10, 2012 by Cindy Wu

    Best new trendCyclingFood trucksCraft beer Worst new trendHipsterismDubstepWildrose Party Best kept Calgary secretInglewoodMarket CollectiveSidewalk Citizen Bakery Scariest crosswalk17th Avenue at 15th Street SWKensington Road at 10th Street NWEdmonton Trail at Memorial Drive NE Most livable n...

  • Loonie closes Monday at one-year high

    Posted September 10, 2012 by Sean Wenger

      TORONTO – The Canadian dollar closed Monday at a one-year high against the U.S. currency, partly because Canada is increasingly viewed as one of the few safe havens in a world beset by debt and stagnation.   But the currency has also benefited from the growing conviction that ...

  • New ‘VIP’ Cineplex theatre coming to Calgary

    Posted September 10, 2012 by Sean Wenger

    Southeast Calgary will be home to a new 11-screen, 43,000 square foot Cineplex theatre as of 2014. The Cineplex Odeon Seton and VIP cinemas will have three VIP screens, which will allow customers to order from a menu, reserve seats in a licensed, adult-only theatre.   “We’ve go...

  • Apple will trade an Apple gift card for your old iPhone 4S

    Posted September 10, 2012 by Beth Larson

      Another indication that Apple’s new iPhone is just over the next hill: Apple is offering to help you offset the cost of your next iPhone by trading your old iPhone 4S for an Apple gift card worth up to $345.   Using Apple’s Reuse and Recycle program, you are able to...

  • 5 fun things to do with family in Calgary

    Posted September 8, 2012 by Farah Esmail

      5 fun things to do in Calgary!  Please keep in mind the dates! Some are free to attend so enjoy.   1. Lake Louise Gandola   Address: Whitehorn Road Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada Starts:Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 09:30 Ends:Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 16:30 Price:Adults...