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The Best Canada Day Events to Celebrate in Calgary

This year, Canada is celebrating its 152nd birthday! What better way to celebrate our wonderful country than to gather with friends and family and witness a spectacular show of fireworks in the evening sky! On July 1st, cities across the country will celebrate Canada Day by hosting spectacular events, parades, fairs, picnics, parties, and shows. Of course, of the many thrilling celebrations, Calgary is proud to have one of our own!

On the first of July, Calgary will be filled with a buzz of excitement and will be home to fun parties, unique events, as well as a magnificent firework show! Wondering how you can get the most out of this patriotic day? Here is everything you need to know from where to watch the fireworks to what activities are best

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5 Home Siding MaterialsThe right home siding cannot only add to the appeal of a home, especially if the home is for sale, but also offer protection from the elements. There are a variety of options on the market and homeowners can choose siding materials that can complement the style of their home. Metals siding may be well-suited to contemporary or modern homes. However, an entirely different look may be preferred for a rustic home. New siding options can increase the R value and help insulate a home, improving its energy efficiency.

There are many reasons to get excited when reviewing home siding options. Explore the home siding materials available to Canadian homeowners today.

Metal Home Siding

Homeowners will find that metal siding has become increasingly

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Best Things to Do During the Calgary Stampede

The month of July is the time when Calgary's given nickname truly does the city justice — Cowtown. Each year, at the beginning of July, Calgarians don their cowboy/cowgirl hats, pull up their boots, and put on their best plaid for a week that is always memorable. The Calgary Stampede — happening from July 5th to 14th , 2019!

The Calgary Stampede has been dubbed 'The Greatest Show on Earth,' and has been happening every year since 1912. It is in this week of country celebration that you will find some of the most unique and strange food experiences, exhilarating rides, country music, entertaining shows, and so much more — right on the Calgary Stampede grounds. But you don't need to limit yourself to the grounds to enjoy the abundance of other things

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Business Spotlight: Monogram Coffee in Calgary

Many know it as that near-magical elixir that affords them the ability to function in the morning, but coffee is so much more a tasty drink enjoyed by two-thirds of Canadians. Coffee has a rich and varied history, and the coffee house itself, or the qahveh khaneh as it was known where it originated, became a place to socialize, enjoy music, play chess, and exchange news. Coffee has always been a social and economic driver that brings people together and fosters the exchange of culture and ideas — and this is why Jeremy Ho, co-founder of Monogram Coffee, helped launch the business.

"We saw that coffee companies were focusing exclusively on quality and forgetting about why we go for coffee in the first place — community. We wanted to be a coffee

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Cookie Occasion Business in Calgary AB

What is the perfect occasion to eat a cookie? How about any day that ends in "y" and has 24 hours? Cookies are little celebrations of life that are just as sweet when enjoyed with an afternoon tea as when they are wrapped up and gifted to make someone's day.

Kate Sawyer, owner and operator of Cookie Occasion, knows the power of these delectable morsels. She started working at Cookie Occasion at age 14. Her graduation from Mount Royal University coincided with the owner's decision to sell the business, and Kate and her mother's desire to purchase it. Today the gourmet cookies have been delighting Calgarians for nearly 30 years.

Cookie Obsession Cookies in Calgary

"The main driving factor behind our success is community," says Kate. "The support we receive as a local family

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5 Popular Roofing Material Choices for ResidencesWhen it comes time to replace roofing materials, homeowners have many options to consider. They must think about how the materials look and function to make the best choice for their homes. The right roofing materials can beautifully complement the exterior home design while offering lasting protection from the elements. Some roof materials can be handled in a DIY project, while others need a professional. Here are just five of the most popular roofing materials homeowners can choose from in upgrading their homes.

Asphalt

Although simple in design, asphalt shingles are very affordable, attractive and durable. These shingles come in organic compounds or as a fiberglass mesh. Both types are easily installed by a skilled roofing contractor in as

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