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Nenshi and 22 Minutes team up to explain the Energy East pipeline!

February 2, 2016

Okay, this is funny. I won’t pretend to be a pipeline expert, which is often why I depend on CBC’s 22 Minutes to explain it to me. Lucky for me, tonight’s episode featured a hilarious skit with Mayor Nenshi (it’s …

Check out these Calgary-themed Valentine’s Day cards!

February 12, 2015

This week, people all around North America will be celebrating Valentine’s Day. And as the years have gone on, it seems harder and harder to come up with a unique gift for your the special one if your life. So …

Celebs join Team Canada in ultimate “Happy” video!

June 23, 2014

I’ve so far been able to avoid the onslaught of parody videos for Pharrell Williams‘ “Happy” song, but when the title “Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic teams dance to Pharrell Williams – ‘Happy’ filmed in Ontario and Alberta” comes across on …

Calgary’s Funniest Parody Accounts!

October 3, 2013

One of the best things about Twitter is that it often gives you and up close personal look at how people live their lives. Whether they are celebrities, politicians or the bakery around the corner, Twitter puts you inside the …

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, …

Photos: Jian Ghomeshi brings Q to Calgary!

November 18, 2011

Tonight was a really special night in Calgary. CBC Radio’s most popular program ever, Q with Jian Ghomeshi taped an episode of the program right here in the city. Now, to you Toronto and Vancouver folk, you might not think …

Calgary’s full of Pride! Who knew?

September 5, 2011

As I had mentioned in the last few blog posts, this past weekend Calgary played host to my first ever Pride Parade.  You’d having to be living under a rock to not be surprised that this uber-conservative city even throws …

Nenshi vs. Virgin

August 7, 2011

It’s not very often that a mayor of a major city calls into a Top 40 station on his own will.  Especially if it has nothing to do with an upcoming election or potential scandal. But that’s exactly what happened …

Malcolm Gladwell in Calgary: Two Perspectives

March 10, 2011

Today I’ve got something different for you!  Both myself and Bloggity Reviewer Dan Meades went to hear Malcolm Gladwell speak tonight.  Dan is a big fan, and judging from the huge crowd he wasn’t the only one. I, on the …