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Water fight with CP Rail threatens summer rafting at Kicking Horse River

They are experts in reading the rapids and anticipating the unexpected, but rafting companies on the Kicking Horse River near Golden, B.C. say they are struggling to keep their heads above water.

Protesters at a rally in Golden Monday say CP Rail blocked access to the Lower Canyon of the river in bad faith.

“They came to our town and lied to us, so I don’t even know why they would bother,” Carmen Narancsik of Glacier Raft Company said.

A gate was installed just days before the rafting season was set to begin.

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“It’s now affecting real lives, real people, real businesses and families,” Glacier Raft Company’s Ryan Johannesen said.

The dispute began earlier this year when CP said it was ordered by Transport Canada to solve the problem of large numbers of people crossing the railway to raft the Lower Canyon route of the river — considered the jewel of Golden’s whitewater rafting industry.

But a month later, after an outcry from the town of Golden and a concerted push by local and provincial politicians, it appeared a compromise had been reached for this year while the two sides worked on a longer-term solution.

That solution quickly fell apart with CP saying, “Without full indemnification, CP cannot support rafters accessing the Kicking Horse River.”

“What we’re understanding is that CP Rail’s expectation was, from our perspective, unrealistic in that they were asking the province to take full liability,” Golden Mayor Ron Oszust said. “We’re talking up to $500 million plus environmental costs. That’s unrealistic.”

As the battle between the province and CP continues, local businesses that rely on tourism say they are getting washed out.

“There’s refunding happening, there’s trip cancellations,” Johannesen said.

“For our town here, it’s going to affect a lot of jobs. It already has been.”

– With files from John Hua and Justin McElroy

Origin of ‘Stairway to Heaven’ questioned at Led Zeppelin copyright trial

LOS ANGELES – The opening to Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven,” one of rock ‘n’ roll’s best-known ballads, was played for jurors Tuesday in a case brought by the estate of a dead musician that claims it was stolen by the men credited with creating it.

A lawyer for the estate trustee of the late Randy Wolfe, also known as Randy California, claimed the British rockers lifted the passage from the instrumental tune “Taurus,” recorded by his band Spirit, and infringed on the songwriter’s copyright.

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“This was a song that Randy California had written for the love of his life, Robin. That was her sign, Taurus,” said attorney Francis Malofiy.

“Little did anyone know it would fall into the hands of Jimmy Page and become the intro to ‘Stairway to Heaven.”‘

An attorney for guitarist Page and singer Robert Plant told the eight-person jury during opening statements in Los Angeles federal court that the chord progression in Wolfe’s song is common and found in songs dating to the 1600s and that other similarities also exist.

“Do re mi appears in both songs,” said attorney Peter Anderson, who also claims Wolfe’s estate doesn’t own the copyright to “Taurus.”

Page and Plant, both with their long hair pulled back and dressed in dark grey suits and white shirts, listened quietly as the first two minutes of the song was played for the jury. Their attorney then played a piano interpretation of “Taurus” that had only a vague similarity.

READ MORE:‘Stairway to Heaven’ copyright case: Led Zeppelin accused of ripping off song

Malofiy showed videos of guitar interpretations of both songs, which sounded more alike. When played simultaneously, similarities and differences could be seen and heard.

Malofiy said Wolfe’s work formed the basis for the riff that made the song a hit that is still widely played.

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“When you hear those first iconic notes of ‘Stairway to Heaven,’ it’s instantly recognizable,” Malofiy said.

Joe Bennett, a forensic musicologist at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, said both pieces are based on a descending chromatic chord sequence in A minor that was used decades earlier for the song “My Funny Valentine” and in other well-known pieces.

“It’s a well-used musical device. We can say with certainty that that chord sequence is not original,” he said. “It wasn’t written originally in 1968” when “Taurus” was released.

U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner ruled in April that evidence presented in hearings made a credible case that Led Zeppelin may have heard “Taurus” performed before their song was created.

Wolfe, who drowned in 1997 saving his son in Hawaii, wrote “Taurus” either 1966 or 1967. “Stairway to Heaven” came out in 1971.

Led Zeppelin opened for Spirit in their debut U.S. show in December 1968 in Denver, Malofiy said.

Page and Plant didn’t hear the song for decades, though Led Zeppelin had incorporated a bass riff from one of Spirit’s songs, “Fresh Garbage,” in a medley, Anderson said.

Malofiy, attorney for Wolfe’s trustee Michael Skidmore, said he would focus on inconsistencies in Page’s deposition, in which he initially said he didn’t know of Spirit and later admitted admiring their music and owning some of the band’s albums.

“Stairway to Heaven” has generated hundreds of millions of dollars over the years. Malofiy said the estate was able to sue after a 2014 change in the law allowed suing for continued copyright infringement.

Page, Plant and bandmate John Paul Jones are all expected to testify at the trial, though Jones has been dismissed as a defendant in the case.

The trial follows a high-profile victory last year when a federal jury found that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied a Marvin Gaye song to create their 2013 hit, “Blurred Lines” and awarded Gaye’s children $7.4 million.

A judge trimmed the award, and the verdict is under appeal, but the decision appears to have prompted a surge in copyright-infringement filings.

The same attorney who represented Gaye’s family filed another suit last week in Los Angeles saying Ed Sheeran’s 2014 song “Photograph” is too similar to the 2009 song “Amazing” written by Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard.

Opponents of proposed road through Bert Flinn Park say developer wants to pave paradise

There is a growing divide in Port Moody over plans to pave a road through Bert Flinn Park.

A plan to extend David Avenue through the park to the Ioco Lands in Anmore has long been on the books.

The park, a popular spot for locals to walk their dogs, has always been bisected by a right-of-way but a new proposal to develop the Ioco Lands has regulars worried the David Avenue extension might actually get built.

Opponents of the proposed road organized a rally at Port Moody Galleria Tuesday night and are asking supporters to sign an online petition to put pressure on Port Moody’s mayor and city council.

Currently Ioco Road is the only access to the Ioco Lands and it is undersized and unsuitable to serve a new community.

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Opponents of the new road say there are plenty of options for a new connector that won’t disturb Bert Flinn Park.

“Anmore has been very quiet about what is essentially an Anmore traffic problem,” Port Moody resident Hunter Madsen said. “The reason all of this traffic is bothering the residents of Ioco Road is essentially because Anmore keeps growing.”

While opponents are rallying to keep Bert Flinn Park as is, there are currently no concrete plans to build a road through the park. The Ioco Lands development needs city approval in both Port Moody and Anmore. Since the developer — Brilliant Circle Group Investments Ltd — will be responsible for the construction of the road, a significant amount of community consultation will need to happen first.

Port Moody Mayor Mike Clay says they need to “make sure you have the public on board because this is controversial and we’re not going to wade into it just because. If you don’t have a good set of the public out there saying, ‘Yeah we think this is a good proposal,’ we’re not going to think it’s a good proposal either.”

The developer says there might be a workaround that could keep dog-walkers and other patrons of the park happy. They have yet to submit plans to the city and, according to Clay, any talk of finishing the road could be years away.

– With files from Aaron McArthur

Man going to L.A. gay pride event had massive arsenal: police

LOS ANGELES – Police found a loaded assault rifle with magazines rigged to allow 60 shots to be fired in quick succession, along with 15 pounds of chemicals mixed and ready to explode in the car of an Indiana man who said he was headed to a gay pride event, authorities revealed Tuesday.

James Wesley Howell, 20, of Charlestown, also had two other loaded rifles, ammunition, a stun gun, a buck knife and a security badge when he was arrested early Sunday in Santa Monica, they said.

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Howell made his initial court appearance Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to three felony weapons and ammunition charges. The judge set bail at $2 million.

READ MORE: Man arrested in California armed with guns, explosives on way to LA Pride

Alone, each item found in Howell’s car might not indicate anything sinister, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Keith Schwartz said. But together, they “just don’t pass the common sense test.”

“I cannot in good conscience think of any reasonable reason that somebody would be travelling across the country with all of these things,” he said.

Howell recently drove from Indiana to Los Angeles because of pending charges against him in his home state, according to statements he made to police.

Authorities haven’t disclosed any evidence that Howell intended violence at the LA Pride event in West Hollywood that attracts hundreds of thousands of people.

Friends in Indiana described Howell as a gun enthusiast with a short temper. In October, he twice was accused of pulling a gun and making threats, once against his then-boyfriend and once against a neighbour.

WATCH: Mayor of Los Angeles comments on arrest of heavily-armed man headed to Pride

Howell was convicted in April of misdemeanour intimidation for the incident with his neighbour. Under the terms of his probation, Howell was not allowed to have weapons or leave Indiana.

When he was picked up in Santa Monica, there was an assault rifle in his car’s passenger seat and 15 pounds of “Shoc-Shot,” two chemicals that explode when mixed and shot. The assault rifle was loaded with a 30-round magazine, which had another inverted 30-round magazine taped to it, according to police.

Deputy District Attorney Sean Carney said gun enthusiasts don’t mix Shoc-Shot until it’s ready to be used, as federal regulations require, and the amount that Howell had “far exceeds any amount that would reasonably be used.”

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Howell’s attorney, Pamela Jones, told the judge there was no evidence Howell planned to detonate the chemicals. She said a black hood found in his car was “just a clothing item,” and nothing indicated Howell planned to use it as a mask, as police contended was a possibility.

James Wedick, a former longtime FBI agent, said the manipulation of the gun magazines would allow someone to reload 30 rounds in less than 2 seconds.

“It doubles your killing capacity by 100 per cent,” he said. For a civilian to have a weapon rigged as such, “it suggests his purposes are deadly.”

The FBI took the lead in the investigation and its probe continues, spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said.

Federal agents searched Howell’s Jeffersonville, Indiana, home Monday but declined to release any details.

Rebecca Lonergan, a former federal prosecutor who teaches national security law at the University of Southern California, said filing the state charges keeps Howell in custody while the FBI continues building its own possible case.

“In the atmosphere we have where there is such great concern about active shooters, about terrorism, about hate crimes, both the state and federal investigators are going to want to thoroughly look at this guy,” she said.

On Tuesday, the sheriff’s office in Clark County, Indiana, said Howell also is the subject of a sexual assault investigation. The alleged incident occurred May 31, about two weeks before Howell’s arrest in California.

Halifax’s Samba Nova community band not just for professionals

The Halifax community music group Samba Nova has existed for more than two decades, but it’s still accepting new members who want to take part.

“I would describe this as a lot of fun hitting stuff with other stuff,” Ian Taylor, musical director of the group, said. “It’s Brazilian Batucada in a Carnival style, so what you’d hear if you went to Carnival in Rio or down in Brazil.”

The band, described on its website as “a registered, not-for-profit society operating as a community musical group,” plays at various events in Halifax.

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Members primarily use percussion instruments but Taylor said the group likes to “put a little Nova in the samba” by also incorporating bagpipes, fiddles and traditional instruments from Nova Scotia.

Practice is held on Tuesdays between 6-7:30 p.m. in a gym in St. Matthew’s United Church in downtown Halifax. First-timers can participate for free, after that, it costs $5 a week.

About 20 people, including seniors and people in their 20s, attended practice on Tuesday.

“It’s actually much more difficult than I thought it would be when I was watching other people play it. It’s got a very loud sound, so it’s kind of intimidating because you know you’re making a lot of noise,” Kate Kloppenburg said, referencing her instrument a tamborim.

Three practices in, she said she’s enjoying the experience.

“I find the challenge is the pace of the drumming,” Kloppenburg said. “Sometimes … they’re going so fast that you lose track of the beat.”

Instruments are provided at practices and no experience is necessary.

“It’s something that anyone can do, and I think that’s what’s best thing about Samba Nova: It’s so accessible for everyone,” Jessie Smith, another band member, said.

Hillary Clinton meets with Bernie Sanders as she wins final primary

WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton brought a close to the presidential primary season with a win Tuesday in the nation’s capital and a meeting with dispatched rival Bernie Sanders, hoping to set a tone of Democratic unity heading into next month’s party convention in Philadelphia.

Clinton’s win in the District of Columbia, the final primary of 2016, had no bearing on her role as the presumptive nominee, but it nevertheless marked a transition in the lengthy primary fight between the two rivals.

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“We’re going to have a wide-ranging conversation, because we share a lot of the same goals,” Clinton said Tuesday night in an interview with Telemundo. “We both want to raise the minimum wage, we want to fight inequality of income, we want to make college affordable and we certainly want everybody to get health care.”

She added, “I very much am looking forward to having his support in this campaign, because Donald Trump poses a serious threat to our nation.”

Before polls closed in Washington, Sanders vowed again to do all he can to prevent the presumptive Republican presidential nominee from reaching the White House – but he declined to endorse Clinton.

The Vermont senator has said the private meeting will help him determine how committed Clinton will be to the policy issues he has staked out during his 13-month campaign.

“Our goal must not be to allow politicians, Donald Trump or anyone else, to divide us,” Sanders said outside his Washington headquarters, telling reporters he will continue to “fight as hard as we can” to transform the Democratic Party.

Sanders said he would push for new leadership in the Democratic National Committee – his campaign has sparred with Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the party’s chair – along with a progressive platform in the summer convention and electoral changes, such as primaries that allow independents to participate and the elimination of superdelegates.

“We need major, major changes in the Democratic Party,” he said.

Sanders was warmly received Tuesday by Senate Democrats at their weekly luncheon, where he offered an update about his campaign and some of the lessons he had learned during the past year. Lawmakers in attendance said Sanders did not indicate his future plans.

“He had an opportunity to talk to us about his campaign and how it has changed him and what he has learned,” said Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. “I think we all listened intently because we are anxious to always do better and grow as a party and be more inclusive.”

WATCH: Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton can ‘no longer claim to be a friend to the gay community’

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., who leads the Senate Democrats’ campaign arm, said Sanders “absolutely will” support fellow Senate Democrats in the fall elections. “It was productive, it was good, it was vintage Bernie,” Tester said.

Sanders met last week with President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden, who both later endorsed Clinton, and signalled to Democrats that he hopes to play a constructive role in helping the party regain control of the Senate in the 2016 elections.

The self-described democratic socialist says he will take his campaign to the convention in July and advocate for his policy issues in the platform while urging Democrats to be more inclusive of independents, young people and working-class voters, all of whom were pivotal in his victories in 22 states. But what that will look like still remains unclear, and Sanders has been soliciting advice from supporters on how he should take his campaign forward.

The mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, has commanded the attention of both campaigns and prompted Democrats to point to Trump’s call for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the U.S., an issue they view as a key contrast in the general election.

WATCH: President Obama endorses Hillary Clinton, says ‘I’m with her.’

Without mentioning Trump by name, Clinton warned during a speech in Cleveland on Monday that demonizing Muslims would only empower extremist groups. “We should be intensifying contacts in those communities, not scapegoating or isolating them,” she said.

Sanders attended a vigil in his hometown of Burlington, Vermont, on Monday night to show solidarity with the victims. Pointing to Trump’s comments about Muslims, Sanders said the shooting was conducted by “one hateful person” and not committed by the Muslim people.

Looking forward, Sanders has begun helping Democrats preparing for congressional races and the battle to regain control of the Senate.

An early test of his clout will come Tuesday in Nevada, where a Sanders-backed congressional candidate, Lucy Flores, competes in a three-way primary.

Sanders has opened up his campaign’s massive email donor list to several Democratic candidates, hauling in more than $2.4 million for his allies. Flores has been the top recipient of those appeals, collecting about $390,000 from an email Sanders sent in April on behalf of her and two other candidates.

Putting salmon in Okanagan lake concerns provincial government

WEST KELOWNA – The introduction of millions of sockeye salmon fry into Skaha lake over the past 12 years is being called a success by the Okanagan Nation Alliance which wants to expand its stocking program to Okanagan lake.

But those plans are facing some opposition from the provincial government which says more scientific analysis is needed to ensure the sockeye won’t hurt resident kokanee populations.

An ONA fisheries biologist downplays those concerns.

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“We haven’t detected any negative impacts of sockeye on Skaha kokanee,” says Howie Wright. “We don’t foresee that would happen in Okanagan lake.”

And a federal fisheries scientist says the sockeye may have had a positive impact on their smaller cousins..

“The kokanee population on Skaha lake, which was depressed when sockeye out-plants first started, has actually recovered to historic abundance levels,” says Kim Hyatt.

However, Hyatt advises caution before any large scale introduction of sockeye into Okanagan lake.

“The same standard of care should be applied to Okanagan lake as was applied to Skaha lake and that is we should have a formal risk assessment done.”

The grand chief of the ONA believes the province’s opposition stems from concerns other than possible negative impacts on other fish species.

“It’s more an issue of the impact it might have on the real estate industry or agriculture or municipal water supply,” says Stewart Phillip. “It has nothing to do with kokanee, they’ve co-existed for a very, very long time.”

Phillip says the ONA will proceed with sockeye introduction into Okanagan lake with or without the province’s blessing.

2016 Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame inductees

They’re accomplished athletes and athletic supporters who are now recipients of the highest local honour.

The 2016 Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame inductees were revealed Tuesday in Kelowna.

Conny Stamhuis and Blair Horn were inducted in the ‘athlete’ category.

After a 48-year hiatus from his sport, Stamhuis started swimming again in her 60’s. Now 84, she has seven gold and four silver medals from the World Masters Swim Championships.

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Horn was an integral part of Canada’s gold medal winning 1984 Olympic men’s rowing team. He was named to the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 2003.

Ron Rubadeau and Bob Giordano were inducted under the ‘builder’ category.

Rubadeau was the chair of the 2008 B.C. Summer Games and an integral part of creating community amongst sailors in the Central Okanagan. He helped establish the Central Okanagan Sail Boat Assoication in 1982 and was named Canada’s top race officer in 1998.

Giordano played a huge role in the development of hockey in the Central Okanagan in the 1950s and ‘60s. He was the manager of the Kelowna Packers and stood out for his volunteer efforts over the years. While Giordano passed away in 1965, his memory still lives on through an annual civic memorial award for sport volunteerism.

The 2007 Kelly Scott women’s world championship curling team is this year’s inductee in the ‘team’ category.

Along with the world title, Kelly Scott, Jenna Schraeder, Sasha Carter, Renee Simons and Michelle Allan claimed two B.C. ladies titles and two Canadian championships.

All this year’s inductees will be recognized at the annual induction gala, which takes place November 17.

Health authority says bed bug issue at Okanagan motel not a health problem

LAKE COUNTRY, B.C. – Complaints against an Okanagan motel are stacking up.

Former guests have come forward to Global News looking for help dealing with bed bugs and mould found during their stay at the Airport Inn Lakeside in Lake Country.

Owner Raif Fleihan told Global News they check their suites every day and believes there is nothing more they can do to prevent bed bugs.

“They go everywhere,” said Fleihan. “Nobody’s safe. You cannot put a fence up.”

Dave Pynn said he became covered with bed bug bites that turned into itchy scabs following his initial stay at the Airport Inn Lakeside this past winter.

“It got to the point where we were getting chewed up,” said Pynn.

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“They were everywhere. They were coming out of the walls. They were coming out of the mattresses. They were everywhere.”

Debbra Weaver and her son Aaron Weaver also told Global News there were bitten by bed bugs while staying at the motel this winter.

“All you do is brush bugs off the bed,” said Debbra.

Pynn said he took his complaint to the Interior Health Authority (IHA).

He was disappointed to hear the IHA wouldn’t do anything about the bed bugs because the insect is not considered a health hazard.

“I’ll be honest: bed bugs are icky,” said IHA Environmental Health Operations Manager Courtney Hesketh. “I’d be upset if I stayed at a hotel with bed bugs.”

“I know that they’re not a public concern because they don’t transmit disease. But they are uncomfortable.”

Pynn instead hauled the mattress from his room to the dump but it was not replaced by motel staff.

“We are the only province that doesn’t have legislation to put a stop to any of this kind of stuff,” said Pynn, ading he would like the IHA to be given the authority to protect motel and hotel guests from bed bugs.

On Wednesday, Global Okanagan will explore online complaints made by vacationers about the Airport Inn Lakeside and look into why more can’t be done to enforce standards at B.C. accommodations.

10 stunning then-and-now photos of Calgary’s changing skyline

While the lagging economy has recently slowed Calgary construction, the city’s skyline has been transformed by construction booms of the past.

“I would expect that as our economy goes, so does the construction of both residential and commercial projects. Having said that, we’ve got a number of residential projects that – despite the economy – are still going ahead given that build costs are so low right now,” Calgary Real Estate Board president Cliff Stevenson said.

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    Real estate search portal Point2 Homes has released a list of 10 downtown real estate developments started and completed in the last few years, including comparison photos using Google Street View.

    The sliding images show dramatic changes to Calgary’s skyline, something Stevenson suggests changing attitudes about living and working in Calgary.

    “There’s been a shift over the last probably 10 to 15 years in Calgary…not only the revitalization of the East Village, but also the densification with condo development in general and I think that aligns well with the shift in consumer demand – wanting to live a little closer to where they work,” Stevenson said. “With the number of commercial buildings being built in Calgary obviously there’s more office space, there’s more business downtown in the core area and I think the idea for a lot of people of spending 30 to 40 minutes each way in their cars for a commute is waning.”

    Here’s a look at how Calgary has transformed in recent years:

      Centre 10

    This Beltline property was built on the site of the former Gaslight Square retail strip. Two attempts had been made by others to build condo towers there, but eventually Centron Group of Companies bought the abandoned site, changing the concept. The 10-storey building now hosts a mix of office and retail space.

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      Nuera & Alura

    Also in the Beltine, Nuera and Alura are twin condo towers spanning several blocks in the city’s historic warehouse district of Victoria Park.  One tower arches 34 storeys skyward, while the other sits at 24. They were completed in 2010 and 2015 respectively by Cove Properties. Perhaps another sign of the times, Alura, the latter tower in the development, sold 148 of  277 units in its first day of sales.

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      Palliser South, 1010 Centre & The Bow

    The northeast edge of the Beltine has been a hot spot for development in recent years. Palliser South, standing in the centre, has 19 storeys of office space, a fitness club and a conference centre as part of its design, completed in 2010. The Mustard Seed’s 1010 Centre, meanwhile, is an apartment building providing low-income housing. It opened last year. Another iconic building on the Calgary skyline – The Bow – now stands at 58 storeys. It was completed in 2012.

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      Keynote One

    In Victoria Park,  Keynote in Calgary is a trio of towers. Two of them contain condos, one with 26 storeys and the other with 29. The third lower tower houses retail and class-A office space.

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      Eighth Avenue Place

    In the downtown commercial core, Eighth Avenue is a set of towers with both office and retail space. The East Tower has 49 floors while the West Tower has 40.

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      Jamieson Place

    This downtown 38-floor skyscraper is connected to adjacent buildings by the +15 Skywalk and surrounded by three parks and District Griffin sur Peel, a 312-condo tower.

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      Centennial Place & Devon Tower

    In Eau Claire district, Centennial Place is a complex of two skyscrapers and the 45-storey Devon Tower (formerly known as Canterra Tower).

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      Waterfront Parkside

    Nestled along the Bow River near Chinatown, Waterfront Parkside is a condo development that was completed in 2015.

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      Lumino

    Calgary’s Manchester Industrial neighbourhood hosts the Lumino affordable housing project. The subsidized apartment complex of three towers was completed in 2011.

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      University City

    The bright colours and modern design of the new University City condo/townhouse project is a radical change in Calgary’s Brentwood neighbourhood. Perched not far from the University of Calgary, the development consists of five separate buildings.

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