Palliser

20 Apr 19
Calgary Herald

A construction “nightmare” impacting access in and out of a busy southwest Calgary neighbourhood has prompted the local councillor to take urgent action to reduce any further impact on commuters. Just before Easter long weekend, the City of Calgary closed a large stretch of 14th Street S.W. and part of 90th Avenue causing traffic chaos […]

20 Apr 19
Calgary Herald

There’s something to be said about faithfully preserving history and paying homage to the past. But restaurants don’t always age well and sometimes even an iconic hotel like Calgary’s beloved Fairmont Palliser needs to do a facelift. While the hotel’s Rimrock Dining Room was fine, it’s been decades since the hotel has been considered a […]

20 Apr 19
Dirt Hub

The NETT Quad Championship opened its doors on 2019 with the Brian Winrow Memorial Trophy and Rounds 1 and 2 of its series at Wooley Grange last weekend and also hosted the QRS and Tribal-MX ACU British Clubman Sidecars championship first round. Race Report by Nett Club compilation – Images courtesy of Tony Anderson -Topshot Motosport Images […]

19 Apr 19
Global News

A Calgary councillor says the traffic “nightmare” he and several of his fellow community residents encountered on Friday should never happen again.

19 Apr 19
Global News

A long-awaited school in the community of Iron Springs took another step forward Thursday, as contractors broke ground on an upgraded replacement for Huntsville School.

18 Apr 19
Calgary Herald

Everybody travelling for Easter long weekend should hop around 14th Street S.W. if possible as the city shuts down a large stretch to work on the new Bus Rapid Transit lanes. The intersection of 14 Street S.W. at 90th Avenue will be closed in stages. On Thursday morning northbound 14 Street and eastbound 90th Avenue […]

18 Apr 19
Thornfield Hall: A Book Blog

  I belong to too many online book groups.   You probably do, too. But here’s what I wonder:  why are they all  reading Trollope’s Palliser series? Mind you, I love the aristocratic Pallisers.   Trollope’s six-book “political” series is loosely linked by recurring characters who are members of the political and social  circles of Plantaganet […]

18 Apr 19
SUGEESTravelTales

We started our journey from Bangalore to Auckland by Singapore Airlines and spent a day in the city. The itinerary was for 10 days drive from Auckland to Wellington with a ferry connection to the South Island and continue till Queenstown.  Our journey went very well as planned. But we also realised that 10 days […]

18 Apr 19
Under the Sign of Sylvia II

My Macbook Pro apple laptop, bought as a present for me in February 2012, my friend since Jim died …. There is no doubt in my mind I could not be living the life I do without constant recourse to some technology — says she as she types away on her PC computer into a […]

17 Apr 19
Frederick Anderson

Prologue When I remember the summer days of my childhood I think of hot sun and warm rain.  I recall standing by a dairy door to gaze in wonder at rows of steaming bovine flanks as Alfa Laval milking machines hissed and sucked and a heavy lactose aroma hung on the air.  Or sitting on […]

17 Apr 19
DDIndustry Reports

The latest trending report Global Lift Chair Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 offered by DecisionDatabases.com is an informative study covering the market with detailed analysis. The report will assist reader with better understanding and decision making. A lift chair is an adjustable seat that is machine powered. One can switch […]

15 Apr 19
A Canadian Family

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Natives, First Peoples and Metis in Eastern Canada. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the eastern provinces of Canada. Note: […]

15 Apr 19
Palliser Pass

Lisa and I had breakfast in the mountains this morning. There was an inch of fresh wet snow that squeaked underfoot. Willow ran rampant. Every track was the first of the day. We heard the drumming of a Piliated Woodpecker. He was kind enough to pose for a photo and even followed us along on […]