Top 3 Reasonable Hotels to Stay at in Calgary

Days Inn by Wyndham Calgary North Balzac

Days Inn by Wyndham Calgary Hotel North Balzac

Being just outside of the City of Calgary proper, the Days Inn in Balzac near Cross Iron Mills outlet mall is usually a bit cheaper than staying within Calgary city limits. Still not exactly middle of nowhere thanks to the large mall nearby and access to highway, it’s not a bad option when visiting Calgary. Being North of Calgary, it’s just short drive from Calgary International Airport (YYC). The area is fairly new and being part of an International chain helps keeps standards of cleanliness and state of repair quite nice.

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Top 3 Places to Buy Power Tools in Calgary

Canadian Tire

Canadian Tire Calgary

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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Top 3 Shopping Malls in Calgary

Chinook Centre

Chinook Centre Calgary Shopping Mall

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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