Alberta’s population growth is 0.5% higher than the national average

Statistics Canada released preliminary findings in December. Findings indicate that Alberta’s population growth was 0.5 percent higher than the national average for the third quarter. The national average was 0.4 percent. Stats also revealed that the population grew by 20,418, raising the population to 4,216,875. All of this despite the provinces struggling economy.

At least 47 retail projects under construction in Calgary

Retail developers are still flocking to Calgary. Active construction projects are in the works as interest continues to grow. New proposals are also underway. At least 47 retail projects, with more than a dozen under construction, all representing more than 11 million square feet of retail space are spread out across the city. Retailers are …

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The Canadian government-bond market is doing well

Government bonds performed very well in 2015. In fact, Canada’s bonds performed better than other major developed economies. Turmoil in the Middle East, China’s own downturn and problems within the European Union, in contrast to conditions in Canada have bolstered the value of existing bonds. The Canadian government-bond market returned 3.6 percent to investors at …

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A home is not a house

We are pretty sure that you believe as we do. A house is just a house, but it’s the people inside that make it a home. Warm, inviting, unpretentious: these are words that describe a home and not a house. These are the attributes that contribute to the family atmosphere, to the joy between the …

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A Few Ideas that Will Have Your Decor on Trend for 2016

There are always two or three definitions attached to words in the dictionary, but the definition connected to the word “décor” is perfect for our purposes. The dictionary defines décor as “a stage setting”. It couldn’t be more perfect. Décor is obviously for the enjoyment of the homeowner, but décor is also intentionally utilized for …

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