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Aloha from Edmonton: Catching big waves in Alberta’s capital city!

October 9, 2014

This post is presented by Travel Alberta Hawaii Tofino The Dominican Republic. When you think of surfing, those are likely the places you think of. You probably don’t think about Alberta, which would be fair. When it comes to landlocked …

Global Calgary turns 60: Why Kidstreet was its best show!

October 8, 2014 5

Today’s a pretty special day for the folks over at Global Calgary, because today marks their 60th anniversary! While it’s known as Global today, it wasn’t always that way. When it originally took to the airwaves, it was known as …

Three quick ways to fix Air Canada’s inflight entertainment!

October 6, 2014

There’s lots of crappy things about flying. Even though prices seem to be going up, you seem to be getting less and less room. But regardless of the size, one of my most favourite things about flying has always been …

Three Calgarians who won YouTube this week!

October 5, 2014 1

I’m sure this happens all the time, but I couldn’t help but notice that Calgarians put out three great videos this week and I thought it’d be fun to share them all on one blog post! If you know of …

Travel: A holiday on horseback turns into much more!

October 2, 2014 1

You may have noticed that I’ve had a pretty wild summer. Between the via ferrata, paddleboarding, rock climbing and hanging out with bears, I’ve been spending much of this summer being scared.  But rarely have I been nervous. Because at …

Video and photos from hosting The Big Bang Theory and Whedonverse panels at Edmonton Expo!

September 30, 2014

This weekend I was lucky enough to host two panels at Edmonton’s Expo, which while still smaller than Calgary’s, for a three year old expo is absolutely huge!  I’m going to take a minute to defend Expos (or Comic Cons), …

Six Canadian classics that are twenty years old!

September 29, 2014

Twenty years ago, when I was 12-years-old, I spent the night camping out for Jann Arden tickets.  I was an old soul.  Now, you must remember, this was before Ticketmaster, so if you wanted front row tickets, the only way …

A colourful guide to Alberta’s amazing larches!

September 22, 2014

This post is presented by Travel Alberta There’s lots of questions that everyone has been asked at least once in their life: What are you doing after graduation? Get up to anything fun this summer? Have you seen the larches? …

What makes your life Simply Better (besides photos of my cat)?

September 16, 2014 1

Presented by Edo Japan What’s something that makes your life Simply Better? That’s question Edo Japan is asking it’s friends and customers launched a website where people can share their “simply better moments.”  The campaign is focused on people sharing things …

Interview: The stars of Dr. Cabbie on the importance of talking to your cabbie!

September 14, 2014

They drive us when it’s cold, when it’s rainy, when it’s early and when it’s late. But do we ever really know who our cabbie actually is?  For many Canadian cabbies, they have a bigger story, we just have to …

Three OSCAR sure shots at this year’s CIFF!

September 12, 2014

Let’s get the annual joke about Calgary’s International Film Festival out of the way first. Yes, its acronym is CIFF. Yes, I wish they’d change it. Okay, now that we got that out of the way, let’s talk about this …

Trailer: Veronica Mars spin off coming to CTV Extend!

September 11, 2014

Oh how I loving in a world where Veronica Mars is the gift that keeps giving. After tragically being canceled after only three seasons, the series starring then unknown Kristen Bell, was resurrected this year as a relatively successful Kickstarter …

Contest: Passes to This is Where I Leave You!

September 11, 2014 31

When I first saw the trailer for This is Where I Leave You, I knew I would love this movie. I mean, having only seen the commercials for it, what’s not to love: Family drama? Love. Tina Fey? Love. Connie Britton? …

Six times Ritz to Go saved my summer!

September 9, 2014

This post is presented by Ritz To Go You might remember a few months ago, I tweeted about eating a box of Ritz crackers for lunch. Well, I actually did do that. I guess the joke was that I do …

Pink and Dallas Green release single! Album coming next month!

September 8, 2014 1

Sonny and Cher Brookes and Dunn Wayne and Garth Simon & Garfunkle and now… P!nk and City and Colour.  Now, that’s a duo that I never pictured happening but I’m oh so happy it is!  Pulling a Beyonce, the duo, …

Video: 80s trivia with Olympian Helen Upperton!

September 5, 2014

This video is presented by Winsport On September 25th, 2014, Winsport will go back in time as it hosts a “Lost 80s Live” Concert, with all the proceeds going to the Legacy Club, which helps future Canadian athletes! The event …