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Leadership program trains Calgary youth to be environmental activists of the future

Leadership program trains Calgary youth to be environmental activists of the future

Youth environmental activists in Western Canada are being trained through a partnership between Parkland Institute and the Next Up leadership program. The first Calgary activists recently graduated from the program.

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Alberta government provides additional funding for agency service providers

Alberta government provides additional funding for agency service providers

Community-based agencies used by the Government of Alberta to provide services to families, children and seniors will received more money this year and next.

 

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Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards Program Call for Nominations

Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards Program Call for Nominations

Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Diane Finley announced recently the Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards first call for nominations.

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Stampede exhibit educates urbanites about food and relationship to animals

Stampede exhibit educates urbanites about food and relationship to animals

Urban dwellers visiting this year’s Stampede can learn about cattle industry from “the cow to the plate” thanks to a live animal display that explains animal husbandry and its relationship to food.

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Put the Boots to Hunger campaign to aid the Calgary Food Bank

Put the Boots to Hunger campaign to aid the Calgary Food Bank

Calgary law firm Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer kicked off recently their annual Put The Boots To Hunger campaign to support the Calgary Food Bank.

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BMO Kids’ Day at Calgary Stampede a huge success

BMO Kids’ Day at Calgary Stampede a huge success

BMO Bank of Montreal and the Calgary Stampede hosted the annual BMO Kids’ Day Wednesday with free admission from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. for children under 12 and accompanying adults.

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Former homeless person turned social media expert takes cross-country trip for cause

Former homeless person turned social media expert takes cross-country trip for cause

Mark Horvath will travel across Canada to share stories with the homeless

Former homeless person turned social media expert Mark Horvath will visit several cities this summer. Calgary Homeless Foundation, in partnership with the Community Action Committee, will coordinate his trip across Canada from July to September.

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Silent auction item turns out big for young Craig Conroy fans

Silent auction item turns out big for young Craig Conroy fans

The Craig Conroy Street Hockey Home Game granted 20 kids play time with Conroy, popular former player of the Calgary Flames

Calgarians Rob and Julie Jepson hosted the Craig Conroy Street Hockey Home Game  at their southwest home Saturday afternoon.

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AccelerateAB: July 13 forum connecting Silicon Valley and Alberta tech entrepreneurs

AccelerateAB: July 13 forum connecting Silicon Valley and Alberta tech entrepreneurs

Canadians from Silicon Valley are in Calgary July 13 to attend AccelerateAB and they’re looking for technology startups and entrepreneurs to support and invest in. Continue Reading

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Alberta implements new digital emergency alert system

Alberta implements new digital emergency alert system

A new system of alerting the public in case of emergencies will be using digital technology.

The Alberta government announced recently a new emergency public warning system, the Alberta Emergency Alert, to provide life-saving information using digital technology.

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