What is Calgary known for?

acclaimed play

, Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario), Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver, plus international chapters in the US and the UK. http: ccr_chapters.html Sharon is currently writing for the Atlantic Ballet Company and in March 2011 made her musical theatre debut with Calgary's Verb Theatre and their production of Ron Chamber's acclaimed play "Marg Szkaluba (Pissy's Wife). In a four star review The Calgary Sun wrote "

;...So controlled and carefully delineated is Pollock’s performance that she truly does become this remarkable woman who languished far too long under the belief she was unintelligent, unattractive and undeserving."Calgary, Alberta. Richard Ouzounian. "A taste of her own medicine JUST THE FACTS :Sharon Pollock injected tragic family history in acclaimed play Doc, revived by Soulpepper. " Toronto Star 19 Aug. 2010,Canadian Newsstand Major Dailies, ProQuest. Web

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) was a sports journalist (Sports journalism) and play-by-play sports broadcaster (Sports commentary). In 1987 Bishop was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame as a broadcaster. http: page frc - Calgary align center YYC align center CYYC Calgary International Airport align center - CALGARY (Calgary) - Every advantage seemed to belong to the Calgary Stampeders in their Battle of Alberta playoff date against

research efforts

http: web 20070605122544 http: docgallery bu cns homelessness 2006_calgary_homeless_count.pdf archivedate June 5, 2007 format PDF title Count of Homeless Persons in Calgary year 2006 accessdate February 27, 2007 author City of Calgary According to the City of Calgary, "Beginning in 1992 with the first Biennial Count of Homeless Persons, The City focused its research efforts on issues of poverty and shelter. An Affordable Housing

band run

Bow Valley Pioneers - Bow Valley Ranche Pioneers Dallaire is the subject of the song ''Run Romeo Run'' on the 2006 album ''The Great Western'' by Welshman James Dean Bradfield. This title also spawned the name of Calgary pop punk band, Run Romeo Run. http: runromeorun There are elementary schools named after Dallaire in Winnipeg, Manitoba http

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academic term

. Calgary is also home to what was Western Canada's largest public high school, Lord Beaverbrook High School, with 2,241 students enrolled in the 2005–2006 school year (Academic term). Currently the student population of Lord Beaverbrook is 1,812 students

population hits

; This date was arrived at only by means of assumption and statistical approximation and only took into account children born to Calgarian parents. A net migration of 25,794 persons year was recorded in 2006, a significant


by the Rocky Mountaineer to the interior, Rocky Mountains en route to Calgary and Jasper (Jasper, Alberta). * North Vancouver Station - Whistler Mountaineer started daily service between North Vancouver and Whistler (Whistler, British Columbia). Summer 2008, Godovitz is working in Axe Music in Calgary producing new acts, including producing on the debut album "Out of the Pit" for heavy metal band Kobra and the Lotus. and still performing live in Calgary usually as a guest artist with other acts as well as playing his solo show " Up Close and Uncomfortable". 2009 Godovitz returned to Toronto and played a few Goddo shows. The band featured Godovitz, drummer Doug Inglis, Mr.Anger, and the son of Goddo's original guitarist Gino Scarpelli, Gene Scarpelli on guitar. Biography Growing up in Calgary, Alberta, Dean's first bands included Cannonball, the Great Canadian River Race Canada and Scrubbaloe Caine. Scrubbaloe Caine released one album, ''Round One'' in 1973 before dissolving by 1975. commons:Calgary

career development

Competition). The finalists of the competition perform piano concerti with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra; the laureate is awarded a cash prize (currently $100,000.00 CDN, the largest cash award of any international piano competition), and a three-year career development program. The Honens is an integral component of the classical music scene in Calgary. Visual and conceptual artists like the art collective United Congress are active in the city. There are a number of art galleries in the downtown along Stephen Avenue; the SoDo (South of Downtown) Design District; the 17 Avenue corridor; and the neighbourhood of Inglewood, including the Esker Foundation. commons:Calgary

arts green

for every taste: avante-garde (One Yellow Rabbit), traditional (Theatre Calgary, ATP), mystery (Vertigo), lunch breaks (Lunchbox), improv (Loose Moose), clown arts (Green Fools), and more. The two daily newspapers provide some theatre coverage, but the best coverage and listings are found in free weekly Fast Forward magazine. * commons:Calgary


leader_title4 MLAs (Legislative Assembly of Alberta) leader_name4 title List of MLAs frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Moe Amery 2 Manmeet Bhullar 3 Neil Brown (Neil Brown (Canadian politician)) 4 Wayne Cao 5 Christine Cusanelli 6 Alana DeLong 7 Jonathan Denis 8 Gordon Dirks 9 Mike Ellis (Mike Ellis (Canadian politician)) 10 Kyle Fawcett 11 Heather Forsyth 12 Rick Fraser (Rick Fraser (politician)) 13 Yvonne Fritz 14 Kent Hehr 15 Sandra Jansen 16 Linda Johnson (Linda Johnson (politician)) 17 Darshan Kang 18 Donna Kennedy-Glans 19 Jason Luan 20 Ric McIver 21 Jim Prentice 22 Dave Rodney 23 David Swann 24 Jeff Wilson (Jeff Wilson (politician)) 25 Teresa Woo-Paw established_title Established established_date 1875 established_title2 Incorporated   - Town (List of towns in Alberta)  established_date2 November 7, 1884 established_title3  - City (List of cities in Alberta) established_date3 January 1, 1894 area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes  (2011) area_total_km2 825.29 area_metro_km2 5107.55 area_urban_km2 704.51 population_as_of 2011 population_footnotes population_total 1096833 (3rd (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_density_km2 1329.0 population_metro 1214839 (5th (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada)) population_density_metro_km2 237.9 population_urban 1095404 population_density_urban_km2 1554.8 population_demonym Calgarian population_blank1_title Municipal census (Municipal census in Canada) (2014 (Alberta municipal censuses, 2014)) population_blank1 1195194 blank_name_sec2 GDP blank_info_sec2 US$ (American dollar) 97.9 billion blank1_name_sec2 GDP per capita blank1_info_sec2 US$ 69,826 timezone MST (Mountain Time Zone) utc_offset −7 timezone_DST MDT utc_offset_DST −6 latd 51 latm 03 latNS N longd 114 longm 04 longEW W coordinates_display title elevation_footnotes elevation_m 1045 postal_code_type Postal code span postal_code T1Y to T3R (List of T postal codes of Canada) area_code 403 (Area code 403), 587 (Area code 587) website footnotes


The economy of Calgary includes activity in the energy, financial services, film and television, transportation and logistics, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, health and wellness, retail, and tourism sectors. http: industries The Calgary CMA is home to the second-most corporate head offices in Canada among the country's 800 largest corporations.

Calgary anchors the south end of what Statistics Canada defines as the "Calgary–Edmonton Corridor".

In 1988, Calgary became the first Canadian city to host the Olympic Winter Games (1988 Winter Olympics).

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