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Downtown Agenda Takes National Spotlight in Election 2015

October 16, 2015 - Downtowns are critical to the success and vitality of Canada, and elected officials are starting to take notice, according to a new report released by Downtowns Canada, a coalition of downtown management organizations affiliated with the International Downtown Association. Fixing Canada’s crumbling infrastructure and addressing mental health issues are just two of the priorities that federal candidates discussed. Download Full Release (PDF)


Calgary Downtown Association Announces the 2014/2015 Board of Directors and Vitality Awards Recipients.

May 28, 2014 (Calgary, AB) - The Calgary Downtown Association (CDA), at its Annual General Meeting held earlier in the month elected their 2014/2015 Board of Directors and presented the 2013 Downtown Vitality Awards. Download Full Release (PDF)

The Big Taste - The Revolution Hungers for Seconds!

March 6, 2014, (Calgary, AB) - In 24 hours the foodie revolution gets underway with supporters picking up their forks to kick-off Calgary’s largest restaurant festival of the year. The Big Taste, presented by Calgary Downtown Association, Wines of British Columbia and Open Table, runs March 7 – 16 featuring 10 days of three-course prix-fixed meals, wine pairings and culinary events at over 70 of the hottest culinary destinations in the downtown core and inner city. Download Full Release (PDF)

The Calgary Downtown Association’s Concerns About The Latest Centre City Cycle Track Network Plans.

February 5, 2014 (Calgary, AB) - The City of Calgary recently presented their latest plans for the Centre City Cycle Track Network to the Transportation Planning Centre City Bicycle Projects Committee. Download Full Release (PDF)