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Warm Up to Calgary This Winter


Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 — 12:07pm PST
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Stepping off the plane at YYC airport you’ll find that the terminal is full of friendly White Hat volunteers, wearing the signature cowboy hats you may associate with the Calgary Stampede, and the city of Calgary itself. Stetsons, steaks, sprawl, and steeds, that’s what one might purely think of this Albertan metropolis, unless they’ve visited […]

Five Hole for Food 2015 Dates


Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 — 11:44am PST
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Will play hockey for food! Five Hole for Food, the ultimate street hockey tournament in support of food banks across Canada, returns this summer with cities and event dates recently announced. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Five Hole for Food 2015 Dates St. John’s – George Street July 1st, 2015, 12:00pm to 3:00pm Halifax […]

Canadian Red Cross Response For The Alberta Floods


Monday, June 24th, 2013 — 8:33am PST
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Southern Alberta has been devastated by floods and rising river waters over the last week leaving the City of Calgary, and many surrounding areas, in a state of emergency. Most significant is a large amount of rainfall — up to 200 millimetres in some places. Add in ground that is already saturated because of some […]

Five Hole For Food 2012 Schedule


Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 — 9:00am PST
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Five Hole For Food is a cross-country journey with stops in major cities to play road hockey and raise funds for local food banks. Now into its 3rd year, the schedule for this summer’s tour has just been released: St. John’s July 3rd, Halifax July 5th, Charlottetown July 6th, Saint John July 7th, Montreal July […]

Lack of Fare Options for Visitors Using Transit


Sunday, September 16th, 2007 — 6:34pm PST
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Not a week goes by that I am asked some sort of question by a tourist on the street and usually it’s about the bus. Sure, the Translink “Trip Planner” seems to be a decent “A to B” service, although getting from the Westin to Granville Island really isn’t an FAQ I encounter. It’s more […]

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