Sauntering over to a table near the back of a southwest Calgary restaurant, he scans the area to ensure services are needed, then he asks calmly, not too obviously, if the patrons would enjoy a magic trick.
Despite the economic downturn that has hit the province hard in the past few months, a recent study has revealed that many Albertans have remained in high spirits. The Angus Reid Institute in B.C published a report in January on Canadians' overall happiness. They surveyed 150 Albertans and found those who were in relationships were happier than those not in relationships.
After-hours in Calgary is back. Six years after the closure of The Warehouse, local residents have a place to keep the party going after bars close.
Produced by Amy Tucker
When Cary Lam, a trained accountant, first took up circus arts while traveling on the other side of the world, she never imagined she would one day be co-running Calgary’s only circus studio. However, during the current time of economic woes, Lam worries she will lose students and worse, she fears that if the studio ever went under, there would be nowhere for Calgarians to learn circus arts.
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Editor's note: The subhead of this article was corrected to reflect the correct term "fire spinning."