April 2015

There are 5 blog entries for April 2015.

biking Calgary1

As Spring invites us to get outside, what better way than to pull out the bike and hit the pathways around town. Besides being a great way to commute, cycling is a great way to discover the city that can’t be done from behind the wheel. Whether it’s an all day excursion or a leisurely spin on a warm evening, here are three great routes to check out:

1. Glenmore Reservoir
The beauty of this looped path is not only the the woods and water, but the Weaslehead area on the west end makes your forget that you are still within the city limits. The bonus is that you can start wherever you like.

2. Nose Hill Park
A protected peak in the north of town, this secluded area can include sightings of of deer, fox and the occasional coyote. There are some hilly

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recycling yyc

Apartment and Condo Recycling in Calgary

Apartment and condo recycling is coming! City Council has approved a bylaw amendment that will require all multifamily complexes to offer on-site recycling by February 1, 2016. Every complex will have to provide on-site recycling of the materials accepted in single family Blue Cart recycling.

I'm a multi-family resident
Find out what you need to do to make recycling happen in your building.

I'm a building owner or manager
Find out what you need to do to comply with the bylaw and what resources can help.

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- Canmore Uncorked Festival – Tuesday, April 7 – Sunday, April 19

- Underground Film Fest – Monday, April 13 – Sunday, April 19

- Lake Bonavista Home and Garden Expo – Saturday, April 18

- Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo – Thursday, April 16 – Sunday, April 19

- Calgary Performing Arts Festival – formerly Kiwanis Festival – Mon, April 20 – Thurs, April 30

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Email Version YYC March - April 2015 - 150-01

Inventory gains influence housing prices
First quarter activity reflects economic uncertainty

Elevated inventory levels and low sales for three consecutive months caused unadjusted benchmark prices to ease by 0.44 per cent in March, relative to the previous month, for a total of $454,300. Based on first quarter statistics, conditions are consistent with buyers’ market conditions.

Typical home prices have declined by 0.59 per cent in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the fourth quarter of 2014. The sales to new listings ratio also dropped to 41 per cent and months of supply averaged 4.03 for the quarter. This is a significant change from one year ago when the market was facing inventory shortages and price gains.

“Based on current sales

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