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  • Annual event on its heels

    Organizers hoping new participants will boost turnout for charity fundraiser Organizers of the 31st annual MRU Walk & Run for United Way are looking for fresh faces to help boost the number of participants attending this year’s event, to be held Wednes...
  • Spruce Meadows hosts free seniors’ event

    Older adults from around the city enjoy afternoon of food, conversation and horses Spruce Meadows has completed its Spring Welcome competition, part of the 2010 Nakoda Series of Tournaments. But last week, competitors rode in front of a different type of...
  • Local mom and tot coffee shop wins Calgary Choice Award

    Keeping small children occupied is not always an easy task, but Sonja Litwack and her husband Perry have made getting rid of toddlers’ boredom a little easier.The couple own Coffee & S’cream in Cambrian Heights, where parents can relax and sip coffee ...
  • Calgary Waldorf School offers unusual curriculum

    Private school hits 25th anniversary When you hear the words private school, you think prestige, entry exams, uniforms and costly tuition. Calgary Waldorf School, a southwest private school, costs $7,500 per year, but the curriculum is unlike many others...
  • Driver knowledge being put to the test with online survey

    University of Calgary professor researching how well people remember road rules Many drivers do not know the rules of the road, according to preliminary results from an online survey of Alberta drivers.Richard Tay, the Alberta Motor Association chair in ...
  • Fatal crash may be result of school bus driver falling asleep

      A driver of a private school bus may have fallen asleep at the wheel shortly before the fatal crash that took the life of nine-year-old Kathelynn Occena. Const. Robert Pughe of the Calgary Police Service Traffic Unit testified at the beginning of a f...
  • Trojans exit tournament with silver ‘round their necks

    Calgary team couldn't overcome Timberwolves’ bite When push came to shove, the SAIT Trojans just could not overcome the immense firepower from the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves. In the CCAA Men’s Basketball National Championsh...
  • Technology taking a toll on student writing ability

    Abbreviations run rampant all over the World Wide Web, and are now making their way into people’s everyday conversation. Abbreviating is completely harmless, when used in a proper setting. But I worry that with people talking over the Internet and text ...
  • Trojans head into Championship tournament on roll

    As hosts, SAIT owns advantage over other teams By hosting the 2010 Canadian Colleges Athletic Association, Men’s Basketball Championship, the SAIT Trojans have one distinct advantage — good ol’ home cooking. “We are going to have a great crowd o...
  • Roughnecks optimistic about new addition to team

    In hopes of boosting their play down the stretch, the Calgary Roughnecks went local for some help. On Tuesday at the NLL trade deadline, Roughnecks president and general manager Brad Banister announced they had signed Mark Scherman, a transition player w...
  • Roughnecks give back at grassroots level

    Play with the Pros gives kids life of professional lacrosse player For the Calgary Roughnecks, it’s another chance to give back to the sport they love. For the kids though, it’s a new opportunity to find out exactly what happens when you’re a prof...
  • Roughnecks loss leaves team green

    In a fight for first, Stealth bring the firepower Not even the luck o’ the Irish — and six goals from Tracey Kelusky — could secure the Calgary Roughnecks a win. In a battle for first place in the Western Conference, the Roughnecks fell to the vis...
  • Trojans ground Hawks in first game of tournament

    Local team starts men’s national basketball championships with a strong win By the time the final buzzer sounded, you could barely hear it over the roar of the fans.With a raucous home crowd supporting them, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology...
  • The Olympics of the North

    One thousand, sixty-nine athletes, 308 coaches and support staff, and 21 sports events all packed into one international competition. It may sound like the Olympics, but it's something unique to the world’s northern people.   ...
  • Sinful Sundays

    Night of guilty laughter on day of the week you’d never expect Calgary-based comedian Derek Sweet, 28, has created a new comedy show called Going to Hell Sundays, featuring uncensored and filthy comedy. The show will include three professional comedia...
  • Glenbow Museum changes family programming

    Weekend at the Museum replaces Family Fun Sundays On the fourth floor of the Glenbow Museum, inside of the Warriors Gallery, 15 children were clamouring around a display of authentic knight armour waiting for a chance to try it on. One by one, their thre...
  • Laughing in the Face of a Challenge

    Rosebud Theatre’s 2010 season-opener uses humour to address the economy How often do you hear about a play that incorporates economics, relationships and humour, while simultaneously appealing to the lives of Albertans? The opening play for the Rosebud...
  • A female perspective of the nude

    Women take naked images out of the male gaze Pictures of nude women are combined with modern ideas and concepts to create empowering collages. These collages are part of the Glenbow Museum’s Remixing the Nude: A Collage Event for Women.  Remixing the...
  • Rise and shine

    New French bakery getting plenty of attention Painted in a bright warm yellow, the bakery begs for your attention from the outside. To the east, there are houses leading into the neighbourhood. To the west lies one of the most well-known streets in the c...
  • Party fit for a queen

    Calgary shoppers looking for a blast of pink toile and a bit of whimsy in their wardrobe can finally get it all on Stephen Avenue S.W. Housed inside the Fashion Central complex, one of Calgary’s latest conglomerates of fashion retailers, Betsey Johnson...
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