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It's that time of the year when it's less than enticing to take your favourite family pooch out for walks. Winter has a way of nudging us to find creative ways to enjoy being outdoors with our furry friends. Slick sidewalks and snowy parks aren't always the most inviting destinations to stroll with your four-legged

People, achievements and milestones should be celebrated.  If anyone in the city of Calgary should be recognized for doing this intentionally, well, and on a grand scale, I think my vote might go to Studio Bell, the proud home of our National Music Centre (NMC). Since the formal opening of their breathtaking location on the corner

Have you ever been to downtown Calgary in mid-winter?  You’ll quickly discover that the streets are mostly devoid of pedestrians.  Unless, of course, we’re experiencing one of our infamous Chinooks, causing our ambient temperature to spike within hours by 20°C.  Then, it’s understandable that you might even see Calgarians cruising the sidewalks in short sleeves

‘Tis the season for snow, apple cider and neighbourhood Christmas light reconnoitring.  With five weeks to go till Christmas Eve, we’ve noticed the eager beavers in our neighbourhood already installing and powering up their glowing larger-than-life inflatables, glittering garden ornaments and twinkling light strings.  The recent mild temperatures and snow-free conditions have made it enticing to get into the yard, unravel