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Ice Safety Tips for Mild Winter Weather

When people think about Canadian winters, they think blizzards, frigid below-zero temperatures, ice fishing, pond hockey, snowmobiles and igloos. Amongst all the fun that winter brings, many forget to take ice safety precautions which are necessary for Calgary as we experience regular chinooks and rising winter temperature. Many winter activities occur on or around frozen bodies of water and when the temperatures rise, it is important to keep safety at the forefront of your mind. Below are some important facts and tips to remember when partaking in winter activities that occur on or nearby frozen surfaces:

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Everything you need to know about backyard beekeeping in Airdrie

There has been a lot of buzz in Airdrie lately about the city becoming bee-friendly and thus more sustainable. In 2014, Airdrie’s Urban Agriculture Program started moving the city towards more health-conscious and sustainable community values. Most recently, urban beekeeping moved to the top of the program’s list as to how the community can incorporate this initiative and present it to the public.

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The Calgary Renovation Show is happening this weekend

Renovating your home can be a gruelling process. Whether it’s your New Year’s resolution to get started on those renovation plans or you’re simply looking for some tips and tricks on where to start, The Calgary Renovation Show will be sure to ignite some ideas and make the renovation process a little less daunting. The show is taking over the BMO Centre this weekend from January 11 – 13, featuring special guests, expert advice, top trends of 2019, a chance to win spectacular prizes and so much more.

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Where to ring in the New Year in Calgary

You’ve done the parties, the club crawls, the drinks, the dinners. You just want to do something different this year. Whether you’re looking for a fun night out or some family-friendly entertainment during the day, there are plenty of New Year’s Eve events happening in and around Calgary this year. Here are our top picks:

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The 2019 Pantone Colour of the Year: Living Coral

Well, it’s the time you’ve all been waiting for: Pantone’s release of the 2019 Colour of the Year. If you’re unfamiliar with the event, Pantone is a company that provides a universal language when it comes to all shades and colours. We’ve all been part of a “that’s not red, that’s orange” debate; well, Pantone to the rescue. Each and every colour is assigned a unique Pantone ID so that millions of designers and creators around the world can discuss in exact colours. The colour language they have created is used across countless industries including apparel, beauty, design, textiles, you name it. The Pantone Matching System, created in 1963, allows people to match colours no matter where they are in the office, the city or the world.

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