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

    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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  • LEARN THE FACTS ABOUT HOMELESSNESS IN YYC | POSTED: 2015-07-10
    What do you know about homelessness?
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    Quiz

    Do you know what constitutes homelessness? How many Calgarians worry about having enough money for housing? Take our quiz to test your knowledge about the issue of homelessness in YYC and beyond!... (more)

  • CALGARY MIGHT GET A LANEWAY HOUSE PILOT FOR SENIORS | POSTED: 2016-05-30
    The Daily: Possible Laneway House Pilot for Aging Population
    United Way

    Health|Lifestyle|News

    We all know the benefit of having connections and support. They’re crucial to feeling you belong, are valued, needed and appreciated, which in turn is amazing for your overall well-being. But for many seniors in YYC, c... (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)

  • WHAT WOULD IT LOOK LIKE? | POSTED: 2016-04-06
    The Daily: If the world were 100 people…
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    Culture|Curious|Media|News|Social

    An interesting video from GOOD magazine showing how our world would look if there was only 100 people. Watch and let us know what stat surprised you the most!... (more)

  • DOGS TO MEET AND GREET PASSENGERS AT CALGARY AIRPORT | POSTED: 2016-04-12
    The Daily: FlyYYC about to get some four-legged guests
    United Way

    Culture|Curious|Health|News

    We love this new initiative from PALS and Calgary’s International Airport who are partnering up to bring volunteers and their four legged friends to the airport during busy times. The program aims to help reduce st... (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?
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    Quiz

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

  • CATCHING OUR EYE TODAY... | POSTED: 2016-04-04
    The Daily: More and More Young Girls Are Hurting Themselves in Canada
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    Health|News|Social

    Young girls in Canada are poisoning themselves and intentionally cutting themselves at greater numbers. The CBC looks at this dangerous phenomenon: Self-harm by girls on the rise, ‘overwhelming’ emergency dep... (more)

  • ANYONE ELSE FEEL LIKE AUGUST JUST SNUCK UP ON US? | POSTED: 2016-08-04
    5 Things On Our Radar for August
    United Way

    Events|News|Social

    Anyone else feel like August just snuck up on us? Summer is moving too fast but the sun is shining after a couple questionable days and we hope you’re able to get your dose of vitamin D! Still, feeling […]... (more)

  • YYC AS TOLD THROUGH OUR STORIES. | POSTED: 2016-04-20
    The Daily: Humans of Calgary – Because Everyone Has a Story
    United Way

    Culture|Curious|Human Nature|Media

    We can’t help it – little glimpses into people’s stories like Humans of New York are so addictive! And, since we have our own version in YYC, we’ll just be over here scrolling through their Insta, 73 weeks b... (more)