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Five new things to see in Banff!

November 9, 2016

For more than one hundred years, the mountain town of Banff, Alberta has been dazzling tourists from around the world. Every year, thousands of tourists visit and only get a taste of what Calgarians get to enjoy regularly in their …
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Energizing your shopping experience at Willow Park Village

November 8, 2016

Presented in partnership with Willow Park Village We all like to shop for the holidays differently. Some people are already done, while others like to wait until pretty much Boxing Day to get started. I’m somewhere in between, I like …
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100 Reasons I Love Calgary!

November 4, 2016

This weekend, Calgarians have the chance to show all the reasons the love the city they call home! The #LoveYYC hashtag is being used to celebrate what makes our city unique and share all the fantastic things that contribute to …
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Cyclists and commuters rejoice! New interchange in Southwest Calgary to finally open!

October 7, 2016

If you drive down Crowchild on your commute (or, for any reason), you’ve definitely noticed the construction happening over the last year. Last September, the city knocked down the Flanders Avenue Bridge to replace it with a more efficient interchange. …
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Free speakers series coming to Calgary: How a city’s communities can form connections.

September 23, 2016

Presented in partnership with “Connected – A Speaker Series Presented by DREAM” What does it take for a community to realize their full potential. As someone who just moved into their first home, this is a question that I constantly …
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The 6 Things You CAN’T Miss at Beakerhead’s and Trico’s ‘World of Social Entrepreneurship’

September 12, 2016

Presented in partnership with the Trico Foundation This week, Calgary comes alive with Beakerhead, the annual smash up of art, science and engineering. In the early days of the festival, people called it “Stampede For Geeks”, but since then it …
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Love jazz? Win tickets to the entire Illumin8 series from JazzYYC!

September 8, 2016

Every year, JazzYYC assembles a fantastic concert series called Illumin8. And while some people might think of Calgary as a country music town (it’s not really), thanks to the work of the great people at JazzYYC, artists from around the …
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Alberta Travel tips: road trips on a budget

September 2, 2016

It’s the long weekend, which means for some, it’s a great time to pack the car and head out on an adventure. But with all of us tightening our belts lately, road trips can end up being quite expensive. I …
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Gone fishin’! Great fishing spots near Calgary.

August 29, 2016

Photo courtesy of Brookfield Residential I’ve always loved the great outdoors, but when you have a busy job in a city like Calgary, it’s easy to forget that there are so many opportunities for adventure just outside the city limits. …
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What’s it like to be a Google Street View trekker for a day?

August 29, 2016

Heavy. Okay, maybe I’m getting ahead of myself. If you were along Calgary’s bike paths last week, you may have spotted me biking alone (on an adult tricycle no less) with a giant alien-looking thing on my back. Well, that …
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The 2016 guide to Stampede alternatives!

July 5, 2016

It’s the time of year where people bring out their cowboy hats and boots. Stampede is well-known as one of the biggest parties in Canada, but ten days of it? My liver just can’t handle it. So if you’re looking …
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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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Kelly Oxford joins the line up for my new social media and digital marketing conference!

May 10, 2016

As many of you know, there’s two things I love: Staying busy and helping people tackle social media and digital marketing. I feel like social media and digital marketing get a bad reputation. We’re taught that only 22-year-olds know how …
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TD Bank brings even more music to Calgary!

April 20, 2016

2016 is Calgary’s Year of Music, which means that almost every day is packed with once in a lifetime concerts, packed music halls, surprises show and historic openings like the National Music Centre.  The Year of Music celebration also included the …
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Six JUNO events that aren’t the JUNOs!

March 8, 2016

As you may have heard, The 45th annual JUNO awards are coming to Calgary at the end of March. It’s all apart of Calgary’s Year of Music celebration. I’ve actually been to a few JUNOs and I find that so …
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