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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.

Calgarians gather downtown to have their voices heard

Neumeier thumb"Never doubt that a small group of concerned citizens can change the world."

That slogan was one of many that could be heard echoing throughout downtown Calgary on Saturday afternoon as hundreds of Calgarians took to the streets in support of Occupy Calgary, a peaceful demonstration whose overall purpose and message is as varied as it is passionate.