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The vikings are coming! The vikings are coming!

August 16, 2017

Here in Alberta, we’re very familiar with our western heritage, but we don’t really ever talk about our viking history. That’s right, our viking history. This weekend, the Danish Canadian Museum in Dickson is inviting families to visit them as …
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Now’s the time to head south and explore Alberta’s Cypress Hills!

August 10, 2017

This post is sponsored by Travel Alberta Calgarians are spoiled. I mean that in the best possible way. Given the location of our fair city, quick trips to iconic destinations like Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise can seem like no big …
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Scoop It: Quirky Craft Ice Cream Has a Moment in Calgary

July 3, 2017

This story is written by uberly-talented Kait Kucy From uniquely flavoured chef-made soft serve to unicorn sundaes topped with cotton candy, Calgary’s ice cream scene has blown up and has ice cream lovers waiting in line-ups for hours just for a …
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Jasper Pride promises to be the biggest one yet!

February 18, 2017

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta For the past eight years, Jasper has been growing a unique festival, and it’s one that celebrates every colour of the rainbow. Jasper Pride Festival runs from March 9th to 12th, and if you’re …
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Staycation or vacation, the new Marriott is worth checking into!

January 30, 2017

I have to tell you a little secret. Sometimes we stay at airport hotels, even when we’re not going anywhere. It’s true. Calgary’s new selection of airport hotels offer that feeling of a vacation, but the ease of staying in …
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Open for business! Winter in Waterton is waiting for you!

January 10, 2017

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta If you’re looking for a winter retreat that features big snow, quiet streets and endless outdoor activities, I have a feeling the town of Waterton, Alberta is what you’re looking for. Did you hear …
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Why Edmonton is the place to be this winter!

January 4, 2017

With its short days and cold nights, winter can be a time where many people want to just bundle up and Netflix the chilly months away. But if you’re looking to shake off the winter blues and get out and …
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My top tweets of 2016 and the stories behind them!

December 30, 2016

(Photo via Neil Zeller) LGBTQ youth face approximately 14 times the risk of suicide and substance abuse than heterosexual peers. #BellLetsTalk — Mike Morrison (@mikesbloggity) January 27, 2016 Reach: 64,980 In terms of corporations doing social media campaigns, #BellLetsTalk is …
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Unbelievable Experiences That Make For The Perfect Last-Minute Gifts!

December 22, 2016

Okay, so it’s two days before Christmas and you still haven’t gotten the perfect gift. You’re worried that anything you get between now and Christmas Day will obviously be lackluster. (I’m looking at you, yellow bathrobe.) Enter: The gift of …
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Your ultimate Playlist for Playing in Canada!

October 27, 2016

Presented by ParticipACTION To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, ParticipACTION is creating the ParticipACTION 150 Play List – the ultimate list of all the physical activities that make us Canadian. Throughout 2017 every Canadian, in all communities, schools and workplaces from …
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Jason Kenney, you can sit with me.

September 1, 2016

This is an open letter to Jason Kenney. Mr Kenney is the MP for Calgary Midnapore. He is also running for the leadership of the PC Party. Hello Jason, My name is Mike Morrison and I’d like to invite you …
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#TheRoadIsCalling: How to explore Southern Alberta on an epic road trip!

August 24, 2016

This post was sponsored by the Alberta Motor Association, as part of AMA’s “The Road is Calling” summer campaign. Your AMA Membership can save you – whether you need roadside assistance, to book a vacation or at one of our Rewards partners. …
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The Banff Squirrel is BACK!

August 15, 2016

[image credit: BDFK Photography] Do you remember the Banff Squirrel? He was the one that photobombed some tourists trying to take a timed photo in 2009. He had a bit of internet fame – a Wikipedia page, a Twitter account….hundreds of fake …
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Four unique places to stay in Alberta this summer!

June 21, 2016

This summer, thousands of Albertans are expected to stay closer to home. I defnitely one of them, but that’s okay!  Luckily, here in Alberta, we live in a province where millions of people visit every year, because there is just …
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Stop driving by Storm Mountain Lodge, it’s the Rockies best kept secret.

May 23, 2016

Presented by Travel Alberta Living in Calgary, one of the things that many Calgarians love to do is head off to the mountains. Sometimes it’s to go skiing, or hiking, or any number of adventurous things there are to do …
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