Awarding excellence

CREB® Charitable Foundation recognized by Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter

The CREB® Charitable Foundation was recognized for its philanthropic dedication to ending family violence at the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter’s (CWES) Tulip Awards on Nov. 8.

During the event, which was held at Fort Calgary, the foundation took home the Telling our Story Award. This award is bestowed to an organization that has donated money to the agency and communicated its mandate to the foundation’s membership.

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Riverside real estate

Waterfront living comes at a premium in the Calgary market

DaVinci Homes CEO Naheed Kazmi utters three magic words when describing the appeal of the 31-unit Riviera on the Bow in Parkdale, one of her company’s most recent projects: “Location, location, location.”

“Everybody wanted that location,” she said, recalling when the company purchased the land in 2008 and how she has received many calls since over the years from would-be buyers.

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Crisis averted?

Flood mitigation efforts continue in the wake of 2013 disaster, but much still needs to be done

Apart from the cool uniforms, boy scouts are known for their motto: be prepared. In the wake of the 2013 flood, Calgary and the province are taking a page from the Boy Scout handbook and hoping to write a happy ending for homeowners.

“In preparing for future risks, we recognize that flooding is a complicated problem,” said Frank Frigo, senior planning engineer with water resources for the City of Calgary and the City’s leader of watershed analysis.

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