• Capturing Calgary

    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 […]

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  • Community Hubs: Place, Spaces & Programs

    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 making communities a better place […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Capturing Calgary: Settlement agencies supporting new immigrants

    Kim Tran is a born and raised Calgarian. She has a passion for volunteering and learning more about her city and how she can make it a better place. An agency tour at Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association with Gen […]

    1 year ago, by
  • A picture is worth more than a thousand words…

    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 photojournalism skills, take photos, and have their stories turned […]

    2 years ago, by
  • Sushi Rolling and Social Issues

    It’s not often you share a table and a dipping bowl with twelve strangers, but at Bold Conversations at Goro + Gun on June 7, that’s exactly what happened. The event was a sushi rolling and social issues chat […]

    2 years ago, by
  • The Daily: Stationary Bikes Making a Difference to Some YYC Kids

    Can we get some of these for the office? Thanks to a donation of stationary bikes, one Calgary elementary school is getting kids to self-regulate their moods and learn to calm themselves by jumping on a bike when they […]

    2 years ago, by
  • 5 Social Issues on our Radar in June

    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 […]

    2 years ago, by
  • Intergenerational Day

    In 2012, Mayor Nenshi officially declared June 1st Intergenerational Day in Calgary.  It’s a day to recognize and celebrate different generations and the value they bring to each other and our community at large. We all know the benefit […]

    2 years ago, by
  • City Unveils New Art at Quarry Park

    Canadian artist Adad Hannah built a structure in Quarry Park called The Fold that he hopes will bring neighbours together. “On one level it’s sort of a big sculpture you can look at, but it’s also something your kids […]

    2 years ago, by
  • The Daily: Humans of Calgary – Because Everyone Has a Story

    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 back.    […]

    2 years ago, by
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