The neighbourhood paradox

OGDEN VS. LAKE BONAVISTA

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I couldn’t tell if the sapphire-blue sky over my run-down childhood neighbourhood was actually better here than over in Lake Bonavista, my new community. Maybe the weather looked better in Ogden because my emotions brightened here. Ogden is a southeastern Calgary community that runs adjacent to railway tracks and alongside Calgary’s industrial area. Eighteen-wheelers and the loud rumble of trains are lifestyle elements— a little rough and a little dirty.

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