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Trailers for Fargo (shot in Calgary) and The Revenant (shot in Canmore) are out!

July 17, 2015 1

It’s been a great week for Alberta’s film industry, as two of their big productions released amazing trailers. First was the trailer for the second season of Fargo, which stars Ted Danson, Patrick Wilson, Jean Smart, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, Nick …

How to convince your friends to go whitewater rafting with you!

July 16, 2015

I’ve been lucky enough to go whitewater rafting six or seven times in my life, each time more fun than the last.  I’ve always had a hard time finding people to go with, because people seem terrified at the idea. …

That busker you saw in Kelowna? Yeah, that was Steven Tyler!

July 14, 2015

Those walking the beautiful shores of the Okanagan Lake yesterday were treated to a bit of a surprise when they spotted Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler performing along the boardwalk! Tyler, who was in town for a concert sat down …

Road rage interrupts CBC interview, police officer handles it like a true Canadian!

July 13, 2015

I know it’s not fair to say that all Canadians are just genuinely more obedient than in other countries, but a recent road rage incident caught on tape during a CBC interview sort of proves that very stereotype. According to the …

Move over Star Wars, here are some of my favourite Sci-Fi movies!

July 13, 2015 1

Is there anything better than a really great sci-fi movie? When they’re good, they contain all the elements that make movies great: story, effects, originality and yes, romance, even if it is between a human and alien. (I’m looking at …

Six perfect summer festivals in BC and Alberta!

July 13, 2015

Listings presented by FestivalSeekers Roll it and rock it in Kimberley Get tricked out in your finest festival garb for what promises to be the most bad-ass bocce tournament around. The Kimberley JulyFest hosts the Canadian Bocce Tournament, and despite …

Five things that need to change before next year’s Calgary Stampede!

July 13, 2015 26

With the Calgary Stampede done for another year, it’s time for us to look back and well, okay some of you should just be proud if you remember anything from this year’s Stampede, but for the rest of us, it’s …

The University of Calgary used a 3D printer to give this rooster new feet!

July 10, 2015

Why’d the chicken cross the road? To get new feet of course. The University of Calgary unveiled some new feet today. But these aren’t your regular ol’ feet. No, these are chicken feet. Which is something different than “chicken legs”, …

A little boy lost his teddy bear in Saskatchewan, and now it’s on an amazing adventure!

July 8, 2015 1

We all had a favourite stuffed animal growing up. Mine was a teddy bear and I know this sounds cheesy, but sometimes I still wish I had held on to him. Man that bear was the best. It’s because of …

An extremely important flowchart to drinking in Calgary!

July 8, 2015

It’s the question we’ve all been faced with at one point in our lives or years or months or weeks or days or yes,hours: I’m in Calgary and I need a drink…but where do I go? Well, luckily someone finally …

Crazy video of the man who tried to “Up” himself onto the Calgary Stampede!?

July 6, 2015

Living in Calgary during Stampede, you never know what you’re going to see, but that doesn’t mean I ever expected to see this! On Sunday, Twitter went crazy over reports that a man basically turned his lawn chair into the …

Looking for Stampede Alternatives? Here’s a list of must-dos!

July 6, 2015

We all know that the Calgary Stampede is a ton of fun, but it takes a special person to do all ten days of the Stampede, and for some the greatest outdoor show on earth is just not simply for them. …

Three hours from Calgary, there’s an adventure 75 millions years in the making and it’s unbelievable!

July 5, 2015 5

First things first: Dinosaur Provincial Park is not Drumheller. This is an important fact to know, because ever since I went on a dinosaur dig, every time I’ve told someone about it, they always replied: “Oh yeah, I’ve been Drumheller.” …

Win tickets to see Blake Shelton at the Calgary Stampede!

July 3, 2015 155

Move over Christmas, for many country music fans the Calgary Stampede is the most wonderful time of the year! And that’s because every year, some of the world’s biggest country music artists descend upon Calgary for a series of amazing …

From Fievel to Clint: The five westerns you have to watch for Stampede!

June 30, 2015

This year I’ll be celebrating my tenth Calgary Stampede and, if I’m being honest, I think my feet are still blistered from the first one. That’s what you get when you wear cowboy boots for the first time at the …

Americans are moving to Canada because of US gay marriage ruling

June 26, 2015 72

Well as you may have heard, the USA Supreme Courts legalized gay marriage across all states today. It’s a devastating blow to any gay people who’ve been avoiding the conversation of getting married, and now are forced in to it. …