The Journal Pioneer
Jewelry with spirit at Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design
DAN MACDONALD: Broad Cove fiddler, Scot team up
ALICE ROSS: Dealing with adversity
GUEST SERMON: Understanding suffering in today's world
Matt Man comedy hypnotist to perform at the Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside on Feb. 1
Wedge and Hogan-Chandler join Treble with Girls in Stratford Jan. 26
Billie Eilish, Lizzo lead newcomers charge at Grammy Awards
By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Teen sensation Billie Eilish looks set to crown a breakout year by taking home her first Grammy Awards on Sunday in a show that will feature the first Grammy performance by K-pop band BTS and a tribute to ...
Pain and Glory wins big at Spain's Goya awards
MALAGA, Spain (Reuters) - Pedro Almodovar's Oscar-nominated "Pain and Glory" was the big winner at the 34th Goya Awards, Spain's top film honors, held in Malaga on Saturday night, going home with seven awards including best actor for Antonio ...
K-pop band BTS's microphones fetch $83,200 at auction
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Seven microphones used on tour by South Korean pop band BTS have sold for $83,200 at a pre-Grammy Awards auction for charity, more than eight times the expected starting price, Julien's Auctions said on Friday. The autographed ...
BoC holds its rate ... experts agree and disagree
The Bank of Canada’s (BoC) overnight rate held at 1.75 percent last week, due to a global economy showing signs of improvement since October and a recovery in the housing sector (in some parts of Canada). “Quite a lot has happened during the ...
Urban Village feel of West District appeals to all ages
Growing on the ever-popular west side of Calgary is the city’s newest urban village, West District from Truman. “West District is the last master-planned community inside Stoney Trail, which makes it an amazing opportunity for growth and value. ...
Target lowest borrowing costs when aiming at a mortgage
A growing number of home hunters are giving the thumbs up to going online to secure a mortgage, according to a survey by Rates.ca While the survey found 72 percent of Canadian mortgage shoppers get advice in person, close to one in five ...
Calgary's luxury homes market took biggest hit in 2019
Overall sales on Calgary’s MLS System in 2019 decreased 1.38 percent from 2018, but the story was different in the top-tier market of homes priced at $1 million or more. “The City of Calgary’s top-tier market faltered with building economic and ...
City puts land up for sale to non-profits
The City of Calgary is selling five lots it owns to non-profit affordable housing providers, generating up to 200 new units for Calgarians in need. A similar land sale was held in 2017, with successful applicants qualifying to receive grant ...
Most optimistic first-time home buyers are in Alberta
First-time home buyers in Alberta are more optimistic than other Canadians that now is a good time to buy a home, according to the latest BMO Housing survey. More than 50 percent of Albertans surveyed agreed now is the time to buy, compared to ...
December MLS statistics show some positive growth
Statistics compiled over the course of one month do not constitute a trend, but Calgary’s resale housing stats for December 2019, as compiled by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show, for the most part, some positive developments. On ...