• 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?
    United Way

    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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  • THEY SAY A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS, BUT IN THIS CASE, PICTURES ARE WORTH AN EDUCATION, MEDICAL OR EMERGENCY SUPPLIES. | POSTED: 2016-06-20
    A picture is worth more than a thousand words…
    United Way

    Culture|Curious|Events|Lifestyle|Media|Social

    100 Cameras is a social enterprise dedicated to integrating artistic education and community development, kind of like Gen Next Calgary’s Urban Exposure Project. Underprivileged kids across the globe are taught photojo... (more)

  • DID YOU KNOW THAT NOT PAYING A C TRAIN TICKET COULD MEAN JAIL TIME? | POSTED: 2016-05-16
    Homeless Man Spends Time In Jail Over A Transit Ticket
    United Way

    News|Social

    Kevin Weaver, featured in our piece Up The Elevator, recently spent 6 days in prison over an unpaid C Train ticket. According to Justice Minister and Solicitor General Kathleen Ganley, “2,000 people are jailed annually... (more)

  • BRAGGING RIGHTS AVAILABLE HERE. | POSTED: 2016-06-30
    How well do you know YYC?
    United Way

    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)

  • EVER WONDERED WHAT SIMPLE ACTION YOU CAN TAKE TO MAKE YYC BETTER? WE GOT YOU. | POSTED: 2016-04-11
    What should you do to make your community better?
    United Way

    Quiz

    Ever wondered what simple action you can take to make YYC better? We got you covered.... (more)

  • LOCAL FOOD IN YYC | POSTED: 2016-03-29
    Calgary Food Gets A Little More Local
    United Way

    Culture|Events|Lifestyle|News|Social

    Local food has become a bit of a catch-all phrase over the past decade. We’ve seen the 100-mile diet– a kick-starter for all types of people trying to eat local- and we’ve seen big grocery stores trying to adop... (more)

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

    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)

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

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

  • GOOGLE TAKES A STAND AGAINST PAYDAY LOANS | POSTED: 2016-05-31
    The Daily: Google will Ban Payday Lending Ads
    United Way

    Economics|News

    In a timely (and unprecedented) move, Google has decided to ban all ads for payday loans and related products as they are financially harmful to consumers. It is the first time Google has taken a step like this, which [&... (more)

  • WATCH FOR THESE THINGS HAPPENING IN YYC IN JUNE. | POSTED: 2016-06-01
    5 Social Issues on our Radar in June
    United Way

    Culture|Events|Social

    School bags are getting tossed by the wayside in time for summer months filled with warm days and long nights. June is a lovely month to get involved with those around you; neighbours and friend and especially the often ... (more)