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Calgary strikes deal

​Calgary strikes deal for new Flames arena, agrees to pay half 

(July 22, 2019; Globe and Mail)

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Deal for new event centre

Deal for new event centre at Calgary city council Monday 

(July 19, 2019; Global)​

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Downtown Calgary crosswalks

Downtown Calgary crosswalks will be getting a bit more colourful.

(July 19, 2019; ​660 News)

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Aging pedestrian bridge

Calgary plans to demolish aging pedestrian bridge that links Eau Claire and Prince’s Island 

(July 18, 2019; CBC​)

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​Calgary's Downtown office market shows signs of improvement as WeWork moves in.

(July 17, 2019; Calgary Herald)​

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‘Hop on just for fun’

Lime electric scooters launched in Calgary 

(July 15, 2019; Global)​

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Lime officially launches

Lime officially launches in Calgary with 1,000 electric scooters.

(July 15, 2019; LiveWire)

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Parkland Fuel

​Parkland Fuel to double head count in downtown Calgary; company recieves $4M from city investment fund.

(July 10, 2019; Calgary Herald)

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July 2019

June 2019

  • WeWork opening in Calgary​ (June 17, 2019; Daily Hive)
    ​WeWork opening two coworking space locations in Calgary.

  • Expansion of BMO Centre​ (June 14, 2019; Journal of Commerce)
    Expansion of BMO's Centre ​will make it a top-tier facility.​

  • New development on Stephen Ave.​ (June 12, 2019; Global)
    It’s hoped redevelopment planned for Stephen Avenue will breathe new life into the pedestrian mall.

  • WeWork expanding​ (June 12, 2019; Troy Media)
    WeWork expanding to Calgary with two locations planned.

  • Empty offices​ (June 10, 2019; Bloomberg)
    Empty offices turned into apartments as calgary oil woes drag on.

  • Convention Centre District​ (June 8, 2019; Calgary Herald)
    Promoting the convention centre district profits everyone.

  • Oilpatch downturn​ (June 5, 2019; CBC)
    Oilpatch downturn has cost Calgary $300M in tax revenue from downtown offices now sitting empty.


May 2019

  • 5g VS LoRa​ (May 28, 2019; Electronic Products and Technology)
    Inside the City of Calgary.

  • Calgary's BMO Centre expansion​ (May 28, 2019; Construction Canada)
    Revealing the team for Calgary's BMO Centre expansion.

  • Vic Park​ (May 23, 2019; Calgary Herald)
    CML hopes to keep Vic Park construction disruptions to a minimum.

  • Alberta companies spending​ (May 22, 2019; Troy Media)
    Alberta companies to spend $18.4 billion on digital transformation.

  • Calgary consumption site​ (May 16, 2049; CBC)
    Police presence near Calgary consupmption site has had positive impact, say business owners.

  • Flood readiness program​ (May 14, 2019; City of Calgary news release)
    City of Calgary flood readiness program kicks off this week.

  • Helping youth train​ (May 13, 2019; City of Calgary news release)
    Helping youth train for tech jobs.

  • City fund​ (May 9, 2019; CBC)
    ​City fund gives $100,000 to charity that helps youth get digital jobs.

  • Non-profit tech training​ (May 9, 2019; Calgary Herald)
    ​Non-profit tech-training firm NPower to draw from Calgary’s $100M ​investment fund.