Video: Ollia Macarons & Tea: A dash of inspiration is the secret ingredient for this local business

Along 17th Avenue, Calgarians can find Ollia, a quaint macaron and tea boutique.

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Bridging the gap: Maintaining diversity and character in the Bridgeland community

Had you ventured out to Tom Campbell’s Hill in the late 1960s or 70s, you might have your view of the Bow River-Nose Creek convergence blocked by the stripes of a foraging zebra.

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Community leaders in Exshaw and Morley help students find success

Every school day, Genevieve Soler drives from her home in Canmore to the small K-8 school in Exshaw, where she works as a “success teacher” and as a member of the school’s support staff. In the school of 210, her responsibility is to ensure the students make the transition from Exshaw School to the bigger high school in Canmore and eventually, make it to graduation.

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Mary Valentich: a journey advocating for assisted death in Alberta

University of Calgary Professor Emerita Mary Valentich credits her comfort with death to her Croatian background. But she did not start working towards legalizing assisted death in Alberta until her friend was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Since her friend’s decision to end her life, Valentich has been advocating for changes in Alberta’s legislation and she now shares her friend’s story to bring awareness to assisted death.

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