Local researchers are pointing to a new international study that has found a connection between obesity and urban geography – in particular as it relates to living in high-rise apartments. CREB®Now file photo

By the numbers: Calgary in 2014

28.7%: In February, condo apartment sales increased 28.7 per cent over January

10: The Provincial government promises 10 new schools for Calgary suburbs

28,017: Net migration to Calgary in 2014, according to the 2014 Civic Census, was 28,017 additional residents

2,242: Auburn Bay saw the most additional residents with 2,242 according to the Civic Census

3,000: The RESOLVE campaign sees nine various agencies joining to raise $120 million to provide affordable housing for 3,000 vulnerable Calgarians

06/21: Mayor Nenshi proclaims June 21 Neighbour Day to celebrate Calgary’s sense of community following the one-year anniversary of June 2013 flooding

2,336: Residential sales in Calgary for July totaled 2,336 units, a record level for the month

1.2 million: Through the first nine months of 2014, 1.2 million square feet of commercial real estate was snatched up in the city

65m: At 65-metres long, the a pedestrian bridge joining the East Village to Inglewood opens with expected crossing numbers between 800 and 1,000 per day

1%: The Bank of Canada maintained the overnight rate at one per cent – it’s longest stretch since the Second World War

Bill 9: The Bill 9 Condo Act brings 50 amendments to current legislation

35%: Crude oil prices drop as much as 35 per cent from the summer, people ponder how it will affect home prices

150: The City was on pace to approve 150 secondary suites in 2014

 

 

 

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