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  1. Celebrate with music in Calgary this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Canada.com

    Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular will perform a show at MTS Centre in Winnipeg on Nov. 30, 2016. The family orchestral circus spectacular returns with three Christmas performances - including a Saturday matinee - at the Jack Singer Concert Hall Dec. 2 and 3. The show features aerialists suspended high above the orchestra and gymnasts performing feats, choreographed to orchestral holiday favourites.

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  2. Holiday Events in Support of the Calgary Food BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Market Wire

    Mayor's 28th Annual Christmas Food Drive To December 23 This Christmas campaign is a collaboration of amazing community partners and individuals that helps Calgarians in need over the busy winter months -- all with the enthusiastic support of Mayor Naheed Nenshi! Good Earth Coffeehouse Holiday Campaign To December 31 Good Earth Coffeehouses across Canada are partnering with their local food bank for the 2016 holiday season by donating $1 from each sale of a Gingerbread Family plus collecting food donations. A delicious way to support the community! Can Man Dan Tour of Alberta December 2 through 5 Westhills Safeway - 200 Stewart Green SW Bring your donation to Can Man Dan's four day winter campout in support of food banks.

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  3. Hilton Worldwide Opens New Dual-Brand Property in CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Hotel News Resource

    Hilton yesterday announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtownand Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown, bringing a total of 320 new rooms to the heart of downtown Calgary. Hilton yesterday announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtownand Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown, bringing a total of 320 new rooms to the heart of downtown Calgary.

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  4. Calgary sees banner year for transportation infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Journal of Commerce

    The City of Calgary's director of transportation infrastructure, Michael Thompson, describes 2016 as a "busier year than usual for us" in terms of projects that are either in the planning stages or are under construction. "One of our big pushes coming into 2016 was to put more projects out to market to help the economy.

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  5. The Kemnay bridge, overpasses, and bicycle infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Brandon Sun

    I see that another semi truck has lodged itself under the Kemnay bridge. I joked that it would be unusual for a year to pass without such an incident.

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  6. Retailers hope for better holiday spending compared to 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | CBC News

    Anastasia Boruk hopes the holiday season is good for the bottom line this year at her Inglewood boutique. It's mid-November, and whether we like it or not, that means it's time to start thinking about all the spending that comes with Christmas.

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  7. Boom or bust: the state of Alberta tourism depends on your postal codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Alberta Venture

    Alberta is known for its boom and bust economy, with the focal point being the oil and gas markets. But there's another, more predictable boom and bust cycle in the province, one driven by the changing of the seasons rather than the price of WTI, and it's familiar to anyone with a business in the Rocky Mountains.

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  8. Christmas markets across Calgary and around the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | CBC News

    Holiday shoppers looking for unique or handcrafted gifts will have plenty of options to choose from, with Christmas markets on each weekend until Dec. 24. Whether you're looking for a handcrafted holiday item, something unique or a last-minute gift idea, the shopping season is getting into full swing with annual Christmas markets opening their doors in Calgary and a number of surrounding communities. More than 250 vendors will be spreading holiday cheer in the Riding Hall, Equi-Plex, Gallery on the Green, Reindeer Alley and Candy Cane Lane, featuring everything from items imported from around the world to homemade, handcrafted gifts.

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  9. Calgary-area runner, author, fundraiser, world-record holder runs in 'secret' Afghanistan marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | CBC News

    In 2010 Martin Parnell ran more than 10,000 kilometres to raise almost $200,000 for a children-in-sports group. Two weeks ago, he ran in the second ever 'secret' marathon' in Afghanistan to send a message.

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  10. Christmas in Calgary 2016: 10 family-friendly events to check outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | GlobalNews

    Get into the Christmas spirit by enjoying a few of the following family-friendly events happening around Calgary this year. The CP Holiday Train is North America's longest rolling food bank fundraiser.

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  11. Husband grants late wife's final wish at Calgary Zoo: 'it was on her bucket list'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | GlobalNews

    It's been a very tough year for Marcell Jacques, but his spirits got a lift Tuesday when he carried out one of his late wife's last wishes at the Calgary Zoo . Jacques visited the zoo Tuesday to commemorate his wife's life with an informal memorial service, bringing along several photos of her and a ring he'd given her almost 30 years ago.

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  12. Jamaican bobsled team broken down and nearly broke in CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | CBC News

    The Jamaican bobsled team has a special connection to Calgary, but it's cold comfort that the setting for Cool Runnings is where the team is stranded after its van broke down. Kathleen Pulito, the director of social and digital media for the team, said repairs to the van will cost thousands of dollars, money the team does not have.

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  13. Remembrance Day 2016: a list of events in CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | CKNW News Talk 980

    Remembrance Day falls on a Friday this year and there are a number of ways to honour the men and women who have fought for our country. Since 2009, the field along Memorial Drive west of Centre Street has been filled with white crosses memorializing over 3,000 southern Alberta soldiers who have died in battle since the Boer War in 1899.

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  14. Remembrance Day in Calgary 2016: Where to pay respects, what's open, what's notRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | CBC News

    There are lots of options for Calgarians to show their respect on Remembrance Day this Friday. There are lots of options for Calgarians to show their respect on Remembrance Day and plenty of things to do with the rest of the day, but not everything is open.

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  15. Holiday Craft and Art Markets in Calgary 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Where Toronto

    Looking for unique gifts, decorations, gourmet food, and maybe a little something for yourself this holiday season? Check out this holiday craft and art markets in Calgary for locally-made items - you'll find something for even the hardest person to buy for on your list. 11:30 am - 5:00 pm What: Join 50+ local artisans and creators and shop local! Enjoy handmade goods from a variety of variety of creators selling clothing, knits, jewellery, home dA cor, food/preserves and lots more.

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  16. Cheque, please: Shopping malls making food greater part of the menuRead the original story

    Friday Nov 4 | Ottawa Business Journal

    The new Rideau Centre Dining Hall opened Aug.1. It is the first one in Ottawa to offer reusable cutlery, dishes and glassware. But shopping malls are upping their culinary game, increasingly making it a focal point as they compete for consumer time and money.

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  17. Malls making food greater part of the menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 4 | InsideHalton.com

    But shopping malls are upping their culinary game, increasingly making it a focal point as they compete for consumer time and money. Shopping centres in Canada have gradually devoted more real estate to food services in recent years.

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  18. Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Hotel News Resource

    The Calgary Marriott In-Terminal Hotel is located minutes from the departure gates between the existing domestic terminal and the new International Terminal Building at Calgary International Airport , and is close to local attractions such as downtown Calgary, the Calgary Zoo and TELUS Spark Science Centre. Marriotts Hotel yesterday welcomed the Calgary In-Terminal Marriott Hotel to its portfolio.

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  19. Toronto Zoo's giant panda cubs celebrate first birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    "The Toronto Zoo is thrilled to be hosting this one-year birthday celebration for our giant panda cubs," said John Tracogna, Toronto Zoo CEO. "We are grateful to all of the partners who continue to support the ongoing success of our giant panda program, including the Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Pandas, Chongqing Zoo, State Forestry Administration of China and the Canadian Embassy in Beijing."

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  20. What to Do on the Rocky Mountaineer, a Two-Day Train RideRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Conde Nast Traveler

    Pampered and well-fed, guests on board the luxury rail service-which runs from April through October along different routes spanning Seattle, Vancouver, Whistler, Kamloops, Jasper, and Banff-have only majestic scenery for entertainment. Unlike a flight of the same duration, there's no Wi-Fi or on-board seatback entertainment, and cell phone service is spotty at its very best.

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