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Canadian kids online, on social media in greater numbers

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Canadian kids online, on social media in greater numbers

Portable devices, social media not supervised as much by parents of Canadian kids online Canadian kids online are using portable devices and social networks to connect at a younger age than ever before, according to a new study. Phase III of the MediaSmarts study, titled Young Canadians in a Wired World, draws from the responses of […]

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Alberta budget 2014 recommendations – CFIB

| January 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
Alberta budget 2014 recommendations – CFIB

Small businesses want less taxes, limits on govt spending in 2014 Alberta budget The next Alberta budget must show that the provincial government has not become complacent about small business issues, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. The national small business organization has drafted recommendations for the 2014 budget that it presented to Finance Minister Doug […]

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Calgary Spoken Word Festival another ‘spectacular vernacular’

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Calgary Spoken Word Festival another ‘spectacular vernacular’

Six days of spectacular vernacular at Calgary Spoken Word Festival The Calgary Spoken Word Festival is back for its eleventh annual edition, running from April 1 to 6. The Spectacular Vernacular will feature 20 events and includes: workshops, panels, electronic experimentation, live streaming, blog and electronic network poetry, launches, collaborations & tributes, francophone voices, and insta-translations. […]

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Northern Gateway pipeline: Gitga’at launch appeal

| January 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Northern Gateway pipeline: Gitga’at launch appeal

Appeals cite deliberate omission of evidence during Northern Gateway pipeline review The Gitga’at First Nation of British Columbia has filed a judicial review application with both the Federal Court to stop the approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline. According to documents filed with the application, the Joint Review Panel’s approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline violates the […]

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Early Music Voices presents period instrumental Bach concert

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Early Music Voices presents period instrumental Bach concert

J.S. Bach’s magnificent Mass in B Minor Early Music Voices and Red Deer Symphony Orchestra will present J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor, an all-period instrument concert on February 23 at 3.30 p.m. at Christ Church Elbow Park, Calgary. A talk will be held at 3.00 p.m. in the sanctuary preceding the concert, to be […]

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Alternative medicine trial offering therapy for children in pain

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Alternative medicine trial offering therapy for children in pain

Alternative medicine therapy for children in need of pain first research trial of its kind A world-first clinical research trial at Edmonton’s Stollery Children’s Hospital now provides alternative medicine treatment for children suffering from painful illnesses. Families of children suffering from pain, anxiety, nausea and vomiting, may take part in the study and choose from alternative […]

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Calgary Counselling Centre – No need to be blue this winter!

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Calgary Counselling Centre – No need to be blue this winter!

Forget about Blue Monday already! says Calgary Counselling Centre Blue Monday is behind us and it’s time to get cracking on good mental health for the long winter ahead, says the Calgary Counselling Centre. Did you know that Jan. 20 – infamously known as Blue Monday – is considered the most depressing day of the year? For […]

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Friends of Fish Creek – CommUnity Fair on Feb. 22

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Friends of Fish Creek – CommUnity Fair on Feb. 22

Support Friends of Fish Creek at first annual fair Friends of Fish Creek will be holding its first annual Fish Creek CommUnity Fair on Feb. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fish Creek Provincial Park. All local Fish Creek residents and visitors are invited to the fair to relish the park’s natural urban oasis. Get […]

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Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra to test run ‘Tweet Seats’

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra to test run ‘Tweet Seats’

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra going interactive during Beethoven’s World: Rush Hour The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will be a conducting trial of its “Tweet Seats” project Jan. 23 during their live performance of Beethoven’s World: Rush Hour at the Jack Singer Concert Hall, Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts. Audiences seating in the Tweet Seats section can tune […]

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Calgary Olympian Helen Upperton finishes charity bike trip in India

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Calgary Olympian Helen Upperton finishes charity bike trip in India

Helen Upperton riding in aid of patients across India Olympic medalist Helen Upperton from Calgary has completed her bike run from Bangalore to Vellore, India, riding with Doctors Without Borders to support patients suffering from deadly illnesses. Upperton, who won a silver medal in bobsledding at the 2010 Vancouver winter games, cycled 5,000 kilometres through […]

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