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Cole Derkson gets his wish after heart attack

Produced by: April Ip

Getting to go to Walt Disney World would sound like a pretty sweet deal to many kids. Going on that same trip with all expenses paid? Yes please.

For 13-year-old Cole Derkson, the Children's Wish Foundation – a non-profit organization that specializes in granting wishes – is turning the latter into reality.

Children's Wish is sending Cole and his family to Orlando, Florida on March 19.

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Calgary punk band releases fourth album

Produced by: Conor Mahoney

Local punk band Oh Shit celebrated their fourth album this past Saturday with a roaring crowd of rockers, metal heads, beer drinkers, and music lovers enjoying the material from the band's fourth album.

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Seventh annual event to be hosted at Telus Spark with proceeds to the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank

Produced by: Chelsea Barclay

Throughout March, some of the greatest minds across Canada are recognizing National Engineering Month. To kick off the celebration on February 29th, or on leap day, engineering firms throughout Calgary will design their own structures to be entered in a competition.

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Gamer Sunday has been growing at Dickens Pub since mid fall

Produced by: Trevor Presiloski

Gamer Sundays isn't your typical pub event. Sure, there's still alcohol and shouting involved, but it's all for a different kind of game.

Every Sunday — with a sign outside proclaiming "Game on" — Dickens Pub in downtown Calgary is attracting a new crowd to the venue.

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