Kensington in the Media

We are very active on our social media platforms of Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook follow us there for current events and highlights from our businesses.

Our shopping district is often featured in local, provincial and even international publications. Here are some of our recent media appearances!


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Calgary launches #BuyLocalYYC campaign to help businesses get shoppers in the door

Nov 4, 2019 | CBC News 

‘What they really need more than anything is customers. That’s the bottom line,’ says Kensington BIA

Calgarians, businesses encouraged to #BuyLocalYYC ahead of holidays

Nov 4, 2019 | Global News (TV)

Ahead of the holiday shopping season, a City of Calgary initiative is hoping Calgarians will choose local.

PARKing Day in Calgary

Sep 23, 2019 | CTV Calgary

More than a dozen parking spots in northwest Calgary were transformed into interactive art exhibits on Friday.

Cat-dad and critter reunited at Regal Cat Cafe adoption night

Jan 28, 2019 | Ryan Rumbolt, Calgary Herald

Kensington Neighbourhood Guide

Dec 21, 2018 | Annie MacInnis, Tourism Calgary

City encourages Calgarians to buy local, support Calgary business owners

Nov 4, 2019 | CTV News (TV)

The City of Calgary has unveiled a campaign designed to support local business owners ahead of the holiday shopping season.

The High Life on the Horizon in Kensington

Oct 26, 2019 | Cindy Stephen, Calgary Herald

The Theodore’s stylish yet affordable condos to tower over teh area’s cool coffee shops, trendy restaurants

Slammed by downtown 'tax shift', shop owners bail out of trendy districts

Mar 30, 2019 | Amanda Stephenson, Calgary Herald

(Kensington is working with the City of Calgary to openly discuss the impact that non-residential (commercial area) tax rates have had on our small-business areas. Although a ‘negative’ article, the impact of tax choices is a very important part of the discussion about sharing taxation with residential areas.)

#KensingtonLove in Japan

Mar 14, 2019 | Ms. Ishikawa

Kensingotn was featured as a shopping destination in a Japanese magazine. The other cities featured were Paris, Taipai and Kyoto.

A Torontonian's Guide to Calgary

Jan 25, 2019 | Danny Austin, Calgary Economic Development

Kensington Ramps Up its Cool Factor

Oct 2, 2018 | Mario Toneguzzi, Troy Media

Calgary launches campaign to urge citizens to buy local

Nov 4, 2019 | LiveWire Calgary

The city is encouraging citizens to make their dollars count locally by supporting Calgary businesses and entrepreneurs with their #BuyLocalYYC campaign.

Kensington: Calgary’s Urban Village

Sep 30, 2019 | Jules Torti,

A lovely description of Kensington in the Neighbourhood Guides section of

Charming Calgary: a guide to Alberta's cosmopolitan city

Jul 17, 2019 | Annette Christie, The Guardian

Visitors to Calgary will discover a city with community at its heart, that’s brimming with indie restaurants, cool shops and markets. It’s also surrounded by natural beauty.

Be a local hero, shop local, help Calgary's economy recover

Mar 18, 2019 | Annie MacInnis, Calgary Hearald

YYC District Guide: Everything to check out in Kensington Village

Mar 7, 2019 | Kristy Archibald, Daily Hive

New Condos Help Kensington Thrive!

Oct 10, 2018 | Richard White, Everyday Tourist

Kensington: One of North America's Healthiest Urban Villages

July 19, 2014 | Richard White, The Everyday Tourist

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