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Audience responses to online discussions lead to serious questions

Boynton thumbThe Calgary Police Service wants to further embrace social media in the coming months and has been asking plugged-in Calgarians for advice.

After hosting public discussions on Twitter and Facebook in late August and early September, as well as sending out a mail-in survey to 800 Calgary homes in mid-September, the Calgary Police Service (CPS) say they are starting to see some emerging patterns in Calgarians' responses.

Why this is the time to adopt a pet

ltrischuk thumbFall is here, and that means one thing for the Calgary Humane Society: an overflow of cats and kittens.

Christy Thompson of the Calgary Humane Society said because cats have their kittens in the spring, now is the time they're brought into the shelter and are old enough to be adopted.

Drake Landing housing community undertaking unique environmental initiative

Urbani thumbThe small town of Okotoks, Alta., has made drastic changes in the past few years to move from the typical conservative views of small town Alberta to a more progressive way of living.

Kids Up Front could benefit from local media competition

Cdemuelenaere thumbLocal entertainment blogger Mike Morrison has a unique spin on entertainment that sets him apart from so many others: no celebrity gossip and a focus on Canadian entertainment in a positive light, from highlighting rising Canadian stars to his pattern of punctuating every entry title with an exclamation mark.