The mountain towns and other places where Calgarians go to recreate have an abundance of natural beauty, wildlife and outdoor activities. But what they and other rural communities often lack are surgical, trauma and emergency medical services. For those who make these and other non-urban areas their home and those who are there to visit, a scenic setting often comes with a price.
The idea that tech start-ups are the key to a more diverse economy isn’t new. Here’s a look back at one aspect of the history of our high-tech future.
For survivors of domestic abuse, simply leaving is harder than it sounds. With the city reaching crisis levels of reported abuse, agencies are coming together to try to clear the financial and legal barriers that stand in the way.
We take a look at what our local educational institutions are doing to address the challenges of the current job market for new graduates, accommodate mature students who are upgrading or enhancing their skill sets and foster academic success for indigenous students.
City planners and developers of new communities are working to create residential communities with vibrant main streets, a shift in thinking that will change the shape of the city for generations.
Avenue’s Top 40 Under 40 alumni weigh in on creating and sustaining a diversified economy.
Most people don’t think twice about walking down a narrow hall or up a few stairs, but for people with physical disabilities, these small design elements can turn into impassable obstacles.
As food insecurity becomes a growing concern in the city, here are some of the organizations that get healthy food to the kids who need it.
It’s Canada’s game, but in Calgary, hockey is also more than a game. It fosters connections, breeds generosity and champions community spirit.
With Calgary’s peaks-and-valleys economy currently in a valley, it’s time to take stock of how we keep finding ourselves down here.
What are parents helping their adult children with financially these days? And how does that affect the kids, their parents and the economy?
When developers engage with visual artists, the result is a unique legacy for the community they’re building in and for the city as a whole.