Prime minister’s first visit to Calgary since elected filled with pledges for Alberta’s energy sector
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Rachel Notley hosted a roundtable meeting with a group of industry leaders Thursday, and later spoke to reporters about the discussion at the downtown YWCA after touring the facilities.
“We’ve agreed that we’re going to work together in the coming years with industry to ensure that we are creating a pan-Canadian approach on building a strong economy and a protected environment without marginalizing or pointing fingers,” said Trudeau.
Making sense of unintelligible accents and outrageous slang
In recent years, Canada has been inundated with visitors from Australia and New Zealand; they have flocked to our ski hills and small tourist towns. In an attempt to help the Canadian population in understanding what some consider unintelligible accents and outrageous slang, we have created an educational video in hopes of aiding some form of mutual understanding. But first, since we both hail from Down Under, here are a few tips on what not to say or do:
As one of the last cities to introduce a contemporary art centre, Calgary is finally catching up
Calgary is one of the only major cities in North America that does not currently have a space dedicated to contemporary art, but Contemporary Calgary is attempting to change that.
The organization, the result of local art communities coming together — the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Art Gallery of Calgary and the Institute of Modern and Contemporary Art — has already integrated itself into the city, with the art expected to move into the planetarium in September. This will be the first space of its kind.
Canmore author and researcher hopes people choose to act before seeing more floods and droughts firsthand
After years of work in the Rocky Mountains helping people get over their differences on environmental issues, Bob Sandford should have been a natural to tackle the issue of climate change. But before he could start convincing others, he had to convince himself that the warming showing up in temperature records could explain the frightening amount of glacial melting he saw with his own eyes.
The joys of unconventional employment at Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours
Produced by Polly Eason
Sydney Smith is a 25-year-old dog musher working for the Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours in Camore, Alta. Despite the physcial demands her job requires, Smith says the bonds of love and respect she creates with the dogs make it an amazing and worthwhile experience.