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becoming increasingly popular with tourists, and are bringing people into Calgary as a result. Other modern industries include light manufacturing, high-tech, film, e-commerce, transportation, and services. Widespread flooding (2013 Alberta floods) throughout southern Alberta, including on the Bow and Elbow rivers, forced the evacuation of over 75,000 city residents on June 21, 2013 and left large areas of the city, including downtown, without power.

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. 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


Wrestling . He teamed with Hart's son Keith (Keith Hart (wrestler)) to win the Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Championship in early 1977 by defeating The Cuban Assassins. Although they dropped the belts to The Royal Kangaroos, Burke was able to regain the title in September 1977 while teaming with his brother Romeo (who was then competing as Bobby Burke). On December 10, however, they lost the belts to Michel Martel (Michel Vigneault) and Mr. Hito. ref name stamp>



) 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

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international expansion in Canada and possibly other countries is also reportedly planned. Chicago Business News, Analysis & Articles Crate & Barrel to expand outside U.S. Crain's !-- Bot

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23, 2004 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada Fish Creek Provincial Park - Calgary, Alberta, Canada Nose Hill Park background group_or_band origin Calgary, Alberta, Canada genre Rock (Rock music) Career The band (musical ensemble) formed in Calgary, Alberta in 1964 as The Rebounds.

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in July 2007 and saw the city annex the neighbouring hamlet of Shepard (Shepard, Alberta), and place its boundaries adjacent to the hamlet of Balzac (Balzac, Alberta) and City of Chestermere, and within a very short distance of the City of Airdrie.

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, Ontario Windsor , and many others. A new railroad extension into the area did not reach the young community, so in 1924, Milo was moved to the side of the train tracks. Most of the buildings were pulled to the new location. The town hall was too large and was dismantled in sections and rebuilt at its new location. Village status was achieved in 1931. A new community hall was built in 1985 and the curling rink expanded and renovated in 1998. Since 2000, developments along the shores of McGregor Lake have attracted cottagers and vacationers from Calgary. The original site of the village - the Aasgards' farmstead and store - are now part of Canada's largest comb honey beekeeping farm, owned by Don and Ron Miksha. There are an estimated 20,000 Brazilians living in Canada (Brazilian-Canadian) commons:Calgary

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Calgary Board of Education title Quick Facts date January 11, 2012 accessdate March 10, 2012 Another 43,000 attend about 95 schools in the separate English language Calgary Catholic School District board.

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victoriatimescolonist news story.html?id 4a051728-a3a4-40b0-9c96-3384f2b9690b "First Flight For New Twin Otter A "Boring" Success." '''', October 1, 2008. Retrieved: May 15, 2010. Padfield, R. Randall and Matt Thurber. "Revived Twin Otter Makes First Flight." '''', October 8, 2008. Retrieved: May 15, 2010. Two days later


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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