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Nexen employees slip into tights and capes to raise money for United Way

Superman6 thumbIt's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman! On Sept. 28, 437 Nexen employees changed into Superman outfits to break the Guinness Record for the World's Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Superman.

U of C presents Vandana Shiva with prestigious award.

shivathumb“People have lost touch that they are one with the earth,” Vandana Shiva said in a speech after receiving the Calgary Peace Prize at U of C on Sept. 25. Shiva, who received the award for her passion for ecology, women’s rights, and social justice, said that people need to turn away from consumerism and turn towards planet preservation.  

Program not yet available for all smart phones

Gillard thumbThe City of Calgary parks and transportation departments have launched a brand new mobile smart phone application, or app, to assist Calgary cyclists in navigating the bicycle pathways.

Problems may arise with inclusive classrooms, critics say

Olson thumbCherlynn White is one of many Alberta parents who are frustrated with the Calgary public school system.

She fought for years with the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) to get her son, Brayden, tested for a learning disorder. According to White, the CBE refused testing because his needs weren't considered high enough.