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November 2013

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We haven't had too much snow so far this year, but it is coming. 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

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Calgary's resale price growth is the best in Canada, according to Teranet's National Bank Composite House Price Index. In fact, resale prices are up 6.% from the same time a year ago. Calgary was among 4 other markets that posted resale price increases that were above the national average of just over 3%.

"Calgary was one of the three markets singled out, posting a month-over-month increase of 0.9 per cent, trailing only Vancouver's 1.1 per cent increase for the best in the country." - CREB Now

So Calgary's real estate market, consistent with the rest of our year so far, continues to boast impressive numbers that go against the national trend. The marketplace is looking good, so feel free to contact us if you have any questions. 

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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:

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Free Onsite Services
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 10:30am to Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 3:30pm
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