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Reel Fun starts this Monday

The 4th annual Reel Fun Film festival will kick off Monday at Cardel Theatre, featuring a day filled with film, fun, and festivities. “It’s going to be an all day event, and it’s going to be so much fun because families can come interact with actual film teams,” said Cathy Mckee, festival director...

Friday, February 12, 2010, 11:25 AM

Net-Zero energy home goes on display

Calgary’s first Net-Zero home, Avalon Master Builder’s Discovery 4 House, is now open for public viewing at SAIT Polytechnic.The Net-Zero house is the latest in green innovation: It generates as much or more energy than it consumes over an annual period through heating, hot water, and power for...

Thursday, February 11, 2010, 10:47 AM

Valentine's memorial march to honour missing women

More than 200 people are expected to attend Calgary’s second annual Valentine’s Day Women’s Memorial March, which will be held Sunday to honour the murdered and missing women of Southern Alberta. The march began 19 years ago in Vancouver to pay homage to women who have died as a result of violence...

Thursday, February 11, 2010, 10:41 AM

Readers caught and rewarded on C-Train

The Calgary Transit and Calgary Public Library collaborated with a few local celebrities yesterday at Olympic Plaza C-Train station to “catch and reward” Calgarians who were reading on the C-Train.“People were really quite delighted with it,” said Ron Collins, Calgary Transit communications co-...

Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 10:40 AM

Find out what lies beneath at Body Worlds

If an “insider’s” view of the human body is your thing, a new science centre exhibit is sure to have you jumping from your skin.The Calgary Telus World of Science will play host this spring to Gunther von Hagen’s Body Worlds and the Brain, the internationally acclaimed travelling exhibition. The...

Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 10:59 AM

Sharing the joys of reading

Children at the Calgary Woodlands School celebrated Family Literacy Day by sitting down with a good book — and a few local celebrities like MLA Dave Rodney and former Breakfast Television host Dave Kelly. A team of around 70, including volunteers from the Calgary law firm Borden Ladner Gervais and...

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 11:21 AM

University of Calgary business tuition may rise by 46 per cent

University of Calgary business students could face a 46 per cent tuition hike if university administration gets its way, according to information circulated by the U of C Students’ Union.It’s expected the university will submit a proposal to the Ministry of Advanced Education and Technology,...

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 10:35 AM

Residents home after Chinatown fire

Residents evacuated after Monday’s fire in Chinatown were let back into their homes late yesterday afternoon, after hours of uncertainty. “I was here for an hour on Monday,” said local tea shop owner Tony Yao. “I had to leave because the fumes were making me dizzy. Even the residents in buildings...

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 11:12 AM

Trudeau visits high school

“How can you make a difference?” That’s the question Liberal MP Justin Trudeau asked 225 advanced-placement social-studies students Thursday at St. Francis High School. Trudeau, MP for the riding of Papineau in Quebec, spoke to high school students about the future of the country.“You’re not the...

Friday, April 24, 2009, 11:29 AM

Luxury car dealership an ‘investment’ in city

The official opening of the ultra-luxury automotive dealership Distinctive Collection has launched itself upon an economically half-asleep Calgary. But that doesn’t worry owner of the Dilawri Group, part of the launch of the new Bentley car store. “The truth is, ultra-high net worths are still...

Friday, April 17, 2009, 11:03 AM