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A) WINS (WINS (AM)) New York City: Class B (II-B) - '''Loverboy''' is a Canadian rock (rock music) group formed in 1980 in Calgary, Alberta. Throughout the 1980s, the band accumulated numerous hit songs in Canada and the United States, earning four multi-platinum albums and selling millions of records. After being rejected by many American record labels they signed with Columbia CBS Records Canada (Columbia Records) and began recording their first album March 20, 1980, with Mike Reno on lead vocals, Paul Dean (Paul Dean (guitarist)) on guitars, Scott Smith (Scott Smith (musician)) on bass guitar, Doug Johnson (Doug Johnson (Loverboy)) on keyboards, and Matt Frenette (Matt Frenette (drummer)) on drums. The band's hit singles, particularly "Turn Me Loose (Turn Me Loose (Loverboy song))" and "Working for the Weekend", have become arena rock staples and are still heard on many classic rock radio stations across the United States and Canada. They are currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia. - 1988 Winter Olympics Calgary Hidy and Howdy Two polar bears Sheila Scott Both represent Western Canadian (Western Canada) hospitality. 120px (Image:olympics-hidy-howdy.jpg) - foundation 1966 (as the Capital Cable Television Co. Ltd.) 1984 (as Shaw Cablesystems Ltd.) Edmonton, Alberta, Canada location Calgary, Alberta, Canada key_people J.R. Shaw (Executive Chair (Chairman)) Jim Shaw (Vice Chair (Chairman)) Bradley S. Shaw (CEO (Chief Executive Officer)) Peter J. Bissonnette (President) commons:Calgary


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

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email address 1103 12th Street SE lat 51.039697 long -114.036301 directions in Inglewood, near Festival Hall phone +1 403-244-9131 tollfree fax hours 9AM-5PM Mon-Thu, 8AM-4:30PM Fri price content The manufacturer of Calgary's famous white cowboy hat also makes other felt and straw hat styles. Eat Calgary offers a wide variety of dining options. While Calgary doesn't have a single signature dish, residents are very proud of Alberta beef, and Calgarians

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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

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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


) 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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. 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

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to contribute to Canadian and world music. It was at Mr Kendrick's instance, with the enthusiastic support of Dean Allan and the financial underwriting by the Whitmore family, that the current small but fine Casavant Frères organ was installed in north transept of the Cathedral in May 1974 at the time St Paul's was given cathedral status. The '''International Festival of Animated Objects''' is a biennial festival sponsored by the non-profit group '' CAOS Calgary Animated Objects Society

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in the city, notably the Calgary Police Service Pipe Band. Calgary Marching Bands: Round-Up Band, Stetson Show Band, Calgary Stampede Showband, World Association for Marching Show Bands left thumb upright 0.75 Glenbow Museum (File:Glenbow Museum in Spring 1.JPG) Calgary is also home to a choral music community, including a variety of amateur, community, and semi-professional groups. Some of the mainstays include the Mount Royal Choirs from the Mount Royal University Conservatory, the Calgary Boys' Choir, the Calgary Girls Choir, the Youth Singers of Calgary, the Cantaré Children's Choir, and Spiritus Chamber Choir. Calgary hosts a number of annual festivals and events (List of festivals in Calgary). These include the Calgary International Film Festival, the Calgary Folk Music Festival, FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival, the Folk Music Festival, the Greek Festival (Greek festival), Carifest, Wordfest: Banff Calgary International Writers Festival, the Lilac Festival (Lilac Festival (Calgary)), GlobalFest, the Calgary Fringe Festival, Summerstock (Summerstock Conservatory), Expo Latino, Calgary Pride, Calgary International Spoken Word Festival, commons:Calgary

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'''Lance Storm''', is a semi-retired Canadian (Canada) professional wrestler (Professional wrestling). He is best known for his work in World Wrestling Entertainment, Extreme Championship Wrestling, and World Championship Wrestling. He runs a pro wrestling school, '''Storm Wrestling Academy

in Connecticut, training at Tony Altamore's wrestling school. Him and his tag team partner Dangerous Dan Damage Snowberger were pushed for a short time as champs. In Calgary, he worked for Stu Hart's Stampede Wrestling. He competed briefly as a jobber in 1988 Steve Blackman, Brady Boone, & Outhouse Jack vs The Islanders and was being considered for a full-time contract with the WWF when he contracted malaria and dysentery while wrestling in South Africa in 1989 and "was on his death bed for two years". Steve Blackman speaks on his neck, the future, WWE release, more A distinguished musician abroad, Raum performs frequently throughout her homeland with orchestral appearances in cities such as Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality), and Edmonton. Both a recitalist and chamber musician, some of her recent international highlights include the Festival Pablo Casals in Prades, France, Beethoven Festival in Warsaw, the BargeMusic Festival in New York, and the Seattle Chamber Music Festival. Her performances are heard on an array of radio networks, including the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) across Canada and National Public Radio in the US. Shelters They now operate shelters for battered women (with and without children), shelters for women in need, clothing and food dispensaries, centres for the disabled, and some health care facilities. Current ministries of the Grey Nuns. Accessed August 26, 2008. St. Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg is still owned by the Grey Nuns; St. Boniface General Hospital. Accessed 26 August 2008. hospitals previously owned, operated, or enlarged by the order include the former Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary, University of Calgary Library Special Collection article on Holy Cross School of Nursing. Accessed August 26, 2008. St. Paul's Hospital (St. Paul's Hospital (Saskatoon)) in Saskatoon, Saskatoon Health Region article on St. Paul's Hospital. Accessed 26 August 2008. and the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton. Alberta Heritage article on Grey Nuns. Accessed 26 August 2008. Many of these health care institutions were founded by missionary nuns sent out from convents in Quebec and Ontario. image Image:CJSW-FM.svg city Calgary, Alberta area '''CJSW-FM''' is a campus radio station, broadcasting at 90.9 MHz FM (FM radio), from the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. CJSW is a member of the National Campus and Community Radio Associationand the University of Calgary Tri-Media Alliance in partnership with NUTV New University Television at the University of Calgary NUTV (the campus television station) and The Gauntlet (Gauntlet (newspaper)) (the campus newspaper). The first Revolutionary Knitting Circle group was founded in Calgary, Canada, by Grant Neufeld in 2000. Since then, groups have formed across Canada, in the USA, and in various parts of Europe. Activism right thumb Grant Neufeld speaking at a protest against the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America SPP (Image:Grant Neufeld against SPP 2.jpg), held in Calgary, Alberta on August 19, 2007 Neufeld has been involved with activist causes, projects and organizations including social justice issues, feminism, the Peace movement, Environmentalism and anti-poverty work. *Alberta **Calgary (Calgary International Airport) **Edmonton (Edmonton International Airport) Other Canadian (Canada) cities also ranked highly in the survey, with Toronto and Calgary holding the 4th and 5th positions, respectively. Three other Australian (Australia) cities, Sydney at 6th and Perth (Perth, Western Australia) and Adelaide (Adelaide, South Australia) tied at 8th, were ranked among the top ten. 2010 year’s ranking also identifies the cities with the best eco-ranking based on water availability and drinkability, waste removal, quality of sewage systems, air pollution and traffic congestion. Calgary is at the top of this index (score 145.7), followed by Honolulu in second place (score 145.1) and Ottawa and Helsinki in joint third (score 139.9). Wellington in New Zealand (5), Minneapolis (6), Adelaide (7) and Copenhagen fill the next four slots, while Kobe, Oslo and Stockholm share ninth place. Port-au-Prince in Haiti ranks at the bottom of this table with a score of only 27.8. *Winnipeg: Polo Park Shopping Centre *Calgary: Chinook Centre *Calgary: Market Mall *Calgary: Chinook Centre *Calgary: Market Mall *Edmonton: West Edmonton Mall birth_place Thunder Bay, Ontario residence Calgary, Alberta occupation nurse, social worker In 2004, Wark-Martyn began working in Calgary, Alberta for Bayshore Home Health, a home-delivery health-care service. Before this, she had worked in sales marketing for ''The Pampered Chef''. In January 2011 Harris opened its Calgary, Alberta avionics operation, Harris Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Corporation. The new facility's operations include among others the support of the work to be completed under the company's six-year, $273 million (CAD) services contract with the Government of Canada for the CF-18 Avionics Optimized Weapon System Support (OWSS) program. Harris Corporation demo-cd Division No. 6 (Division No. 6, Alberta), Division No. 9 (Division No. 9, Alberta), Division No. 15 (Division No. 15, Alberta) demo-csd Calgary, Rocky View County (Rocky View County, Alberta), Airdrie (Airdrie, Alberta), Cochrane (Cochrane, Alberta), Mountain View County (Mountain View County, Alberta), Canmore (Canmore, Alberta), Clearwater County (Clearwater County, Alberta), Olds (Olds, Alberta), Banff (Banff, Alberta), Didsbury (Didsbury, Alberta) Geography The district is in the southwest part of Alberta. Within the large riding are the cities and towns of Airdrie (Airdrie, Alberta), Olds (Olds, Alberta), Didsbury (Didsbury, Alberta), Cochrane (Cochrane, Alberta), Canmore (Canmore, Alberta), and Banff (Banff, Alberta), as well as the municipal district of Bighorn (Bighorn No. 8, Alberta), the county of Mountain View (Mountain View County, Alberta), Improvement district No.9 (Banff) (Banff National Park), parts of Clearwater (Clearwater County, Alberta) and Rocky View (Rocky View County, Alberta). The Stoney First Nation is also located within the riding. The riding is bounded by British Columbia to the west, Calgary to the southeast and Red Deer (Red Deer, Alberta) to the northeast. Keyes and his wife travelled via the United States, staying for a few days en route with Bernard Baruch on Long Island. After a visit to an ailing General John Pershing, they went on to Canada, making speeches in Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver. From here he went on to Australia and New Zealand, as well as touring war zones in the Pacific. But his health was going fast now. His heart was giving out. In June 2009, Mark Dyrholm the group's National Vice President and a Calgary Chiropractor. Ran for the Leadership of the newly former Wildrose Alliance Party to succeed Paul Hinman in their 2009 Leadership Convention (Wildrose Alliance Party of Alberta leadership election, 2009). In the end Dyrholm lost to Danielle Smith an Alberta journalist and broadcaster. ''Dose'' magazine was launched on April 4, 2005, and was distributed in five major Canadian cities: Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, and Ottawa. Different news articles from the five cities are still featured on the website. The magazine hoped to earn revenue through advertising and selling mobile content(via the website) and was aimed at the lucrative demographic of 18 to 34 year-olds. The website targets this market too. Due to Blumer's success in Calgary, the next season of ''Glutton for Punishment'' featured attempts to break other world records. On June 12, 2010, Blumer broke the Guinness World Record for making the largest bowl of salsa (Salsa (sauce)) at the 26th Tomato Fest in Jacksonville, Texas. Blumer and a crew of Jacksonville volunteers made a bowl weighing in at 2,672 pounds. The feat was filmed for Season 5 of his show ''Glutton for Punishment'', which recorded Blumer's attempts to break six world's records. http: homepage x1358982863 -Salsaville-breaks-record death_date 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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