Snow Clearing Bylaws

Michelle Mak Community, Daily Life, Newcomer Information, Uncategorized

With Winter slowly creeping up on us, it is important to understand some some snow bylaws that the City of Calgary enforces. These are bylaws that everyone should follow when Calgary does start seeing snow. While the City of Calgary does their part in clearing the roads, designated pathways, public sidewalks and other high use public areas, Calgary property owners …

Mount Norquay opens early for 2020-2021 season

Michelle Mak Community, Daily Life, Fun Facts, Newcomer Information

Banff’s Mount Norquay is welcoming skiers already starting October 24! The Oct. 24 kickoff to the season is the earliest in the ski hill’s 95-year history. Mount Norquay will be open seven-days-a-week and all visitors will be required to pre-purchase lift tickets. But, reducing the spread of COVID-19 is still a priority. Once you arrive to the ski area, there …

How to prepare yourself for upcoming snowfall

Michelle Mak Community, Daily Life

A snow squall watch has been issued for Calgary on October 16, 2020. Snow squalls are defined as “a sudden moderately heavy snowfall with blowing snow and strong gusty surface winds”. To prepare yourself better for the upcoming snowfall, here are some tips: Give yourself extra time for your commute! Whether you are taking public transportation or driving, there could …

City of Calgary announces Winter Festival 2021

Michelle Mak Community, Newcomer Information

The City of Calgary has announced that there will be a festival this upcoming winter – Chinook Blast: Calgary’s Widwinter Roundup to life. This festival is done with more than 55 partners across Calgary’s arts, non-profit, neighbourhood, tourism, and sport communities. The festival will take place over a six-week period from mid-January to the end of February, in what is …