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10 cities in 10 days to provide basic needs and dignity

SHawkins GotGinch6 thumbUnderwear is something that the average Canadian takes for granted. But for the homeless, it could be considered a luxury.

Calgary entrepreneurs Brent King and Robb Price are driving across Canada with 35,000 pairs of new men’s underwear to donate to 10 shelters in 10 days.

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.