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Metro: Life would be easier if I didn’t care about elections.

October 18, 2013

Whether you live in Calgary or not, you may know that the city is currently in the midst of municipal election that will culminate in some exciting results on Monday.   I don’t know why I love elections so much, but …

Metro: If you could, who would you toss with a catapult?

September 13, 2013

This weekend, Calgary’s first ever Beakerhead Festival is featuring something called  Catharsis: Catapult Competition.  It gives aspiring engineers the chance to make their own catapults and launch things from them as they compete against other catapults. The best part?  You …

Metro column: In this city, drinks and shows should mix!

April 12, 2013

Drinking and theatre, growing up, I always thought they’d go hand in hand.  I think I thought by the time I was able to see the really cool shows, I’d like be equally as sophisticated as to have a glass …

Metro: But Calgary, I just want to dance.

March 2, 2013

I know that 30 years old isn’t actually old….but sometimes it feels like it is. This week’s Metro column is about dancing.  I know, you probably can’t picture me dancing, but the truth is, once in a blue moon, I …

Metro: Why I joined Intro to Improv!

February 15, 2013

Photo is from the stage at Loose Moose. It’s the middle of February, have you quit your New Year’s resolution yet? I’m still working a way on mine, but truthfully, it’s kinda easy and mostly fun. This year, it was …

Metro: Duped by fake tickets? Blame yourself.

February 1, 2013

The best part about having a column in Metro, is being able to publicly get something off of my chest. Sometimes I think about things for a long time, which usually leads to great discussions with my friends. Sometimes those …

Metro: Does Twitter help or hurt a city?

January 27, 2013

You may have noticed that I love Twitter.  Like, LOVE. I was a pretty early adapter and four or fives years later, it’s still fun.  Except when I get into Twitter fights.  Yeah, I know there are things more important …

A busy media-filled Friday!

January 4, 2013

(Photo via Calgary Herald.) Today was an especially busy Friday! This morning, Metro published my first column of 2013. It’s hard to belief that my weekly column will be three years old this year! And people said I couldn’t be …

Metro: You’re being selfish at Christmas, but it’s okay.

December 15, 2012

With Christmas right around the corner, malls and neighbourhood shops are packed with busy people trying to find the perfect gift for everyone on their list. It’s an annual tradition that always means one thing: People are selfish. But I’m …

Metro: New to public transportation? I’ve got you covered.

December 7, 2012

After years of debating and constructing, the west LRT in Calgary is finally set to open. For those who don’t know, Calgary has an above ground subway-like system and when the West leg opens officially on Monday, it’ll serve thousands …

Metro: Without a Nenshi challenger, is a robot revolution next?

November 8, 2012

This week’s Metro column is about our Mayor Nenshi, more particularly, his announcement to run for Mayor again next year. This, my friends, comes as a surprise to no-one. In a city where the municipal election happens every three years, …

Metro: Calgary politics get interesting…for once.

November 2, 2012

In a few weeks, Calgary Centre will play host to one of the country’s three by-elections. The seat has been held by a right-leaning candidate since it was created in the sixties, so in theory, it should be an easy …

Metro: How I survived bullying and lived to talk about it.

October 19, 2012

Today is known as Spirit Day, a day where people are meant to speak out against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. And while I typically don’t write about my private life, …

Metro: Can a Calgarian win Big Brother Canada? History says no.

September 28, 2012

This weekend, the producers of Big Brother Canada are coming to Calgary to look for cast members for the first ever edition of the reality show. Because my brain is full with useless information, I can tell you that history …

Metro: Excuse me waiter, there’s a phone at the dinner table.

August 24, 2012

Have you heard about the cool restaurant in L.A that’s giving discounts to people who dine without their cell phones? It’s literally the best idea in the history of L.A. So it got me thinking, why don’t we have something …