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) and Toronto -- and never looked back. A perennial fan favourite, Liggins was a good-natured bundle of enthusiasm, energy, skill and football smarts; as he had done in university, he made the defensive line his home and distinguished himself with a freewheeling style, quickness and cat-like agility. birth_date birth_place Calgary, Alberta residence Edmonton, Alberta Early life Mar was born in Calgary, Alberta

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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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community of Avon, South Dakota. ''Current Year Biography 1967'', p. 265. His father, Reverend Joseph C. McGovern (born 1868), was pastor of the local Wesleyan Methodist Church (Wesleyan Methodist Church (United States)) there.

construction international

and the Ōtemachi subway station, the elevated pedestrian skyway networks of Minneapolis and Calgary, the underground cities (underground city) of Atlanta and Montreal, and the multilevel streets in Chicago. * BPC Maritime Corporation, Toronto, Ontario * Strait Crossing Inc., Calgary, Alberta (subsidiary of W. A. Stephenson Stephenson Construction International (SCI) Engineers & Constructors Group of Companies) * Ballast Nedam Canada Limited, Edmonton

work play

web url http: liveWorkPlay Live demographics.cfm archiveurl http: web 20110722120139 http: live-work-play live demographics archivedate 2011-07-22 title Calgary Economic Development publisher Calgary Economic Development date accessdate August 29, 2011 in 2008. The city has undertaken numerous land annexation procedures over the years to keep up with growth; the most recent was completed

architectural projects

-conscious_communting2.asp As an alternative to the over . The Peace Bridge provides pedestrians and cyclists, access to the downtown core from the north side of the Bow river. The bridge ranked among the top 10 architectural projects in 2012 and among the top 10 public spaces of 2012. http

team events

Stampede . Every year since 1979, the world’s top blacksmiths compete in Calgary, Alberta; performing their craft in front of thousands of spectators to educate and entertain the public with their skills and abilities. The competition consists of a series of forging, horseshoeing and team events, which sees competitors earn points to qualify as one of the top 10 finalists as they compete for $35,000 in prize money. The winner is crowned ''The World Champion Blacksmith''. The competition

at these Games—men's and women's Super G (Super Giant Slalom skiing) in alpine skiing (Alpine skiing at the 1988 Winter Olympics), team events in Nordic combined (Nordic combined at the 1988 Winter Olympics) and ski jumping (Ski jumping at the 1988 Winter Olympics), and women's 5000 metres in speed skating (Speed skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics) —and two events returned to the program—men's and women's Alpine skiing combined combined

games food

tollfree fax +1 403-242-3885 hours 10AM-7PM, daily (summer), weekends only (spring fall) price $36 person content Western Canada's largest amusement park, located roughly 15 minutes west of Calgary. Gate admission pays for all rides; games, food cost extra. *

film comedy

Canadian markets The network has also launched its digital signals at its stations in Calgary (CICT-DT) and Edmonton (CITV-DT) as of July 2009. *Calgary, Alberta - CICT-DT *Edmonton, Alberta - CITV-DT '''''Exit Wounds''''' is a 2001 action (Action film) comedy (Comedy film) film based on the book of the same name by John Westermann. The book takes place on Long Island, while the film is set

offering art

304,000 visitors annually, including over 54,000 students. In 2006 the Creative Kids Museum opened at the Telus World of Science, offering art-based learning. The original site, located on 11 Street SW in Calgary's Downtown West End (Downtown West End, Calgary), closed on June 27, 2011, and was replaced by a new science centre called Telus Spark. The new science centre is located on a site at 220 St. Georges Drive NE in Nose Creek Valley, north of the 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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