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Basset hound agility put to the test at annual gathering PDF Print E-mail
Written by MATTHEW HAYHURST   
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 10:43

Sixth annual Basset Waddle a howl of a good time

As the sun baked on Saturday, September 24th, 97 Basset Hounds and their owners got together for an annual gathering of slobbery mayhem.

The event, called the Basset Waddle, was hosted at the Trinity Christian Academy schoolyard in the South East community of Midnapore, attracting Basset Hound owners from all over Calgary because of their shared love of the droopy-eared, howling hounds.

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Activist receives Calgary Peace Prize for global impact PDF Print E-mail
Written by DAYLA BROWN   
Tuesday, 27 September 2011 15:10

U of C presents Vandana Shiva with prestigious award.

“People have lost touch that they are one with the earth,” Vandana Shiva said in a speech after receiving the Calgary Peace Prize at U of C on Sept. 25. Shiva, who received the award for her passion for ecology, women’s rights, and social justice, said that people need to turn away from consumerism and turn towards planet preservation.  

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Paws and tails wag at the 2011 Walk n’ Wag charity event PDF Print E-mail
Written by James Paton   
Tuesday, 27 September 2011 09:17

Hundreds of puppies and dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds took over Calgary River Park Sunday morning in an effort to raise money for the Calgary Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF).  

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‘Women Unite to Take Back The Night’ PDF Print E-mail
Written by Derek Mange   
Monday, 26 September 2011 12:42

As the sun set over Connaught Park on a warm fall evening, hundreds of men and women gathered as part of Calgary's 28th annual "Take back the Night" rally. The event took place Sept. 23 in southwest Calgary.

They gathered to raise awareness about violence against women. The event started with lighting candles. This was followed by speeches and songs from women in the community.

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