Local artist Heather Pant inspired by Alberta’s landscape

Heather Pant was always an artist. At the age of 11, she started oil painting. However, she did not pursue a full time career in painting until she moved to Calgary eight years ago. It was Alberta's rich scenery that sparked her passion for painting landscapes.

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No food left behind: How Lourdes Juan is using leftovers to make a difference

After seeing the amount of food being sent to Calgary’s landfills, Lourdes Juan took her entrepreneurial background to start LeftOvers, a non-profit that redirects retail food waste to groups that need it. But, after four years of success, Juan is looking to expand her efforts within the city and beyond.

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DJ Double D: From the underground music scene to mainstream

Czechoslovakia-born, DJ Double D, fell in love with techno’s unique vibe during a life-changing trip to the United States. She returned to Canada only to discover that electronic music was nonexistent in Calgary. Since then, she has worked to change that, playing shows for over 25 years despite the Extended Dance Event Bylaw that came into effect in the year 2000, introducing extensive regulations, making it harder and more expensive to hold large events.

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Vincent Law’s creative mind: From fashion to science

Vincent Law has turned a long-time love of fashion into a successful blog. Despite that success, he's contemplating a new chapter that will take him miles away from fashion.

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