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Event Recap: City of Calgary Waste & Recycling Bylaw Workshop

January 29, 2016

On January 27, BOMA Calgary hosted a session at the Centennial Place, about changes coming to the Waste and Recycling Bylaw, which will affect owners and managers of commercial buildings.

Environment
Event Recap: BOMA Organics Panel

July 13, 2015

Our landfills are shrinking, which means tighter restrictions are coming in the near future that will mandate what we can dispose of and how, in particular organic waste that can be disposed of in better ways.

Events & CommunityPress
Mayor Nenshi and Enmax Announces Re-energization for 5:00 AM Thursday October 16

October 15, 2014

Power Outage in Downtown Calgary | Power to Resume Thursday October 16, 5:00 AM Mayor Nenshi and Enmax have announced that the power in the west section of downtown will resume at 5:00 am on Thursday October 16, 2014.

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Preparing for Power to Resume (Downtown Power Outage)

October 15, 2014

RE-ENTRY PROCESSES FOR BUILDING OWNERS AND MANAGERS Updated 18:27 hrs. RE-ENTRY PROCESSES FOR BUILDING OWNERS AND MANAGERS If you have engaged professionals to control or support you re-energization, please consult with them on the suggestions below. Prior to Switchover Communicate with your tenants and occupants to keep them apprised.

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Power Outage in Downtown Calgary

October 13, 2014

The recent fire in Calgary’s downtown core happened on Saturday October 11 at approximately 8 pm, and has affected many of the commercial high-rise and residential locations in the west part of the downtown core. The power outage has been reduced to locations between 4th Ave. SW and 7th Ave.

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Taxi! Taxi!

August 20, 2014

The City of Calgary taxi system is regulated by The Taxi Limousine Advisory Committee. (TLAC) From what is on the city’s web site, it appears the Commission has been around since 1973.

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There is No End to the Noise of a City

August 15, 2014

(Note: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or the position of BOMA Calgary.) My vacation this summer was a five-day kayaking trip down the South Saskatchewan River from Medicine Hat to Sandy Point, a distance of about 160kms.

AdvocacyEvents & Community
It’s a Simple Matter of Public Safety

August 13, 2014

(Note: The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the writer and do not necessarily represent the views or the position of BOMA Calgary.) During any construction project, public safety is paramount. This concept applies equally to those on the job site and members of the public.

EnvironmentEvents & Community
Denmark Should Not Guide Calgary’s Transportation Policy

August 12, 2014

(Note: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or the positions of BOMA Calgary.) So, the Scandinavian visitors [http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/08/04/danish-tourists-canada-car-culture_n_5649374.html] are perplexed by Canadians’ apparent car-dependency which was the subject of a recent article in the Calgary Herald [http://blogs.calgaryherald.com/2014/08/07/are-there-too-many-parking-lots-in-downtown-calgary/] .

Advocacy
It is Way Past Time to Re-think Calgary’s Downtown Parking

August 07, 2014

There is nothing more emotional in urban development than parking. Those coming downtown expect to find a parking spot fairly close to their destination. If they are not familiar with downtown that task may be a little daunting. For most people, driving to the core is the most efficient mode of travel.

EnvironmentEvents & Community
The Bicycle Debate

August 05, 2014

Editor’s note: this article was originally published in the BOMA Calgary News in the June 2014 edition of Business in Calgary.

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Could Calgary Become Like Detroit?

July 29, 2014

By William Partridge (with Lloyd Suchet) (Note: The opinions stated in this blog are solely my own. These opinions do not necessarily represent the views or the position of BOMA Calgary.)   There is no question the growth of Calgary’s population has been very significant.