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St. Patrick's Day Celebrations: Calgary West Side

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations: Calgary West Side

St. Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick's Day, or Feast of Saint Patrick "the Day of the Festival of Patrick", a religious and cultural celebration held on 17 March. Tradition says that Saint Patrick died on this date and was buried. Over centuries, numerous legends arose around Patrick and he became the patron saint of Ireland.

Saint Patrick's Day was made an official Christian feast day in the early 17th century and is observed by many Churches. This day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. It celebrates the culture and heritage of the...

Calgary Real Estate Market Statistics for February 2019

Media release: Oversupply of housing market as we feel the chill  

City of Calgary, March 1, 2019 – Weak sales activity continue, and inventory remains elevated in the city’s housing market due to effects of Calgary's economic climate.

Prices are being affected, as a result.

CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie states “It is not a surprise that slowing activity in the housing market has persisted into February.”

“There has been no substantial change in the economic climate and concerns regarding potential layoffs in the energy sector are weighing on confidence.”

Benchmark prices citywide were $414,400 as of February. Almost five per cent below January’s last year, 10 percent less than recorded 2014 highs and slightly lower than figures for last month.

Price declines and slower sales appear to influence...