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Events across Calgary offer welcome approach to living local

Bell thumbGreat food mixed with an eclectic atmosphere Oct. 15, when the second annual Food For Thought conference brought restaurant owners, costumed stilt-walkers, food activists and farmers together with curious consumers under one roof.

Committee approves pilot project for organic waste recycling

Taylor thumb copyGreen bins may soon be joining the black and blue ones on Calgary curbs and alleyways.

In a committee meeting on Wednesday, eight council members voted unanimously to go ahead with a pilot project that would expand the city's curbside recycling program to include food and yard waste pick-up.

$15 million will go back to schools to help with recent cuts

Despite recent claims that the Calgary Board of Education is struggling to accommodate the nearly 1,300 new students enrolled this year, board officials are saying this isn't true.

Organizer says event exceeded expectations

Wilt thumbAround 2 p.m. on Oct. 15, chants such as "Why are we wearing Spandex? Because we care!" and "Who has a voice? They have a voice!" emerged from bike paths behind the Talisman Centre.