- Written by Mary Yohannes Mary Yohannes
- Published: 14 March 2016 14 March 2016
High Performance Rodeo exhibit challenges comfort zones and children’s roles in society
For Abass Garad Gure, 11, cutting hair was something he’d never thought of doing. But after a crash course into the world of hairstyling and donning the title of ‘hair stylist’ for a weekend, he’s considering the career choice.
- Written by Justina Deardoff Justina Deardoff
- Published: 03 February 2016 03 February 2016
Octavia Book Binding is proving this ancient art form is still going strong in the digital age
Hidden in a corner of downtown Calgary, the Octavia Book Bindery sits covered in remnants of words, leather and cloth – as any book company should.
However, this is no ordinary book company. Here book binders and their apprentices spend hours restoring, creating and selling books the old way. No machines work here, just passionate people.
- Written by Megan MacKay, Devon Henry, Jesse Yardley, Amanda Taylor Megan MacKay, Devon Henry, Jesse Yardley, Amanda Taylor
- Published: 02 February 2016 02 February 2016
Lyme disease is underestimated and often misdiagnosed, posing a serious threat to Canadians
It’s a puzzling disease with mysterious symptoms, and cases of the debilitating condition continue to rise. But it often goes misdiagnosed, leaving many suffering with no idea where to turn for help.
- Written by Polly Eason Polly Eason
- Published: 21 January 2016 21 January 2016
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.