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Kensington is a busy place!

The BIA works hard to maintain the public realm, add new art, create a safe and inclusive community, build inroads with the City of Calgary departments, and continue to market and grow the Kensington brand. There’s always something going on in our shopping district. 

Financial Task Force

https://newsroom.calgary.ca/the-city-of-calgarys-financial-task-force/

Jan 17, 2020  We are proud of our Kensington ED for her hard work and long hours spent on this important and complex work to help support the City of Calgary’s economic recovery and financial resiliency.

eNewsletter – Property Tax Update

eNewsletter – Property Tax Update

Dear BRZ Members: The hard work of the past year advocating for changes to the residential/non-residential property tax ratio; for help to offset increases in non-residential taxes;  and for cuts to the municipal budget to reduce property taxes has delivered progress...

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PARKing Day: A Gallery

PARKing Day: A Gallery

PARKing Day in Kensington was a colourful and interactive success! Pedestrians interacted with many explorative exhibits in parking stalls all along Kensington Road NW. Artists, architects, neighbours, City departments and community groups explored how public spaces...

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Learn about our neighbouring communities!

Learn about our neighbouring communities!

Did you know? Our surrounding neighbourhoods of Hillhurst/Sunnyside provide approximately 80% of Kensington businesses' clients, customers and visitors! The Hillhurst/Sunnyside Community Association has recently written a great article about the population and...

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Employment Law Resources

Employment Law Resources

Our September 10th BIA Member's Breakfast was informative! We learned about changes and issues in employee management and HR. Peninsula provided several useful reference handouts to those who attended. As promised, we are providing copies to all members as the...

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eScooter Info Sheet

eScooter Info Sheet

We're seeing hundreds of scooters operating in Kensington daily. Learn the City of Calgary rules on scooter operation from this handy infographic. 

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Kensington won an award!

Kensington won an award!

The Kensington BRZ/BIA recently won an award for Downtown Leadership and Management at the BIABC/IDA Conference (Business Improvement Areas British Colombia / International Downtown Association - Western Canada/Pacific Northwest US) for taking the lead on the creation...

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