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on their former cable channel 15 slot shortly thereafter (for digital subscribers; Buffalo PBS station WNED-TV is now duplicated on channel 15 for analog subscribers). '''Yvonne Maria van Gennip''' (born May 1, 1964 in Haarlem) is one of the most successful female Dutch all-round speed skaters (Speed skating). Her main success dates from the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, where she surprisingly won three gold medals. She was the most successful athlete at the 1988 Winter Olympics, along

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phone tollfree fax hours price $50-$80 content (''March'', 2 days) Weekend of all night salsa parties and Latin dance performances featuring both world-class and local talent. Includes qualifiers for the World Latin Dance Cup. *

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into the Hockey Hall of Fame; the most recent electee is Al MacInnis, who was enshrined in 2007. foundation 1839 location Canada with offices in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver industry Law '''Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP''' ('''FMC''') is one of Canada’s leading business & litigation law firms. With more than 520 lawyers (175 litigators) it is the sixth largest law firm in Canada as well as the largest law firm in Western

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. A monthly Slam & Open Mic, as well as a monthly Youth Slam provide a year-round outlet for the arts, and the recently launched Word Travels school program brings poets to schools and students out of the school to Slam Workshops and events. In order to increase accessibility, the festival offers translations, multi-lingual poetry, and signing for the hearing impaired. commons:Calgary


-Maître has become well known for his successful collaborations with pop-artists like Joni Mitchell, Elton John, and Sarah McLachlan. The Alberta Ballet resides in the Nat Christie Centre. Alberta Ballet Company <

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based company focused on three core businesses: crude oil and liquids pipelines (Pipeline transport), natural gas transportation and distribution, and green energy (Sustainable energy). The company has approximately 6,000 employees, mostly in Canada and the United States. The company was initially incorporated as Interprovincial Pipe Line (IPL) in 1949, shortly after Canada's first major oil discovery at Leduc, Alberta. The original pipeline was constructed to transport oil from western Canada to refineries in the east. IPL became Enbridge Pipelines in 1998. The Enbridge name is a portmanteau from "energy" and "bridge". '''Ensign Energy Services Inc.''' ( commons:Calgary

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In 2001, the city became the corporate headquarters of the TSX Venture Exchange. WestJet is headquartered close to the Calgary International Airport, Contact Us. ''WestJet''. Retrieved January 26, 2011. and Enerjet has its headquarters on the airport grounds. "Customer Service." Enerjet. Retrieved March 31, 2010. Prior to their dissolution, Canadian Airlines Investor & Financial Information. ''Canadian Airlines''. March 3, 2000. Retrieved May 20, 2009. and Air Canada's subsidiary Zip (Zip (airline)) were also headquartered near the city's airport. Pigg, Susan. "Zip, WestJet in fare war that could hurt them both ; Move follows competition bureau ruling Battle could intensify when Zip flies eastward." ''Toronto Star''. January 22, 2003. Business C01. Retrieved September 30, 2009. Although the main office is now based in Yellowknife, Canadian North, purchased from Canadian Airlines in September 1998, still maintain the operations and charter offices in Calgary. Admininstration - Operation Office Canadian North Charters Arts and culture thumb right Olympic Plaza (Calgary) Olympic Plaza (File:Olympic Plaza.jpg) in the Arts District Calgary has a number of multicultural areas. Forest Lawn is among the most diverse areas in the city and as such, the area around 17 Avenue SE within the neighbourhood is also known as International Avenue

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of the St. Louis Cardinals minor league organization. Anson, ''McGovern'', pp. 15–16. group "nb" but had given the latter up due to the heavy drinking, gambling, and womanizing of his teammates, and entered the seminary instead. Ambrose, ''The Wild Blue'', pp. 27, 29. George's mother

, ''The Wild Blue'', p. 30. Joseph and Frances McGovern were both firm Republican (Republican Party (United States))s, but were not politically active or doctrinaire. Miroff, ''The Liberals' Moment'', p. 28. Early years Charles Joseph Clark was born in High River (High River, Alberta), Alberta, on June 5, 1939, the son of Charles A. Clark, who was the publisher of the local newspaper, and Grace Welch. He has


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&nbsp; &nbsp;- Town (List of towns in Alberta)&nbsp; established_date2 November 7, 1884 established_title3 &nbsp;- City (List of cities in Alberta) established_date3 January 1, 1894 area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes &nbsp;(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&nbsp;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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