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Encyclopedia > Sunnyside, Calgary
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Sunnyside is a community in Calgary, Alberta located on the north side of the Bow River adjacent to Calgary's downtown. Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... The Bow River is a river in the Canadian province of Alberta. ...

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Geography

Sunnyside is bounded by Centre Street on the east and by 10th Street NW on the west. On the north Sunnyside is bounded by M.C. Hugh Bluff Park and on the south by Memorial Drive.[1] The Kensington Business Reivalization Zone is also partly located in Sunnyside, with the remainder residing in Hillhurst. Kensington is a Business Revitalization Zone in Calgary, Alberta, focused around the intersection of Kensington Road and 10th St. ... The city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada has over 180 neighbourhoods. ... Location of Hillhurst in Calgary Hillhurst is a northwest neighbourhood located within the inner city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ...


Demographics

Sunnyside is primarily a residential area with the majority of land used for single family homes, apartments and condominiums. The 2003 Calgary Census indicated Sunnyside had a population of 3740 individuals of which slightly more than half were living in non-family situations. 48.7% of the population is between the ages of 20 and 34, and 43.2% of the population has some form of university degree. In 2000 Sunnyside residents had a mean income of $42,325 a year.[2] A residential area is a type of land use where the predominant use is residential. ... A Northern European single-family home in Germany. ... An apartment estate in Singapore; such blocks make up the majority of public housing in Singapore. ... It has been suggested that double degree be merged into this article or section. ...


Sunnyside has an elementary school[3], a station on the C-Train (Calgary's Light Rail Transit system), and a grocery store as well as many popular restraunts, coffee shops, and boutique stores. Sunnyside is a stop on the Northwest Line (Route 201) of the C-Train light rail system in Calgary, Alberta. ... Calgary Transit have recently introduced new SD-160 vehicles to complement their aging original trains. ...


History

Historically Sunnyside is one of Calgary's oldest communities. Originally home to many Canadian Pacific Railway and Eau Claire Sawmill employees[4], Sunnyside now attracts urban professionals and their families due to its quiet neighbourhood atmosphere and close proximity to Calgary's active downtown. An eastbound CPR freight at Stoney Creek Bridge in Rogers Pass. ... View of downtown Calgary from Princes Island. ...


Political Boundaries

Municipally, Sunnyside falls within the riding of Ward 7 currently held by Alderman Druh Farrell.[5] Provincially, Sunnyside is located in the electoral district of Calgary Mountain View[6] and is held by Liberal MLA David Swann. On the federal level, Sunnyside resides in the electoral district (called a riding) of Calgary Centre-North and is held by MP Jim Prentice. The Calgary City Council is the governing body of the City of Canada. ... The Calgary City Council is the governing body of the City of Canada. ... Calgary Mountain View is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Canada. ... The Alberta Liberal Party is a political party in Alberta, Canada. ... A Member of the Legislative Assembly, or MLA, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to the Legislature or legislative assembly of a subnational jurisdiction. ... Dr. David Swann is a medical doctor and Alberta Liberal Member of Legistive Assembly. ... Calgary Centre-North is a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Alberta. ... P. E. James Jim Prentice, PC, MP (born July 20, 1956, in South Porcupine, Timmins, Ontario) is a Canadian lawyer and politician. ...


See also

The city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada has over 180 neighbourhoods. ...

References

  1. ^ City of Calgary - Market Area Summary
  2. ^ City of Calgary. Calgary Social Statistics - Sunnyside. Retrieved on 2007-01-11.
  3. ^ Calgary Board of Education. Sunnyside Community School. Retrieved on 2007-01-10.
  4. ^ Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association - History
  5. ^ City of Calgary Ward 7 Profile
  6. ^ Elections Alberta - Calgary Mountain View

 
 

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