Michelle Dueck, pole dancing student by day, pole dancing teacher by night.
As she drives in her sleek gray car, Michelle Dueck reflects on her journey into the art of pole dancing.
"I've always danced, you know? And the gym's okay, I do go, but I can only do so much in a gym. I did Baton, and I loved it. I wanted to do something as different as that," says Dueck.
How one artist does what she loves, while still getting paid for it.
Samantha daSilva worked in Naturopathy and Herbology for years before she realized it wasn't healthy for her to continue in the same line of work.
"[It was] incredibly fulfilling, I learned a lot but I found myself after the ten years extremely burnt out and kind of wondering...is this it?"
Consumers of local foods may not be eating as local as they think
Locally grown and raised food is a trend in the restaurant world, including in Calgary. But local food advocates say the requirements for labelling food as local are not stringent enough.
Restaurant Canada's annual chef survey placed local food products and locally inspired dishes as its third hottest food trend this year, behind gluten-free foods and quinoa, a grain crop high in protein. Local foods made the list the two previous years as well.
Devon Reti's five years in boxing have been successful
Calgary’s own Devin Reti is ready for the challenge ahead of him in making the 2016 Rio Olympics. Reti is 22-years-old and has been boxing for five years. In his five-year tenure he has accumulated 73 wins with only 12 losses to his record.
Reti fights at the middleweight division (152 lbs) and is known for his fast, counter punching style. But before Reti was the slick boxer he was a feisty undersized hockey player.