CREB® Charitable Foundation honours three decades of giving with $300,000 donation

On Sept. 26, the CREB® Charitable Foundation donated $300,000 to three deserving local charities through its Investing in HOPE program at its 30th anniversary celebration.

A variety of the foundation’s donors, sponsors, local charities and REALTORS® filled CREB®’s atrium to celebrate the foundation’s 30-year legacy. Attendees shared stories of community impact and toasted to its future.

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Courageous conversations

Candidates spar at CREB® mayoral forum

Calgary’s top three mayoral candidates discussed a variety of issues on Sept. 21 at CREB®’s Courageous Conversations, an exclusive forum focusing on housing-related issues critical to REALTORS® and the city.

Candidates Andre Chabot and Bill Smith joined incumbent Naheed Nenshi in CREB®’s W. Frank Johns Auditorium as the candidates took verbal jabs at each other over several issues.

The forum was hosted and moderated by CREB® CEO Alan Tennant. (more…)

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To each their own

The 2017 Calgary Fall Home Show offers tips, tricks and inspiration for every type of homeowner

“The show for every home.” That’s how Marketplace Events show manager Teri Salazar describes the Calgary Fall Home Show, which runs from Sept. 21 to 24 at the BMO Centre.

“It doesn’t matter if you have a condo, a new build, a fixer-upper or a McMansion, if you want to do a simple update or a complete renovation overhaul, we have something in the show for everyone,” she said.

There’ll be some 350 exhibitors at this year’s show, which Salazar says has been refocused to highlight those aspects exhibitors and attendees have been looking for, including more sources for inspiration.

“This show will be better than ever,” she said.

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SHIFT conference promises opportunity to “experience the future of Calgary”

“It is time to SHIFT or get off the pot!” That’s the call to action Pathways 2 Sustainability – Alberta’s Sustainable Communities Initiative – has issued in advance of its upcoming conference, SHIFT, which takes place June 15-17 at the St. Louis Hotel in Calgary’s East Village.

SHIFT promises attendees an opportunity to “Experience the Future of Calgary – the SHIFT to a resilient society and new economy and what it means for our city.”

“We have a changing political landscape in Alberta and Canada that’s moving to adopt climate resilience in the ways in which we build, design and manage communities and community systems, including food systems, energy systems and transportation systems,” said SHIFT co-ordinator and Pathways 2 Sustainability executive director, Lisa Fox.

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