Reasons that make City Park a desired community in Saskatoon

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When moving to a new city you’re always on the lookout for a locality that gives you the maximum benefits at a reasonable cost. City Park is one such core neighbourhood. It is situated in the centre of Saskatoon surrounded by beautiful parks, schools, the University and has excellent transport opt...

Reviewing the benefits to renting that are more than just about money

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Home prices, particularly in Canada’s major cities, continue to increase as the combination of low interest rates, strong demand, and high land/construction costs continue to put upward pressure on prices. Increasingly, home ownership is becoming more of a challenge, particularly for first-time bu...

How to meet new people in Calgary (or most other cities in Canada)

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Are you new to Calgary? (or Edmonton, Saskatoon, Lethbridge, Surrey, Abbotsford or most cities in Canada?) Moved into a brand new apartment (like Mainstreet) and want to meet new people? Going to university/college and looking for some cool activities to do? I moved to Calgary a few years ago, and s...

Top 5 things to consider when choosing your apartment

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We all make decisions everyday, some are incidental, like what colour of socks to put on in the morning, some are big, like a vehicle purchase. Small decisions allow you to flaunt the consequences, large decisions require you to carry out your due diligence before making it, as the ramifications can...

Is Calgary bicycle-friendly? Cycle Track Review

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Copenhagenize Index 2015 has ranked 20 of the worlds most bicycle-friendly cities. Copenhagen overtook Amsterdam for first place and these two cities still dominate. Buenos Aires stomps the competition and nails the South American continent. Montreal clings on to 20th spot and now has North American...

Metro LRT line to finally open in Edmonton

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Metro LRT line to finally open in Edmonton; connecting MEQ properties, NAIT, MacEwan, Connor McDavid, and Ice District to existing north-south line It’s official. The City of Edmonton’s Transportation Services Department finally announced that the long awaited Metro LRT line to NAIT will open...

Lethbridge Review: Strength in Stability

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Times are tough in Alberta. Amid a slowdown in the province’s energy sector and the election of the new provincial NDP government, there is a high level of uncertainty surrounding the fortitude and future of many major rental markets in the province. Geopolitical turmoil, supply concerns, and a l...

Edmonton Arena District: The Future of Downtown Edmonton

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Downtown Edmonton is booming, as the $2.5-billion mega-development dubbed the Edmonton Arena District (EAD) races to complete the project’s first phase in time for the 2016 NHL hockey season. Phase 1 of the project, which includes the new (and very much needed) Rogers Place arena, the Winter Garde...

A Review and Guide to Dining and Staying in Saskatoon

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I find myself frequenting Saskatoon for work regularly, staying in various hotels and eating in different restaurants while in town. Growing up in Saskatchewan we made the occasional trip to “The City” and so I was familiar with Saskatoon - the’ old Saskatoon’. Today, there are so many new a...