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January 8, 2024 / Uncategorized

Massive First Nations Taza Project in Suburban Calgary Adding Retailers…

The Shops at Buffalo Run, part of Taza, one of North America’s largest First Nation development projects, continues to welcome new retailers to the sprawling project, on Tsuut’ina Nation, adjacent to Calgary. And the overall…

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October 25, 2023 / Uncategorized

New TD branch in Tsuut’ina, Alberta is built around Indigenous representation

There’s a new TD branch in Tsuut’ina, located in The Shops at Buffalo Run, that is unlike any other TD location in the province. In fact, it’s not like any other TD branch in Canada. It’s the first branch on First Nation land in Alberta and the first in the Bank’s history to be entirely staffed by colleagues from Indigenous communities…

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October 12, 2023 / Uncategorized

Fasken Opens New Office on Tsuut’ina Nation Lands

Fasken is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in the professional and retail district known as Taza. Located southwest of Calgary, only 20 minutes from downtown, our new office is intended as a platform to establishing new connections between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Peoples…

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July 27, 2023 / Uncategorized

Metro Ford in Calgary is automaker’s 1st store on Indigenous land

Ford of Canada and Calgary’s Metro Ford marked a landmark event earlier this month with the grand opening of the automaker’s first franchised dealership on Indigenous land…

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April 17, 2023 / Uncategorized

Taza Development’s new president James Robertson eager to build on success

James Robertson has accepted the position of president of Taza Development Corp., a partnership between the Tsuut’ina Nation and Canderel, which has grown to be one of the most powerful companies in Canada’s real estate market over its 45-year history and is developing some 500 hectares on nation land on the western edge of the city…

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November 9, 2022 / Uncategorized

Tsuut’ina Nation seeks transit service to massive new Taza development

The city’s intergovernmental affairs committee heard the Tsuut’ina Band Council gave authorization last month for the nation’s Public Works and the Taza Development Corp. to start talks with Calgary Transit to develop routes to locations in Tsuut’ina’s Taza development…

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February 9, 2022 / Taza News

Voice over casting call

You and/or your kid could be the next voice on a Taza informative video! The Project: We’re working on an informative video which explains the benefits of having clean, sustainable water at Tsuut’ina. This will…

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November 29, 2021 / Taza News

Introducing Christmas At The Nation!

In partnership with the 7 Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre & Taza, local artists, makers, and business owners participate in the first annual two-day holiday market at Tsuut’ina Nation This December, the first…

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November 28, 2021 / Taza News

Economic reconciliation is ‘just good business’

A common vision and strong partnerships can create long-term benefits for citizens,while respecting the land for future generations, explains Canderel’s William Briscoe.The Taza development – a joint venture between Canadian private real estate company Canderel…

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October 3, 2021 / Taza News

How the Calgary Tower was lit orange to honour National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

History was made on the 30th of September 2021, as it marked the first official recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Earlier this year Ann Pattemore, whose family owns and runs Metro…

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October 1, 2021 / Taza News

Looking back at the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

The very first National Day for Truth & Reconciliation took place on 30th of September 2021, marking the first new statutory holiday in Canada in decades. It’s rightfully a big deal, as it honours the…

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September 29, 2021 / Taza News

Unveiling the Metro Ford Logo

Designed by Keegan Starlight, a talented Tsuut’ina Nation artist Metro Ford recently revealed their new logo for their new location coming soon to Taza Park. This new logo was inspired by the spirit of true…

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August 31, 2021 / Taza News

Taza Park is coming! Construction underway as ground is broken and two iconic anchor tenants are announced.

Tuesday, the 31st of August 2021 marked the beginning of something wondrous at Taza Park. Leaders of Tsuut’ina Nation, Taza Development Corp. and members of the Calgary business community officially broke ground on Taza’s latest…

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June 30, 2021 / Taza News

Taza Launches Inaugural Bridging Connections Outdoor Artist and Vendor Market

As featured on CTV, Taza celebrated Indigenous History Month at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex this past Saturday by hosting an Artist Spotlight and featuring 25 talented artists, vendors, and small businesses from Tsuut’ina and other First Nations…

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June 21, 2021 / Taza News

Seeing Is Believing for the People of Tsuut’ina Nation

The legacy of Taza prioritizes environmental social governance, while creating strategic partnerships that focus on building economic self-sufficiency of the community. “We want to break down those barriers, whether they’re visible or not, and provide members of…

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June 16, 2021 / Taza News

SAVE THE DATE: Taza Talks June 22 + 29

To celebrate Taza’s upcoming 5th anniversary, TAZA TALKS is taking a look back with the people who have made development possible. Tuesday, June 22: The Spirit of Genuine Partnership The leaders of Tsuut’ina spent years…

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June 16, 2021 / Taza News

Join Us for Taza’s Bridging Connections Outdoor Market on June 26th at the 7 Chiefs Sportsplex

Taza presents the first-ever Bridging Connection Outdoor Market! In celebration of Indigenous History Month and the launch of the Bridging Connection Program, Taza is hosting an outdoor Artist and Vendor Market in the East Lot…

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June 4, 2021 / Taza News

Taza Puts Sustainable Design at the Forefront

Taza is the largest First Nation development in Canada, located just beyond Calgary’s perimeter in Alberta. The project is actively putting sustainable practices at the forefront of its design and building guidelines. This includes honouring…

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May 22, 2021 / Taza Community

Taza Development Corp – Taza Beaded Medallions

In celebration of Taza’s 5th Anniversary and legacy Taza Development Corp is seeking a First Nation beadwork artist to create 8-10 Taza branded Medallions. The project will encourage economic diversity by supporting local Tsuut’ina creators as well…

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May 22, 2021 / Taza Community

Taza Development Corp – Bridging Connection Outdoor Market Event

Taza Development Corp is seeking interested Tsuut’ina and First Nation artists and businesses to participate in an Outdoor Artist and Vendor Market to highlight their talents while also creating opportunities for market-goers to support and…

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May 19, 2021 / Taza News

Retail Leasing Reaches Milestone at Taza Mixed-Use Development

The retail component of the massive Taza mixed-use development is beginning to take shape on the Tsuut’ina Nation, just outside of the Calgary city limits. One of the centrepieces of the development is the unique The Shops at Buffalo…

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May 3, 2021 / Taza News

Taza Celebrates Tsuut’ina Day Highlighting Nation Progress and Overall Success

On May 1st annually, Tsuut’ina Nation celebrates Tsuut’ina Day. Historically, Tsuut’ina Day marked the beginning of a new year with the arrival of spring and the people of Tsuut’ina would gather and celebrate while also…

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January 29, 2021 / Taza News

Rod Berg is acknowledged for building economic reconciliation at the Tsuut’ina Nation

Nestled between fertile prairies and the Rocky Mountains, the 80,000-acre Tsuut’ina Nation was established for indigenous people in 1883, a decade before its neighbour, the City of Calgary. Learn More:

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January 21, 2021 / Taza News

Past Year Had Rays of Light in the Darkness

Multiple developments across the city are promising as we head into a new year… Another development that I was pleased to be able to learn more about and report on was Taza Development’s villages on…

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January 11, 2021 / Taza News

Taza Celebrates the Best of 2020: A Year of Milestones

Taza has made exciting progress this past year despite the numerous challenges and setbacks. As we reflect on the year ahead, our team is filled with immense gratitude for what has come to life, with…

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January 4, 2021 / Taza News

Compelling Calgarians: Chief Roy Whitney taking Tsuut’ina Nation to new heights

Over the past year, Whitney’s hard work and passion have borne much fruit, including the opening of the Tsuut’ina Costco and the long-anticipated southwest portion of the ring road that winds through 10 kilometres of…

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December 1, 2020 / Taza News

Taza Park Water Reservoir Project Awarded 2020 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

“The starting point for this powerful project is the amazing idea that a water reservoir could symbolize the union between Tsuut’ina culture, the land, and the water. It reinterprets the idea of the security fence…

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September 28, 2020 / Taza News


The recent opening of Costco’s 150,000-square-foot location heralded the first commercial building of three related development Villages on Tsuut’ina lands by Taza Development. A development partnership between Tsuu’tina and Canderel, Taza Development strives to enact…

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September 1, 2020 / Taza Community

Taza Development Corp. – TSBR Flags

Taza Development Corp. is seeking two Tsuut’ina Nation artists to complete artwork design for roadside flags that will highlight the guiding principles of Cultural Influences of the Tsuut’ina and build brand awareness for The Shops…

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August 22, 2020 / Taza News


Awarded by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA founded est. 1899); Taza Park received the 2020 Merit Award for Planning by the Colorado Chapter. Taza Park: A New Paradigm of Ecological Reconciliation. The design…

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