Mastercraft Maximum power tools in general are decent enough for home users and they often go on sale at Canadian Tire. Warranty is pretty good and Canadian Tires are pretty easy to find in Calgary. If I’m looking for Dremel accessories or miscellaneous drill bits, I’d go to Canadian Tire. Mastercraft actually makes a 15/32 drill bit which is perfect for Pomona banana inputs.
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Chinook Centre is the largest shopping mall in Calgary and the only one currently with a movie theatre. There is underground parking as well as outdoor parking. Just a short walk from the Chinook LRT train station, Chinook Centre is easily accessible by car or transit. Anchor stores include Hudson’s Bay, Nordstrom ans Saks Fifth Avenue. Chinook Centre has a pretty nice food court and some attached restaurants such as Joey Chinook, Tin Tin Dim Sum, State and Main and Globefish Japanese Bistro.
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Kensington Road NW
Within walking distance from Prince’s Island Park and the Peace Bridge, Kensington has a good selection of little boutiques and unique dining experiences. I especially enjoy Crave Cupcakes at one end of Kensington Road and Chicken on the Way at the far end of Kensington Road. Parking is often troublesome, but I can usually find a spot on the street further West towards 14th Street NW. The interesting part of Memorial Drive with the iconic street sign is also nearby.
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