• VéRONIQUE PELLETIER'S 2016 PHOTO ESSAY
    Community Hubs: Place, Spaces & Programs
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    Culture

    Véronique Pelletier is passionate about cities and the great outdoors. As a planner, she understands the ecological, social, and economic impacts of urban form. She believes that municipal policies go a long way in maki... (more)

  • BRAGGING RIGHTS AVAILABLE HERE.
    How well do you know YYC?
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    In honour of Canada Day, the Calgary Stampede and Folk Fest in July, we want to know how well do you know your city? Take our quiz of random facts about the city and share your Calgary pride!

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  • REBUILDING AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | POSTED: 2015-10-15
    Kaitlyn’s Story
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    Human Nature|Social

    Written by Santana Blanchette Stock Photograph Kaitlyn (name changed for security reasons), a thirty something mother of one, enters a side room from the entrance in the Sheriff King Home – primarily used for appoi... (more)

  • NEW LEGISLATION PLACES RESTRICTIONS ON 'PREDATORY' LENDING. | POSTED: 2016-04-08
    The Daily: Alberta to Protect Consumers from Payday Lenders
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    Business|Economics|News

    At a time where those in Alberta are especially aware of their spending, the provincial government is taking strides to protect Albertans from ‘predatory’ lenders. For more on the government’s position,... (more)

  • BRAGGING RIGHTS AVAILABLE HERE. | POSTED: 2016-06-30
    How well do you know YYC?
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    In honour of Canada Day, the Calgary Stampede and Folk Fest in July, we want to know how well do you know your city? Take our quiz of random facts about the city and share your Calgary pride! Photo credit […]... (more)

  • A PHOTO ESSAY BY CARA KLASSEN | POSTED: 2016-11-15
    Capturing Calgary
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    Culture|Social|Uncategorized

    Cara Klassen moved to Calgary five years ago, after going to school at the University of Saskatchewan.  Having grown up in the small town of High River, Calgary has always been a familiar city to her, but has never [&he... (more)

  • AN INTERVIEW WITH DI RESIDENT KEVIN | POSTED: 2015-09-15
    Up the Elevator
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    Human Nature|Social

    Written by Santana Blanchette Photograph by Chelsea Lees Meet Kevin, a cheery 59-year-old man with a comforting air like your favourite uncle; a permanent, easy grin rests on his face and he’s never heard a dirty joke ... (more)

  • BECAUSE SCIENCE... | POSTED: 2016-04-05
    The Daily: Volunteering will make you a happier person
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    Culture|Human Nature|Lifestyle|News|Science

    It’s science. Those who volunteer have a 20% lower mortality rate than those who don’t. While we cannot confirm causation in this case, why risk it? Read on to find out how volunteering can make you happier and ... (more)

  • | POSTED: 2001-01-15
    Hello world. This my website!
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    Hello world

    Hello world. This my website!... (more)

  • LEFTOVERS YYC | POSTED: 2016-03-16
    How to Get More Out of Your Leftovers
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    Culture|Social|Uncategorized

    March is National Nutrition Month, a good time to step back and look at some of our eating habits. It’s also a good time to think about some of our city-wide habits when it comes to nutrition. Almost half […]... (more)

  • WE'VE ALL GOT BASIC NEEDS IN COMMON - WHAT ARE THEY? | POSTED: 2015-11-09
    You can’t live without this.
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    Quiz

    What are basic needs? Who are able to make their basic needs? Take the quiz to test your knowledge on this topic and share your thoughts using #yycconnects!... (more)