Change in Your Drinking Water

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The taste, odour and appearance of your drinking water may vary at different times of the year. Why does my water smell musty or have an unusual odour? If the musty odours occurs only at one faucet, try cleaning the drain, this often removes the odours. When cause is seasonal elevated levels of geosmin, note that geosmin is not harmful …

Printout & Electronic Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Record Available through MyHealth Records

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Starting today September 16, Albertans are able to access their COVID-19 vaccination records through MyHealth Records. They can print a copy of their card-sized COVID-19 proof of vaccination or show it on their phone or tablet. MyHealth Records may experience high traffic volume before major events and long weekends. If you need the proof of vaccination card, please plan ahead …

Calgary’s new Green Line LRT Moving Forward with Funding from All Three Levels of Government

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Calgary’s new Green Line LRT is moving forward with $4.9 billion in commitments from all three levels of government: The Government of Canada The Government of Alberta The City of Calgary. This is the largest infrastructure investment in Calgary’s history. Darshpreet Bhatti has been appointed CEO of the Green Line LRT project. Construction Phase 1 will be from Shepard to …

The Canada Bus Launches New Routes Connecting Calgary and Edmonton

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Exciting news! Even though you don’t drive, you can still visit Edmonton from Calgary! The Canada Bus is a Calgary-based bus service. It has recently launched new daily routes between Calgary, Red Deer and Edmonton. The daily routes cover all 7 days of the week and have 6 pick up and drop off locations along the way. Check out the …

Glenbow Museum Offers Free Weekends Before 3-Year Renovation

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Glenbow Museum is set to close its doors on August 29, 2021 will reopen in 2024. Visit Glenbow Museum for one last time before their building closes for a three-year renovation project. Free admission is available for booking during these two weekends: from Aug. 19 to 22 from Aug. 26 to 29 The third & fourth floors are already closing. …

First Group of Afghan Refugees Arriving in Canada

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The first group of Afghan refugees arrived in Canada on August 4, 2021. They will be resettled through a special immigration program for individuals and their families who provided support to Canada’s efforts in Afghanistan. The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) and the Honourable Minister Maryam Monsef welcomed them at the aiport. These …

Coming Soon: Drop-in COVID-19 Immunization Clinics in NE Calgary

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Still haven’t received your first and second shot? You no longer need to make appointments for first and second dose COVID-19 immunization! Alberta Health Services (AHS) is offering no-appointment, first and second dose COVID-19 immunization clinics with Moderna and Pfizer vaccine for people aged 12+ in north east Calgary in August. People born in 2009 or earlier who have not …

COVID-19 Immunization at Telus Convention Centre to Close July 30

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Alberta Health Services (AHS) has recently announced that the Calgary Telus Convention Centre rapid-flow COVID-19 immunization clinic will be closing on Friday, July 30, at 7 p.m. AHS staff who are currently supporting the Calgary Telus Convention Centre will be transferring to other AHS immunization sites. Serving as the largest immunization clinic in the city, more than 400,000 immunizations have …

Historic Calgary Week July 23 – August 1

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Historic Calgary Week is from July 23 to August 1, 2021. During this week, the Calgary Public Library and Chinook Country Historical Society present three free events for those interested in learning more about the history of our city. Click on the ones you are interested in and register today: Historic Calgary Week: Behind the Scenes with the Mapmakers – …