If you're looking for up-to-date information on Calgary news, events and reviews, check out these Twitter accounts:

Calgary Herald
Updated several times per day with the latest Calgary stories and breaking news.

City of Calgary
News directly from the City of Calgary on roads, City initiatives, City events and City department updates (roads, parks, recreation, etc).

Avenue Magazine
The Twitter feed for Avenue Magazine, profiling Calgary businesses and people with event listings and restaurant/venue reviews.

Tourism Calgary
Everything you want to know about tourism in Calgary: events, facts, statistics and updates from Tourism Calgary.

YYC Food Trucks
If you love Calgary's food…

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The City of Calgary has a system in place to deal with snowfall in our city, it's called the Snow and Ice Control (SNIC) program. The City actually has road crews available around the clock during the winter months, to try and respond to snowfalls in a timely manner.

Calgary public roadways are maintained during the winter in various ways:

Anti-icing before a snowfall
When a snowfall is predicted for our city, an anti-icing solution (calcium chloride) is applied to designated roads. The solution helps to prevent snow from accumulating on roadways, and is also eco-friendly!

Sanding, salting and plowing
Roadways and sidewalks in Calgary are sanded, salted and plowed based on a priority system:
Priority one: major roadways (20,000 or more vehicles a day),…

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The nationwide Royal LePage agent rankings were released earlier this week, and Kirby Cox and Associates is proud to have been named number one in Calgary, number one in Western Canada and number four in Canada.

Kirby Cox is one of Calgary's top producing REALTORS® and has been working in the industry for nearly 30 years, selling over 300 Northwest Calgary homes for sale each year. Our team has now held a spot in the national top ten list for Royal LePage for six years!

This is Kirby Cox and Associates' fourth consecutive year as number one for Royal LePage in Calgary, and actually an increase from our seventh place spot in Canada last year.

We want to share our gratitude with our valued clients and fellow agents, especially at this time of year.…

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We are proud to support the Calgary Food Bank every year, and during the holiday season, there is especially a need for help. If you're looking for a non-profit to support this time of year, consider them.

Some quick facts about the Calgary Food Bank:

  • Every day, between 80 and 100 people volunteer at the Food Bank
  • Last year, almost 4,400 individual and group volunteers supported the Food Bank: 112,300 hours of time to help feed hungry Calgarians

You can help by donating food, volunteer hours or money. Information is available on their website here.

You can also attend one of the upcoming events:

• Gift wrapping centre:
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 1:00pm to Friday, December 21, 2012 - 3:00pm It’s hard enough…

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