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 …

Calgary Zoo New Entrance Requirements

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Effective Monday, September 20, the Calgary Zoo will require all Calgary Zoo visitors aged 12 years and older to show proof of one of the following in order to gain entry: Government-issued proof of COVID-19 double vaccination; Proof of a negative COVID-19 test, taken within the previous 72 hours prior to entrance; or Documentation of a medical exemption Verification will …

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 …

Calgary Reinstates State of Local Emergency

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Effective September 3, the City of Calgary reinstated the state of local emergency in light of growing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The state of local emergency helps the City to write local orders to clarify or deal with local challenges and quickly secure supplies needed to run essential services. take further actions to protect the most vulnerable in our community. …

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 …

Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation (CSEC) to Mandate Vaccines among Fans, Staff and Employees in September

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The vaccination policy will require all fans (eligible to receive the vaccine), event staff and employees to be fully vaccinated for attendance at live events at the Scotiabank Saddledome and McMahon Stadium. The target date when this policy goes into effect is September 15. This policy won’t apply to players and athletes who are governed by their respective leagues and …

2021 Calgary Bliss Mind/Art Adventures

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2021 Calgary Bliss Mind/Art Adventures is 3-day event organized by Perlin Foundation for Wellbeing. When: August 26, 27 and 28. Where: virtual and various in-person venues Admission: partially free Open to Public Schedule on Saturday August 28: 9 am – 4 pm Free East Village Open House Booths & Art Walk on St. Patrick’s Island Limit: 50 people. Check out …

Nonprofits in Calgary Now Hiring for Various Positions

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Looking for a job? These nonprofits are hiring in August for positions in Calgary: Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS) Residential Caretaker (Live-in) Workshop Facilitator (30 hours/week) Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter Team Lead, Helpline (PT) Hull Services Relief Child and Youth Care Counsellors – Hull School Specialized U13 Program (Sweetgrass Lodge) – Child and Youth Care Counsellor Inn from the Cold …

Dead plants, soil and plant pots

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Welcome to today’s Residential Recycling & Disposal Info for Newcomers! Summer is winding down, and the growing season for many summer plants are ending. How do we propertly get rid of dead plants, soil and plant pots? Are any of these items recyclable? Dead Plants, leftover soil or dirt: Soil and dirt belong to your green cart as they are …