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Calgary kink and BDSM community holds fundraiser for non-profit group this Valentine's Day long weekend

 

Produced by JUSTIN WILSON and HANNAH CAWSEY

Crimson Events, a Calgary-based performance art group, is a staple in Calgary's thriving kink and BDSM community – BDSM being an erotic practice built around the practices of bondage and the interaction between the dominant and the submissive.

Over the years, the company, specializing in various forms of adult entertainment, has paired with a number of charitable organizations; the most recent being HIV Community Link who they've partnered with for their upcoming event.

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David and Marion Perry moving past effects of June flood

Produced by VICTORIA PIZARRO

By the looks of the Perry's dining room, you wouldn't believe that only six months ago this room was under water. New flooring and dry wall give the notion that it was just a home renovation, but you only have to look down the stairs to the basement to see the disastrous damages the legendary flood caused.

With the flood the Perrys lost over half their home, valuable and priceless keepsakes. Despite losing these things, the Perry family says they are moving forward and don't see this upcoming holiday season as an ending, but as a new beginning.

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How a hiker, scrambler, and trail runner brought his passions together

Produced by TERA SWANSON 

With less than two years of mountain and alpine running experience under his belt, Tom Amaral has made significant progress in a sport that many have never heard of.

What began as hiking, scrambling and training for ultra-marathons quickly transformed into the niche sport of alpine running.

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Philanthropist and adventurer determined to raise $1 million for international children

Produced by OLIVIA CONDON and MEGAN BILTON

Approximately 20 hours had passed since Martin Parnell and his guides Lau and Kidori began their ascent up Mt. Kilimanjaro.

The air was thin and their extremities near freezing, but they had a schedule to stick to. With nothing but hydration packs on their backs, the next hour would prove not only to be a physical breakthrough, but a mental one for the small group.

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