The modern day echo chamber: How social media contributes to a politically divided society

Judging by the tone of political conversation in Canada, it would seem we are a nation divided, torn between liberal and conservative ideals, between the strict austerity of right-wing economics and the spend-more-to-make-more logic of the newer, hipper left.

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Audio: Musicians raise money for the homeless by going homeless

While most Calgarians stayed in their homes during the city's early October cold spell, local musicians Brad Saunders and Joel Fraser opted to go homeless for 72 hours downtown.

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Calgarian seeks funding to build tiny house village near downtown core

Excitement is building around tiny homes as more and more people are finding the cost of living in Calgary too high.

Tiny houses — around 400 sq. ft. and smaller — are customizable, practical, often moveable and not to mention adorable. Not only are they cute, they are also versatile and can be made from all kinds of new and used materials.

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How Brazilian jiu-jitsu transformed Brian Bird’s self-defense into a career

It's not every day one goes from bullied to martial arts expert, but that's exactly what Calgary's Brian Bird did. Bullied and picked on as a kid, Bird is now a leader in the Brazilian jiu-jitsu community.

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