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Metro Column: Calgary’s expensive regime!

July 15, 2011

Here’s a crazy/sad/depressing fact for you: Did you know that Calgary has Canada’s most expensive parking!  Yes, it’s true.  This city, which has more land than anyone else charges more than Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal to park your vehicle.  Actually, …
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Ottawa to host the Junos!

July 14, 2011

Parliament Hill just got really interesting! It’s been announced that the 2012 Junos will be held in Ottawa..otherwise known as Canada’s capital!  This is the first time the travelling awards show has been in Ottawa since 2003, needless to say, …
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Giddy Up! New contest: Lord of the Rings BluRay! (Closed)

July 7, 2011

Did I ever tell you that I used to watch The Weather Network almost every day, all day.  It’s true.  I’m fairly certain that if I ever met Chris Murphy I would ugly-cry. Anyway, I just wanted to share that …
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Video: Bears, Cougars and Elk oh my!

July 6, 2011

In the generation of YouTube stars screaming and shouting into their computers and becoming famous, Parks Canada is about to have a internet sensation of its very own: Banff National Park. Last year, the people at the huge park set …
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Help Slave Lake

May 17, 2011

By now you’ve no doubt heard about the devastation of the wildfires that essentially wiped out over 40% of a town called Slave Lake. The footage, the videos and the real life stories of how quickly a wild fire destroyed …
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Bloggity Weekender!

April 22, 2011

Spring has FINALLY sprung in Calgary and with it a flurry of fan activities to do this weekend. In between Easter Egg Hunts and yummy Ham dinners, here are Mark Hopkins’ top picks for this lovely long weekend! We Should …
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ECMAs make their top picks!

April 18, 2011

They might not get as much press as other award shows in Canada, but for me, The ECMAs will always mean something special.  It’s probably because I’m from the maritimes, but I’ve always had a perception that musicians from Canada’s …
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Air Farce’s Roger Abbott passes away.

March 27, 2011

Canada has lost a comedy legend today. Roger Abbott, famous for his countless characters on Royal Canadian Air Farce, has passed away at the age of only 64 years old. He had been battling leukemia for more than fourteen years! …
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Welcome to the month of Sarah!

March 1, 2011

Can you believe it’s March already?!  This month could not have come soon enough! See ya later winter! You know who else is having an awesome month?  Sarah McLachlan! Fresh of last year’s Lilith tour, starting today, the BC songstress …
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Chris Jericho Dances with The Stars!

February 28, 2011

ABC announced that cast of the next season of Dancing with The Stars tonight!  Usually I wouldn’t touch this announcement with a ten-foot pole, but there is one contestant of note that’s worth mentioning: Winnipeger and WWE champion Chris Jericho …
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Top Chef Canada announces cast!

February 28, 2011

Any big foodies out there? The impending first season of Top Chef Canada made few big announcements today, including the cast of chefs who will be competing for the top prize of $100,000 and a GE Monogram kitchen worth $30,000! …
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Mike ‘n Metro: Is Calgary’s downtown cool?

February 28, 2011

This week’s Metro column is about the newly revitalized downtown core.  For those who aren’t from around these parts, here’s a crash course: Calgary’s downtown core has always been a source of debate. For born and raised Calgarians, who don’t …
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CBC announces new Dragon!

February 28, 2011

Well that didn’t take long! Just a few days after CBC disclosed that Brett Wilson would not be returning to Dragon’s Den, the network has announced that his still-warm chair will be replaced by Bruce Croxon! Who’s that you ask? …
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CTV and JWoww: Synergy at its worst?

February 28, 2011

Ladies and Gentleman, may I please present to you the next piece of evidence in the case against Network Synergy: JWoww. Quick lesson: JWoww is one of the stars of the MTV’s biggest show right now Jersey Shore. It’s like …
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Oscars: What happened to Jessi Cruickshank?

February 27, 2011

You’ll remember a couple of months ago that MTV’s Jessi Cruickshank moved to LA to maybe someday become the Nancy O’Dell. Somehow that hasn’t happened yet. (Rumor has it that she was supposed to be on Access Hollywood Live but …
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