The small Northwest community of MacEwan Glen is located at the North end of Nose Hill Park. This mature established neighbourhood consists mainly of single detached homes with a scattering of townhome & half-duplexes. It is located in the Sandstone Valley and is neighbors to it's sister community of Sandstone. Residents have plenty of recreation opportunies at Nosehill Park, one of Canada's largest municipal reserves.


MacEwan Glen a charming area closely linked to the outdoors, with a number of parks and walking paths winding their way throughout the community, linking to Nose Hill Park at its South border. Stoney and Deerfoot Trails are closeby too, so everything from golf courses, the airport and recreational facilities are in easy…

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Sherwood is one of the newer communities in the rapidly developing Symon's Valley region in Northwest Calgary. Dotted with parks and playing fields, this award-winning neighbourhood boasts wonderful views of rolling countryside and ravines. With its location close to major highways, Sherwood is an ideal community to call home.


The Sherwood community is conveniently located close to Nolan Hill, Kincora, and The Hamptons. Residents will enjoy the close proximity to a variety of green spaces, including the beautiful Golf Course of The Hamptons.


  • Sherwood Public Schools: Calgary Board of Education (CBE)
  • Sherwood Separate Schools: Catholic Separate School Board
  • Sherwood French Immersion Schools: Calgary Board of…

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It's patio season—that time of year when your backyard becomes another living space. A lot of people will be building decks this over the next few months, so here are some helpful tips we came across to help you pick the right materials for the job.

Whether you plan to do it yourself or hire a pro, the key to success is factoring in all the critical design issues, picking the right material for your budget, climate, and lifestyle, and building a structure that will stand the test of time. [This Old House]


  • Cedar resists moisture, rot and insect infestations.
  • Douglas fir is very strong, and handles to power tools well. It is also decay, mold and insect repellant.
  • Redwood is easy to work with, naturally…

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